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  • Writer's pictureDavid Connolly

Cocaine War in Ecuador

Powerful Mexican cartels have exported their drug war south and are turning Ecuador into a war zone. The Sinaloa Cartel and Jalisco New Generation Cartel are locked in an entrenched battle to control Ecuador’s drug routes, fueling a 245 percent explosion in the country’s murder rate in just two years and driving an unprecedented number of Ecuadorians to flee to the U.S.

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