Rappler's latest stories on Sinaloa cartel
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's government deploys 400 reinforcement troops to the streets of Culiacan. Not everyone is happy with the tactic.
'We've presented an avalanche of evidence,' said US federal prosecutors to the jury in the trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman. 'Do not let him escape responsibility. Hold him accountable for his crimes. Find him guilty on all counts.'
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, is on trial in New York after twice escaping from prison in Mexico
The 60-year-old Mexican drug kingpin, accused of running one of the world's biggest drug empires, has been held in solitary confinement since being extradited on January 19, 2017
US prosecutors say Joaquin El Chapo Guzman s Sinaloa cartel is responsible for distributing hundreds of thousands of kilos of heroin cocaine methamphetamine and marijuana throughout the United States
3rd UPDATE His extradition caps a Hollywood worthy cat and mouse game between Mexican authorities and the slippery drug lord who escaped twice from prison
The appeal comes a week after the foreign ministry announced it had agreed to extradite Guzman who escaped from a maximum security prison in July 2015 and was recaptured in January
Mexican national Horacio Hernandez Herrera is allegedly the number 3 or 4 man in the drug cartel that operates in the US Australia Europe West Africa the Philippines and other Asian countries
The case of Mexican Horacio Herrera – involving the sale of P12M worth of cocaine – has all the elements of prohibited acts under the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act
Mexican Horacio Herera says cops arrested him after he refused to pay P7 million The justice department has asked anti narcotics agents to explain
The supertunnel zigzags beneath the border between San Diego and Tijuana
At least 70 000 people have died in drug related violence in Mexico since 2006 when troops were deployed to battle drug cartels
Gang violence leaves 14 headless bodies stuffed in a vehicle and 9 bodies hanging from a bridge