One sector of the U.S.-Mexico border witnessed nearly a third of all migrant encounters while another portion saw just 2 percent. When it comes to the flow of migrants, cartel smuggling rings play a major role.
The 32-year-old woman had been named as a co-conspirator in the Sinaloa Cartel and also faces a violation of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.
"He still has capability and resources while his kids run his business for him," Derek Maltz, former Special Operations head of the Drug Enforcement Agency, told Newsweek.
Vicente Zambada Niebla gave more than five hours of testimony about the operations of the Sinaloa Cartel, for which he had been groomed as a future leader.
A recorded call played aloud in Brooklyn federal courtroom features a purported FARC rebel and Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera. And Guzmán pushing the price down: "Listen, I'm going to buy 2 and leave Simon's [a nickname for Cifuentes] property to pay for the rest."
Clint Eastwood may play a character named Earl Stone in "The Mule," but it's inspired by Leo Sharp.
A joint investigation by the FBI and law enforcement officials in Australia and Canada determined that the phones were made explicitly for evading law enforcement.
Prosecutors have requested a partially sequestered jury in Guzmán's trial.
Dámaso López-Serrano was said to have soured his relationship with El Chapo after fighting to seize control of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel.
The government's fight against criminal cartels accounted for 23,000 deaths in 2016.
Filming for the series has been shrouded in secrecy, and Guzmán has launched legal appeals in Mexico against the producers.
Five dead and 10 injured in attack on military convoy that was transporting a detainee.
In the short term, capturing the world's most notorious drug lord may lead to more violence.
Tunnels can cost up to $2 million to build; one bust recovered marijuana worth about $6 million on the street.