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.
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.
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.
It also appears to be most active in diversifying its export markets; rather than relying solely on U. Inzunza was believed to be one of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's chief cartel leaders.
In Decemberthree suspected members of the cartel were arrested in Lipa in Batangas province in the Philippines with 84 kilograms of methamphetamine. Calls for his extradition to the United States started just hours after his arrest.
On 11 July "El Chapo" escaped from a maximum security prisonwhich is his second successful jailbreak from a maximum security facility in 14 years. On 8 JanuaryGuzman was arrested again during a raid on a home in the city of Los Mochis, in Guzman's home state of Sinaloa.
Operatives like local gangs pick up the chemicals from dropoff points and ship them to hidden labs. The resulting products are shipped to the United States and many South American countries.Colombia as a Democracy This brief profile on the Republic of Colombia will begin by delivering a broad overview of the state, highlighting important geographical, historical, demographic and .
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. A Comparison of The Cali Cartel of Columbia and the Tijuana Cartel of Mexico PAGES 1. WORDS View Full Essay.
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