Guwf Cairtel

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Guwf Cartel
Foondit 1930s–1970s[n 1][1][2]
Foondin location Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Years active 1930s−present
Territory Mexico:
Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Nuevo León
Unitit States:
Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Illinois, Florida
Ethnicity Mexican, Guatemalan
Creeminal activities Drog trokin, fowk smugglin, money launderin, extortion, kidnappin, racketeerin, theft, murther, airms trokin, bribery, prostitution, coonterfeitin, polis impersonation.
Allies Sinaloa Cairtel, Knichts Templar Cairtel
Rivals Los Zetas, Juárez Cairtel, Beltrán-Leyva Cairtel, Tijuana Cairtel, Los Negros

The Guwf Cairtel (Spaingie: Cártel del Golfo, Golfos, or CDG)[3][4] is a creeminal syndicate an drog trokin organisation in Mexico,[5] an perhaps the auldest organisit creeme group in the kintra.[6] It is currently based in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, directly athort the mairch frae Brownsville, Texas.

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  1. Accordin tae the United States Department of State, the Guwf cairtel wis oreeginally formit in the 1930s tae smuggle whisky an ither illegal commodities tae the Unitit States. Nanetheless, it significantly expandit as a drig trokin organisation in the 1970s unner Juan García Abrego.

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  1. "Narcotics Rewards Program: Antonio Ezequiel Cardenas-Guillen" (PDF). United States Department of State. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  2. (in Spaingie) Lira Saade, Carmen (15 March 2003). "La historia del cártel del Golfo". La Jornada. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  3. "La lucha entre 'golfos' y 'zetas' desgarra a Tamaulipas". La Vanguardia. 16 August 2010. 
  4. "El cártel del Golfo echa a Los Zetas de Tamaulipas". Milenio Noticias. 5 April 2010. 
  5. "Gulf Cartel". Insight: Organized Crime in the Americas. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  6. "U.S. AND MEXICAN RESPONSES TO MEXICAN DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS" (PDF). UNITED STATES SENATE CAUCUS. May 2011.