Over a ton of weed was found hidden in a shipment of avocado pulp in a cold-storage facility in Lyons, a suburb of Chicago, said Cook County sheriff Thomas Dart in a news release.
Mexican authorities on March 4 announced the capture of Omar Treviño AKA "Z-42"—leader of Los Zetas, the ultra-violent narco-paramilitary network that has long terrorized the country. Z-42 was detained without a sh...
Mexican authorities on Feb. 27 announced the capture of the country's most-wanted drug lord, Servando Gómez AKA "La Tuta"—boss of Michoacán's feared Knights Templar cartel.
New evidence has emerged that Mexico's warring cartels are becoming a real military force. And it seems like Brazil might be following in Mexico's footsteps.
In an open acknowledgement that it cannot secure its pipeline system from plunder by criminal gangs, Mexico's state oil monopoly Pemex announced Feb. 18 that it will no longer pump refined gasoline and diesel through the duct network.