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Mexican army presents confiscation of guns, drugs and money from the Mexico's notorious Sinaloa cartel.

Trump tells former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly he will classify Mexican drug cartels as terrorists in the US

Trump said in an interview with Bill O'Reilly that he would designate Mexican drug cartels as terror groups, which would ban them from entering the US.

Pirates attacked an Italian ship off the coast of Mexico — the latest sign of a growing criminal industry

There's big money in stealing fuel in Mexico, and the thieves are willing to go offshore in order to find new targets.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez, son of jailed kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, after his capture on October 17, 2019.

Mexico shows video of the capture of ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s son and the Sinaloa cartel’s brutal fight to free him

Mexico's government showed dramatic footage of the capture of one of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's sons and of the violent response by his cartel.
A burning bus, set alight by cartel gunmen to block a road, seen during clashes with federal forces following the detention of Ovidio Guzman, son of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, in Culiacan, October 17, 2019.

Mexico freed ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s son after a counterattack by his henchmen, but it’s not the first time a cartel has taken on ...

The balance of power between Mexico's government and its narcos was on vivid display on October 17, but it wasn't the first time.
Forensic technicians at a crime scene where three men were gunned down by unknown assailants on the outskirts of Guadalajara, Mexico, January 10, 2018.

Mexico’s rising violence and a showdown between cartels are driving a grisly trend in the country’s 2nd-biggest city

Violence in Mexico has risen steadily and, in recent years, spread to new areas. Guadalajara, the country's second-largest city, has not been immune.
People near bullet casings at a crime scene after a shootout in the municipality of Tuzamapan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, May 16, 2019.

400 murders a day: 10 reasons why Latin America is the world’s most violent place

Despite some national declines, homicides in Latin America have only increased in recent years, and there's no single reason for the rise in killing.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman shortly after his extradition to the US, in New York on January 19, 2017, shown in a photo released on February 12, 2019.

‘El Chapo’ Guzman is on his way to the ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’ — here’s what it’s like in a US prison no o...

US authorities have said little about where the convicted cartel chief could serve his time, but he seems likely to head to ADX Florence in Colorado.
A man walks by the number 701, referring to the world billionaires ranking given to Guzman by Forbes in 2009, in the state of Sinaloa, February 15, 2019.

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s family is starting fashion brands inspired by the jailed kingpin, and the US might not be able to do anythi...

With Guzmán's permission and clean records for the owners, Chapo-inspired fashion brands may be out of the reach of US authorities.
A worker with coca paste after drying it on a stove top at a small farm in Guayabero, in Colombia's Guaviare province.

Mexico’s cartels appear to be shaking up the cocaine trade

A change in what's being smuggled hints at a change in how Mexican criminal groups are doing business.

11 unbelievable facts about Mexico’s economy

Despite Mexico having the 15th largest GDP in the world, about half of all Mexican citizens live in poverty.