More Tijuana Cartel News

An alleged leader of the Tijuana Cartel, Juan Lorenzo Vargas Gallardo, alias "El Chan"
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Tijuana Cartel Resurgent in Mexico: Official

Mexico's Tijuana Cartel is reportedly marshaling its forces in an attempt to gain back some of its lost glory, according to one security official, providing a look...
Alberto Santillan Zamora
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Captured Peru Narco Boss Worked with Mexico’s Tijuana Cartel

Peru's National Police have arrested a man identified as one of the country's most wanted criminals and the leader of an international drug trafficking organization...
The Arellano Felix family
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‘Narco-Mom’ Takes Charge of Tijuana Cartel

The capture of Tijuana Cartel leader Fernando Sanchez Arellano has left his mother in charge of the Mexican drug trafficking group, a change that could herald a...
Fernando Sanchez Arellano, alias 'El Ingeniero'
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Tijuana Cartel Leader Arrest Could Mean End of Drug Empire

Authorities in Mexico have captured the leader of the debilitated Tijuana Cartel, removing what will likely prove the last of Arellano Felix clan with the ability...
Francisco Rafael Arellano Felix
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Gunman Dressed as a Clown Kills Oldest Tijuana Cartel Brother

A gunman disguised as a clown has killed the oldest brother in the clan running Mexico's once-mighty Tijuana Cartel, raising the question: why would someone target...
Police fight narcos during Tijuana's 2008 drug war violence
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How Tijuana’s Criminal Virtuous Cycle Has Reduced Violence

A new report examines the factors behind Tijuana's relative lack of violence compared to other northern Mexico cities, and raises questions about whether the recent...
The 'Matazetas,' a product of criminal fragmentation
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The Current State of Mexico’s Many Drug Cartels

It is tempting to separate Mexico's drug cartels into six hierarchical groups, each competing for trafficking turf. The reality, however, is that the Sinaloa...
Eduardo Arrellano Felix was sentenced to 15 years in prison
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The Tijuana Cartel is Dead: US

The United States has declared the end of Mexico's once mighty Tijuana Cartel following the sentencing of kingpin Eduardo Arellano Felix to 15 years in prison...
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Tijuana Cartel

The Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano Felix Organization, is based in one of the most strategically important Mexico border cities for trafficking drugs...