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 Juan Manuel Alvarez Inzunza, alias "King Midas"

US Treasury Adds Sinaloa Cartel’s ‘King Midas’ to Kingpin List

The US Treasury Department has placed two high-level Sinaloa Cartel associates on its "kingpin" list, calling the move a "strategic blow" to Mexico's most...
Rafael Caro Quintero

Mexico Continues Hunt for Veteran Drug Lord Caro Quintero

Mexico authorities continue their hunt for veteran drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, alleging the man known as the "narco of narcos" is linked to drug trafficking and...

Lawyers for Mexico’s ‘El Chapo’ Slow Extradition Process

The legal team of infamous Mexican drug trafficker Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has temporarily stalled his extradition to the United States in a move that may...
La Tuna, Sinaloa, Mexico

Attack on Hometown of Mexico’s ‘El Chapo’ Reported

Heavily armed men reportedly descended on the hometown of "El Chapo," ransacking his mother's home, killing several residents and displacing 150 families, a clear...
Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman

Mexico’s ‘El Chapo’ on the Border of Extradition?

Two judges in Mexico have approved separate US extradition requests for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman based on charges filed in Florida and Texas, and Mexican...
Juan Manuel Álvarez Inzunza (right) and El Chapo (left)

Top Money Launderer for ‘El Chapo’ Captured in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico captured an alleged top money launderer for Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, but his arrest is unlikely to have a...

‘El Chapo’ Team Threatens Extradition, Pushes for Better Jail Conditions

Jailed Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s team of supporters has launched a media campaign in which, despite the rhetoric about fast-tracking...
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch

If Extradited, ‘El Chapo’ May Face Murder Charges in New York

If extradited to the United States, Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán appears likely to stand trial in a New York federal court, where, in...

‘El Chapo’ Ready to Plead Guilty?

Joaquin Guzman, alias "El Chapo," the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, is reportedly willing to agree to a plea deal for drug trafficking charges in the United States,...
Los Desvelados restaurant, Los Angeles

‘Narco-tacos’: US Manifestation of Spreading Narcoculture

A Los Angeles restaurant has launched a line of drug lord themed Mexican food in the latest example of how narcoculture, like Latin American organized crime, is...

Trademarking ‘El Chapo’ in Mexico

Revelations that family members of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán have trademarked his name for commercial use have sparked a scandal...
El Chapo was recaptured in January 2016

‘El Chapo’ Extradition Points to Mexico’s Failures on Prison Reform

Mexico has intimated that it is working to expedite the extradition of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, a tacit admission that efforts to reform the prison system have...