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Like a scene out of "Crazy in Love" or "Narcos".

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Video footage of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán’s Jan. 8 capture was released on Monday to Mexican station Televisa.

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Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was captured by Mexican forces on Jan. 8.

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The founder of one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels, La Familia Michoacana, was found shot dead on Dec. 28 by a highway.

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It was a difficult three-day walk for 9-year-old Rubi Sanchez and her family as they escaped life from Mexico because of the presence of drug cartels in their state. Now 19 years old, Sanchez recounted her life as an immigrant and recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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President Barack Obama issued a presidential memorandum continuing the U.S. drug interdiction assistance program with the government of Colombia. A similar program for Central American countries, however, may be difficult to execute.

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California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris released a report Thursday revealing that the state has become an entry port for methamphetamine sales in the country, the LA Times reported

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While illegal drug production and smuggling is what cartels are primarily known for, a recent "Associated Press" report reveals that numerous cartels in Mexico have found alternate ways of making money illegally.

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Mexican authorities confirmed Sunday that Nazario Moreno, the head of the drug cartel Knights Templar, died, for the second time in four years, according to the "Washington Post."

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