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McCormick weighs in on arrest, release of El Chapo's son in Reuters

October 21, 2019


Gladys McCormick

Gladys McCormick

The latest news from Mexico read like that of a country in "the throes of war," said Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. "What is incontrovertible is that the Sinaloa Cartel won yesterday’s battle," she added. "Not only did they get the government to release Ovidio, they demonstrated to the citizens of Culiacan as well as the rest of Mexico who is in control." McCormick was interviewed for the Reuters article "'Failure:' Mexico admits bungled arrest of kingpin's son after mayhem." 10/21/19

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