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El Mencho’s Hospital Rare Example of Infrastructure Built by Mexico Cartels

Reports that the head of the Jalisco Cartel New Generation constructed a hospital, both for himself and local residents, is an actual concrete example of Mexico's...

Can Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel Win the Turf War for Michoacán?

Representatives of Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel have spoken out on behalf of their shadowy leader to demand that residents of a town in the hotly contested Tierra...

Could the Jalisco Cartel’s ‘El Mencho’ Really Be a Billionaire?

The US Drug Enforcement Administration believes that Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho,” the leader of Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel New Generation and...

The School of Terror: Inside a Jalisco Cartel Training Camp in Mexico

On the first day of training to become a hitman for the Jalisco Cartel New Generation, Francisco learned that the only way to escape from the camp was to leave "in...

The Sinaloa Cartel’s ‘El Mayo,’ Mexico’s Last True Capo

At the start of the fourth month of Mexico’s new government -- the so-called “Fourth Transformation” -- two feared capos have emerged as the kings of drug...
Nemesio Oceguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho”

What to Say When Mexico’s Biggest Drug Lord Calls? ‘Yes Sir’

Media outlets in Mexico have posted an online audio recording purported to be a conversation in which one of the country’s most wanted drug lords orders an...

‘El Mencho’ Targeting Weakened ‘El Chapo’ in Mexico Drug Battle?

Authorities in Mexico have confirmed the CJNG drug trafficking group was responsible for the recent kidnapping of the son of the Sinaloa Cartel's incarcerated...
A CJNG roadblock in Jalisco state

From Police Officer to Drug Lord: The Rise of Mexico’s Most Wanted Man

The Jalisco Cartel's rapid ascent, and the meteoric rise of its leader from a relative unknown to a notorious drug lord, follow a criminal evolution seen with other...

Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias ‘El Mencho’

Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias "El Mencho," is the leader and founder of the Jalisco Cartel – New Generation (CJNG), and the man responsible for...
Abigael Gonzalez Valencia, head of both the Jalisco Cartel and Los Cuinis?

Who Runs Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel and Los Cuinis?

The US Treasury Department has designated a little-known Mexican drug cartel to the Kingpin list, due to its alliance with the ascendant Jalisco Cartel. However,...
The scene of the attack in Jalisco

Bloody Attack on Police in Mexico Raises Jalisco Cartel’s Profile

Mexico's Jalisco Cartel has reportedly killed 15 police officers in the Pacific state of Jalisco, a brazen act of violence that will most likely draw the wrath of...