March 11, 2021

03/11/21 (written by rramos) – Recent developments in and around the major border city of Tijuana suggest that the remnants of the weakened Arellano-Félix Organization (AFO), once one of the most powerful drug trafficking organizations in...

March 9, 2021

Source: El Economista 03/09/21 (written by tmcginnis) - Félix Salgado Macedonio, former senator and now a registered candidate for the governorship of Guerrero for the 2021 state elections, faces multiple allegations of sexual assault,...

March 4, 2021

Mugshot photo released by the Sheriff’s Office after she was arrested at Dulles International Airport, Virginia. Source: Alexandria's Sheriff's Office, Virginia. 03/04/21 (written by scortez) – On February 22, Emma Coronel Aispuro, the...

March 2, 2021

speculated to be the ‘coyotes’. Three victims remain unidentified because of the severity of their burns. According to the Washington Post, the truck was a part of a large convoy of vehicles transporting migrants from Central America across...

February 22, 2021

02/22/21 (written by rramos) –A recent string of deadly attacks in various locations throughout western Chihuahua may indicate that organized crime groups linked to two of Mexico’s most prominent drug cartels﹘ the Sinaloa Cartel and the...

February 10, 2021

02/10/21 - The following work is an investigative piece by Justice in Mexico Training Coordinator Janice Deaton. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all sectors of society in Mexico, including its criminal justice system....

February 9, 2021

02/09/21 (written by aahrensviquez) - On February 3, 2021, federal prosecutors arrested the former governor of Puebla, Mario Marín Torres, for the torture of journalist Lydia Cacho in Acapulco, Guerrero. The arrest was announced by the current...

February 8, 2021

02/08/21 (written by scortez) - A recently leaked witness testimony directly implicates the military’s involvement in the disappearances of 43 students in the Ayotzinapa case. It is the most recent development to come in the long pursuit of...

February 5, 2021

Photo: Jorge Lezama, Cuartoscuro 02/05/2021 (written by rramos) – A hostile encounter between opium poppy farmers and military personnel in the southern state of Guerrero illustrates the increasingly difficult plight of Mexico’s rural...

February 1, 2021

02/01/2021 (written by emarinoni) - It has been just over two years since Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commonly known as AMLO, took office in December 2018. This provides an opportune moment to reflect on the impact and...