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Mexican drug traffickers expand operations to Asia and Europe
35,000 methamphetamine labs were dismantled in 31 countries between 2013 and 2017 at the global scale
Mexico vows to identify thousands of human remains amid surge in violence
The government said it would commit USD$21 million to update forensic databases and bring in experts
More than 1,000 clandestine graves found in Mexico since 2006
Mexico has a troubling lack of anthropologists and criminal experts, which makes it hard to identify the bodies
Mexican drug lord ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping
A Mexican judge issued a guilty verdict and 55-year prison sentence to Servando Gómez Martínez
16 criminal groups are fighting for control of Mexico City boroughs
At least 16 criminal gangs involved in the retail sale of drugs, kidnapping, extortion, and robbery
Key witness against El Chapo is sentenced to 15 years in prison
Vicente Zambada Niebla, former member of the Sinaloa Cartel, could be out of prison in 3-5 years
Mexican authorities detect 13 fentanyl trafficking routes
Fentanyl is 50 times more powerful than heroin and has become extremely popular among opioid addicts in the U.S.
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
Mothers of missing sons and daughters march in Mexico City
Mothers marched on Reforma Avenue, calling on the Mexican government to take action
Massacre in Minatitlán: gunmen murder 14 people at birthday party
The person the gunmen were looking for was Julio César González Reyna, known as “La Becky”, and who was a member of the LBGTQ+ community