Organized Crime

Mexican soldiers deployed to Aguililla to combat organized crime and cartel rivalry

03/09/22 (written by jcarrillo) – On February 8th, the Mexican Army made its way into the municipality of Aguililla, in the state of Michoacán for the first time since being …

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Wife of “El Chapo” Pleads Guilty to Drug and Money Laundering Charges

06/14/2021 (written by rramos) – The U.S. Department of Justice announced on June 10 that Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of jailed Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, pleaded …

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Violence Against Police in Guanajuato Highlights Complex Security Situation

04/21/21 (written by rramos) – Guanajuato’s state police force (Fuerzas de Seguridad Pública del Estado, FSPE) announced on April 5 that two of its officers were killed following a confrontation …

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Rising Violence Along Baja California-Sonora Border Tied to Larger Organized Crime Disputes

04/08/21 (written by rramos) – Continuous Increase in Homicides in Mexicali Recent data from government agencies and civil society appear to indicate a considerable increase in homicides in Mexicali, the …

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What the Trial of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Revealed About The Inner Workings of the Sinaloa Cartel

  03/19/19- (written by Aitanna Ferrez) Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán was convicted in the Southern District of New York on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 on all counts brought against him …

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