Mexico Seems To Favor Sinaloa Cartel In Drug War

News & Features John Burnett , Marisa Peñaloza , Robert Benincasa · ·
A Mexican soldier stands guard as a haul of marijuana and cocaine are incinerated in the background in November 2009. Fighting among the drug cartels — and between government forces and the cartels — has cost nearly 24,000 Mexican lives since late 2006.