Jason McGahan

Jason McGahan is an independent journalist. His work focuses on the politics of the drug war.
  • Protest in Mexico over 43 disappeared students

    Protests Mount in Mexico Over Missing Students

    Protesters gathered in the thousands in Mexico City for a march to commemorate the 43 students at a teachers college in southern Mexico who disappeared after being taken into police custody. Full Story

  • Juarez Cartel's Chief Killer 'El Farmero' Arrested in Mexico

    The Juarez Cartel Goes on Trial in El Paso

    The trial of a man accused of orchestrating the assassinations of the three people linked to the U.S. Consulate pries open secrets of the cartel war in Juarez. Full Story

  • José Armando Rodriguez Carreón, affectionately known as "El Choco," was a  veteran crime reporter for El Diario in Ciudad Juarez. He was shot to death outside his home on the morning of November 13, 2008.

    To Kill a Journalist

    Armando Rodriguez was the first journalist to fall victim to the turf war between the Juarez and Sinaloa cartels that engulfed the state of Chihuahua from 2007 to 2011. He was not the last. Full Story