Tracking Mexico's Drug Cartels Timeline
Oct 21 2015
As Mexico reforms its energy sector, the illegal tapping of pipelines presents serious challenges.
Sep 17 2015
The country's illegal drug trade, once dominated by three players, continues to splinter into smaller groups.
Jul 23 2015
Mexico wants the upper hand in security cooperation with its powerful northern neighbor.
Jul 22 2015
Fighting Mexican cartel corruption effectively requires a nontraditional approach.
Jul 17 2015
Jul 14 2015
While his escape shows he is a powerful figure, El Chapo cannot escape the evolving criminal dynamic reality he was already subject to before his 2014 arrest.
Jun 27 2015
Though the days of the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion are numbered, its continuing expansion across the country will have lasting effects.
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.