With the seemingly unstoppable flow of narcotics over the US-Mexico border, we hear from two experts on the weapons and the money laundering that underpin the drug trade – all against the context of the Trump administration’s shifting policies towards Mexico and the priorities for the Biden administration.

Michael S. Vigil, a 31-year veteran of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and was a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES). He served as the Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s Caribbean and San Diego Divisions. He was also the Chief of International Operations responsible for all offices worldwide, which included Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. Alvan Romero, Retired IRS-Criminal Investigation Special Agent who specialized as an Undercover Operative in Money Laundering and in Financial Tax Fraud/Tax Evasion Federal Investigations.