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La Familia formed in the 1980s as a group of vigilantes with the purpose of bringing order to Michoacan (a central Mexican State)and to help and proctect the poor. La Familia emerged to the foreground in the 1990s as the Gulf Cartel's paramilitary group and trained with Los Zetas, The group splintered in 2006 into a group drug traffincking operation itself. have ties with the Sinaloa cartel.
La Familia a Faith based cartel is described as a pseudo evangelical cult and they may have ties with devotees of the New Jerusalem religious movement. Nazario Moreno Gonzalez (A.K.A El Mas... (more)
Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman Loera, one of the biggest suppliers of cocaine to the U.S. is the newest Mexican billionaires, the Capo of the Sinaloa/Federacion cartel one of Mexico's most violent cartel is now enjoying life like a rock star.
Guzman was arrested in Guatemala on June 9, 1993 and extradited to Mexico; he was then transferred to the CEFERESO No. 2 located in the state of Jalisco. In January 19, 2001, he escaped, apparently hidden inside a laundry van; according to officials, seventy-eight people have been implicate in his escape plan. Guzman regained control... (more)
Representatives of criminal organizations Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera, Arturo Beltran Leyva, The Arellano Felix Brothers and the Carrillo-Fuentes, allegedly participated in the cease-fire agreement.
The Pact involving cartels of Sinaloa, Tijuana, Juarez and the Leyva-Beltran, the last three maintain a war against Chapo Guzman and Mayo Zambada, wich has been expressed in a bloody form.
The first approach was in a private exclusive seafood restaurant in Culiacan, a day after was thrown a grenade at the facade of the provisional headquartes that has... (more)
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