On 27 January, the US Treasury Department announced the designation of Victor Manuel Felix Beltran and Alfonso Limon Sanchez, both Mexican nationals, under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (“Kingpin Act”). According to the Treasury Department, Felix Beltran is an important drug-  trafficker for the Sinaloa Cartel, and Limon Sanchez, prior to his arrest in Mexico in November 2014, allegedly supplied the Sinaloa Cartel with multiple tons of cocaine.  Both men have recently been indicted in the United States on drug trafficking charges.