Fentanyl and meth that was seized by US Customs and Border Protection officers inside a load of Mexican produce heading into Arizona in January. Photo: AP

Mexican drug lord El Chapo’s in jail, but Chinese fentanyl is still fuelling his Sinaloa cartel’s business

  • The convicted drug lord’s business is now run by Ismael ‘El Mayo’ Zambada, and has continued to develop a highly lucrative profit in the trade and use of the synthetic opioid
  • But the Mexican government now says there is officially no more narco war, so catching drug lords and cartels is no longer their top priority
Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids

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Fentanyl and meth that was seized by US Customs and Border Protection officers inside a load of Mexican produce heading into Arizona in January. Photo: AP
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