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After a lifetime in the shadows, Sandra Ávila Beltrán is turning to social media to trade on her mythical status in Mexican culture.
Caro Quintero—a founder of the Guadalajara Cartel and famous for his massive weed plantations—was taken into custody again after being released from a Mexican prison in 2013.
The U.S. placed a $5 million bounty on the head of Herlinda Bobadilla and two of her sons just two weeks ago because of their alleged drug-trafficking organization.
Herlinda Bobadilla, also known as “La Chinda,” allegedly runs the Montes drug cartel with her two sons.
Jessica Oseguera is the daughter of CJNG cartel founder Nemesio Ruben Oseguera Cervantes, who has a $10 million bounty on his head.
The accident shows the increasing attraction of the narco lifestyle to young people in Sinaloa, home to the legendary drug cartel.
Little was known about the charges against Marta Julia Lorenzana-Cordon when she was arrested last year, but recently unsealed documents shed fresh light on her alleged crimes.
Juan Orlando Hernández was taken into custody in the Honduran capital following an extradition request from the U.S. based on drug and weapons charges.
The extradition request, charges and arrest come after years of allegations in the U.S. courts that Juan Orlando Hernández oversaw a "narco state" during his time in office.
The sentencing of another drug kingpin in the U.S. is putting the pressure on former President Juan Orlando Hernández.
Óscar Moreno Ricardo spent two decades building submersibles that drug-traffickers use to move cocaine from Colombia to the United States and other countries in the region.
Cuauhtémoc Gutiérrez, the former leader of the Mexico City branch of the PRI political party, was arrested at the end of December. Allegations he ran a sex ring emerged nearly 20 years ago.