Texis Cartel News

Accused Texis Cartel Boss Claims Group 'Doesn't Exist'

Accused Texis Cartel Boss Claims Group 'Doesn't Exist'

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 are trying to take down the group any way they can. Read More

Texis Cartel Profile

Texis Cartel

Texis Cartel

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 approach to the drug trade. But as the report by Salvadoran news site El Faro about the group illustrates, while the gang isn’t known for leaving a trail of dead behind, it has nonetheless turned itself into one of the more formidable criminal groups in El Salvador, and a vital link for Colombians and Mexicans seeking to move cocaine through the tiny nation.

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