P is for Pelones (los): sicarios that were originally assembled by the
Beltran Leyva brothers for the Sinaloa Federation
P is for Perico or cocaine. A parrot. Nickname based on the idea that
it "goes up the nose".
P is for pez gordo (m.): big fish, big boss
P is for PGR: La Procuraduria General de la Republica. The institutional
agency of the Mexican Attorney General
P is for pist: the 'game'. Literally, 'the track' as in racing.
Refers to the business at hand.
P is for Plaza: Territory, turf. Can also refer to the product being
moved or in dispute.
P is for PROCAMPO: Federal program to provide financial support for
farmers and ejiditarios. Recent revelations indicate that it has been
a cash-cow for agribusiness and PRI party members. Little of the
original program (to provide irrigation etc.) has benefitted the
P is for Project Gunrunner: US DOJ and ATF plan to disrupt illegal flow
of guns from US into Mexico.