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The Sinaloa Cartel, often described as the largest and most powerful drug trafficking organization... ReadLeer

Sinaloa Cartel

The Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano Felix Organization, is based in one of the most... ReadLeer

Tijuana Cartel

Led by the Beltran Leyva brothers, this Mexican drug trafficking organization worked with the... ReadLeer


The Gulf Cartel was once among Mexico's top cartels
The Gulf Cartel is one of the oldest and most powerful of Mexico’s criminal groups but... ReadLeer

Gulf Cartel

Mario Ramirez Treviño, alias "X20"
Mario Ramirez Treviño, alias X20, was the head of the Gulf Cartel, an organization that has... ReadLeer

Mario Ramirez Treviño, alias ‘X20’

Alejandro "Omar" Treviño Morales, alias "Z42," was a member of criminal organization the Zetas and... ReadLeer

Alejandro ‘Omar’ Treviño Morales, alias ‘Z42’

The Popular Revolutionary Army (Ejercito Popular Revolucionario - EPR) is a Marxist-Leninist... ReadLeer


The Knights Templar (Cabelleros Templarios) emerged in March 2011 as a splinter group of... ReadLeer

Knights Templar

The Juarez Cartel is responsible for smuggling tons of narcotics from Mexico into the U.S.... ReadLeer

Juarez Cartel

The Barrio Azteca prison gang emerged in Texas prisons, later served as armed support to the... ReadLeer

Barrio Azteca

Beginning as a group of Special Forces deserters at the service of the Gulf Cartel, the Zetas would... ReadLeer


Servando Gomez Martinez, alias "La Tuta," was a former high-ranking member of the Familia... ReadLeer

Servando Gomez Martinez, alias ‘La Tuta’