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Cartel Corner #31: Sinaloa Cartel Showing Signs of Splintering?

The capital of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur is named La Paz, or Peace, and it’s garnered a reputation over the years for its tranquility, whale watching, and sunset dining in restaurants along the coastal boardwalk.  192 more words

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Fugitive drug lord 'El Chapo' may have made it to the tip of South America as reports place him in Argentina

Security forces in Argentina and Chile are reportedly searching for fugitive Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, after a red alert from international police agency Interpol about the kingpin’s possible presence in the region. 847 more words


Cartel Corner #24: Heroin and Meth Seizures up 300% in Arizona; Wife of Hector Beltran Leyva Now the Boss

Both heroin and methamphetamine seizures are up nearly 300 percent in Arizona over the past five years, a Drug Enforcement Administration report said.

The report, released Thursday, said methamphetamine seizures have increased 294 percent. 200 more words

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"El Chapo" Injured As He Evaded Mexican Authorities

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the elusive Mexican drug kingpin who escaped from a high security prison in July, was injured in his leg and face during a “headlong flight” as authorities recently closed in on his mountain hideout, Mexico’s National Security Cabinet confirmed in a statement late Friday. 420 more words


Drug Lord El Chapo Wounded in Failed Recapture Attempt

According to Mexican officials, drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has suffered multiple injuries after authorities recently attempted to recapture him.

State officials said they recently closed in on Guzman in northwestern Mexico at a ranch near Cosala in the rugged mountains in western Mexico. 119 more words


'El Chapo' on the Run: Mexican Drug Lord Has Leg, Face Injuries: Sources

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Fugitive drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is suffering from injuries to his leg and face as he continues to elude Mexican authorities. 140 more words