RadioWHO: El Chapo Escape “Conspiracy Theories”

July 24, 2015 in Preview, TOR Radio

RadioWHO #7 | “If you think you know what’s going on in Mexico, you’re misinformed.” With questions mounting over the prison escape of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and the Mexican government’s credibility at an all-time low, speculative theories have flooded the internet, from the believable to the … not so much.

#Narconoia Update: Apr. 18, 2014

April 18, 2014 in News

#Narconoia Update | In Michoacan, more local officials charged with accepting cartel bribes; autodefensas and the federal government have reached an agreement — or have they?; no extradition for Chapo Guzman; Second-in-command of Beltran Leyva Cartel captured; corruption unravels in Hidalgo County, Texas; narco-politics and more

#Narconoia Update: Apr. 3, 2014

April 4, 2014 in News

#Narconoia Update | Chapo’s ludicrous statements to Mexican prosecutors, the scandalized resignation of Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño, investigating the sophisticated communications network built by Los Zetas, more Templarios fall in Michoacán, blockades & shootouts just across the border in Reynosa, and much more.

#Narconoia Update: Mar. 27, 2014

March 27, 2014 in News

#Narconoia Update | Caballeros Templarios scatter as autodefensas units and Mexican government forces clean up Michoacán; fractured factions within the vigilante movement present a new set of problems; legal proceedings related to the arrests of Chapo Guzmán remain shrouded in secrecy…

#Narconoia Update: Mar. 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 in News

#Narconoia Update | After weeks of steady advances, Michoacan’s autodefensas continue to dismantle the Caballeros Templarios and the cartel’s founder, but infighting threatens to rupture the self-defense forces as accusations are flung; assorted headlines about El Chapo and El Mayo; Zetas, Golfos, y mas

#Narconoia Update: Mar. 6, 2014

March 6, 2014 in News

#Narconoia Update | Since the arrest of El Chapo on February 22, the facts of the operation and the lead-up to the bust have come into better focus. Update includes: Chapo Continues to Make Headlines, News from the Constitution-Free Zone, and Madness in Michoacan

Theater of the Absurd: The Arrest of El Chapo Guzmán

March 4, 2014 in News

Guillermo Jimenez | In the theater of the absurd that is the War on Drugs, the rational gives way to the irrational — the logical to the illogical. We observe the narcotics supply-chain of individuals and the law enforcement apparatus, both trapped in seemingly hopeless situations…

Mexican Cartels Move Agents Deep Inside US Borders

April 4, 2013 in News

Borderland Beat | Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts…

Sinaloa Cartel Kingpin “Chapo” Guzman Replaces Al Capone as Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1

February 14, 2013 in News

Michael Tarm Associated Press (via CNS news) February 14, 2013   CHICAGO (AP) — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the [...]

Family of Fugitive “Godfather of the Drug World” Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Among the Ranks of Sinaloa Cartel

January 13, 2013 in News

Wired | If there’s one rule to running the mob, it’s to keep your family close. For Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the cocaine kingpin of the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel, he’s kept his family so close to the business that it’s attracted the attention of the U.S. government.