“We are preparing the children because if they lose their parents, who is going to defend them?”
As turf rivalries intensify, violent gangs step up the charm offensive to get locals on their side.
Companies in Italy, Belgium, and Romania are arming Mexican soldiers, cops, and cartels alike.
Fidel Alejandro Villegas, the police chief of the municipality of Janos, Chihuahua, is suspected of having ties to organized crime.
Ismael Zambada-Imperial was shipped overnight from Mexico to California to stand trial on federal drug charges.
Guinea-Bissau is more reminiscent of holiday destinations than some kind of drug war zone.
It would sabotage Trump's policy of sending asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their cases.
Meth's big comeback has been driven by large-scale production, and it's riding the long tail of the opioid crisis.
A series of violent incidents last month revealed the deadly power of the cartels, and the weakness of the state.
Mexico's most formidable cartel just killed at least 14 cops and wounded 9 more, using armored vehicles and high-powered rifles.
Journalist Ioan Grillo gives unique insight into the risks and complexities of the Mexican drug war.
In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.