Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 slain Americans

America 11/07/19, 23:34

As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug cartel ...

Notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman convicted

U.S. 02/12/19, 19:00

Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a ...

US announces 15 indictments against Mexican drug cartel

Politics 10/16/18, 17:34

The Justice Department announced 15 indictments against members of one of Mexico's largest drug cartels on Tuesday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions unveiled the charges against members of Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, or CJNG, which is accused of trafficking tons of cocaine, ...

Sessions: MS-13 gang, drug cartels among top threats to US

America 10/15/18, 12:13

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says taking down the brutal MS-13 street gang and three of the world's most notorious drug cartels will be a priority for federal law enforcement.Sessions designated five groups as top transnational organized crime threats.Attorney General Jeff ...

APNewsBreak: DEA’s Colombia post roiled by misconduct probes

America 10/03/18, 14:51

New turmoil has roiled the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's high-profile office in Colombia, where at least three agents have left in recent months amid investigations into alleged misconduct, including accusations that one passed secrets to drug cartels and another used ...

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