NO MOREDrug War
The global war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world. Fifty years after the initiation of the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, and years after President Nixon launched the US government’s war on drugs, fundamental reforms in national and global drug control policies are urgently needed.
Illicit drug trade continues to generate billions of dollars in profits for the world's most vicious organized crime syndicates.
Authorities said the arrested was responsible for coordinating the movement of drugs from Sinaloa to the United States. Also intercepted shipments came from Jalisco. The report indicated that El Gordo was born in San Diego, California, and began steps in crime since age 16, when working with his cousin Arturo Villarreal Heredia, aka The Nalgón, operator Francisco Javier Arellano Felix, known as El Tigrillo.
While in 2006, El Gordo is made available to The Engineer, " In April 2008 she participated with Jorge Briceno, alias El Cholo in fighting against Diego Garcia Simental and Eduardo Teodoro Garcia Simental, known as El Teo, who disputed control of the organization to Sanchez Arellano, which caused the rupture between the two groups, causing the organization led by El Teo joined the Sinaloa cartel , "he said. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) said in the 2009 that El Gordo was one of the main operators in the CAF. The arrest and specialized in introducing drugs into neighboring, mainly Los Angeles and San Diego.