The Gulf Cartel is one of the oldest and most powerful of Mexico’s criminal groups but has lost territory and influence in recent years to its rivals, including its former enforcer wing, the Zetas.
Killings of police officers in Mexico’s northern state of Nuevo León have increased 143% between 2019 and 2022 amid a broader uptick in homicides, which overlaps with the Northeast Cartel’s…
US policy has exposed migrants to a greater risk of being killed, disappeared, and kidnapped in isolated stretches of the US-Mexico border.
The journey thousands of migrants take to reach the US-Mexico border is filled with daily run-ins with corrupt officials and organized crime.
The CJNG, Sinaloa Cartel, Chapitos and more have used military-style patches to promote unity and loyalty.
Despite the CJNG moving into Mexico's northern state of Tamaulipas, the Gulf Cartel remains the foremost security threat along the US border.
Some believe the CJNG’s invasion of Tamaulipas is all but a sure thing despite the Gulf Cartel’s historical roots, others are not convinced.
US officials may designate Mexican crime groups as terrorists, but this mischaracterizes the threat. …
A faction of one of Mexico's oldest organized crime groups is doing damage control following the murder of two US citizens.
Nuevo Laredo was set ablaze following the capture of a Northeast Cartel leader. But what does this mean for the city's criminal dynamics?…
A US request has led Guatemala to dismantle a prolific human smuggling ring that smuggled migrants to the United States.