Meet the Up-and-Coming Narcos Who Could Be Worse Than El Chapo
In the bastion of the Sinaloa cartel fears are growing that the recapture of El Chapo, and the demise of the old-guard leaders, could give the more impulsive generation of narcojuniors free rein.
Mexico Just Released a 19-Minute Video About El Chapo’s Recapture
The video reveals some previously unseen footage but leaves several questions unanswered about the operation, and contains an embarrassing mistake.
Spain’s Arrest of an Allegedly Corrupt Mexican Governor Highlights Impunity in Mexico
Humberto Moreira is due to appear in a Madrid court on Friday following his arrest in an investigation into money laundering that reportedly also includes evidence that he was working for the Zetas cartel.
Mexico Says It Wants to Extradite Chapo and Predicts a Long Legal Battle With His Lawyers
The failure to extradite the drug lord before his elaborate jailbreak in July had strained relations with the United States, but now Mexico has publicly committed itself to backing existing requests for him to stand trial over the border.
Chapo’s Return to Prison: The Hunt, the Biopic, and a Weakness for Tunnels
The drug lord is back in the same maximum-security prison from which he escaped in July after a spectacular arrest that reads like a screenplay, though the ending presumably differs from the biopic the Mexican authorities say he was planning.