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Cartel connection, how El Chapo set up shop in Vancouver

BC is known as a hub for international money laundering which allegedly involves organized crime. What is not commonly known is that one of the world's biggest drug dealers - El Chapo - had the headquarters of his Canadian operation right here in Vancouver. Douglas Century - the Canadian co-author of 'Hunting El Chapo, The Inside Story of the American Lawman Who Captured the World's Most Wanted Drug-Lord' discusses El Chapo's Canadian connection with Jennifer Palma.
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Despite opposition from Cabinet over Mexican cartel police, Trump forged ahead

Weeks prior to President Donald Trump's announcement in November that he planned to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations, several top aides and cabinet members voiced their concerns against it. Despite this, Trump forged ahead and while it has been delayed, an official says it could be revived depending on Mexico's cooperation on drug trafficking and immigration control.
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Montreal band Cape Cartel teases new EP

Peppy alt-rock band Cape Cartel has released their new single The Matador ahead of their EP and Montreal show. The band joins Global’s Dan Spector to perform an acoustic version of the song.
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Mexican marines seize 1 tonne of cocaine, 10 tonnes of meth in 2 operations

Mexican marines on Thursday said they seized nearly one tonne of cocaine in 599 packages aboard a speed boat in Guerrero, Mexico, home to the resort city of Acapulco on the country's Pacific coast. In a separate operation they seized some 10 tons of methamphetamine at a loading site outside the capital of Sinaloa state.
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