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  • Friday, May 15th 2020 - 11:52 UTC

    Notorious Mexican drug leader extradited from Uruguay to United States

    A 2:45 a.m. Thursday, army and police units extracted Gonzalez Valencia from the Libertad prison and took him to the military area of the Carrasco airport.

    Uruguay on Thursday turned over to the United States a Mexican man wanted on drug and money laundering charges. Gerardo Gonzalez Valencia is the brother of Abigael González, the former head of the Sinaloa cartel faction known as “Los Cuinis” (The Squirrels). Gonzalez Valencia is also the brother-in-law of Jalisco cartel drug lord Nemesio “El Mencho” Oseguera Cervantes.

  • Wednesday, October 17th 2018 - 09:09 UTC

    US offers US$ 10m reward for the head of the Jalisco New Generation cartel

    The reward for info leading to the arrest of Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, El Mencho, is one of the highest offered by the U.S. State Department’s Narcotics

    The United States on Tuesday announced a US$ 10 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a man accused of leading Mexico’s powerful Jalisco New Generation Cartel, which the Justice Department considers to be one of the five most dangerous criminal organizations in the world.