Looking at the Mexican drug wars from both sides of the border, “Cartel Land” is punchy and vital but not particularly informative.
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Remaining cartels have splintered into smaller competing gangs or have been swallowed up by the Sinaloa and the CJNG.
Clashes erupted between armed civilians and security forces in Mexican border city leaving dozens killed
Cartel violence in Tamaulipas state has claimed 254 lives in the first three months of this year, but has largely gone unreported in the press
As protesters in Baltimore set fire to buildings and vehicles last Monday to protest the death of Freddie Gray, protesters in the Mexican state of Guerrero drove a burning truck into the congressional building in the capital Chilpancingo.
There are some new thugs on the block in the Mexican drug war.
Michele Leonhart, the disgraced former head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, didn’t fall from grace—she jumped.
A relatively new drug cartel which emerged out of the chaos of Mexico's ongoing drug war just pulled off the deadliest attack against members of the Mexican security forces in years.
DEA agents consorting with prostitutes provided by Colombian drug cartels is just a very ripe example of the moral rot at the heart of the drug war.
"The results of our study suggest that military interventions in the Mexican drug war increased homicide rates in the short term," researcher Valeria Espinosa claimed.