Héctor Beltrán Leyva
Mexican drug lord's wife arrested for trying to resurrect his cartel
Clara Elena Laborín Archuleta, the wife of imprisoned drug lord Hector Beltrán Leyva, was reportedly planning to retake turf in Acapulco that was once held by her husband's cartel.
drugs and crime
Sex, Snacks, and Soccer: How Mexican Drug Lords End Up Captured
El Chapo's now famous mobile conversations with actress Kate del Castillo while he was Mexico's most wanted fugitive are just one of many examples of seeming carelessness that has brought down capos who are supposed to be experts in security.
crime & drugs
Latest Mexican Drug Lord Arrest Is a Fatal Blow to the Beltrán Leyva Cartel
Mexico's authorities are claiming another victory in the war on drugs, but the fragmentation of big cartels usually just leads to yet more violence.