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
The bloody drug turf war playing out on the streets of Surrey and Delta has resulted in fresh arrests and dozens of charges, police announced Tuesday.
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.
Testimony this week from one of their own shows how they lied, planted drugs, and stole money "too many times to count."
Drug use doesn't discriminate, but the war on drug users does.
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.
"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.