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6 Bodies Discovered in SUV in Northern Mexico

The bodies of six men were found inside an SUV near the industrial zone in Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said. continue reading »

Mexican Cartels Set Goals to Infiltrate European Drug Market

The European Police Office said Friday that Mexican criminal gangs are trying to establish themselves as major players in Europe's drug market and reportedly have been involved in the region in cases of weapons and human trafficking. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo named “Public Enemy #1” (First Since Al Capone)

There is a new public enemy number one. He is Chicago's Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, the crime commissioner in Chicago revealed. The label of "public enemy" was created for the mobster Al Capone, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: San Diego Hearing for Alleged Daughter of “El Chapo” Postponed

The hearing of Alejandrina Guzman, alleged daughter of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera, was rescheduled for Dec. 20 in federal court of San Diego, where she will be in front of the Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo. continue reading »

What Does Juarez’s Lower Murder Rate Really Mean?

For too long, the mere mention of Juarez elicited comments about murder and an overall lack of safety, but things in the murderous Mexican city may finally be changing. According to El Diario continue reading »

Man Arrested This Week Not Son of Mexico’s Most Wanted “El Chapo”

Mexican authorities confirmed that a man arrested earlier this week and initially reported to be the son of fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman is in fact another individual. continue reading »

Treasury Targets Operatives of Sinaloa Cartel - ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s Family

Sanctions directed against a Son and Wife of Chapo Guzman Loera - The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) last week announce continue reading »

Drug Lab Explosion Kills 1, Injures 3 in Mexico

One person was killed and three others were seriously injured in a blast at a suspected clandestine drug laboratory in the northwestern Mexican city of Culiacan, military spokespersons said. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites ‘El Rey’ Narco to NYC, Partner of El Chapo Guzman

A man accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine into the United States has been extradited to that country, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexican Government Divies Up $200 Million Seized from “El Chapo”

More than 15 million dollars, as well as a load of jewels and other valuables that supposedly belonged to the ‘Cártel de Sinaloa’ led by famous drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán will be distributed amongst government offices. continue reading »

Guards Foil Attempted Prison Escape in Mexico

Police and guards foiled an attempt by inmates to escape from a prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, over the weekend, state officials said, adding that a police officer was wounded in the incident. continue reading »

“Narcocorrido” Band Member Killed in Mexico

A member of a band specializing in songs about the exploits and travails of drug kingpins was gunned down Friday in the western Mexican state of Sinaloa, authorities said. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Congress is Warned of Sinaloa Cartel’s “El Chapo” Laundering Drug Money in US

The Justice Department told the U.S. Congress that the Sinaloa cartel, headed by Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, uses US "business-fronts" to launder their profits in America. Jennifer Shasky, chief of the Section of Forfeiture and Money Laundering Criminal Division of the Justice Department, said that "U.S. law enforcement agencies believe continue reading »

Narco Bullet Proofing Auto Shop Raided by Mexican Authorities

Mexican authorities have arrested a number of people at an auto shop in the state of Sinaloa, known to bulletproof vehicles used by drug cartels. The Su continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon Says “El Chapo” Guzman of the Sinaloa Cartel Could be in U.S.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon is now claiming that fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman possibly no longer in Mexico, giving gone north into the United States. continue reading »

Young Beauty Queen Wife of Fugitive Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Gives Birth to Twins in US Hospital

The young wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has given birth to twins, delivering the children in a California hospital on August 15. continue reading »

Trafficker Claims Gov. Allowed Sinaloa Cartel to Bring Drugs into U.S.

It is being reported that the federal government may have allowed tons of cocaine into the United States in exchange for information on rivals of the Sinaloa drug cartel. continue reading »

Coming To Your Local Bookstore: ‘El Chapo’ Biography

The biography of the most wanted Mexican drug lord, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, written by journalist Malcolm Beith is now available at your local bookstores. The biography details El Chapo’s beginnings in Sinaloa to his rise as one of Mexico’s most well known drug lords. continue reading »