CRIME AND MURDER

Hector 'El Güero' Palma will not set foot on the street yet. At least, for the time being. The Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday that it will keep the drug trafficker under arraigo for 40 days while it gathers evidence for a pending investigation against him. By order of a federal judge, Hector Luis Palma Salazar, 80, has been...

The green light has been given to extradite Rafael Caro Quintero, founder of the Guadalajara Cartel, to the United States. A Collegiate Court in criminal matters confirmed the decision that denied Rafael Caro Quintero's appeal against the extradition process to be tried for the murder of DEA agent Enrique Camarena. Caro Quintero obtained his...

Vicente Zambada Niebla - 'El Vicentillo', son of 'El Mayo Zambada', the star witness in the trial of 'El Chapo' Guzmán and "repentant" member of the Sinaloa cartel was released from a federal prison on an unspecified date, despite being sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2019. No authorities have disclosed where he is being held.

Over the past two weeks, Mexican and US authorities have reported in dribs and drabs the results of a joint anti-drug operation, which began with a focus on opiate trafficking and ended with the release of a US citizen who had been held for a year in Sinaloa.