CARTEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CARTEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mexican drug lord killed — again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57657056-68/cartel-moreno-government-knights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57657056-68/cartel-moreno-government-knights.html.csp">Mexican drug lord killed — again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T21:42:17.279-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Forensic evidence indicates a man killed in an early morning shootout with marines in western Mexico was a leader of the Knights Templar Cartel who the government reported slain in 2010, Mexican officials said Sunday. Authorities were awaiting DNA tests for final confirmation that they had the body of Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, said an official in the federal government and one with the attorney general’s office. Both agreed to discuss the case only if not quoted by name because the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576570562014-03-09T21:42:17.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T21:42:17.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57657056@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 21:42:17 MDT Chapo’s Rise: From poor, abused to cartel kingpin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57618196-68/guzman-mexico-drug-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57618196-68/guzman-mexico-drug-mexican.html.csp">Chapo’s Rise: From poor, abused to cartel kingpin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ALICIA A. CALDWELL, ELLIOT SPAGAT AND MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T15:31:02.053-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 03:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was nighttime in May of 1990, in the heyday of the cocaine boom across America. Twenty Mexican federal police officers and a handful of U.S. Customs agents, acting on a tip, descended on a stucco home on the edge of Agua Prieta, Mexico — a stone’s throw from Arizona. “Policia,” they yelled, guns drawn, before busting down the front door. The house was empty but looked lived in, with dishes in the kitchen and toys in the backyard. The officers moved quickly to a spacious game room, complete wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57618196@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:31:02 MDT Sinaloa cartel uses street gangs as U.S. franchises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57616216-68/sinaloa-guzman-cartel-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57616216-68/sinaloa-guzman-cartel-drug.html.csp">Sinaloa cartel uses street gangs as U.S. franchises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN FREEDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Hearst Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T20:21:55.946-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Likely facing a long prison stretch, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman could consider writing one of those how-to-succeed-in-business books, the kind churned out by legendary American CEOs Lee Iacocca and Jack Welch. If he did, he could invoke many of the business world’s favorite tactics, including logistical networking, expanding markets overseas and, most of all, outsourcing. After all, it’s no accident that Guzman took an organization rooted in the rich poppy- and marijuana-growing lan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57616216@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:21:55 MDT Hundreds march, demand release of Mexican drug boss ‘El Chapo’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607103-68/guzman-drug-mexico-chapo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607103-68/guzman-drug-mexico-chapo.html.csp">Hundreds march, demand release of Mexican drug boss ‘El Chapo’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN DURAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T19:15:42.48-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 07:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Culiacan, Mexico • Not everyone is happy over the capture of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Hundreds of people marched on the streets of this western Mexico city on Wednesday demanding that Mexican authorities free the boss of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel. Many said he provides needed jobs in poor mountain areas. Norteno musicians played trumpets while high school students in uniforms held up signs reading “We want Chapo free” and “We Love Chapo” as they paraded in Culiacan, the capit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576071032014-02-27T19:15:42.48-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T19:15:42.48-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607103@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:15:42 MDT Noose closed on Mexican drug lord as allies fell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57587473-200/guzman-mexican-cartel-sinaloa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57587473-200/guzman-mexican-cartel-sinaloa.html.csp">Noose closed on Mexican drug lord as allies fell</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATHERINE CORCORAN and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T12:33:56.354-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CULIACAN, Mexico • For 13 years Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman watched from western Mexico’s rugged mountains as authorities captured or killed the leaders of every group challenging his Sinaloa cartel’s spot at the top of global drug trafficking. Unscathed and his legend growing, the stocky son of a peasant farmer grabbed a slot on the Forbes’ billionaires’ list and a folkloric status as the capo who grew too powerful to catch. Then, late last year, authorities started closing on the inner circle of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57587473@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:33:56 MDT