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Mexico’s Violent Juarez Cartel Capo, Almost a King, Now a Prisoner

Authorities in Mexico have captured the legendary Juarez Cartel leader Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "Viceroy," who may be best remembered for presiding over the...
Juarez Cartel chief Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy."

Reported Narco-Summit Could Herald Upheaval for Mexico Underworld

The leaders of some of Mexico's principal drug cartels recently staged a narco-summit to reconfigure the criminal landscape, according to reports in local media,...

US Indictment of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes

In July 2009, the Eastern District of New York filed an indictment against Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy," one of the leaders of the Juarez...

Top Mexican Drug Lord May Go Free

A judge this week dismissed the most serious charges against one of the leaders of the Juarez Cartel, Vicente Carrillo Leyva, opening the possibility of his release...

Juarez Newspaper Asks for Guidance from Traffickers

The Diario de Juarez published a moving editorial over the weekend entitled "What Do You Want From Us?" concerning the recent death of a staff photographer on...

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias ‘El Viceroy’

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy," inherited the Juárez Cartel after his brother died in 1997. At that point, the cartel was the most powerful drug...