Transparency: Who's Who in the Mexican Drug Wars Sinaloa, La Familia, and other Mexican Drug Cartels
The ongoing drug trade in Mexico has been one of the nation's chief concerns for some time now. But the level of gruesome violence has escalated to near catastrophic proportions since President Felipe Calderon took office in December, 2006, creating virtual ghost towns as people have sought refuge in safer states. This violence has primarily been perpetrated by seven drug cartels, all of which are vying for territory and power.
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