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US Treasury Increases Pressure on Mexican Heroin Traffickers

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF    

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)  increased its pressure on major Mexican heroin traffickers on Tuesday, March 6, by targeting individuals and companies close to the new leadership of the Ruelas Torres drug trafficking organization (Ruelas Torres DTO). 356 more words

Mexico

El Chapo promises not to kill jurors

Source — El Chapo tells his attorney that jurors in his upcoming trial have nothing to worry about and will not be killed.

El Chapo is being charged in American court after escaping Mexican prison twice. 122 more words

33 pounds of fentanyl – enough to wipe out Massachusetts – seized in Boston

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A police investigation in Boston called “Operation High Hopes” led to the seizure of more than 33 pounds of fentanyl.  (Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.) 352 more words

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The son of 'El Chapo' Guzman's former right-hand man is reportedly talking to US authorities, and it could be trouble for the Sinaloa cartel

  • The son of one of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s closest associates has pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges in the US.
  • There are already signs the son is cooperating with US authorities, and he could provide them with detailed information about the cartel’s inner workings.
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Son of Sinaloa drug lord missing from prison in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, March 16 (Reuters) – The son of one of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords is missing from prison in the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa and is presumed to have escaped, local media reported on Thursday. 151 more words

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Judge OKs Psychological Exam For 'El Chapo' Guzman

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge gave permission on Wednesday for a psychologist to examine infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman at the New York jail where he’s charged in a drug-trafficking case. 432 more words

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The War Against Drugs in the Tarahumara Mountains and the Demise of a ‘Robin Hood’ (Patricia Mayorga/PROCESO)

News magazine Proceso first published this article on October 31, 2012.

This article is about the war in the mountains of Chihuahua, Sinaloa and Durango that has raged for years and has only become worse. 1,939 more words

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