Tag archive for ‘drug trafficking’
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Mexican drug cartels infiltrate airport operations

MEXICO CITY — Criminal organizations in Mexico, such as the Sinaloa Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, and the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel, have expanded their operation networks at the airports of the country More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Mexico is major source of U.S. heroin supply: DEA

According to Business Insider, heroin availability in the US — and overdose deaths related to the drug — has skyrocketed over the past several years. Eleven of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 21 More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Illicit activities worth $58 billion USD a year in Mexico, government admits

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has noted serious shortcomings in its fight against corruption in a classified report seen by Reuters, which was prepared ahead of an international evaluation of the country’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

K-9s help in Merida seizure of marijuana in FedEx packages

The packages from Mexico City were destined for Merida… MERIDA – Police seized more than 30 kilos of marijuana in a delivery company, and dogs trained to detect narcotics were the main protagonists of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Mexico rejects U.S. heroin-source claim

Mexico’s Interior Secretary has rejected a statement by U.S. President Donald Trump that 90% of the heroin in the U.S. comes from Mexico. Trump made the assertion Thursday Oct. 26 during an address from More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Mexico is primary source of heroin for U.S.: DEA

According to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration report, the biggest threat is the Sinaloa cartel; heroin overdose deaths tripled in the U.S. between 2008 and 2015…. The Drug Enforcement Administration More...