Inside the Ornate World of El Chapo Nail Art
"Narco fashion is huge. It's such a part of our culture, it's so woven into our cultural fabric as Mexicans."
In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug
Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
El Chapo Smuggled Coke Inside Fake Pickled Jalapeño Cans, Witness Testifies
The cartel transported an estimated $500 million worth of cocaine into the US in cans labeled La Comadre Pickled Jalapeño Peppers.
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.
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.
This Temple of Bones Is One of Mexico’s Top Restaurants
We spoke to chef Alfonso Cadena about why he lined the walls of Guadalajara’s Hueso with thousands of animal bones, and what happened when El Chapo’s sons were kidnapped at gunpoint at his other restaurant, La Leche.
Drug Kingpin El Chapo Extradited from Mexico to US
Mexico agreed to the transfer last year under the condition that Guzman wouldn’t receive the death penalty.
This Chef Is Pairing Burgers with £500 Bottles of Wine
Ben Denner split up the traditional burgers-and-beer combo to open Lucky Chip Burgers & Wine: a restaurant that pairs the grape with the beef patty.
Heartbreaking Photos of People Displaced by Mexico's Drug Violence
For years, Fernando Brito has been documenting crime and its consequences in his home state of Sinaloa.
Nathaniel Janowitz, Photos by Fernando Brito
The City of Crosses: Inside Culiacan, the Home of El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel
Culiacan, the stronghold of the Sinaloa cartel, headed by Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, is an open museum dedicated to the imagery of its gangsters.
Wanted Criminal Kingpins Probably Shouldn’t Try to Make Biopics About Their Lives
But there's more to their attempts at cinematic legacy than stupidity and hubris.
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Watch GoPro Footage of the Raid That Helped Bring Down El Chapo (Again)
It's pretty much as intense as you would expect.