Guwf Cairtel

The Guwf Cairtel (Spaingie: Cártel del Golfo, Golfos, or CDG)[3][4] is a creeminal syndicate an drog trokin organisation in Mexico,[5] an aiblins the auldest organisit creeme group in the kintra.[6] It is currently based in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, directly athort the mairch frae Brownsville, Texas.

Guwf Cartel
Foondit1930s–1970s[n 1][1][2]
Foondin locationMatamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Years active1930s−present
TerritoryMexico:
Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Nuevo León
Unitit States:
Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Illinois, Florida
EthnicityMexican, Guatemalan
Creeminal activitiesDrog trokin, fowk smugglin, money launderin, extortion, kidnappin, racketeerin, theft, murther, airms trokin, bribery, prostitution, coonterfeitin, polis impersonation.
AlliesSinaloa Cairtel, Knichts Templar Cairtel
RivalsLos Zetas, Juárez Cairtel, Beltrán-Leyva Cairtel, Tijuana Cairtel, Los Negros

NotesEdit

  1. Accordin tae the United States Department of State, the Guwf cairtel wis oreeginally formit in the 1930s tae smuggle whisky an ither illegal commodities tae the Unitit States. Nanetheless, it significantly expandit as a drig trokin organisation in the 1970s unner Juan García Abrego.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Narcotics Rewards Program: Antonio Ezequiel Cardenas-Guillen" (PDF). United States Department of State. 10 December 2011. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 29 Juin 2012.
  2. (in Spaingie) Lira Saade, Carmen (15 Mairch 2003). "La historia del cártel del Golfo". La Jornada. Retrieved 29 Juin 2012.
  3. "La lucha entre 'golfos' y 'zetas' desgarra a Tamaulipas". La Vanguardia. 16 August 2010.
  4. "El cártel del Golfo echa a Los Zetas de Tamaulipas". Milenio Noticias. 5 Apryle 2010.
  5. "Gulf Cartel". Insight: Organized Crime in the Americas. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  6. "U.S. AND MEXICAN RESPONSES TO MEXICAN DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS" (PDF). UNITED STATES SENATE CAUCUS. Mey 2011. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 14 November 2012.