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Mexican Cartels: Sinaloa vs Los Zetas

MEXICAN CARTELS

SINALOA VS LOS ZETAS



Currently, the Sinaloa and Los Zetas Cartels are in a war, forcing other cartels to take sides and new alliances are forming. Unfortunately, 60,000 people have died since President Calderメ_n (PAN) declared war on drug traffickers in 2006.





SINALOA CARTEL

Founder: 1989

Originally part of: Guadalajara Cartel

Allies: Gulf Cartel, Knights Templar

Enemies: Los Zetas, Juメヘrez Cartel, Tijuana Cartel



PRESENCE

Controls 17 states, Sinaloa recently lost some territories to the Zetas



Also, Sinaloa has a presence reaching from New York to Buenos Aires



WANTED

"EL CHAPO GUZMメチN"

JOAQUメヘN GUZMメチN LOERA

$5,000,000 REWARD



ORGANIZATION

The Boss: "El Chapo" Guzmメヘn



Many cartel members are related by blood or marriage, creating a central bond of blood



TACTICS

Bribe over bullet, alliance over fighting

Corrupting police & military

Relying on connections at the highest level

Connected to National Action Party (PAN) politicians



CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES

Drug trafficking

Murder





LOS ZETAS CARTEL

Founded: 1999

Originally part of: Gulf Cartel

Allies: Beltrメヘn-Leyva Cartel, Juメヘrez Cartel, Tijuana Cartel

Enemies: Sinaloa Cartel, Gulf Cartel, La Familia Cartel



PRESENCE

Controls over 11 states, the Zetas have the largest territory in Mexico



Also, Zetas have a presence in the U.S.A. & Guatemala



WANTED

"EL LAZCA" OR "Z-3"

HERIBERTO LAZCANO

$5,000,000 REWARD



ORGANIZATION

The Boss: El Lazca, Z-3, or The Executioner



Isolated semi-independent cells



TACTICS

Do not buy alliances, terrorize enemies

Shock-and-awe violence

Highly organized, technologically advanced

Intimidation



CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES

Drug trafficking

Human trafficking

Kidnapping

Murder

Arms trafficking

Mexican Cartels: Sinaloa vs Los Zetas

shared by HSNews on Aug 09, 2012 in Human Rights

Mexican Cartels: Sinaloa vs Los Zetas

shared by HSNews on Aug 09, 2012 in Human Rights

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Currently, the Sinaloa and Los Zetas Cartels are in a war, forcing other cartels to take sides and new alliances are forming. Unfortunately, 60,000 people have died since President Calderón (PAN) de...
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