Mexican Drug Cartels Armed to the Hilt.
Today I did a telephone interview with a national US media outlet about the weapons in Mexico. People in the U.S. seem to underestimate the weapons these cartels pack. They are usually well equipped and trained. The Juarez cartel has been using street gangs to do their bad deed, but in general the sicarios (hired assassins) are armed to the teeth. Here is an example of one seizure of weapons in TJ.