President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration is likely to bolster organized crime, research says.
The District Court in Atlanta said on Monday it sentenced a US-born former high school football player who joined a Mexican drug cartel to 49 years in prison for cocaine trafficking and money laundering.
A video circulating in local media showed a man approaching and shooting a candidate for Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies after an electoral debate.
Mexican government officials said they detained the wife of the country’s biggest drug baron for laundering funds of her husband’s cartel, Reuters reported Sunday.
Drug cartels have allegedly been killing and threatening tens of people running for office across Mexico, reports Reuters.
Chihuahua governor Javier Corral alleges that the government of President Peña Nieto is denying his state financial resources in order to stop a corruption probe implicating high-ranking party officials and close aides of the President, the Guardian reported Tuesday.
A veteran figure of Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) was arrested in December for diverting public funds to his party’s gubernatorial election campaigns in a failed effort to boost the PRI’s faltering popularity.
The recent earthquake that devastated Mexico City prompted increased calls for tougher anti-corruption measures, as many say bribery allowed for greater structural damage.
A Colombian loan shark network is operating in more than three quarters of Mexico’s states marking its growing presence throughout Latin America, Mexico’s national newspaper, Milenioreported Thursday.
Mexican police arrested a woman suspected to be the leader of an organized crime group operating in the tourist resort areas of Cancun and Playa del Carmen,media reportedFriday.
A Mexican soccer star who captained the national team was among 22 people sanctioned by the US on Wednesday for alleged drug cartel links, according to the US Treasury.
The European branch of the infamous drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s cartel is now collaborating with Romanian gangsters to smuggle cocaine into the UK, the International Business Times reported onMonday.
A brutal fight between rival gangs in a Mexican prison left 28 people dead and three wounded, media reports confirmed Thursday.
More than half of Mexican companies surveyed for a study released July 3 reported paying bribes to expedite business procedures in 2016.
Mexican officials said Monday they found at the bottom of a ravine the charred remains of journalist Salvador Adame, who was missing since he was kidnapped six weeks ago.
Federalauthorities charged 11 peopleWednesday forlaundering more thanUS$40 million worth of drug money to Mexico through metro-Atlanta area money transfer services.
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.
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