CJNG is one of the most powerful cartels in Mexico and the Department of Justice considers it to be one of the five most dangerous transnational criminal organizations in the world, responsible for trafficking many tons of cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl-laced heroin into the United States, as well as for violence and significant loss of life in Mexico. Background CJNG has grown in size and strength rapidly since its inception. Today, the DEA estimates the CJNG exerts influence in 23 of 31 75 percent of Mexican states, including key drug production and transportation corridors. The cartel has also expanded globally, with significant presence and illicit business not only throughout the United States and Mexico, but also Europe, Asia, and Australia.
The region is a major producer of Mexican opium and marijuana.
Attorney Generalthe Sinaloa Cartel was responsible for importing into the United States and distributing nearly tons of cocaine and large amounts of heroin between and He is considered to be the first generation of major Mexican drug smugglers of marijuana who marked the birth of large-scale Mexican drug trafficking.
Guzman resumed his command of the Sinaloa Cartel, but on 8 JanuaryGuzman was captured again during a raid on a home in the city of Los Mochis, in Guzman's home state of Sinaloa. From there it is smuggled north to Mexico and later into the U.
Vicente Zambada was responsible for coordinating multi-ton cocaine shipments from Central and South American countries, through Mexico, and into the United States for the Sinaloa Cartel.
To accomplish this task he used every means available: Boeing cargo aircraft, narco submarinescontainer ships, go-fast boatsfishing vessels, buses, rail cars, tractor trailers and automobiles. He was arrested by the Mexican Army on 18 March and extradited on 18 February to Chicago to face federal charges.
It relies on eight "plaza" bosses, leaders of a specific geographic region along the corridor, to coordinate, direct, and support the flow of narcotics north into the United States. The Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan areas are major trans-shipment and distribution points for the cartel in the US.
The cartel also benefited for a long time of easiness in cash transactions and money laundering through banks with presence both in the US and Mexico like HSBC.
He is the only individual to receive the title since Al Capone. From this strategic point, the cartel distributes their product at the wholesale level to dozens of local street gangs, as much as 2 metric tons a month, in a city with overdocumented gang members. The Gangster Disciples are one of the local gangs most actively working with the cartel.
Sincethe cartel has been operating in the Philippines after a raid on a ranch in LipaBatangasaccording to a statement by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency PDEA director general Arthur Cacdac, and have entered the country without notice.
Battling the Tijuana Cartel. The Sinaloa Cartel has been waging a war against the Tijuana Cartel (Arellano-Félix Organization) over the Tijuana smuggling route to the border city of San Diego, California. The rivalry between the two cartels dates back to the Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo setup of Palma's family. 1 of this series (“The Relationship between the Italian Mafia and Mexican Drug Cartels – Part 1: A Comparison,” published on COHA’s website on December 2, ), explored how powerful Mexican drug cartels, namely Los Zetas and the Gulf Cartel, have entered into a business relationship with several Italian criminal networks, including. Cali Cartel vs. Tijuana Cartel - The drug trade is a very large and complex system. There are many different organizations involved at different levels. There are groups that operate only in growing and selling the product, and only groups that buy and distribute the drugs.
Along with the captured suspects, 16 assault rifles, 3 grenades, magazines and 3, rounds of ammunition were seized. Drug Enforcement Administration DEA broke up a large Mexican drug operation in Chicagoand uncovered a major distribution network operated by the Flores crew led by twin brothers Margarito and Pedro Flores that operated there.
The drug operation allegedly brought 1. Nepomuceno Moreno was an activist who sought justice for the disappearance of is son and joined the Mexican Indignados Movementled by the poet Javier Sicilia.
He was arrested 30 December in the Amsterdam airport Schiphol in the Netherlands, at the petition of the United States of America, and with the help of Interpol arrested him with charges related to drug trafficking.
The Sinaloa cartel's loss of partners in Mexico does not appear to have affected its ability to smuggle drugs from South America to the USA. On the contrary, based on seizure reports, the Sinaloa cartel appears to be the most active smuggler of cocaine.
The reports also demonstrated the cartels possess the ability to establish operations in previously unknown areas, such as Central America and South America, even as far south as PeruParaguay and Argentina.Borderland Beat: Cartel Maps: Cartel Territories of Mexico and Guerrero Cartel Territories Find this Pin and more on Crime - Cartel by History & Writing Enthusiast.
Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat Below is a video of mapped cartel territories operating in Guerrero. The Valencia cartel in Central Mexico is aligned to the federation.
Operations of the federation extend beyond Mexico into Columbia, Peru and Europe. • The Tijuana cartel of the Arellano‐Felix family, once Mexico's most powerful, has been wracked by a series of arrests and confrontations with the military.
Cali Cartel vs. Tijuana Cartel - The drug trade is a very large and complex system. There are many different organizations involved at different levels. There are groups that operate only in growing and selling the product, and only groups that buy and distribute the drugs.
zeta_cartel_CFO 12 points 13 points 14 points 1 year ago I thought M4s where already in service by Remember them being mentioned in Mark Bowden's book Blackhawk Down. Within the FARC, the 10 th and 16 th Fronts traffic mainly wi th the Beltran-Leyvas, the 48 th wi th Tijuana, and the 27 th wi th Los Zetas and the Juarez cartel.
Other alliances inclu de Los Rastrojos wi th Sinaloa, and their rivals, the Urabeños, wi th Sinaloa’s rivals, the Gulf cartel. Apr 27, · In this essay I will discuss the similarities and differences of two of the largest growers and sellers in the drug trade: The Cali Cartel of Columbia and the Tijuana Cartel of Mexico.
The Cali Cartel is the largest, richest, and most complex producers.