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Santa Rosa de Lima cartel: El Marro’s father arrested in Guanajuato
2020-03-06
José Antonio Yépez "El Marro" is the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima cartel
“El Menchito,” son of Jalisco New Generation cartel leader, is extradited to the U.S.
2020-02-21
Rubén Oseguera, son of the top leader of the CJNG cartel, Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, is wanted by the U.S. for drug trafficking conspiracy
Chaos in Michoacán: Los Viagras cartel leader “El Vocho” arrested in Uruapan
2020-01-31
Armed men blocked roads, burned cars, and there were reports of shootouts in the city of Uruapan in western Mexico after a senior leader of the Los Viagras cartel was detained
U.S. arrests former Mexico police commander Iván Reyes Arzate in El Chapo-linked cocaine probe
2020-01-24
Former Mexican federal police commander Iván Reyes Arzate was arrested on Friday for allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from Mexican drug cartels to help them send cocaine into the United States
https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/english/2019-mexicos-most-violent-year
2020-01-21
Mexico suffered its worst year for homicides in 2019, with a record 34,582 victims
U.S. arrests two suspects linked to the LeBarón massacre
2020-01-10
In early November, suspected drug cartel gunmen shot dead nine victims of the LeBarón family in a daytime attack as they were traveling by car in the northern state of Sonora
Cieneguillas, a Mexican prison subdued by crime
2020-01-03
The medium-security prison located in the Mexican state of Zacatecas has inmates linked to Los Zetas, the Gulf Cartel, the Northeast Cartel, and the Sinaloa Cartel, as well as to the crime groups known as Los Paisas and Los Talibanes
Chaos in Nuevo Laredo after cartel gunmen attack
2020-01-02
The alleged members of the Northeast Cartel had large weapons and wore military-style clothes as well as tactical gear
Mexican drug cartels clash in bloody Zacatecas prison riots
2020-01-02
The Cieneguillas prison holds members of five criminal groups, including the Gulf Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, and the Sinaloa Cartel
Trump dismissed Cabinet’s opposition to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists
2019-12-26
Numerous U.S. officials and experts insist that designating Mexican cartels as foreign terrorist organizations would be counter-productive for future cooperation on halting illegal migration and drug trafficking in the border