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U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor
Ten groups were also designated in the sanctions related to two drug trafficking operations including the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) and the Los Cuinis Drug Trafficking Organization (Los Cuinis)
Unión Tepito cartel recruits local policemen for protection in Mexico City
Unión Tepito is offering between MXN$18,000 and $20,000 a month to policemen of former policemen willing to work for them
China sentences 4 Mexicans for drug trafficking
Four Mexicans and one American were given life sentences or death sentences suspended by a period of two years
Suicides surge in Mexico amidst drug trafficking and violence
According to official figures, more than 37 thousand people have committed suicide in Mexico in the past six years
‘El Chapo’ will be sentenced to life in prison
A U.S. jury has reached a verdict in the drug-trafficking trial of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán
“El Chapo” keeps his lips sealed
Judge Brian Cogan directly asked Guzmán whether he understood it was his decision, not that of his lawyers, to testify or not
El Chapo's trial reaches critical point
The main defense argument, as put forth by Guzmán lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman, has been that the real leader of the Sinaloa Cartel is Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada
2018: the bloodiest year in Mexican history
The highest violence rate was registered in 2017 when there were 28,866 intentional homicide victims
Shocking revelations made during El Chapo's trial
The infamous gangster’s personal life and business dealings have become public during his trial in New York
El Chapo's former mistress testifies against him
She said that once, while they were having dinner in 2012, Guzmán told her that anyone who betrayed him would die