Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Jalisco New Generation Cartel

from The Daily Beast

Fighting Mexico’s New Super Cartel

The Jalisco New Generation Cartel is known for its hyper-aggressive, paramilitary tactics—now it’s bringing the terror to America’s doorstep.

Bloodbath in Mexico - Published on May 22, 2015 More than 40 killed in western Mexico Friday in a gunfight between suspected gang members of the Jalisco New Generation cartel and security forces.

Son of alleged Jalisco New Generation Cartel boss rearrested in Mexico hours after judge orders release

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

18. It’s unclear exactly how much money the Jalisco New Generation Cartel makes off of the drug trade, but a U.S. indictment alleges that New Generation leader Nemesio Oseguera and his brother-in-law, Cuinis leader Abigael Gonzalez Valencia, make $10 million a year off of moving tons of cocaine that ultimately winds up in the United States from South America to Mexico, the Associated Press reported. Photo: Alexandre Meneghini, Associated Press / AP2012

1
from VICE News

Surviving the Narco-Blockades of Mexico's Jalisco State

'My skin goes cold when I see a pickup or heavy traffic,' says one resident of the state that has seen a dramatic spike in crime and violence since the emergence of the Jalisco New Generation cartel.

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

8. Conflict on the decline After reaching its peak in 2011 with the New Generation Cartel’s dumping of bodies in the Boca Del Rio, the conflict between the Jalisco New Generation Cartel in Veracruz has dwindled to dormancy in recent years. Both continue to operate in Veracruz. Photo: AP

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

15. The Jalisco New Generation Cartel has seen unprecedented expansion, growing to a major group in only five years, according to The Associated Press. Photo: Alexandre Meneghini, Associated Press / AP2012

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

7. Unlike older cartels, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel is willing to wage war on the state and federal government: on May 1, cartel fighters clashed with federal forces, downed a military helicopter and blockading streets with burning vehicles in Guadalajara.18 people were killed, according to The Associated Press. Photo: STR, Stringer / AFP / Getty Images / AFP

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

1. The Jalisco New Generation Cartel formed from the ashes of the Milenio Cartel following the 2009 capture by Mexican authorities of leader Óscar Nava Valencia.Some members of the Sinaloa Cartel also joined the new organization following the death of their leader Ignacio Coronel Villarreal, according to Borderland Beat. Photo: Video Screenshot Via Wikimedia Commons

1