August 11, 2011
Does Mexican Drug Cartel Have Deal With US Government?
Why wasn't the Sinaloa Mexican drug cartel mentioned in Obama's recent executive order to stem transnational criminal activity in the U.S. whereas the rival cartel Los Zetas was specifically listed in the annex section of the order? Sinaloa cartel's Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is the world's most wanted drug kingpin. Just last March Honduran officials raided a cocaine processing lab in its mountainous region near the Guatemalan border. Sinaloa was implicated in the raid and the discovery portends a new direction for Colombian movement of coca leaves production bases. A Sinaloa drug lord being held in Chicago on trafficking charges claims he worked as an informant for the U.S. government. In an August 3 status hearing "Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla - the son of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada Garcia, an alleged leader of the Mexico-based Sinaloa drug-and weapons-trafficking organization" provided information which implies U.S. collaboration with the Sinaloa drug cartel. "Zambada-Niebla...(Read Full Post)