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Topic - Gulf Cartel
The Gulf Cartel (Spanish: Cártel del Golfo) is a Mexican drug cartel based in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The cartel is present in 13 states with important areas of operation in the cities of Nuevo Laredo, Miguel Alemán, Reynosa and Matamoros in the northern state ofTamaulipas; it also has important operations in the states of Nuevo León and in Michoacán. Cities like Tampico and Nuevo Laredo are still disputed plazas between the Gulf Cartel and The Zetas. The Gulf Cartel traffics cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin across the U.S.-Mexico border to major cities in the United States. The group is known for its violent methods and intimidation. - Source: Wikipedia
With the capture of two top drug lords in little more than a month, the new government of President Enrique Pena Nieto is following an old strategy it has openly criticized for causing more violence and crime.
A high-ranking member of the infamous Gulf Cartel in Mexico, who helped direct shipments of cocaine and marijuana to the United States and oversaw violent attacks by Los Zetas on Mexican law enforcement officers and rival drug traffickers, has been extradited to the U.S. and ordered held pending trial on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said.