Drugwar violence continues despite top cartel arrests

Forbes – Over the last few days Mexican authorities have detained the leaders of both the Juarez Cartel and the Gulf Cartel, groups that have historically controlled drug trafficking in Ciudad Juarez and eastern Mexico.

The bad news is that the splintering of Mexico’s once powerful organized crime groups has coincided with a jump in crimes such as extortion and kidnapping as former cartel enforcers have looked for new revenue streams.


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