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Drug Cartels in Mexico - Barrio Azteca, Beltran-Leyva Cartel, Colima Cartel, Guadalajara Cartel, Gulf Cartel, Independent Cartel of Acapulco, J (Paperback) Loot Price: R343
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Drug Cartels in Mexico - Barrio Azteca, Beltran-Leyva Cartel, Colima Cartel, Guadalajara Cartel, Gulf Cartel, Independent...
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Barrio Azteca, Beltran-Leyva Cartel, Colima Cartel, Guadalajara Cartel, Gulf Cartel, Independent Cartel of Acapulco, Jalisco New Generation Cartel, Juarez Cartel, Knights Templar Cartel, La Barredora, La Familia Michoacana, Los Zetas, Milenio Cartel, Oaxaca Cartel, Sinaloa Cartel, Sonora Cartel, Tijuana Cartel. Excerpt: The Gulf Cartel (Spanish: , Golfos, or CDG) is a criminal syndicate and drug trafficking organization in Mexico, and perhaps the oldest organized crime group in the country. It is currently based in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, directly across the border from Brownsville, Texas. Their network is international, and are believed to have dealings with crime groups in Europe, West Africa, Asia, Central America, South America, and the United States. Besides drug trafficking, the Gulf Cartel operates through protection rackets, assassinations, extortions, kidnappings, and other criminal activities. The Gulf Cartel is known for intimidating the population and for being "particularly violent." Although its founder Juan Nepomuceno Guerra smuggled alcohol in small quantities to the United States during the epoch of Prohibition, it was not until the 1970s that the cartel was formed and shifted to drug trafficking - primarily cocaine - under the command of Juan Nepomuceno Guerra and Juan Garcia Abrego. The demise of the Gulf cartel's leadership in 2012, foretells another likely battle as gangs scramble to fill the void and seize Gulf assets. Second-tier Gulf lieutenants may vie violently for control, while the Zetas could also sense an opportunity to step up efforts to destroy what's left of the Gulf cartel. Juan Nepomuceno Guerra began smuggling alcohol across the border into the United States during the Prohibition era; once it ended in 1933, he created a criminal syndicate (known as el cartel de Matamoros)...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-56616-0
Barcode: 9781230566160
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LSN: 1-230-56616-3

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