The family of imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo'' Guzman is planning on building Mexico’s first indigenous university and hopes President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado will lay the cornerstone, according to a lawyer claiming to represent him.
Mexico is one step closer to getting a new ‘National Guard’ to help the fight against endemic organized crime after the lower house voted overwhelmingly in favor of the force on Wednesday.
Fifteen people were left dead and nine wounded on Sunday night, after a series of attacks in and around the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, The Associated Press reported.
Mexico witnessed a record-breaking number of homicides and murder investigations in May, according to government data published Wednesday.
Mexican authorities captured on Tuesday Sinaloa cartel kingpin Damaso Lopez who was once Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman’s right-hand man, the Guardian reported.
Alfredo Beltran Leyva, an ex drug cartel leader once allied with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman received a life sentence in a U.S. prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to running a drug trafficking operation that smuggled tons of cocaine and methamphetamine into the U.S.
Fifteen police officers were killed in the Western Mexican state of Jalisco Monday evening in a clash with suspected drug cartel members.
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