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Everything We Know About El Chapo’s Sons, ‘Los Chapitos’

At least four are said to be key players in the family business — and they’re continuously staving off challenges to their power.

10.16.19

'El Mencho' Wants to Replace 'El Chapo' and He's Killing Mexican Cops at Will

Mexico's most formidable cartel just killed at least 14 cops and wounded 9 more, using armored vehicles and high-powered rifles.

10.10.19

Watching This Grandma Make Mole Is the Comfort Food I Crave

Angela, a tiny abuelita, has become a bona fide YouTube star and racked up more than 1.3 million followers in just one month.

10.8.19

What It's Like to Report On the Mexican Drug Wars

Journalist Ioan Grillo gives unique insight into the risks and complexities of the Mexican drug war.

9.26.19

It’s Not Just Trump: There's a Worldwide War on Asylum Seekers

Wealthy countries are making it harder and harder for the world's most desperate people to seek refuge.

9.6.19

How a 'Fake Guru' Set Up a 'Wild Wild Country'-Style Commune in the Mexican Jungle

Former followers of Ozen Rajneesh accuse the guru of being a 'fake,' cheating them out of thousands of dollars, and mishandling the disappearance of a commune member.

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8.22.19

These Two People Can Now Legally Use Cocaine in Mexico

A Mexican judge ruled that private use of cocaine "doesn't put one's health at great risk."

8.9.19

Brutal Murder of 19 People in Mexico Could Be Related to Avocado Trade, Expert Says

A researcher believes the horrifying public display of bodies that took place in Uruapan this week stems back to the high demand for avocados.

7.22.19

It's Game of Thrones in Cartel Land Now That El Chapo's in Prison for Life

In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.

7.22.19

A Cartel Kingpin’s Son Just Claimed His Prize for Testifying Against El Chapo

Vicente Zambada, who has admitted to ordering people killed, was sentenced to 15 years and could walk free in under 5.

7.4.19

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011.

7.3.19

Migrant Father Who Drowned With Daughter Was Extorted Hours Before Crossing

“It’s very obvious that those who can get money and pay, they can cross. Those who don’t, they just languish.”​

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