Sinaloa Cartel Branch Head Detained in Ecuador

By Geraldine Cook
January 07, 2011

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The alleged leader of an armed branch of the Mexican Sinaloa cartel in Ecuador is being detained following anti-drug operations in the Andean province of Loja (in southern Ecuador, on the border with Peru), the public prosecutor in the port of Guayaquil (in southwestern Ecuador), Antonio Gagliardo, indicated on 5 January.