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Report: Witnesses Say Man Thrown From Plane Lands On Roof Of Hospital In 'El Chapo''s Home State

MEXICO CITY (CBSNewYork) – Witnesses say a man was thrown from a plane in Mexico’s northern Sinaloa state Wednesday, according to a published report. 154 more words

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Filming Has Begun for a Miniseries Based on Jailed Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo'

The life of the Mexican drug kingpin is being brought to television screens in a drama co-produced by Netflix and Univision.

While the real Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is locked up in a cold, tiny cell in New York, his career as a drug lord apparently over, his fictional counterpart is free and in top form in Colombia, where the Univision network and Netflix are filming a television series about his life. 931 more words

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Meet the Little-Known Mexican Cartel Filling California’s Demand for Heroin

A little-known drug trafficking group in Mexico called “Las Moicas” has not only successfully defended its foothold in the U.S. heroin market for years against Mexico’s most powerful cartels, but recent reports suggest that it might be expanding. 561 more words

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NEW DOCUMENTARY GOES INSIDE EL CHAPO’S SINALOA DRUG CARTEL

The staggering death toll in Mexico’s drug war has outpaced the number of civilian deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan combined.

A new documentary by Spanish journalist David Beriain discloses what and who is behind the brutality that has turned Mexico into one of the most violent places in the world. 527 more words

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Son of Sinaloa drug lord missing from prison in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, March 16 (Reuters) – The son of one of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords is missing from prison in the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa and is presumed to have escaped, local media reported on Thursday. 151 more words

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24 members of El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel captured along Arizona border in 'Operation Diablo Express'

TUCSON, Ariz. — The highly secretive, daylong law enforcement operation around the Arizona border with Mexico resulted in the arrest of two dozen alleged high-level Mexican drug cartel members, according to a U.S. 395 more words

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Another drug kingpin escapes from prison

Juan José Esparragoza Monzón, aka “El Negro,” escaped from a prison in Culiacán in a mid-day jailbreak.  He was on the Justice Ministry’s list of 122 top targets; his capture on  January 19  was announced in a press conference by Mexico’s national security commissioner, Renato Sales.   80 more words

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