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Burning vehicles following the ambush of Mexican military in Culiacán on September 30.

Outside Pressure, Internal Dissent Roiling Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel

Recent reports point to disorder within the leadership of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, as pressure from security forces and competing organizations as well as internal...
Investigators at the scene of Bermúdez's murder

Judge Working El Chapo Case Murdered in Mexico

A federal judge involved in the case of drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has been assassinated in Mexico, in a rare example of violence against high...
Aureliano Guzmán Loera, alias "El Guano"

Mexico Official Says Chapo’s Brother is Leader of Local Sinaloa Chapter

Authorities in Mexico are saying that the brother of Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has taken on a leadership position within the embattled...
Guzmán brothers Iván (left) and Alfredo

Sons of Mexico Drug Lord Freed After Kidnapping

Two sons of Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, allegedly kidnapped from a restaurant in Jalisco by rivals, have been released unharmed after secret...
 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...