Crystal meth ‘superpower’: An upstart cartel is climbing to the top of Mexico’s narco underworld

10/11/16 Business Insider

crime and drugsIn barely four years, a little-known criminal gang has grown to challenge the world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, for domination of Mexico’s narco underworld, unleashing a new tide of violence.

Once underlings in Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel, traffickers of the Jalisco New Generation cartel (CJNG) have turned on their former masters, seizing territory and buying off thousands of corrupt police.

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