Tag: cartels

5 articles


Seventeen-year-old Israel Arenas Durán disappeared after being arrested near his home in Nuevo León. He is one of more than 25,000 who have gone missing in Mexico since 2006.


Interview with US Defense Attorney Turned Tijuana Narcojunior

An interview with a Mexican-born American attorney who defended and eventually smuggled for the cartels in the ’90s.


Why Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel Loves Selling Drugs in Chicago

How Chicago is key to a business moving tons of drugs for billions of dollars.


The Sicario: A Juárez Hit Man Speaks

The author travels to Mexico to meet a retired assassin and kidnapper, now himself a target of the faceless cartels that once employed him