All About Juarez Cartel

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 25 JUL 2016

The founder of Mexico's notorious and now defunct Guadalajara Cartel, Rafael Caro Quintero, has been linked to two recent events that have raised alarm among authorities three years after a…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 28 MAR 2016

A convicted financial operator of Mexico's Juárez Cartel is also the legal representative of a firm involved in the buying and selling of European soccer players.

ELITES AND CRIME / 25 MAR 2016

A former executive of the Bank of Mexico received government contracts worth over $30 million despite his conviction years earlier of being a financial operator for the Juárez Cartel.

GULF CARTEL / 6 NOV 2015

Beginning in the 1990s, Mexico's cartels began recruiting hired gunmen to act as armed cells. Since then, violence against civilians with no links to organized crime has escalated as these…

HOMICIDES / 7 OCT 2015

Mexico's Chihuahua state registered its lowest monthly homicide numbers since 2007, but per capita violence levels in rural areas of the state are alarmingly high as criminal groups continue to…

BARRIO AZTECA / 3 SEP 2015

The latest report on Texas gangs has downgraded the threat posed by Barrio Azteca while upgrading the MS13, reflecting how US gangs often respond to Latin American underworld dynamics.

ILLEGAL MINING / 22 APR 2015

A new video of a caravan of hitmen in northern Mexican offers a rare view of the fighting forces of Mexico’s criminal organizations, and may reflect the ongoing incursion of…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 20 APR 2015

Authorities have captured the alleged head of the Juarez Cartel, once one of Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking organizations that has since declined into a minor player in the country's…

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…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 25 JUL 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people in Mexico have been internally displaced due to violence perpetrated by organized crime groups but the majority have yet to receive adequate assistance from Mexican…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 3 JUL 2014

A prominent news site has released information suggesting US officials allowed informants from Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel to continue trafficking drugs during a turf war with the Juarez Cartel, but did…

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