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Jorge Eduardo Costilla-Sánchez, alias "El Coss"

Former Boss of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Pleads Guilty to US Drug Charges

A former leader of the Gulf Cartel has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the United States, a reminder that the once-powerful crime group has all but...
Officials believe a woman could be the next head of the Gulf Cartel

Woman to Head Gulf Cartel After ‘El Coss’ Capture: Reports

Authorities in Mexico believe that the next leader of the Gulf Cartel could be a woman, an unusual development in the macho world of drug trafficking, but which...
Gulf Cartel boss "El Coss" after his capture

Capture of Gulf Boss Pushes Zetas Split into Spotlight

The capture of the Gulf Cartel's top leader could mean the end for one of Mexico’s oldest drug trafficking organizations, handing the country’s...
Mario Cardenas Guillen

Old Generation Gulf Cartel Leader Arrested in Mexico

The Mexican Navy announced the arrest of the brother of one of the original founders of the Gulf Cartel, Osiel Cardenas Guillen, in Tamaulipas...

Death of Gulf Cartel ‘Finance Chief’ Sign of Internal Strife?

An alleged financial operator for the Gulf Cartel was killed in Tamaulipas state, north Mexico, in what could be further evidence of infighting within the...

WikiLeaks: A Gulf Cartel Attack; a Zetas’ Retreat

One of the most closely watched battles of 2010 was between the Zetas criminal syndicate and their former masters, the Gulf Cartel. The Zetas and the Gulf Cartel...

Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sánchez, alias ‘El Coss’

Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, alias "El Coss," headed the Gulf Cartel, which has its headquarters in Tamaulipas, along the eastern part of the US-Mexico border....