Tag Archives: Sinaloa Drug Cartel

A Crime that Cannot Be Pardoned

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS On Thursday, Aug. 25, the international streaming platform Netflix released a controversial true-crime series titled “A Kidnapping Scandal: The Florence Cassez Affair,” which tried to clear the name of the French citizen Florence Cassez and her longtime Mexican boyfriend Israel Vallarta Cisneros, both of whom were arrested in 2005 and charged with possession of illegal firearms, involvement

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El Chapo’s Wife to Plead Guilty to Complicity in Drug Dealing

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of infamous jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, is expected to plead guilty on Thursday, June 10, to charges of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar empire and aiding in one of his escapes from the high-security Mexican prison, according to a person familiar with the case. Coronel

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Former Mexican Defense Head Detained in US

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, Mexico’s former secretary of defense, was detained in the Los Angeles International Airport, along with his family, by U.S. Drug Enfrcement Agency (DEA) officials, along with his family, late Thursday, Oct. 15, on suspicion of drug traficking. Cienfuegos Zepeda, who served ias the country’s top military leader from 2012 to 2018,

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO AMLO: “I’m not an ornamental vase” There must have been more to the matter than met the naked eye. If not, why did Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) raise so much hell over it? On Sunday, April 26, the Mexican Business Association and the investment department of the Inter-American Development Bank (BID) announced that they

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