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Drug Lord’s Family Claim Prison Mistreatment

In stark contrast to recent stories about Mexican drug lords enjoying luxury lifestyles in their prison cells, the family of imprisoned capo Miguel Angel Felix...
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Sinaloa Cartel Expands Influence in Colombia

Colombia officials announced a joint international effort with U.S. officials intending to locate three middlemen allegedly working for Sinaloa Cartel leader...
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Sinaloa Cartel Operatives Arrested in Costa Rica

As Mexico’s cartels continue to spread their influence in the region, even Costa Rica - which has a reputation as one of the most stable countries in Central...
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Often Overlooked, Mexico’s Displaced Population Increasing

As Mexico’s cartels continue to wage war against each other and government forces, many Mexicans find themselves quite literally caught in the crossfire, forcing...
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With Decline of Mexico’s Drug Cartels, Violence on the Rise

As Mexican authorities go after the leaders of drug trafficking organizations, to decapitate and dismantle them, the patterns of violence in the country’s drug war...
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RawFeed: Decoding the Violence in Jalisco

InSight continues to decode the narco-messages, grenade attacks, narco-blockades and other events pouring from the suddenly embattled state of Jalisco. Today, a...
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InSight: Mexican Cartels Are Not Part of the NFL

From the outside looking in, we often treat Mexican criminal groups like a sports league. We assign them to teams with virtual uniforms who battle against rivals...
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‘Acapulco Cartel’ Emerges to Compete With Mexico’s Disorganized Crime

On Wednesday Mexican Federal Police arrested Miguel Gomez Vasquez, alias ‘El Gato,’ the alleged leader of an assassination ring for the newly-formed Independent...
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RawFeed: Jalisco Will ‘Burn in Flames,’ Threatens Milenio Cartel

A series of warning banners, or ‘narcomantas,’ have appeared in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, on which the Milenio Cartel printed warnings to its rivals and...