The move is an attempt by AMLO's government to claw back a semblance of control in the violence-plagued state, but it gives an opening to a rival cartel.
We shadowed cartel members in Mexico along every step of the fentanyl supply chain.
Genaro García Luna, currently housed in a Brooklyn federal jail on charges that he took millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa cartel, has asked to be released for fear of contracting COVID-19.
At least four are said to be key players in the family business — and they’re continuously staving off challenges to their power.
At least one of the Sinaloa cartel leader’s sons is in Mexican custody amid gun battles on the streets of Culiacán.
In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.
Vicente Zambada, who has admitted to ordering people killed, was sentenced to 15 years and could walk free in under 5.
Hidden in golf cart batteries, the haul found by Customs could be worth around NZ$17 million.
Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
What happened behind the scenes at El Chapo's trial, according to an anonymous juror.
"Two days before my daughter was born, they kidnapped my husband's bodyguard. At dawn on the day she was born, we found him hanging from a bridge."
Eight years ago, Santiago Meza admitted to carrying out horrible acts on behalf of drug cartels. The authorities still haven't sentenced him, but on the land in Tijuana where he "worked," the evidence continues to pile up.