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Tracking Mexico's Cartels in 2018

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Feb 1, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
In the Tierra Caliente region, the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion is the most powerful criminal group.

Many of the Mexican organizations involved in the methamphetamine and heroin trades are using their trafficking skills and connections to facilitate the fentanyl trade

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The turn of the year brings another periodic examination of the state of Mexico's criminal cartels. Shared from Threat Lens, Stratfor's unique protective intelligence product, the following column includes excerpts from a comprehensive forecast available to Threat Lens subscribers....

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