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A change in what's being smuggled hints at a change in how Mexican criminal groups are doing business.
North Koreans reportedly use crystal meth as casually as cigarettes and are shipping the drug to China
While meth is now technically illegal in North Korea, people still make it in their homes and smuggle it to China.
The US has issued a security alert for a major border city in Mexico after a wave of attacks on police
After a series of attacks on police in Ciudad Juarez, the US Consulate General there issued an alert about violence the city, which borders El Paso.
Coast Guard crews are capturing record amounts of cocaine — here’s how they chase down high-seas smugglers
The Coast Guard seized over 1.3 million pounds of cocaine in the past three years, including a record 493,000 pounds in 2017. Here's how they do it.
The Coast Guard is on the front lines against high-seas drug traffickers, and the service's marksmen have plenty of chances to prove their mettle.
The Coast Guard is catching record amounts of cocaine, and activity is growing around a smuggling hotspot
The Coast Guard is scouring the Pacific Ocean to stop traffickers, who are taking longer and longer routes to get their drugs to the US.
More Mexican leaders are being implicated in the Sinaloa cartel’s dirty dealings during ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s trial
A week into the trial of alleged Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, more Mexican officials have been accused of taking bribes.
Billions of dollars of cocaine are smuggled into the US by sea every year, and the Coast Guard says it can only stop one-quarter of it
The Coast Guard is in the Pacific trying to track down and stop drug traffickers, but there's a gap between what they can see and what they can stop.
Transnational criminal groups, many of them Mexican, oversee the smuggling of drugs to the US, but inside the US, they let other groups handle sales.
The Coast Guard’s ‘push-out-the-border strategy’ is fighting drugs in the Pacific — and it just brought home $500 million in c...
The Coast Guard and its partners are scouring the eastern Pacific, looking to bust big drug cargoes when they're most vulnerable.