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Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore

Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore. MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press • November 29, 2013. In this Aug. 14, 2013 photo, Mexican army soldiers enter the iron ore mine in the town of Aquila, Mexico. A resident of Aquila, said that since 2012, the Knights Templar cartel demanded residents hand over part of the royalty payments from

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Mexican Drug Cartels Now Make Money Exporting Iron Ore

Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion, and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country's economy. This month, federal officials confirmed the cartels have even entered the country's lucrative mining industry, exporting iron ore to Chinese mills.

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Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore

Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore. Read full article. Mark Stevenson, Associated Press. November 29, 2013, 8:46 AM. exporting iron ore to Chinese mills.

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Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore

Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore Published Fri, Nov 29 2013 12:06 PM EST Updated Fri, Nov 29 2013 12:19 PM EST A worker and crane at a port in Mexico.

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Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore . exporting iron ore to Chinese mills. Such large-scale illegal mining operations were long thought to be wild rumor, but federal officials

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The iron ore, meanwhile, has both swelled the cartels' bankrolls, giving them more money to buy guns and bribe officials, and fed the hunger of Asian steel mills.

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Mexican drug cartels diversify: Now make money mining and

Mexican drug cartels diversify: Now make money mining and selling ore to the Chinese That news served as a wake-up call to Mexicans that drug traffickers have penetrated the country's economy at

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Mexican drug cartels now exporting ore, involved in mining

Nov 29, 2013· Mexican drug cartels now exporting ore, involved in mining industry exporting iron ore to Chinese and other foreign mills. has both swelled the cartels' bankrolls, giving them more money

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Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Drug cartel a misnomer as Mexico criminal group earns more

Mar 17, 2014· Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, told local media that drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits in 2013 from the sale of iron ore, according to his estimates.

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Mar 17, 2014· Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mar 17, 2014· Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

Mar 17, 2014· This March 12, 2014 photo shows a confiscated iron ore mining operation near the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point that drug trafficking doesn’t even rank among its top sources of income, according to the federal government.

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Forget crystal meth, we're dealing iron ore: Mexican drug

Forget crystal meth. The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point that drug trafficking doesn't even rank among its top sources of income.

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Mexican cartel earns more from mining and logging than

Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexican drug cartel moves from meth to iron ore mining

Mar 17, 2014· Mexican drug cartel moves from meth to iron ore mining processing, storage, permits and finally export.” The ore itself doesn’t go for that price; the cartel skims $15 for every ton

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Chinese iron trade fuels port clash with Mexican drug cartel

Jan 01, 2014· The Knights Templar cartel, steadily diversifying into other businesses, became so successful at exporting iron ore to China that the Mexican Navy in

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Knights Templar drug cartel turns to iron ore, logging and

The Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has now turned to illegal mining, logging and extortion to make money, according to a government official.

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Mexican drug cartels now exporting ore, involved in mining industry exporting iron ore to Chinese mills. has both swelled the cartels' bankrolls, giving them more money to buy guns and

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Mexican Drug Cartel Caught in Heavy Ore Export Business

Nov 29, 2013· Mexican drug cartels have been confronted at Lazaro Cardenas port in an illegal export operation involving iron ore that is believed to have been going on since at least 2008. Mexican drug cartels have extended their reach of power beyond the import and export of illegal goods. An article by Mark Stevenson with YahooNews covered the story.

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Mexican police seize 119,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by

Mar 04, 2014· In November last year, the Mexican Navy took over control of the port to cut off illicit income for the Michoacán-based Knights Templar drug cartel, said to have been mining or stealing iron ore

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Mexican drug cartels now exporting ore, involved in mining

Mexican drug cartels now exporting ore, involved in mining industry exporting iron ore to Chinese and other foreign mills. has both swelled the cartels' bankrolls, giving them more money

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Mexican drug cartels now exporting ore, involved in mining

Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore by MARK STEVENSON,Associated Press 29 November 2013 00:02-05:00 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country’s economy.

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Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexican Cartels Make More Money From Iron Ore Than Drug

Instead, iron ore is now their main source of revenue. A special envoy to the Mexican government told the Associated Press that the cartel’s main sources of income are now mining, logging and

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Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore The

Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

This March 12, 2014 photo shows a confiscated iron ore mining operation near the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point that drug trafficking doesn’t even rank among its top sources of income, according to the federal government.

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Knights Templar drug cartel turns to iron ore, logging and

Iron ore, logging and extortion: How the Mexican cartels have moved beyond drugs as their main source of income. Knights Templar known for making money from drugs such as crystal meth

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Mexican drug cartels now involved in mining industry

Mexican drug cartels now involved in mining industry Published Friday, November 29, 2013 7:31AM EST In this Aug. 14, 2013 photo, Mexican army soldiers enter the iron ore mine in the town of Aquila

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Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping. Now, federal officials confirm the cartels have even entered the

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Chinese iron trade fuels port clash with Mexican drug cartel

The Knights Templar cartel, steadily diversifying into other businesses, became so successful at exporting iron ore to China that the Mexican Navy in November had to move in and take over the port

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Mexican drug cartel moves from meth to iron ore mining

Mexican drug cartel moves from meth to iron ore mining processing, storage, permits and finally export.” The ore itself doesn’t go for that price; the cartel skims $15 for every ton

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Mexican cartel earns more from mining and logging than

Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore KSL

Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore The Hour

Mar 17, 2014· Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Drug cartel a misnomer as Mexico criminal group earns more

Mar 17, 2014· Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, told local media that drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits in 2013 from the sale of iron ore, according to his estimates.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

Mar 17, 2014· The cartel counts illegal mining, logging and extortion as its biggest moneymakers, said Alfredo Castillo, the Mexican government's special envoy sent to restore the rule of law in Michoacan, the state controlled by the Knights Templar the last several years. Iron ore "is their principle source of income," Castillo told The Associated Press.

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

This March 12, 2014 photo shows a confiscated iron ore mining operation near the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point that drug trafficking doesn’t even rank among its top sources of income, according to the federal government.

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Crackdown hits cartel's iron ore exports

Iron ore exports are going to be well down this year but the reason isn’t a soft market or poor prices. It’s due to efforts to break a drug cartel’s hold on that particular business.

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Knights Templar drug gang corners Mexican iron ore trade

Jan 02, 2014· The Knights Templar cartel, steadily diversifying into other businesses, became so successful at exporting iron ore to China that the Mexican navy in November had to move in

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Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore Inquirer News

Mar 17, 2014· Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore Associated Press / 01:38 PM March 17, 2014 In this March 12, 2014, Mexican federal police fly over the Balsas River near the Pacific port of

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Mexico shuts drug cartel iron ore mines MacroBusiness

Aug 19, 2014· Mexican drug cartels abandoned crystal meth and cocaine in favour of iron ore shipments to China. Now, the dream is over: Mexican authorities have shut down 946 iron ore mines in three states as

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The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point that drug trafficking doesn't even rank among its top sources of income. Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

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Alonso Ancira, president of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel, recently told local journalists that he estimated drug cartels earned $1 billion in profits from selling iron ore in 2013.

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Chinese iron trade fuels port clash with Mexican drug cartel

Jan 01, 2014· The Knights Templar cartel, steadily diversifying into other businesses, became so successful at exporting iron ore to China that the Mexican Navy in

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Drugs, Cock Fights and Iron Ore -- a Chinese Connection to

Apr 12, 2014· While his murder remains unsolved, the Mexican government suspects drug cartel involvement over wars to control the extraction and export of iron ore, as the Knights Templar cartel mines in lands over which the corporation is supposed to have exclusive legal rights. The cartel is accused of exporting much of this mineral to China, in exchange

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