Acts of violence directly targeting government officials are more common in Mexico and Brazil than in other parts of the world.
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.
US immigration policies have had numerous unintended consequences, including bolstering criminal organizations along the US-Mexico border.
The CJNG, Sinaloa Cartel, Chapitos and more have used military-style patches to promote unity and loyalty.
Clashes between the Sinaloa Cartel and the CJNG in Chiapas, close to the Mexico-Guatemala border have displacee of thousands.
A new study shows how gang recruiters in Mexico target young men who have been exposed to crime at a young age.
Drone attacks carried out by the Familia Michoacana forced hundreds of residents of towns in Guerrero, Mexico, to flee their homes.
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.