Mennonite Farmers identified as threat of trafficking cocaine Mexico to Canada

Posted on May 14, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico reported Canadian Mennonite farmers with century-old ties to Mexico have been identified by drug agencies as the latest threat of bringing cartel cocaine north of the border. Recent cases have highlighted the problem including the trial of farmer Jacob Fehr who was jailed for seven years last week for smuggling cocaine from Chihuahua, Mexico to Calgary in a car along with his wife and four daughters.
The Mennonite communities of Canada began migrating to Mexico, in particular the northern state of Chihuahua, in 1900 after being lured by grants from the Mexican government to increase agricultural production and greater leniency towards child labor. Read Article

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