In a town known as The Junction in Ecuador, a captain in the army -Telmo Castro Donoso, was arrested for ties to the Sinaloa Cartel.
At Los Rios, also a local area, a woman was found stabbed to death. Cops found paper with a “narcomessage” reading “All toads must die, nobody messes with the Sinaloa Cartel.”
This past Friday Ecuadorian police intercepted a plane with 300 kilos of cocaine hydrochloride, at The Junction. They arrested 10 people 2 Mexican and 7 Ecuadorian and a Colombian...Read Full Story
The Mexican cartels that are the principal source of illicit drugs coming into the United States have managed to extend their tentacles to the U.S. heartland, where they represent a significant threat to public safety, a senior Drug Enforcement Administration agent told Efe Friday.
The battle against drug traffickers and organized crime was a major theme of President Barack Obama’s just-concluded visit to Mexico.
Mexican cartels have a presence in more than 1,000 U.S. cities, according to the...Read Full Story
The war on drugs is creating a large wave of gang violence in Mexico and the United States.
by Jeremy Kolassa United Liberty April 12, 2013
Last week, a scary new report came out from the Associated Press on the drug cartels presence in the continental United States:
Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts...Read Full Story
A retired general arrested in May 2012 on drug charges has been ordered released from prison by a Mexican judge, judicial officials said.
Former Deputy Defense Secretary Gen. Tomas Angeles Dauahare was given his freedom on Wednesday, hours after federal prosecutors decided to drop the charges against him on the grounds that there was insufficient evidence to take the case to trial.
Judge Raul Valerio, who was in charge of the case, ordered the retired general’s “absolute and immediate...Read Full Story
The bodies of four municipal police officers and three civilians were found in El Rosario, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, a city official said Monday.
A charred SUV and 70 bullet casings from weapons of different calibers were found at the site where the bodies were discovered, El Rosario Mayor Edgar Gonzalez Satarain said.
El Rosario, a city in the mountains of Sinaloa, had “been spared these acts of violence,” the mayor said.
“I hope that the authorities responsible...Read Full Story
The US Government collaborated with Mexico to arrest over 50 members of the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the most wanted and dangerous drug cartels in the world.