In response to changes in the international marijuana trade, Mexico-based drug trafficking groups have shifted their strategies.
Nuevo Laredo was set ablaze following the capture of a Northeast Cartel leader. But what does this mean for the city's criminal dynamics?…
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.
Migrant encounters and seizures of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl are often erroneously conflated and linked together.
Synthetic drugs like methamphetamine, fentanyl, and ecstasy are reshaping Latin America's drug trade.
Paraguayan authorities have dismantled a network of pharmacies that illegally sold morphine and fentanyl.
Tusi, a pink synthetic drug powder, is increasing its share of Latin America's drug markets.
Why did drug trafficking enjoy such a boom during the COVID-19 pandemic…