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Sean Penn: Spokesman For Drug Lords And Generals

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The actor-journalist gave himself up to the interviewee, joking with him, offering his hand. In their conversation, it is the other who sets the pace and dictates the topics.

Fair Trade Cocaine

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Violeta Ayala

The drug war brought violence to Latin America, but let me tell you it's also brought opportunity and created a way to escape a system of deeply-ingrained poverty for hundreds of thousands of people.

I, For One, Don't Find El Chapo's Escape a Laughing Matter

Sergio Muñoz Bata | Posted 07.23.2015 | World
Sergio Muñoz Bata

The problem with mocking the situation is that it ignores the bloody reality of the narcos and specifically of El Chapo. The context of two-way commerce is absent, and there is never any question as to why El Chapo has so many customers in America.

El Chapo, Scourge of Mexican Sovereignty

Nicholas Denmon | Posted 07.15.2015 | World
Nicholas Denmon

The failure to the victims of El Chapo, both direct and indirect, is a miscarriage of justice of such magnitude that it may be the biggest crime of all.

Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Escapes From Prison


MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico mounted an all-out manhunt Sunday for its most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who authorities said escaped...

La Tuta's Knights Templar and the Rise of Narco-Religion in Mexico

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 05.03.2015 | Religion
R. Andrew Chesnut

The recent capture of La Tuta (Servando Gomez), the head of the Knights Templar drug cartel, reminds us that the lethal mix of religion and terrorism isn't peculiar to the Middle East.

Breathtaking New Details On The Capture Of The World's Most Wanted Drug Lord

The New Yorker | PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

One afternoon last December, an assassin on board a K.L.M. flight from Mexico City arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. This was not a business ...

Trial Plans Emerge For Reputed 'El Chapo' Kingpin Deputy

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 03.08.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of recently captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman abruptly reversed his plans to plead guilty Friday to f...

The Fate Of The Sinaloa Cartel After El Chapo's Capture

AP | KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 02.25.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The powerful Sinaloa cartel is expected to go right on selling billions of dollars of illegal drugs despite the takedown of its l...

Wiretaps, Aides Led To Mexican Drug Lord's Capture

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 04.26.2014 | World

CULIACAN, MEXICO (AP) — As Mexican troops forced their way into Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's main hideout in Culiacan, the country's most powerful dr...

U.S. Will Seek Extradition Of Mexican Cartel Kingpin

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

(Updates with lawyer denying phone link In paragraphs 7-8) By John Shiffman and Gabriel Stargardter WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters)...

How Authorities Caught The World's Most-Wanted Drug Lord


MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — For 13 years Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman watched from western Mexico's rugged mountains as authorities captured or killed the ...

World's Most Wanted Drug Kingpin Arrested

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL and KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 02.22.2014 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, the As...

U.S. Targets Mexico's Most-Wanted Drug Lord

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday targeted three Belize-based associates of Mexico's most-wanted man, cocaine king Joaquin ...

The Son of 'El Chapo': What Went Wrong

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Fundacion MEPI

Mexican citizens must wonder that if authorities made such huge mistakes in this high-profile case -- where Mexican and U.S. agencies collaborated with intelligence and resources -- what happens in low-profile cases?

Mexico Arrests Wrong Man In High Profile Drug Case

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, June 22 (Reuters) - Mexico on Friday admitted it had mistakenly claimed to have captured a son of Mexico's most wanted drug lord, Joaqu...

Mexican TV/Film Star Makes Special Request To Feared Drug Lord

Posted 01.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Kate del Castillo is one of Mexico's most popular actresses. She's been huge star in her home country for decades now, and began breaking through in t...

Mexican Army Says Cartel Ally's Arrest Is Blow To 'El Chapo'

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 02.25.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities said Monday that they had dealt a blow to the country's most powerful drug cartel with the capture of a top li...

Group Files War-crimes Complaint Against Calderon

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican activists lodged a war-crimes complaint Friday against President Felipe Calderon at the International Criminal Court, claiming ...

Young Wife Of Mexico's Most Wanted Druglord Gives Birth In LA

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The young wife of Mexico's most wanted drug lord has given birth to twin girls at a hospital in northern Los Angeles County, according ...

11 More Bodies Found In Mexican City After Horrifying Body Dump On Crowded Avenue

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

VERACRUZ, Mexico — Despite intense security for a national meeting of Mexico's state prosecutors and tough talk from top cops, criminals dumped ...

Meet El Chapo, The 'Most Powerful Drug Trafficker In The World'

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON and MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — In the 10 years since he escaped from a high security federal prison in a laundry truck, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has transformed...

Top Mexican Drug Cartel Leaders Indicted By Chicago Feds, Department Of Justice

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced new indictments against 10 suspected Mexican drug cartel leaders accused of using everyth...

El Chapo: Sinaloa Cartel Chief Gives Green Light On Use Of Violence Within US

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Authorities say Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, the reputed leader of the Mexican cartel, has given his associates the OK, if necessary, to open fire acros...

Mexican Drug Lord Officially Thanks American Lawmakers For Keeping Drugs Illegal

David Henry Sterry | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
David Henry Sterry

As an epidemic of murderous violence rages on the Mexican-US border, El Chapo is laughing all the way to the bank.