Mexico’s Zacatecas turns into the latest battleground for cartels

Zacatecas state in central Mexico is turning into the latest battleground between Mexico’s ever-multiplying number of criminal gangs. One small community has felt the brunt of the fight in the past two months. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Las Ermeetas, Mexico. – Follow us on Twitter: – Find us on Facebook: – Check our… Continue reading Mexico’s Zacatecas turns into the latest battleground for cartels

Mexico's Cartels Are Deadlier Than Ever Despite the Pandemic

2020 is set to become Mexico’s deadliest year on record. Despite hopes that the COVID-19 pandemic would slow down violent crime, it’s had the opposite effect. VICE News visited Culiacán a city of about 800,000, and the headquarters of the notorious Sinaloa Cartel. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow… Continue reading Mexico's Cartels Are Deadlier Than Ever Despite the Pandemic

Inside Mexico's Most Powerful Drug Cartel | Foreign Correspondent

Tens of thousands are missing, many more murdered. So why are Mexico’s violent drug cartels operating with impunity? We go inside the most powerful cartel to meet the footsoldiers. Corruption, they say, goes right to the top. Produced in collaboration with Ben Zand and Vice TV. In Mexico’s Sinaloa state, violence has become a way… Continue reading Inside Mexico's Most Powerful Drug Cartel | Foreign Correspondent

On the Front Line With Mexico’s Warring Cartels

The end of 2021 will mark 15 years since the start of Mexico’s “guerra contra el narcotráfico,” a war against drug trafficking that officially began in December 2006, when thousands of soldiers were deployed to topple the cartel terrorizing the state of Michoacán. The war soon spread and plunged the entire country into a downward… Continue reading On the Front Line With Mexico’s Warring Cartels