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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...