Drug cartels and us involvement
11 pages (2750 words)
, Research Paper
The Juarez cartel is present in 21 states in the country and has its major bases in; Culiacan, Sinaloa, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, the cities of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, and Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico City; Guadalajara, Jalisco, Cuernavaca, Morelos and Cancun, and Quintana Roo. The Sinaloa cartel is also widely spread in 17 states with its significant centers being Mexico City, Tepic, Nayarit; Toluca and Cuautitlan, Mexico State and different parts of the state of Sinaloa. The Gulf cartel on the other hand has its presence in 13 states with its major operations being conducted in the following cities; Nuevo Laredo, Miguel Aleman, Reynosa, and Matamoros in the northern state of Tamaulipas.