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Inside the Cartel

by Bill Hayes

The four-part Los Angeles Times series “Inside the Cartel” traces the DEA’s investigation into the Sinaloa drug cartel, which operates in the Mexican states of Baja California, Sinaloa, Durango, Sonora, and Chihuahua and is responsible for much drug trafficking into the U.S.

Part 1: Unraveling Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel

Part 2: The trafficker and the psychic

Part 3: Clear skies and cocaine

Part 4: Showdown in Sinaloa