Drug trafficker Pablo Escobar was remembered by Colombians on December 2, 20 years after being eliminated in the city of Medellín.
Mexican authorities found 42 bodies of victims of organized crime in mass graves in the state of Jalisco.
Serafín Zamaba, son of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, one of the most wanted men in Mexico, was arrested on Thursday, November 21 in Nogales, Arizona, by DEA agents.
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A submersible vessel with the capacity to transport many tons of cocaine was located by Colombian authorities last weekend according to local media.
"Los Zetas", one of the most violent Mexican drug cartels, could be undergoing a process of instability, caused by its multiple internal differences.
Planes using Venezuelan airspace to smuggle drugs will be shot down, according to the Air Interception Law, warned the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, on Wednesday, October 2 in a speech broadcast through the country's television.
Ten people, among them a 7 year old girl were murdered on Sunday night, September 22 in Loma Blanca, Ciudad Juárez, informed local authorities.
The Gulf Cartel, one of the most notorious criminal organizations in Mexico, mobilized over the weekend to deliver tons of food to the residents of Aldama and other municipalities in southern Tamaulipas, according to local media.
On Tuesday night, Guatemalan authorities arrested an alleged drug trafficker wanted in the United States for alleged links to the Sinaloa cartel led by "El Chapo" Guzmán.
At least six alleged accomplices of narcoguerilla commander "Megateo" were arrested and will be extradited to Miami, where they will face a trial against them, Colombian authorities announced.
Three men allegedly linked to the Sinaloa Cartel, accused of conspiring to distribute a thousand kilograms of cocaine will be put on trial by federal prosecutors in New Hampshire, informed local media.
US President Barack Obama rejected a request from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to kill Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, boss of the Sinaloa Cartel, in Mexican territory, revealed a series of documents from intelligence and security firm Stratfor.
Alberto Carrillo Fuentes, the leader of the New Juárez Cartel, was detained during an operation carried out in Nayarit, Mexico on August 31. Fuentes, who is also known as "Betty la Fea," is the brother of the deceased founder of the cartel, Amado Carrillo Fuentes.