All About Texis Cartel

CHEPE DIABLO / 24 DEC 2015

In this article, the role of El Salvador Attorney General Luis Martinez in obstructing investigations into the Texis Cartel, and its supposed leader "Chepe Diablo," come under scrutiny…

EL SALVADOR / 8 DEC 2015

Six members of the US House of Representatives have sent a letter to legislators in El Salvador urging them to elect a new Attorney General, highlighting the issue of US…

CHEPE DIABLO / 30 OCT 2015

This is a story about El Salvador's Edward Snowdens, a group of police officers under investigation for leaking confidential documents, even as authorities refuse to investigate the head of the…

EL SALVADOR / 15 SEP 2015

El Salvador's recent capture of Jose Misael Rodriguez Cisneros, alias "Medio Millon" is the second time El Salvador's Attorney General's Office has arrested him. …

EL SALVADOR / 17 FEB 2015

Roberto “El Burro” Herrera, one of three alleged founders of the Texis Cartel, is being retried for the 2012 theft of a Toyota Yaris, in another indication that authorities in…

EL SALVADOR / 11 FEB 2015

An El Salvador court has finally convicted a businessman linked to criminal network the Texis Cartel on arms charges, but authorities appear no closer to the group's drug and money…

EL SALVADOR / 25 NOV 2014

The well-connected Salvadoran drug trafficker alias "Repollo" has been sentenced to 77 years in prison, following a trial that exposed a wide-ranging Central American cocaine smuggling network, in what is…

EL SALVADOR / 17 NOV 2014

An alleged leader of the organized crime group Texis Cartel was found not guilty on charges of running a car theft ring, highlighting El Salvador's weakness in the face of…

CHEPE DIABLO / 6 NOV 2014

The financial records and bank accounts of Texis Cartel leader Jose Adan Salazar Umaña are full of holes, according to audits linked to a tax evasion probe against him, but the…

EL SALVADOR / 16 SEP 2014

El Salvador's attorney general has accused a congressman of plotting his murder, adding a new twist to an ongoing case that has exposed alleged close ties between the legislator and…

CHEPE DIABLO / 20 AUG 2014

Alleged Texis Cartel founder "Chepe Diablo" has nearly completed paying off his tax evasion debt to the government, and there is still no sign that the Salvadoran government intends to…

CHEPE DIABLO / 22 JUL 2014

US investigators are looking into the bank transactions and the origin of the finances of "Chepe Diablo," who was placed on the country's kingpin list earlier this year. He has…

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