Mexico, U.S. Attempt to ‘Freeze’ Arms Trafficking at San Diego-Tijuana Crossing


From the San Diego Union-Tribune: The U.S. and Mexico have agreed to jointly tackle arms trafficking, naming the San Diego-Tijuana border crossing as one of five main ports where resources should be focused to stem the southbound flow of illegal guns... The agreement comes after last week’s failed attempt to arrest Ovidio Guzmán, who faces a U.S. extradition request and is the son of the head of the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. The elder Guzmán is serving a life sentence in the U.S., and his 28-year-old son has stepped into a leadership role in the organization since his capture.

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