The Deadliest Cartel in Mexico | The War on Drugs

The Los Zetas Cartel changed the game in the Mexican War on Drugs. From the mid-2000s, they introduced an unprecedented level of violence – paramilitary-style executions, beheadings, bodies hung from bridges. But this was not simply psychopathic violence. These were special forces soldiers from the Mexican military – who had received specialized training from the… Continue reading The Deadliest Cartel in Mexico | The War on Drugs

La guerra entre cárteles en el Aguaje, Michoacán

En la guerra actual en Michoacán, el poderoso Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación o CJNG —liderado por un notorio capo conocido como El Mencho— se enfrenta a una alianza de grupos conocidos como los Cárteles Unidos. Algunas comunidades también dependen de milicias dirigidas por ciudadanos para luchar contra los cárteles. El reportero de VICE News Keegan… Continue reading La guerra entre cárteles en el Aguaje, Michoacán

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