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"Like a soap opera": The glamorous life of El Chapo's detained wife

Feb 23 2021

MEXICO CITY The arrest on drug trafficking charges of Emma Coronel Aispuro, a former beauty queen and wife of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, follows a telenovela-style life that straddled hyper-violent Mexican cartels, fame and motherhood. | Video

Factbox: Step by step - How Chinese 'money brokers' launder cash for Mexican drug cartels

Dec 03 2020

MEXICO CITY Chinese "money brokers" have emerged as vital partners for Latin American drug cartels, becoming key cogs in their multi-billion-dollar empires and upending the way narcotics cash traditionally has been laundered, according to U.S. authorities.

Special Report: Burner phones and banking apps: Meet the Chinese 'brokers' laundering Mexican drug money

Dec 03 2020

GUADALAJARA Early next year, a Chinese businessman named Gan Xianbing will be sentenced in a Chicago courtroom for laundering just over $530,000 in Mexican cartel drug money.

Factbox: Step by step - How Chinese 'money brokers' launder cash for Mexican drug cartels

Dec 03 2020

MEXICO CITY Chinese "money brokers" have emerged as vital partners for Latin American drug cartels, becoming key cogs in their multi-billion-dollar empires and upending the way narcotics cash traditionally has been laundered, according to U.S. authorities.

Factbox: Step by step - How Chinese 'money brokers' launder cash for Mexican drug cartels

Dec 03 2020

MEXICO CITY Chinese "money brokers" have emerged as vital partners for Latin American drug cartels, becoming key cogs in their multi-billion-dollar empires and upending the way narcotics cash traditionally has been laundered, according to U.S. authorities.

FACTBOX-Step by step: How Chinese 'money brokers' launder cash for Mexican drug cartels

Dec 03 2020

MEXICO CITY, Dec 3 Chinese "money brokers" have emerged as vital partners for Latin American drug cartels, becoming key cogs in their multi-billion-dollar empires and upending the way narcotics cash traditionally has been laundered, according to U.S. authorities.

Special Report: Ortega media enrich his family, entrench his hold on Nicaragua

Nov 23 2020

MANAGUA In early 2010, Nicaragua's Canal 8, an independent television network, had a new owner.

In shock move, U.S. abandons drugs case against ex-Mexican defense minister

Nov 18 2020

MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors will drop drug charges against ex-Mexican Defense Minister Salvador Cienfuegos and turn over the investigation to Mexico, saying "sensitive" foreign policy considerations outweighed the interest in pressing the case.

Analysis: Arrest of ex-army chief puts Mexican president's plans under siege

Oct 17 2020

MEXICO CITY The spectacular fall from grace of Mexico's previous armed forces supremo has raised awkward questions about the president's reliance on the military to fight drug gangs and manage an increasing portfolio of vital civilian infrastructure.

'The Godfather': Mexico's ex-defense chief helped ship tons of cocaine and heroin

Oct 16 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's former defense minister Salvador Cienfuegos used his power in office to protect a faction of the Beltran-Leyva cartel, directing operations against rival gangs and even finding maritime transport to ship drugs, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.

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