Mexico's most formidable cartel just killed at least 14 cops and wounded 9 more, using armored vehicles and high-powered rifles.
The hitman talked about the Zetas’ relationship with local politicians in the state of Veracruz, the cartel’s wars with rivals, and the toll his “work” has taken on his personal life.
The wave of attacks have been widely blamed on the Jalisco New Generation Cartel that in recent years has grown into one of Mexico’s most important criminal groups.
The Jalisco New Generation Cartel became a prime target of the Mexican government after it launched attacks against the authorities that included shooting down a military helicopter in May 2015.
Drug lord Chapo Guzmán's escape from a maximum-security prison overshadowed the arrest of other capos and underlined how few new ideas the government has brought to the fight against Mexico's cartels.
Antonio Oseguera Cervantes is identified as the brother of elusive drug lord "El Mencho," leader of the Jalisco New Generation cartel.
Critics say the recent revolving door for 25-year-old Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez is a stark example of the Mexican justice system's corruption and ineptitude.
When residents of Mexico's second largest city shop, eat, drink, dance, fill up their gas tanks, or even pay their rent, they may be inadvertently helping drug cartels.
In Ocotlan, Jalisco, locals called the government's raid of a cartel-controlled ranch a "massacre." Authorities hit the airwaves to deny the claims, but troubling inconsistencies hover over the case.
Local news outlets said "El Mencho" was the target of a military operation on Friday that sparked a wave of violence leaving at least seven dead, including three Mexican soldiers.
Not even Mexico's famous tequila industry is immune to extortion and intimidation linked to the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion. On March 19, the group carried out another ambush on state forces, leaving 11 dead.