Beltran Leyva Cartel

DEA: Mexican Cartels Remain Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to U.S.

Mexican drug cartels continue to be the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S., federal authorities stated in one of their latest reports. Federal agencies reported that drug cartels in Mexico continue to be the wholesale sources of drugs for street gangs that in turn push narcotics at the local level.

Screen capture of a paramilitary group which vowed to "eliminate" the Zetas, reputedly Mexico's most violent drug gang, in a video posted on the Internet on July 27, 2011 several days after 49 bodies were found on the streets of Veracruz. The video, according to its creators, shows a group …

Estados Unidos Solicita Extradición de Ex-Gobernador Mexicano Fugitivo Ligado Con Carteles

Más de tres meses después de que las autoridades estatales de Tamaulipas arrestaran a un exgobernador de ese estado por cargos de malversación, el Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos emitió formalmente una solicitud de extradición solicitando que el ex político sea enviado a Texas donde es buscado por lavado de dinero federal y cargos de fraude.

Mexican Federal Court

Mexican Governor Fighting U.S. Extradition for Cartel Case

The accused cartel-linked former governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas claimed in Italian court that he does not want to be extradited to the U.S. for multiple drug trafficking and money laundering charges. The politician faces allegations of being a surrogate of Mexico’s Gulf, Los Zetas, and Beltran Leyva Cartels.

Fugitive Governor