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The U.S. will designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists
Due to their role in drug and human trafficking, the Trump administration will designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists, allowing the U.S. to adopt tougher measures against them
Are drug cartels terrorist organizations?
Since the U.S. is one of the biggest markets for drug traffickers, cartels are at war to control the trade
Drug cartel sows chaos in Ciudad Juárez from prison
The rise of violence in Ciudad Juárez started almost simultaneously with the LeBarón family massacre in the limits of Chihuahua and Sonora, so it has not received so much attention in media outlets
Gang violence in Mexico hits President López Obrador’s approval
During a surge in gang-related violence, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's approval fell ten percentage points
Mexico-U.S. border: drug cartels and migration
The U.S. government's concern about the power of criminal organizations increased after the latest violent attacks in Mexico, such as the unsuccessful arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, El Chapo’s son, or the massacre of nine American Mormons in Sonora
Drug series, an apology for crime
In recent years, there has been wide interest from the public in narcoculture. Mexican drug cartels have become increasingly powerful, often living a life full of luxury, vice, and excess usually portrayed in popular series and films
FBI to investigate the LeBarón case
After the murder of 3 women and 6 children, the FBI will join the investigation
Drug cartels clash in Guerrero, 9 found dead
As Mexico grapples with a wave of violence, nine men allegedly linked to organized crime were shot dead in southern Mexico during a confrontation with other armed civilians
Mexican drug cartels take advantage of U.S.-China trade war
U.S. federal law enforcement officials uncovered an elaborate scheme to convert Mexican drug profits from sales in the United States back into Mexican pesos using Chinese citizens who seek to circumvent their country’s banking laws
Mexican drug lord arrested in Colombia
According to Colombian authorities, the man will be extradited to the U.S.