Mexican Drug Cartel News
The Latest: Ex-New Mexico governor criticizes border plan
Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson sent National Guard units to the Mexican border in 2010 to combat drugs and violence, but the Democrat says President Donald Trump's pledge to send troops for immigration control is a "terrible idea."
Mexican cartel leader sentenced to 43 years in US prison
Investigators: Mexican drug cartel leader whose arrest led to the killings of 12 Mexican police officers is sentenced in the US to 43 years in prison on drug charges
Confessions from a onetime Mexican drug -cartel hit man
The man, who is not using his real name and spoke to ABC News in shadow, said he is reformed and claimed to feel remorse for those he hurt.
US Secretary of State offers Philippine President help with war on drugs, if he changes tactics
During their meeting Monday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered President Rodrigo Duterte U.S. assistance in his controversial war on drugs -- if he would change tactics. According to senior aide R.C. Hammond, Tillerson made a general offer of help, not specific resources. The goal was to
New Details in Deadly Mexico Nightclub Shooting
Five people were killed, including American Alejandra Villanueva Ibarra, and 15 others were injured when a gunman opened fire in a crowded nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, authorities said.
Son of Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Has Been Kidnapped
El Chapo's 29-year-old son, Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar, was one of six people abducted from La Leche restaurant in the Mexican beach resort city of Puerto Vallarta on Monday, a prosecutor announced at a news conference Tuesday.
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
'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