Drug Violence

Justice in Mexico Releases “Public Security in Baja California”

11/28/2022 (written by ksoliscoralles) –Justice in Mexico released a new special report entitled, Public Security in Baja California. In the report, author Randall Ramos analyzes the increasing numbers of homicide …

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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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2019 Organized Crime and Violence in Mexico Report

  Download the full report here     04/30/19- Justice in Mexico, a research-based program at the University of San Diego, released its 2019 report on Organized Crime and Violence in Mexico, co-authored by …

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The Potential Effects of Violence on the Mexican Economy

06/01/18 (written by Quinn Skerlos)- In the shadow of its most violent year in decades, Mexico experienced economic challenges and a downturn in economic growth rates. As the country faced …

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New Justice in Mexico Working Paper: Assassinations Target Local Candidates and Officials in Lead Up to 2018 Mexican Elections

01/07/18 (written by David A. Shirk) — Late on the afternoon of Saturday, December 9, 2017, Jose Santos Hernández, the mayor of the town of San Pedro el Alto, Oaxaca, …

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