More Sinaloa Cartel News

FBI wanted poster for 'Chapo Isidro'
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US Offers $5 Million Reward for Mexico’s Other ‘Chapo’

The US government has offered a $5 million reward for the capture of a Mexican drug trafficker who has kept a low profile while allegedly playing a major role in...
Álvaro López Nuñez is the brother of Dámaso López Núñez
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After Another Arrest, Is the Sinaloa Cartel Nearing Its End?

The brother of a jailed former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has been arrested by US authorities, raising further questions about the future of the once-dominant...
A US judge will not guarantee payment for El Chapo's lawyers
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US Judge Casts Cloud Over El Chapo’s All-Star Defense Prospects

A US judge has refused to rule out the possibility that the defense lawyers looking to represent Mexico's most famous drug lord, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, could...
Raúl Flores Hernández of the Flores Drug Trafficking Organization
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Biggest US Sanctions Target Mexico Narco You’ve Never Heard Of

The DEA has announced what it claims is the largest kingpin designation ever made against a Mexican drug trafficker and criminal organization with virtually no...
El Mini Lic (left) and El Licenciado (right)
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What Does Mini Lic’s Not Guilty Plea Mean for Sinaloa Cartel?

The son of a former prominent leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering charges in the United States, raising...
Dámaso López Serrano, alias "Mini Lic"
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Son of Captured Sinaloa Cartel Leader Surrenders to US

One of the leaders of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel has turned himself in to US authorities in what could be the latest sign of fragmentation in the group's upper...
Marco de la O as drug lord  Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera in the Netflix series "El Chapo"
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Fiction Merges With Facts in Netflix’s ‘El Chapo’

InSight Crime Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello reflects on the new television series "El Chapo" in light of her experience covering the real-life crime boss,...
Mexico security forces on patrol
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Bloody Battle in Sinaloa, Mexico Reflects Splintering Underworld

A confrontation between security forces in Mexico's embattled state of Sinaloa and an armed group left 19 dead and 5 injured, and provided further evidence of a...
Sinaloa Cartel leader 'El Licenciado,' one of the most recently captured kingpins
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Mexico President Reprises Controversial Kingpin Strategy

Recent boasting by government officials in Mexico about the country's success in capturing criminal bosses has reopened a longstanding debate about the strategic...