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9 Dec 2023

Fentanyl Crisis Strains US-Mexico Diplomatic Relations

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen declared sanctions against 15 individuals and two companies tied to major Mexican drug cartels. Targeted economic measures were implemented to tackle the fentanyl crisis and disrupt transnational organized crime group finances. Editorial Mercado Ecuestre and retail pharmacy Dtfaculsa face asset freezes, indicating a strategic shift in the anti-cartel initiative. [Source](https://english.elpais.com/usa/2023-12-07/fentanyl-crisis-strains-us-mexico-diplomatic-relations.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=echobox&utm_source=Twitter&ssm=TW_CM_EN#Echobox=1701965500)