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Tijuana Cartel Boss to Serve 25 Years in US Prison

The sentencing of a former Tijuana Cartel kingpin to 25 years in a US prison has prompted the director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to proclaim that...
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Trial of Rogue Tijuana Gang Raises Question of Violence Spilling Over to San Diego

The San Diego trial of two gang members once linked to the Tijuana Cartel is a reminder that Mexican groups have long used the city as a base. However, this group...
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Former Tijuana Cartel Head Pleas Guilty in U.S. Court

A former leader of the Tijuana Cartel, and one of the most powerful drug barons ever prosecuted in the United States, has pleaded guilty to racketeering and money...
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Captured Tijuana Cartel Boss Confirms Sinaloa Truce

Since his arrest, Tijuana Cartel lieutenant “El Ruedas” has handed over a treasure trove of information about the group’s operations and relationship with the...
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Tijuana’s Uneasy Peace may Endure, Despite Arrests

A high-ranking Tijuana Cartel lieutenant was arrested last week, sparking commentary that the trafficking organization is on the ropes. Not so fast; experts have...
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Ex-Tijuana Major Wins Another Round Against Mexican Justice

A Mexican court has confirmed the release of the former mayor of Tijuana, Jorge Hank Rhon, after rejecting an appeal by prosecutors to overturn his acquittal on...
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Why Extraditing Mexico Drug Traffickers Could Strengthen US Gangs

Mexico's current unprecedented level of cooperation in extraditing organized crime suspects to the U.S. is good news in the short term, but could build stronger...
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Cartel Lieutenant’s Capture Could Bring Tijuana a Step Closer to War

The arrest of Armando Villareal Heredia, alias “El Gordo,” is a blow to the weakened Tijuana Cartel that could increase the likelihood of conflict with the...
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Mexico Finds Biggest Ever Marijuana Farm

The Mexican Army found a 120-hectare plot used for growing marijuana in north Mexico, the largest such plantation ever discovered in the...