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Mexico’s Violent Juarez Cartel Capo, Almost a King, Now a Prisoner

EL VICEROY / 10 OCT 2014

Authorities in Mexico have captured the legendary Juarez Cartel leader Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "Viceroy," who may be best remembered for presiding over the city of Juarez during what was…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 1 SEP 2014

The leaders of some of Mexico's principal drug cartels recently staged a narco-summit to reconfigure the criminal landscape, according to reports in local media, which, if accurate, could mark the…

EL VICEROY / 18 DEC 2010

In July 2009, the Eastern District of New York filed an indictment against Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy," one of the leaders of the Juarez Cartel. Carrillo…

EL VICEROY / 17 DEC 2010

A judge this week dismissed the most serious charges against one of the leaders of the Juarez Cartel, Vicente Carrillo Leyva, opening the possibility of his release from…

EL VICEROY / 1 NOV 2010

The Diario de Juarez published a moving editorial over the weekend entitled "What Do You Want From Us?" concerning the recent death of a staff photographer on…

EL VICEROY / 2017-03-10 00:13:34

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy," inherited the Juárez Cartel after his brother died in 1997. At that point, the cartel was the most powerful drug trafficking organization in Mexico.

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15 OCT 2021

In October, InSight Crime and American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) began a year-long project on illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing in…

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At InSight Crime's annual treat, we ramped up hostile environment and emergency first aid training for our 40-member staff, many of whom conduct on-the-ground investigations in dangerous corners of the region.

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Series on Environmental Crime in the Amazon Generates Headlines

17 SEP 2021

InSight Crime and the Igarapé Institute have been delighted at the response to our joint investigation into environmental crimes in the Colombian Amazon. Coverage of our chapters dedicated to illegal mining…