Mexico witnessed a record-breaking number of homicides and murder investigations in May, according to government data published Wednesday.
The Mexican government has targeted journalists, lawyers, and anti-corruption activists using spyware intended for monitoring criminals and terrorists, according to a report released Monday.
Mexican authorities announced Monday the arrest of a fugitive ex-governor, suspected of corruption, who hid in Panama and tried to flee to Paris, France.
U.S. authorities on Wednesday captured 21 suspected members of the MS-13 gang, one of the country’s largest and most dangerous criminal organizations, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Javier Valdez Cardenas, a well-respected Mexican journalist who covered drug trafficking and organized crime, was murdered in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa on Monday, media reported.
A Mexican woman who became a prominent activist for families of missing relatives after a cartel killed her daughter was murdered in her home on Wednesday - Mother’s Day in Mexico.
In just four days, Ecuador seized 3.2 metric tons of cocaine, raising concerns about the country’s growing involvement in transnational drug trafficking and its ability to handle security challenges, Insight Crime reported Wednesday.
A U.S. government report shows that drug traffickers adapt their techniques in response to increased overland security defying President Trump’s logic that a border wall will prevent the entry of illicit drugs, InSight Crime reported Monday.
Mexican authorities captured on Tuesday Sinaloa cartel kingpin Damaso Lopez who was once Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman’s right-hand man, the Guardian reported.
Two drug cartel leaders were killed Saturday in separate clashes with Mexican authorities in the northern state of Tamaulipas, the Associated Press reported.
Guatemala detained Saturday the former governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state who fled his country last October after he was accused of diverting millions of dollars from state coffers to phantom companies, the New York Times reported.
Italian authorities captured in Florence Sunday a fugitive Mexican former-governor charged with drug smuggling, bank fraud, racketeering and money laundering, Mexico’s attorney general’s office announced.
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.
United States authorities on Wednesday said they arrested a Mexican attorney general on charges that he conspired to smuggle heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana into the U.S.
U.S. Federal prosecutors are investigating North Korea’s role in the attempted theft of nearly US$ 1 billion from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in February 2016.
Miroslava Breach, 58, a Mexican journalist who specialized in organized crime and corruption, was shot eight times in her car Thursday morning as she pulled out of her drive in state capital Chihuahua to take her son to school.
A U.S. court on Friday sentenced a pimp to more than 15 years in prison after one of his victims told judges he forced her to have sex with 60 men a day.
A leader of the Sinaloa Cartel pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering in United States federal court on Thursday, admitting he was responsible for moving tons of narcotics and millions of dollars between the U.S. and Mexico, authorities said.
A former Mexican state governor was arrested Thursday for embezzlement and misusing state funds after he allegedly granted irregular tax incentives to Korean carmaker KIA Motors which cost the state 3.128 billion pesos (US$ 147 million), state officials reported.
Mexican authorities said today that they had rescued footballer Alan Pulido shortly before midnight Sunday after he was kidnapped on Saturday night, according to a release from the State Government of Tamaulipas. The release said that he was being medically assessed.
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