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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico: Authorities Capture Sinaloa Cell Leader

From on August 28, 2013- Mexican police arrested alleged drug trafficker Mario Nunez Meza in Ciudad Juarez near the U.S border. Meza is accused of leading a violent Sinaloa cartel cell in northern Mexico and is wanted by Mexican and U.S. authorities, as well as Interpol. Authorities claim that Meza is linked to hundreds of killings in Durango and Chihuahua. Read Article

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Cali, Colombia: 12 Properties with Ties to Sinaloa Cartel Seized by Authorities

From on August 6, 2013- Colombian police seized 12 properties that belonged to the late drug trafficker Javier Alonso Arias Granoble who worked as a liaison between the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico and gangs in Colombia. The properties included 6 parking spaces, 4 apartments, and two houses in the city of Cali, and were […]

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Nuevo Laredo, Mexico: Capture of Z-40 Could Lead the Sinaloa Cartel to Seek Border Hegemony

From on July 29, 2013- The capture of the Zetas leader, Miguel Angel Trevino also known as Z-40, could lead to a Sinaloan attempt to consolidate border control. Leader of the Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin Guzman, who has been at large since his prison escape in 2001, could take advantage of the situation and seek […]

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Ecuador: Drugs Seized have Ties to Mexico via Sinaloa Cartel reported on May 21, 2013 that 3.7 tons of cocaine were seized in Guayaquil. Ecuadorian Minister of the Interior, José Serrano said that the drugs seized have links to the Sinaloa Cartel. The operation named “Pirata” led to the seizure of 480 kilos of cocaine hydrochloride and another operation called “Caneca” resulted in 250 […]

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Three Asian criminal organizations providing Sinaloa Cartel precursor chemicals

Three of them, according to the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) are Asian criminal organizations that supply the Sinaloa cartel of precursor chemicals for the manufacture of synthetic drugs. According to a report by the agency, the Deputy Attorney Specialized Investigation of Organized Crime (SEIDO) found, in meetings with representatives of Latin American countries, there are […]

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Mexican narco-trafficker extradited to United States; Linked to Sinaloa cartel

The Mexico narco-trafficker Sandra Avila Beltrán, also known as the Queen of the Pacific, has been extradited to the United States. She was wanted for transporting drugs into the United States, Terra reports. She was accused in 2007 of assisting in the transport of cocaine from Colombia into Mexico. The Sinaloa Cartel would then send […]

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Paraguay: In 2008, Sinaloa cartel attempted unsuccesfully to start base of drug operations

Perhaps because of the fame that has the Paraguay to have weak controls drug trafficking and its corruption, Mexicans decided to travel the country to establish a base of operations, as in Argentina, the gang’s ringleader, Juan Jesus Preciado , was being sought by police. The Sinaloa cartel in Mexico planned to set up their […]

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Mexico: Members of Sinaloa cartel arrested ; Wanted in United States

Two of the top 24 members of the Sinaloa cartel suspected to operate in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico were arrested along the border by officials. Fernando Arellano-Romero (24), also known as “Rayo”, “24″, “Gamma,” and “Blue Demon” was identified as one of the suspects. The other was identified as Daniel Franco López, alias “Micha,” […]

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460 kilos of cocaine found in Ucayali, Peru; Mayor of Puerto Pizana stopped

Anti-narcotics police seized 460 kilos of cocaine at kilometer 86 of the Frederico Basadre highway in Ucayali, Peru. The drugs were hidden inside a tanker truck, according to Peru 21. The truck had previously left from the town of Pucallpa. The mayor of Puerto Pizana, José Abelardo Payano Omalaza, was detained, as well as the […]

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