How Kate Del Castillo Became the Rebel Celebrity Who Took Sean Penn to ‘Chapo’

The interview orchestrated by the Mexican actress raises tough questions for her career, her new tequila brand, and the whole business of narco pop media at large.


Why Chapo’s Capture Won’t Stop the Flow of Weed, Meth, Cocaine, and Heroin

Leading analysts and critics of the US-backed drug war in Mexico say that the arrest of the world's most wanted drug lord means little to the actual street-level drug market on America’s streets or to levels of violence in Mexico.


Mexico Busts Giant Weed Greenhouses in Jalisco Allegedly Run By Team of Colombians

Authorities raided three sophisticated greenhouses growing genetically "improved" marijuana just south of Guadalajara, then incinerated the busted weed at night. 22 Colombian nationals allegedly worked at the site.


We Visited the End of the Tunnel Where 'El Chapo' Made His Brazen Jailbreak

From this 20-inch wide hole a mile from a maximum-security prison, it's anyone's guess where Joaquin Guzman went next.


Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Captured in Mexico: What You Need to Know

The notorious, even mythical cartel chief's prosperous 13-year stint as a fugitive has come to an end.


Is 'Chapo' Dead?

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known simply as "el Chapo," changed why and how drugs are muled across borders. He is legend. And he was maybe just gunned down along the Mexico-Guatelama border.


Is This the Real Joaquín "el Chapo" Guzmán?

He's known to frequent bustling urban areas, brazenly hiding in plain sight, but few pictures of the world's most powerful cartel boss exist. The rub? The most widely disseminated photo of "el Chapo" may not even be of him.


Chapo That Yeyo

A look at the brilliant smuggle tech of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the world's top drug kingpin.