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Massacre at Tijuana Rehab Center Linked to Marijuana Seizure

MEXICO / 11 NOV 2010

After a gang of masked gunmen burst into a rehabilitation center in Tijuana and methodically assassinated 13 patients, El Universal reports that the Sinaloa cartel is behind the massacre. …

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Police Destroy 134 Tons of Marijuana in Tijuana

MEXICO / 6 NOV 2010

In what amounts to the largest marijuana seizure in Mexican history, state police from Baja California and military operatives found 134 tons and 240 kilos of the drug in three…

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6 Tijuana Cartel Members Arrested in 'Cristal' Raid

METHAMPHETAMINE / 6 NOV 2010

A Police sweep last Saturday saw the arrest of six low-level members of the Arellano Félix Organization, also known as the Tijuana Cartel. …

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Mexico Army Raids Tijuana Cartel Safehouse

MEXICO / 6 NOV 2010

Acting on an anonymous tip, the Mexican Army cracked down on a safe house used by the Arellano Félix crime syndicate, also known as the Tijuana Cartel, arresting four cartel…

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Tijuana Cartel

MEXICO / 5 NOV 2010

The Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano Felix Organization, is based in one of the most strategically important border towns in Mexico, and continues to export drugs even after…

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Edgardo Leyva Escandon, alias '24'

ALIAS 24 / 2017-03-09 19:02:45

Edgardo Leyva Escandon, alias "24" has worked with Mexico's Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano Felix Organization (AFO), since 1994, and is a specialist in arms and security. The…

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AQ: Battling Organized Crime in Guatemala

GUATEMALA / 5 NOV 2010

From an article by Morris Panner and Adriana Beltrán published in the Fall 2010 issue of "America´s Quarterly."…

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International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, 2010

3 NOV 2010

An excerpt from the report follows below.

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COHA: Mexico's War on Sex Trafficking

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 3 NOV 2010

From a report by the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Research Associate Melissa Graham, published October 13, 2010.

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Crime Wars: Gangs, Cartels and US National Security

MERIDA INITIATIVE / 3 NOV 2010

In this controversial study by Bob Killebrew and Jennifer Bernal, published in September 2010, the Center for a New American Security attaches the sticky yet not necessarily accurate term…

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Stretching the Border: Smuggling Practices and the Control of Illegality in South America

3 NOV 2010

From an article by José Carlos G. Aguiar, published in "Global Consortium on Security Transformation: New Voices Series," No. 6, …

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WOLA Condemns Mexican Military in Report

MERIDA INITIATIVE / 1 NOV 2010

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) published a new report yesterday about human rights violations by the military in Juarez and Chihuahua City, Mexico.

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