Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known simply as "el Chapo," changed why and how drugs are muled across borders. He is legend. And he was maybe just gunned down along the Mexico-Guatelama border.
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Brazilian police are cracking down on drugs and crime in the run up to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The program stands to forever alter Rio's famed slums. Photographer Raphael Fabrés is documenting the complicated effort.
He's known to frequent bustling urban areas, brazenly hiding in plain sight, but few pictures of the world's most powerful cartel boss exist. The rub? The most widely disseminated photo of "el Chapo" may not even be of him.
Turns out locking people away for drug offenses runs up quite a tab. Who knew, right? But just in case, this slick new video infographic drives it home.
Because it's not just HSBC.
Cartels are high on God.
It's classic "Heads, I win; Tails, you lose."
Britons are so over getting high. Well, maybe.
It's official. And real messy.
Talk about a coke bust.
As it turns out, they're bringing a whole lot more than mediocre weed and high-grade Central American blow.
The narco sub’s speedy development is the perfect example of the old “where there’s a will, there’s a way” adage that’s fueled all aspects of the drug war, and stands as proof that no matter how much jail time is threatened or how many armed guards l…
The Mexican drug war is not often a repository of good news. But in the past two weeks, teams of commandos south of the border have captured or killed three leaders of the infamously brutal Zetas cartel. The latest may just be the godfather, Zetas fo…
Or so purports a cache of leaked emails from the private U.S. security firm Stratfor. The correspondences cite a Mexican diplomat who claims that not only is the U.S. government working in cahoots with Mexican drug cartels to funnel product into Amer…