Tagged: drug violence

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Another Example of the El Paso Drug Plaza

For a while now I have been giving you many examples of the nexus of drug trafficking and El Paso’s rampant corruption. In yesterday’s newspaper there was a story by Vic Kolenc titled; “El...

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The Tradition of Self-Defense Groups in Mexico

One of the biggest gripes that I have about the news media, in general, is the overuse of the so-called “experts” on issues that are nothing more than self-serving self-promoting talking heads. The self-proclaimed...

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The Arrest of Joaquin Chapo Guzman

Unless you have been completely off social media and have not seen any news reports you are aware that the Sinaloa cartel’s leader, Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman Loera was arrested by Mexican Marines and US law...

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The Conspiracy Sealed in Blood: Part III of III

In 2008, the homicide rate in Juárez dramatically increased as a result of Mexican counter-narcotics operations against the Juárez cartel. Although many speculate that the rise in violence was because another cartel was challenging...