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Three U.S. Citizens Killed in Mexican Drug Cartel Attacks

Saturday, December 24, 2011 Three U.S. citizens were killed when gunmen attacked buses in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, said a U.S. State Department official said on Saturday. The three were traveling for the Christmas holidays when they and … Continue reading

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Wachovia Bank Laundered Billions from Mexican Drug Cartels

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 One of the largest banks in the United States — Wachovia, laundered a staggering $378.4 billion dollars of drug cartel cash, a sum equivalent to one-third of Mexico’s GDP. In a story largely ignored by the … Continue reading

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Mexican Drug Cartels Cripple Pemex Oil Operations

Monday, September 6, 2010 In the failed state of Mexico, the meandering network of pipes, wells and tankers belonging to the enormous state-owned oil company Pemex have long been an easy target of crooks and drug traffickers who siphon off … Continue reading

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