Tag Archives: Mexican drug cartels

Drug Cartel Splinter Groups Fight for Turf in Mexico City

By MARK LORENZANA From 2020 to date, several factions of the Sinaloa Cartel, identified with Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada and Ovidio “El Ratón” Guzmán — son of convicted drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán — as well as recently re-arrested Rafael Caro Quintero, have been fighting for territory in Mexico City for distribution and sale of cocaine. This information was

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Two Mexicans Charged with 51 Deaths in Texas Migrant Truck Tragedy

By MARK LORENZANA Two Mexican nationals were charged in a U.S. federal court late Tuesday, June 28, in connection with the human smuggling attempt in which at least 51 undocumented migrants died after being trapped inside a trailer truck just outside San Antonio, Texas. The two Mexicans, who were arrested shortly after the abandoned truck was discovered on Monday, June

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Mexico, US to Hold Talks on Cooperation in Fight against Organized Crime

XINHUA “High-level” authorities from Mexico and the United States will hold a meeting to strengthen cooperation in the fight against organized crime, Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary (SRE) Marcelo Ebrard announced on Friday, Nov. 29. “We both have to work together: better cooperation, better results,” Ebrard said. This week, Mexico will welcome a U.S. delegation headed by Attorney General William Barr.

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