• Drug cartels make billions in the US, but somebody else is doing the selling

    22 days ago - By Chron

    Christopher Woody/Business Insider
    US authorities continue to seize immense amounts of drugs coming to the US from South America.
    Consistent demand and established routes make the US an appealing market for traffickers.
    But in the US, relationships between wholesale distributors and retail-level sellers are murky.
    FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida - Mexican transnational criminal organizations, often called cartels, have spent decades developing connections and routes to move cocaine from South America, across the Pacific and Caribbean, through Mexico, and finally into the US.
    But once those drugs...
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