Sinaloa Cartel, Zetas Push Mexico's Drug Violence To New Depths

In turf war, the brutal Zetas bring their horrific methods to areas accustomed to the more businesslike Sinaloa cartel, deepening fear and uncertainty.CULIACAN, Mexico — The cartel henchman nicknamed "El Loco" was reported behind the latest atrocity in Mexico's ever-more-depraved drug war: mutilating 49 people and piling their bodies — heads, hands and feet missing — by the side of a road leading to the U.S.

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    As Breitbart Texas previously reported ... A quick look at the history of the Sinaloa Cartel shows that El Chapo and efforts to expand his empire have led to much of the ongoing drug violence that has plunged Mexico into a narco-war.
    01/11/2016 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • The next El Capo: Ismael 'El Mayo' Zambada believed to have taken over notorious Sinaloa drug cartel after arrest of former boss
    The recent arrest of Sinaloa drug cartel kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman means the next man in line will be expected to stand up - and now he may have been identified. Ismael ... with Zambada. Guillermo Valdes, former head of Mexico's top domestic ...
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  • Mexico captures Sinaloa cartel boss 'Chapo' Guzman
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  • Videos Reveal Raging Cartel Violence in Mexico’s Cancun
    For the second day in a row, the once peaceful Mexican beach resort city of Cancun has become the scene of raging cartel violence.
    05/18/2018 - 4:01 pm | View Website
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  • 2012 Nuevo Laredo massacres
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    05/15/2018 - 7:43 am | View Website
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  • Borderland Beat: Zetas: Sister of Miguel and Omar Treviño ...
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