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.
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.
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