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Arrest of drug lord nicknamed ‘The Egg’ sparks violent clashes in north-eastern Mexico

A suspected drug lord, whose arrest sparked clashes in north-eastern Mexico, has been deported to the US. Juan Gerardo Treviño, also known as “El Huevo” or “The Egg,” was captured at dawn on Monday by Mexican authorities. A violent gun fight between the military and gang members ensued in Nuevo Laredo, a city on the […]

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Mexican Navy issues rare public apology over forced disappearances in border town

The Mexican Navy issued a rare public apology on Tuesday for its potential role in the abductions of dozens of people who went missing from a northern border town in 2018 during operations against drug cartels. As many as 40 people disappeared between February and May of 2018 in Nuevo Laredo, across from Texas, which has […]