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Juárez cartel


Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

McCaul: Mexico must decide whether to extradite notorious cartel boss

The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee chair says “it’s in the best interest of Mexico” if they hand over Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Loera for trial in the United States. But he adds our southern neighbor might resist if its leaders perceive pressure from Washington as an insult to its national sovereignty.

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Too early to tell if Guzman’s arrest will start new wave of violence

The high-profile capture of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the leader of Mexico's ruthless Sinaloa drug cartel, should not stoke immediate fears of unrest on Texas' southern border, analysts said Saturday.