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Calderon can be re elected, and his National Action Party is trailing in the polls ahead of the July 1 presidential vote. Many Mexicans say they are weary of his government assault on organized crime that has left more than 47,000 dead and Guzman stronger than ever. The arrest of the top capo likely would be a political boon to the ruling party.
Two men and two women in the house where Guzman allegedly had been staying were detained and are in the custody of the canada goose outlet black friday attorney general organized canada goose womens outlet crime unit, Salinas said. He did not release their names but said at least one of the men served as a pilot for Guzman. Federal police also found arms in the house, Salinas said, but he did canada goose outlet trillium parka black not offer details. Drug Enforcement Administration had any involvement. The DEA referred all comment to the Mexican government. Treasury Department calls the world most powerful drug trafficker.
Calderon government says it doesn rank the 15 cartel leaders on its most wanted list, but Guzman Sinaloa cartel controls trafficking in nearly half of Mexico. Much canada goose outlet england of the rest of the country is in the hands of canada goose outlet toronto the Zetas cartel. law enforcement officials say no other cartel has the international cocaine distribution networks of Sinaloa, which is also making a major push into methamphetamines in Mexico and Central America. Guzman appears annually on the Forbes magazine list of the world billionaires, and also has been named by the magazine as one of the world most powerful canada goose outlet london uk people.
Canada Goose sale Guzman is often rumoured to be hiding in the remote hills of his home state of Sinaloa, or in other locations, including Argentina for a time. Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina said he has reports that Guzman has been in his country recently as well. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks quoted Mexican Defence Secretary, Gen. Guillermo Galvan Galvan, as saying that Guzman moves frequently among 10 to 15 locations to avoid arrest, and has a security detail of up to 300 men. Canada Goose sale
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canada goose black friday sale Rumours www.canada-gooseoutlets.ca also surface regularly that police have shown up in various hideouts just as Guzman is escaping out the back door. Law enforcement and military have said they were close before, including raiding a remote Sinaloa town where Guzman got married in 2007 hours after the wedding. canada goose black friday sale
canada goose His narrow escapes raise the suspicion that he could be getting tipped off, including this time. The commotion instead was related to the arrest of a leader of a smaller cartel, the New Generation, believed to be aligned with Guzman. canada goose
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The Calderon administration has long been accused of protecting Guzman as it carried out major hits on his enemies, dismantling the rival Arellano Felix and Beltran Leyva cartels and taking out top leaders of the Gulf Cartel. But more recently, the Calderon government has come up with major hits on Sinaloa. In the last six months, it has netted Guzman major methamphetamine manufacturer, a major cocaine shipper and Guzman security chief, seizing computer files and other valuable data.
But the peninsula also has been frequented by drug lords. Federal police arrested one of Mexico most violent drug traffickers, Teodoro canada goose outlet Garcia Simental, known as Teo, two years ago in the home he owned in La Paz, north of Los Cabos.
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