Inside world's most powerful cartel - boiling bodies, child soldiers and lethal fentanyl

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Nia Dalton
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Friday, August 11, 2023
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Considered the world's most powerful and largest drug trafficking organisation, the Sinaloa Cartel is an organised crime syndicate that has ruled large segments of Mexico's people, territory and economy since the 1980s.

From barbarically boiling human bodies in barrels of acid to recruiting child soldiers to fight in rival wars, and transporting fentanyl across the States, the infamous cartel is known for its brutal attacks and jailed drug lords.On Wednesday, the Ecuadorian presidential candidate, Fernando Villavicencio, was shot dead at a political rally in the capital, days after he revealed he had received multiple death threats from people linked to the Sinaloa Cartel. . . .