Rafael Caro Quintero
Mexico's oldest drug lord just left prison
Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, aka Don Neto, was transferred to house arrest. He helped found Mexico's first drug trafficking cartel and is serving a sentence for killing a DEA agent.
Fugitive Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero pleads for a 'second chance'
The legendary Mexican drug lord denied killing DEA agent "Kiki" Camarena, repeatedly apologized to the US government, and refuted reports that he is currently heading an assault on territory controlled by the Sinaloa cartel.
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 Captures, Releases, Then Recaptures ‘El Menchito,’ Son of Powerful Drug Lord
Critics say the recent revolving door for 25-year-old Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez is a stark example of the Mexican justice system's corruption and ineptitude.
Mexico Releases Notorious Female Drug Trafficker Nicknamed 'Queen of the Pacific'
Sandra Avila Beltran was released from prison Saturday, the latest powerful organized crime figure to be freed by Mexican courts on a legal technicality.