Cuevas worked for the sinaloa cartel, mexico's most powerful organized crime group he was in the transportation side of the business drugs were brought from sinaloa state to mexicali, mexico, in bus tires.
In 2007, mexican authorities raided the home of zhenli ye gon, a chinese-mexican businessman who is believed to have supplied meth-precursor chemicals to the cartel, and discovered $206 million, the largest cash seizure in history. All were murdered during mexico’s ongoing cocaine wars ávila is the stuff legends are made of – one of the few women with access to the highest levels of cartel life she has lived, worked and loved inside the upper echelons of the mexican drug world since the late 1970s.
Even though mexican cartels are depicted as being violent and prone to crimes, their cartel behavior indicates the “business-like” purposes behind what they do however, people generalize all cartels according to the zetas ruthless acts of violence, one of the most dangerous cartels in mexico.
First of all, some history: we've had cartel problems in mexico since prohibition times it started with small family beer cartels smuggling alcohol to the us it started with small family beer cartels smuggling alcohol to the us.
Guadalajara cartel (the first full-fledged mexican drug cartel, from which most of the big cartels spawned) (disbanded in 1989 ) sinaloa cartel (spawned from the guadalajara cartel) colima cartel (disbanded, former members are now a branch of the sinaloa cartel) [49. “because across the border in mexico we have a complete, organized, criminal business of trafficking humans and drugs into the united states,” said sheriff andy louderback of jackson county, texas the cartels “absolutely” control the southwest border, he said.