Mexico begins extradition proceedings against drug lord

Mexico begins extradition proceedings against drug lord

NewsTaco January 11, 2016

*This didn’t take long. The popular belief in Mexico is that Chapo will escape again. Some of the more cynical comments on social media hope he will. Authorities tailed U.S. Actor […]

In Mexico, Crime Is Bigger Than a Crime Boss

NewsTaco July 16, 2015

*I’m always searching for analysis that says something new, or that has a point of view different from what everyone else seems to be saying and writing on both sides […]

El Chapo falls … as Time hits the stands

February 24, 2014

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog As a reporter, I don’t believe too much in coincidences, especially when it comes to Mexican politics. So, let’s say that the arrest this […]

Notorious drug kingpin, Caro Quintero, released

August 20, 2013

By Jeffery Cassity, Being Latino Notorious Mexican drug kingpin and convicted killer, Rafael Caro Quintero was released from prison last week. After serving 28 of his sentenced 40 years for the murder of […]

Asylum From Violence

July 23, 2013

By Andres Caballero, Latino USA After the kidnapping and beheading of the police chief in a Mexican border town, no one dared to replace him. But Marisol Valles Garcia, a twenty-year-old […]

Mexico: Will Los Zetas Unravel Without Their Leader?

July 18, 2013

By Stratfor Summary The arrest of Los Zetas leader Miguel “Z-40” Trevino Morales marks the most significant capture involving a Mexican organized crime leader since 2008. On July 15, Stratfor […]

Peña Nieto’s New Approach to the Cartels

May 17, 2013

By Scott Stewart, Stratfor Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s approach to combating Mexican drug cartels has been a much-discussed topic since well before he was elected. Indeed, in June 2011 […]