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Mexico and the U.S. hold prolific meeting on cartel threat
The two sides discussed their security priorities and among other topics, they talked about arms trafficking, money laundering, and international drug trafficking
Mexico to seek cooperation on arms flow with the U.S.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his government will seek to strengthen cooperation with the United States to control the flow of “arms and dollars” during meetings this week with U.S. Attorney General William Barr
Mexico and the U.S. launch new operation to halt arms trafficking
A bloody battle took place in Culiacán after security forces arrested Ovidio Guzmán, El Chapo's son
Trump agrees to curb arms trafficking from the U.S. into Mexico
The call was made after gunmen used powerful and advanced weapons to fight the Mexican army
Mexico ranks first on organized crime
The Organized Crime Index Africa 2019 includes human and arms trafficking, human smuggling, and flora and fauna crimes in which Mexico is ranked over other 64 countries on civil war or with serious security threats
New southern routes for arms trafficking in Mexico
Due to increasing surveillance measures in the Mexico-U.S. border, new routes for arms smuggling have found their way to Mexico from the southern border with Guatemala and Belize, all the way from Nicaragua
Arms Trafficking: from Nicaragua to Mexico City
EL UNIVERSAL talked to an arms smuggler who revealed alarming information
Arms trafficking on the rise in Mexico’s northern border
At least 80% of firearms in Mexico enter through the northern border and over 50% come from the U.S.; Texas and California are the main exporters
Mexican cartels reach Central America
Central America has become the outlet of Mexican organized crime for drug trafficking, money laundering, and human trafficking
Over 4,000 Mexican minors involved in organized crime
The lack of education and job opportunities, as well as generalized poverty in marginalized areas, ease the way for criminal groups to seduce and kidnap the youngest population