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The Costa Rican government expressed concern regarding the rising consumption of illicit narcotics, the increasing presence of Mexican drug trafficking organizations, and the level of drug-related violence.
Los Zetas is a Mexican drug trafficking organization that the President identified as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker pursuant to the Kingpin Act in April 2009.
Bonilla-Orozco receives cocaine directly from various sources in Colombia, including the rebel group Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN), and has dealt extensively with the violent Mexican drug trafficking organization, Los Zetas slammed at the time as "abusive.
It is estimated that at least 90 percent of the guns used by the Mexican drug trafficking organizations have come from the US," Matthew Price of BBC News dutifully parroted to his readers.
Most alarming for American officials is the prediction that there will be an increase in "transferred aggression" from Mexican drug trafficking organizations toward U.
Media reports alleged that elements of Venezuela's security forces directly assisted these organizations and also reported on the presence of Mexican drug trafficking organizations in Venezuela, including the Sinaloa Cartel and Los Zetas.
Although the Ignacio Coronel Villareal Mexican Drug Trafficking Organization is based in Mexico, the scope of its influence and operations penetrate throughout the United States, Mexico, and several other European, Central American, and South American countries," the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on its "Wanted" listing for Coronel.
Additionally, Mexican drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) remain the single greatest drug trafficking threat to the United States.