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Juan Fernando Gutiérrez

The Sinaloa Cartel, often described as the largest and most powerful drug trafficking organization... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Sinaloa Cartel

Roberto Vargas Gutiérrez, alias "Gavilán," transformed himself from Maoist guerrilla to... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Roberto Vargas Gutiérrez, alias ‘Gavilán’

Amauri Carmona Morelos, who also goes by the name Alberto Ruiz Cano and Amauri Paudd, is an alleged... ReadLeer
/ Amauri Carmona Morelos

Amauri Carmona Morelos

Guatemala's criminal organizations are among the most sophisticated and dangerous in Central... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Profile

The Leones traditionally operated along Guatemala's eastern border with Honduras and El Salvador,... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala


Servando Gomez Martinez, alias "La Tuta," was a former high-ranking member of the Familia... ReadLeer
/ La Familia Michoacana

Servando Gomez Martinez, alias ‘La Tuta’

Juan de Dios Usuga, alias "Giovanni," headed the Urabeños' military wing while the group was... ReadLeer
/ Colombia Personalities

Juan de Dios Úsuga, alias ‘Giovanni’

Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, alias "El Chayo" or "The Craziest One" (El Mas Loco) was a founding member... ReadLeer
/ El Chayo

Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, alias ‘El Chayo’

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy," inherited the Juárez Cartel after his brother died... ReadLeer
/ El Viceroy

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias ‘El Viceroy’

Luciano Marin Arango, alias “Iván Márquez,” was a member of the FARC Secretariat. He is... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Luciano Marín Arango, alias ‘Iván Márquez’

Antonio Cardenas Guillen, alias "Tony Tormenta," headed up the financial and logistics side of... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Antonio Cardenas Guillen, alias ‘Tony Tormenta’

Heriberto Lazcano, alias "Z3"
Heriberto Lazcano, alias "Z3," was a former commander in the Mexican special forces, before going... ReadLeer
/ Mexico Personalities

Heriberto Lazcano, alias ‘Z3’