Tracking Mexico's Drug Cartels Timeline
Apr 16 2015
Tamaulipas-based crime group setbacks in the first quarter create outsider opportunities.
Jan 22 2015
The map of cartel control in Mexico has been redrawn.
Jan 15 2015
In 2015, it no longer suffices to monitor Mexican organized crime by focusing on individual crime groups.
Oct 28 2014
Demonstrations sparked by the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero state put the challenges of controlling Mexico's southwestern periphery in sharp relief.
Oct 16 2014
Unprecedented federal successes in the fight to eliminate top-tier crime bosses continued in the third quarter.
Sep 03 2014
Mexico's future for the remainder of Pena Nieto's tenure looks positive.
Jul 17 2014
Successfully targeting crime bosses in Mexico does not ensure improved security over the long term.
Apr 17 2014
Federal authorities could not have racked up such rapid successes against Knights Templar leaders during the first quarter of 2014 if not for the presence of self-defense militias.
Apr 17 2014
With the decline of the Knights Templar, Mexico City will focus on managing the continually expanding militias in Michoacan state in the second quarter.
Mar 18 2014
In recent months, self-defense groups in Michoacan have expanded their armed campaign into areas of the state with a Knights Templar presence.
Mar 16 2014
Successes against the Knights Templar could undo government progress in Michoacan.