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Cárteles Unidos

MEXICO / 25 MAY 2021

The Cárteles Unidos was formed by the Cartel de Tepalcatepec, the Viagras, and others, to combat the Jalisco Cartel in Michoacán.

MEXICO GROUPS / 2021-05-04

The Sinaloa Cartel is often described as the largest and most powerful drug trafficking organization in the Western Hemisphere.

MEXICO GROUPS / 2020-11-13

La Fuerza Anti-Unión, which battles La Union Tepito for territories in Mexico City, has grown rapidly.

LA UNIÓN TEPITO / MAY 9, 2022

La Unión Tepito takes its name from the notorious Mexico City neighborhood of Tepito, where it began.

EL CHAPO / MARCH 8, 2022

The Chapitos are sons of former Sinaloa Cartel leader, Joaquín Guzmán, alias “El Chapo,” now fighting to control the cartel.

JALISCO CARTEL / JULY 8, 2020

The Jalisco Cartel New Generation is often considered Mexico's most feared cartel, whose operations stretch across the country.

GUERREROS UNIDOS / AUGUST 13, 2021

The Guerreros Unidos operate in central Mexico and have been linked to the Ayotzinapa Massacre.

MEXICO / 2018-02-13

The Tijuana Cartel is based in one of the most strategically important Mexico border cities for drug trafficking.

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / OCTOBER 6, 2021

The Beltrán Leyva Organization was run by the Beltrán Leyva brothers, who are now either dead or serving prison time.

EPR / 2017-03-07

The Popular Revolutionary Army is a Marxist-Leninist guerrilla that emerged in group based in southern Mexico in 1996.

KNIGHTS TEMPLAR / MAY 5, 2020

Like the Familia Michoácana, the Knights Templar uses religious imagery to project themselves as more than a drug cartel.

JUAREZ CARTEL / JULY 10, 2020

The Juárez Cartel’s rivalry the Sinaloa Cartel helped turn Juarez into one of the most violent cities on Earth.

BARRIO AZTECA / 2018-07-09

The Barrio Azteca prison gang has grown into an armed criminal organization controlling drug trafficking in Juárez, Mexico.

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