All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘drug cartel’

Beltran-Leyva Gang’s Second in Command Captured by Mexican Police

The Mexican government announced the capture of Arnoldo Villa Sanchez, the second in command of Mexico’s most dangerous drug cartel, the Beltran-Leyva Gang. According to Reuters, Mexican federal police captured Villa yesterday in Mexico City. “The center of his operations was in Mexico City,” national security commissioner Alejandro Rubido explained, “with presence also in the states of Mexico, Chiapas, Guerrero, …

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“Knights Templar” Cartel Leader Captured In Mexico

The extremely deadly and destructive drug war that has been raging between the Mexican government and various cartels is no secret, and it often spills across the border of the United States. While there does not appear to be an end to the conflict in sight, Mexican authorities are reporting a small victory in the form of the capture of …

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Border Tunnels: A Sophisticated Way To Smuggle Drugs

Drug cartels have resorted to underground tunnels to avoid detection since security has become more stringent along the border. Since 1990, about 170 tunnels have been discovered, the majority of them have been along California and Arizona’s border with Mexico. As a result, the U.S. border patrol will soon unveil an underground wireless robot equipped with camera to search underground …

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