In our news wrap Tuesday, nine Americans, including six children, were brutally killed in an ambush in northern Mexico, about 75 miles south of the U.S. border. Mexican officials are investigating whether the attack was a case of mistaken identity.
A lawyer for "El Chapo's" family said Ovidio Guzmán is "alive and free."…
By Andrés Villarreal, María Verza, Associated Press
The number of homicides soared to near 35,000 last year, far more than the 27,000 homicides during the last drug war's peak in 2011.
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
The Justice Department announced on Tuesday 15 indictments against members of Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, one of Mexico's largest drug cartels accused of trafficking tons of cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl-laced heroin into the U.S.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. ET today. Watch their remarks here.
By Ivette Feliciano
Mexico's government has been waging a war against the country's drug cartels, whose territorial fights have left tens of thousands dead. "Kingdom of Shadows," a POV documentary that comes out this month, looks at the root causes of the violence…
By PBS NewsHour
Cartel wars have been raging for years now in Mexico, with civilians getting caught in the crossfire. To document the struggle against these cartels, Matthew Heineman embedded with two vigilante groups. He joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his new documentary,…
Police uncovered 61 bodies in an abandoned crematorium on Thursday, close the Mexican resort town of Acapulco. The decomposing bodies were fully clothed, wrapped in sheets and sprinkled with lime in an effort to mask their smell, but suspicious neighbors…
By Anna Christiansen
Four new mass graves were unveiled Thursday in the southwest Mexican town of Iguala, two weeks after a group of 43 students vanished in the region.
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