All About Jalisco Cartel

EL CHAPO / 10 NOV 2015

News outlets in Mexico are reporting contradictory stories about whether the Jalisco and Sinaloa Cartels are friends, enemies or something in between.

COLOMBIA / 9 NOV 2015

In its 2015 annual drug assessment, the DEA emphasizes Mexico cartel dominance of the US drug market, highlighting the growing strength of the Jalisco Cartel. …

JALISCO CARTEL / 3 NOV 2015

Organized crime in Mexico has enjoyed 40 years of growth. From the administrations of Jose Lopez Portillo to Enrique Peña Nieto, the map of organized crime has evolved and shifted while…

JALISCO CARTEL / 23 OCT 2015

Mexico's cartels continue to flaunt their engineering capabilities with the discovery of a drug trafficking tunnel on the US-Mexico border, drawing further attention to the growing power of one of…

JALISCO CARTEL / 20 AUG 2015

For the second time this year, the US Treasury Department has targeted Mexican drug trafficking group Los Cuinis, placing a surprising amount of attention on this relatively unknown criminal organization.

JALISCO CARTEL / 2 JUL 2015

The son of a leader of the Jalisco Cartel New Generation (CJNG) has been arrested three times and released twice by Mexico's justice system, highlighting the difficulties authorities face…

JALISCO CARTEL / 10 JUN 2015

A Mexican government official has declared that only two drug cartels remain in the country, a claim that is debatable, but reflects the ongoing trend towards criminal fragmentation.

JALISCO CARTEL / 8 JUN 2015

The ongoing aggression of Mexico's Jalisco Cartel - New Generation suggests the government's message to cartels to keep violence down or be dismantled is yet to sink in…

JALISCO CARTEL / 25 MAY 2015

Police in Mexico have killed 42 alleged cartel members in the most deadly drug war confrontation of recent times -- and one that has yet again raised suspicions about the…

EL MENCHO / 21 MAY 2015

The Jalisco Cartel's rapid ascent, and the meteoric rise of its leader from a relative unknown to a notorious drug lord, follow a criminal evolution seen with other groups in…

JALISCO CARTEL / 21 MAY 2015

Recent high-profile attacks in Mexico's Jalisco state demonstrate the Jalisco Cartel's capacity for coordinated violence. Regardless of the eventual consequences, there are several points to consider in terms of the…

JALISCO CARTEL / 20 MAY 2015

A shootout between Mexico's federal police and alleged criminals has left at least eight dead in Jalisco state, in what could be a harbinger of more violence as security forces…

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