Ranchers on Guard

Drug czar El Chapo has been caught once again to considerable acclaim, but given the enormous American appetite for illicit drugs, his departure from the trade won’t make much difference. He will quickly be replaced by others equally violent in Mexico’s never ending drug war. For example, El Mencho, or Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, whose narco cartel in a rampage last May stormed the city of Guadalajara, setting fire to banks and stores. When a military helicopter arrived, the narcos shot it down, then executed five soldiers inside. “A brazen and terrifying display of power,” writes Yahoo News reporter Meghan Walsh, who notes the cartel’s many gruesome videos of killing and torture.
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