All About Texis Cartel

CHEPE DIABLO / 19 JUL 2012

In the Salvadoran town of Metapan one of the country’s most elusive drug trafficking groups, the Texis Cartel, has co-opted local politics. El Faro reports on an undercover investigation…

CHEPE DIABLO / APRIL 7, 2017

Unlike some Central American gangs that have earned fame for their brutality and their liberal use of violence, the Cartel de Texis has developed a reputation for a more business-like…

EL SALVADOR / 19 MAY 2011

El Salvador's Supreme Court announced it will open an investigation into the Texis Cartel, following the publication of a report by newspaper El Faro.

EL SALVADOR / 18 MAY 2011

El Salvador's drug trade gets relatively little attention, overshadowed by the chaos in Mexico, but a new investigation has cast light on the rise of the Texis Cartel, a group…

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