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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


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


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


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

Drug Wars

"El Chapo" Guzman No Longer Chicago's "Public Enemy No. 1"

CHICAGO (AP) — An anti-crime group in Chicago is stripping alleged drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman of his title as the city’s Public Enemy No. 119 more words


01.22.17: The Sinaloa Connection

Following the extradition of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States this past Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice released a detention memo outlining the allegations against the infamous head of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico. 675 more words

Daily Update

'A life of crime, violence and death': U.S. wants $14 billion from 'El Chapo' after extradition from Mexico

NEW YORK — Saying they were bringing the world’s most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman as the murderous architect of a 3-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug addiction and announced they were seeking a $14 billion forfeiture from him. 448 more words