Sinaloa Cartel

News of Zealand

The Sinaloa Cartel Just Tried To Smuggle 110kg of Meth Into NZ, Experts Say

Hidden in golf cart batteries, the haul found by Customs could be worth around NZ$17 million.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.5.19
crime

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.12.18
true crime

How a Brooklyn Gang May Have Gotten Crazy Rich Dealing for El Chapo

Experts suspect the Sinaloa Cartel of supplying heroin to Bushwick Crew, a flashy street gang cops say lived hard, fast, and deadly.
Francisco Alvarado
9.26.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be Married to a Mexican Drug Trafficker

"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."
Andrea Juárez
4.3.18
VICE News

One Man Dissolved Dozens of Bodies and Dumped Them in This Mass Grave in Mexico

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.
Laura Sánchez Ley
12.7.17
Photos

Inside a Terrifying Stop for Migrants Heading to the US

We traveled to a nearly inaccessible spot in the Sonora desert where organized crime groups detain people on their way to North America.
Daniel Ojeda
10.20.17
Drugs

Drug Smugglers Love This Janky Boat

The cheap, fast, and unremarkable panga boat has been a fixture off the California coast for years. Even after El Chapo's capture, it may be a cartel standard.
Dave Minsky
6.29.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Cops involved in Alton Sterling's death duck federal charges, dozens killed in ISIS attack on Syrian refugee camp, ​NSA collected millions of phone records last year, and more.
VICE Staff
5.3.17