Mexican Drug Cartel News
Judge Targeted by Trump Once Faced Death Threats From Mexican Cartel
The federal judge being attacked by Donald Trump because of his Mexican heritage once faced something much more dangerous than the presumptive Republican nominee’s verbal barbs. In the 1990s, Gonzalo Curiel was targeted for assassination when he was a federal prosecutor working to lock up some of
Homicides Rise 15.4 Percent in Mexico in 1st Half of 2016
Mexican government figures say homicides rose 15.4 percent in the first half of 2016 from the same period of last year
8 Shark Fishermen of Same Family Killed in Southern Mexico
Mexican authorities are investigating the killing of eight adult members of a family in a popular beach resort city in the southern state of Oaxaca
'Cartel Land' Explores Deadly Consequences of Illegal Drug Trade
Filmmaker Matthew Heineman's Oscar-nominated film gives a chilling depiction of how the U.S.'s growing demand for illegal drugs helps fuel Mexico's drug war.
Pope Francis Calls for 'Open Hearts' During Mass at US-Mexico Border
On the last day of his trip to Mexico, Pope Francis visited a prison, spoke to business leaders and workers, and hosted a Mass near the U.S.-Mexico border. At the border, the Pontiff asked the world to recognize the plight of people who risk their lives to flee violence, extortion and poverty at
New Photos of 'El Chapo' Moments After He Was Captured
In the interview with Sean Penn, the infamous drug lord claims he hasn't done drugs in decades.
Search for 43 Students Yields 129 Other Bodies in Mexico : What We Know
Mexican authorities have discovered 129 other bodies while searching for 43 missing college students over the last 10 months. Authorities have not made a connection between these bodies and those of the 43 young men who disappeared after clashing with police in Iguala, Mexico, on Sept. 26,
Waging War on Heroin in the Suburbs
It was just another school day when Gee Vigna went to wake up her daughter Nicky, who was in high school, but Vigna knew something was wrong the moment she saw her daughter lying in bed. “She was completely gray, her eyes were rolled back in the back of her head and she was frothing at the mouth,”
Alleged Mexican Drug Cartel Thugs Kidnap American 'Courier' in SC
FBI: Case Sends Message US 'Will Not Tolerate the Kidnapping of American Citizens'