Mexican Drug Cartel News
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.
Mexico's Rights Body: Federal Police Executed 22 During Raid
Mexico's human rights agency is accusing federal police of executing at least 22 people during a raid on suspected cartel members last year and then rearranging the scene by moving bodies and planting guns to support the official version of the bloodshed
Mexico's Rights Agency Says Police Executed 22 at Ranch
Mexico's human rights commission says federal police executed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then moved bodies and planted guns to corroborate the official account that they died in a gunbattle
Abduction of Mexican Drug Lord's Son Could Unleash Violence
A "gutsy" move by a rising Mexican drug cartel to abduct a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is raising alarms of a likely wave of bloodshed as it challenges his Sinaloa Cartel
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
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,