Mexico files U.S. lawsuit against former security minister Genaro Garcia Luna

Mexico has launched a lawsuit in Miami, Florida against former security chief Genaro Garcia Luna and a network of companies run by him and his associates, hoping to recover illegally obtained assets, Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) said on Tuesday. Ex-Security Minister Garcia Luna pled not guilty last year to U.S. charges involving a multimillion-dollar… Read More Mexico files U.S. lawsuit against former security minister Genaro Garcia Luna

Wife of Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo pleads guilty for role in cartel

The wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Emma Coronel Aispuro, on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court for her role in helping her husband run the Sinaloa cartel of smugglers. Clad in a green jumpsuit and wearing a white face mask, Coronel appeared for a court hearing before U.S. District Judge Rudolph… Read More Wife of Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo pleads guilty for role in cartel

U.S. lifts sanctions on Sinaloa cartel senior figure Jesus Zambada

The United States lifted financial sanctions on a top lieutenant of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel on Wednesday, saying Jesus “El Rey” Zambada, who gave testimony against kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, had shown behavioral change. Information published by the U.S. Treasury Department said that Zambada was removed from the sanctions list of the Office of… Read More U.S. lifts sanctions on Sinaloa cartel senior figure Jesus Zambada

Wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin El Chapo arrested in Virginia

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested on Monday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, a regular attendee at her husband’s trial two years ago, was arrested at Dulles International Airport in… Read More Wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin El Chapo arrested in Virginia

Mexican drug lord, El Chapo’s son among gang members abducted by gunmen in Mexico

At least 10 members of a Mexican criminal gang have been abducted by unknown gunmen at a restaurant in a Pacific Coast resort, officials say. The incident took place in the early hours of Monday in Puerto Vallarta in the western state of Jalisco. Police are trying to locate four women who were part of… Read More Mexican drug lord, El Chapo’s son among gang members abducted by gunmen in Mexico