Tag Archives: Los Zetas
Through corruption and intimidation, many Coahuila state authorities coordinated with the Zetas and let them operate with impunity.
More than a decade into a violent conflict that seems nowhere near being resolved, Mexico is a country haunted by the missing. The Mexican government estimates ...Read More
The Zetas and groups like them have morphed into transnational corporations with interests in everything from coal mining and the extraction of oil and gas to cornering the market on avocados.
For more than a decade, Mexico has been embroiled in a drug war that has resulted in unprecedented violence. In 2016 alone, nearly 23,000 homicides were reporte...Read More
Martinez talks about the three years he spent dodging organized crime and reporting on the hidden life of Central American migrants.
After reading Martinez’s courageous reporting it’s a wonder anyone — including the author — survives the journey. The 30-year-old journalist spent three...Read More
The Zetas money laundering trial in Austin took another dramatic turn, with the arrest of Francisco Colorado Cessa's business partner and his son, for attemptin...Read More
(UPDATED 4:18 p.m. Friday) U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks continued the sentencing phase in the Zeta money laundering trial Friday morning. Austin Horse trainer...Read More
Bloodlines: How the Scion of a Texas Horse Racing Empire Became an Informant on Mexico’s Most Feared Cartel
Unwittingly, Tyler Graham, heir to a Texas horse-racing empire, had become an informant on one of the world’s most lethal crime syndicates....Read More
Melissa del Bosque interviews Marry Cuddehe, the first journalist to take an in-depth look into the mysterious shooting of ICE agent Jaime Zapata in Mexico....Read More