All About Jalisco Cartel

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 14 DEC 2015

Although details on the killing of a power drug capo's nephew are still scarce, there is reason to believe the murder foreshadows a conflict for Mexico's mighty Sinaloa Cartel. …

JALISCO CARTEL / 19 NOV 2015

Mexico has captured the alleged second in command of the Jalisco Cartel - New Generation (CJNG), striking a major blow against the criminal organization and providing a much needed…

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…

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InSight Crime Events – Border Crime: The Northern Triangle and Tri-Border Area

ARGENTINA / 25 JAN 2021

Through several rounds of extensive field investigations, our researchers have analyzed and mapped out the main illicit economies and criminal groups present in 39 border departments spread across the six countries of study – the Northern Triangle trio of Guatemala, Honduras, and El…

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InSight Crime’s ‘Memo Fantasma’ Investigation Wins Simón Bolívar National Journalism Prize

COLOMBIA / 20 NOV 2020

The staff at InSight Crime was awarded the prestigious Simón Bolívar national journalism prize in Colombia for its two-year investigation into the drug trafficker known as “Memo Fantasma,” which was…

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InSight Crime – From Uncovering Organized Crime to Finding What Works

COLOMBIA / 12 NOV 2020

This project began 10 years ago as an effort to address a problem: the lack of daily coverage, investigative stories and analysis of organized crime in the Americas. …

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InSight Crime – Ten Years of Investigating Organized Crime in the Americas

FEATURED / 2 NOV 2020

In early 2009, Steven Dudley was in Medellín, Colombia. His assignment: speak to a jailed paramilitary leader in the Itagui prison, just south of the city. Following his interview inside…