NarcoGuerra Times: The Faith-Based Cartel

The drug cartel La Familia Michoacana is, as one Mexican intelligence analyst put it, “unique.” From all available information so far, it appears that La Familia has developed into a faith-based right-wing populist social movement emanating from and orchestrated by an organization that happens to be a well-armed, well-financed violent criminal enterprise. La Familia has branched out from the […]

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NarcoGuerra Times–Los Zetas News

Two news stories today on the near-mythical Los Zetas. (I’ll be posting much more on them later.)  Reuters’ Robin Emmott reports from Durango: A fight for control of the mountainous state of Durango has killed some 235 people this year, a jump in violence that poses a new challenge to troops already struggling to contain bloodshed along […]

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