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Mexican cartel boss accused of trafficking to U.S. arrested - NY Daily News

New York Daily News: MEXICO CITY — One of the leaders of the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel was arrested Friday in a trendy neighborhood in Mexico City, authorities said. Martin Villegas Navarrete, 38, was captured without a shot being fired while celebrating his ...

Beltran Leyva cartel boss Martin Villegas Navarrete arrested in Mexico City

New York Daily News: MEXICO CITY — One of the leaders of the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel was arrested Friday in a trendy neighborhood in Mexico City, authorities said. Martin Villegas Navarrete, 38, was captured without a shot being fired while celebrating his ...

Investigating The Drug Trade In 'Cartel Land'

NPR: Observing the consequences of the Mexican drug trade on both sides of the U.S. border, Cartel Land toggles between Arizona and the state of Michoacan, about 1,000 miles to the south. Only the latter of the twinned storylines really pays off, but that ...

Investigating The Drug Trade In 'Cartel Land'

NPR: Observing the consequences of the Mexican drug trade on both sides of the U.S. border, Cartel Land toggles between Arizona and the state of Michoacan, about 1,000 miles to the south. Only the latter of the twinned storylines really pays off, but that ...

Review: In 'Cartel Land' Documentary, Vigilantes Wage Drug Wars

New York Times: In “Cartel Land,” Mr. Heineman puts you into two outwardly similar vigilante groups, one in the United States and the other in Mexico, that seem to be battling a common enemy in the drug cartels. Each has a (more or less) charismatic leader — Tim ...

How America's War On Drugs Unintentionally Aids Mexican Drug Cartels

Huffington Post: Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, told HuffPost Live that the United States' best bet for dealing with drug cartels is maintaining a healthy relationship with Mexico and urging the ...

Narco-politics, foreign drug cartel menace in the Phl | Opinion, News

Philippine Star: In the household survey done three years ago, an estimated 1.3 million Filipinos were reported as “users” of illegal drugs. Compared from the last survey period, there were 1.6 million Filipinos hooked on illegal drugs. Based from this available survey ...

Narco-politics, foreign drug cartel menace in the Phl

Philippine Star: In the household survey done three years ago, an estimated 1.3 million Filipinos were reported as “users” of illegal drugs. Compared from the last survey period, there were 1.6 million Filipinos hooked on illegal drugs. Based from this available survey ...

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Drug cartel boss Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez is sentenced to 30 years prison

Daily Mail: A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100million. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was sentenced on Tuesday by a judge in Beaumont, Texas, on drug and money laundering ...

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Former leader of notorious Mexican drug cartel gets 30 years in US prison and

National Post: BEAUMONT, Texas — A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was sentenced Tuesday by a judge in Beaumont, Texas, on drug and money ...

US judge sentences ex-Mexican drug cartel leader to 30 years in prison, $100

Fox News: BEAUMONT, Texas – A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was sentenced Tuesday by a judge in Beaumont, Texas, on drug and money ...

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'Cartel Land' review: Documentary looks at militias fighting Mexican drug cartels

New York Daily News: This tough documentary, executive-produced by Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker,' “Zero Dark Thirty”), follows citizen militia groups on either side of the Mexican border. They're fighting to stop the extortion, kidnappings and executions by drug cartels.

Vigilantes Who Fight Mexican Drug Cartels, and a Futuristic Look Into Global

WNYC: Former Colorado Senator and two-time presidential contender Gary Hart describes what he calls “the increasing gap between purpose and performance” in America in his book, The Republic of Conscience. Director Matthew Heineman talks about his new ...

Going inside the world of Mexican drug cartels

Page Six: No way to stop it. There's murderous drug cartels and an Arizona area called Cocaine Alley. Slowly lines between good and evil blur. “The documentary runs 100 minutes. Begins in a meth lab and ends in a meth lab.” “Cartel Land,” produced by Oscar ...

Going inside the world of Mexican drug cartels | Page Six

Page Six: How Steven Spielberg worked his dinosaurs in “Jurassic Park,” how James Cameron cued that ship in “Titanic,” I don't know. I only know that directing the documentary “Cartel Land,” Matthew Heineman nearly bought the farm. In downtown's Tribeca Grand ...

'Sicario' Reveals the Gruesome Underbelly of Mexican Drug Cartels

Sicario reveals to Americans the underbelly of Mexican drug cartels and the story it tells is gruesome. This movie is written by Tayor Sheridan and directed by Denis Villeneuve, the same director as the film Prisoners. Based on ...

How Mexican drug cartels have infiltrated Hong Kong | South China

Their corporate and criminal presence in Hong Kong has been laid bare in a new investigation by the South China Morning Post, which found evidence of drug cartels using the city for money laundering and sourcing vital ...

Mexican drug cartels expand into Hong Kong to launder

Latin America's notorious drug cartels are expanding into Hong Kong and the region in a bid to launder dirty money and source the chemicals needed to make the drug methamphetamine. An investigation by the South China ...

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Suspected Sinaloa drug cartel hit man 'El Iraky' arrested in Chihuahua

El Paso Times: Chihuahua state police have arrested a reputed Sinaloa drug cartel hit man known as "El Iraky" suspected in more than 20 killings, officials said. Felipe Quintero Saavedra, 20, was one of the most-wanted fugitives in Chihuahua and is suspected of being ...

Marketing meth: Sinaloa drug cartel makes push on Long Island, in NYC

Newsday: The Sinaloa cartel and other Mexican drug organizations are making a new push to build markets for methamphetamine on Long Island and in New York City, placing samples of the powerful drug inside their cocaine and heroin shipments to get customers ...

Mexico Drug War: Sinaloa Cartel Cocaine Kingpin Captured By Mexican Marines And Police

A major figure in the Sinaloa drug cartel responsible for large supplies of cocaine was arrested in Mexico Sunday in Cancun, the Associated Press reported. Kingpin Cesar Gastelum Serrano is a prominent figure in the Sinaloa Cartel and handled operations from Central American countries into Mexico.

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'Cartel Land': Drug Cartels and the Vigilantes Who Fight Them - WSJ

Wall Street Journal: He filmed its gun-toting leader as his paramilitary vigilantes patrolled the area looking to catch smugglers employed by the highly organized drug cartels, then turn them over to U.S. authorities. “I was fascinated by this idea of people taking the law ...

'Cartel Land' Blurs Lines Between Good Vs. Evil In Mexican Drug Wars

Variety: In making his documentary “Cartel Land,” director Matthew Heineman gained access to vigilante movements, on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border, pushing back against the drug cartels. He interviewed victims to heinous horrors, and the operators of a ...

'Cartel Land' Blurs Lines Between Good Vs. Evil In Mexican Drug Wars | Variety

Variety: In making his documentary “Cartel Land,” director Matthew Heineman gained access to vigilante movements, on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border, pushing back against the drug cartels. He interviewed victims to heinous horrors, and the operators of a ...

Drug war doc 'Cartel Land' shows much but says little

New York Post: The documentary sets up a somewhat fatuous parallel between vigilantes in both Mexico, where the police have proved unwilling or unable to seize control from the drug cartels, and Arizona, the site of some spillover violence. The main difference is the ...

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ISIS could expand with help of drug cartels, report says

Chron.com (blog): The story of ISIS infiltrating the U.S. through the Mexican border started nearly a year ago, and has been repeatedly debunked as false by several national media outlets. But the idea doesn't seem to be losing any steam. A recent television news report ...

Mexican drug cartel figure arrested: official

Mexican authorities have arrested a top drug trafficker, Cesar Gastelum Serrano, reputed to be a key link in a network smuggling cocaine to the United States via Central America, an official said Sunday. Gastelum, who was placed on the US list of drug kingpins last year, was arrested early Saturday by Mexican marines and federal police in Cancun. He was nabbed as he attempted to change vehicles ...

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