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Mexican prison security chief assassinated

Mexican prison security chief assassinated

The head of security for a Mexican prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa, has been gunned down, according to police. Alejandro Osuna Rios was murdered on Friday in…

Women rising in the ranks of Mexican drug cartels

Women rising in the ranks of Mexican drug cartels

The high casualty rate in Mexico’s drug war has seen women advance rapidly in the ranks of drug cartels, where they are increasingly gaining more power, according to a new book. “Female Bosses of Narco-Traffic,” by…