The trial of Mexico’s former top public security official will reveal shortcomings in the fight against organized crime.
In response to changes in the international marijuana trade, Mexico-based drug trafficking groups have shifted their strategies.
The shift from plant-based to synthetic drugs has upended the relationship between small farmers and crime groups in Mexico’s Golden Triangle.
Local drug sales in Sinaloa’s capital city are controlled by one of the most notorious and powerful organized crime families in Mexico.
Authorities in the United States have sanctioned a Mexican criminal group for trafficking illicit fentanyl into the country.
Mexico’s two most powerful organized crime groups are reportedly sourcing precursor chemicals from the same suppliers to produce fentanyl.
Many American users, perhaps the majority, now realize when they’re consuming illicit fentanyl. This has changed the way they look for it.
In Sinaloa, Mexico, the uptick in forced disappearances is linked to one dynamic more than any other: synthetic drugs.
US and Guatemalan authorities will tell you Moises Humberto Rivera Luna, alias "Viejo Santos," is a top member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS13). But is he?…
El Salvador will hold off on extraditing a top MS13 gang leader to the United States to face terrorism charges.
Along the US-Mexico border, a booming migrant smuggling industry is closely monitored by organized crime groups.