In this inaugural episode of the AMU Disaster Crew podcast, we speak with with Sylvia Longmire about how COVID-19 is affecting life at the US-Mexico border.
President Trump said he is "very seriously" considering labeling Mexican drug cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), an extreme policy shift that might not result in the intended consequences.
After a hard-fought extradition to the U.S., Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is now being tried on charges related to trafficking almost half a million pounds of cocaine.
Cartel killing: A recent beheading of a child witness in Alabama has brought the Mexico drug war once again dangerously close to home.
Although marijuana comprises the largest volume of drugs the Mexican cartels move across the southwest border, it’s not their biggest moneymaker.
More than a half-million dollars cash was the proceeds from a cocaine shipment that crossed the U.S. southwest border “originating from the Gulf Cartel.”
Tunnel vision: As security measures along the U.S.-Mexico border expand, drug smugglers will continue to find ways to work around them – often underground.
The assassination of a federal judge in Mexico has many wondering if the notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán was somehow involved.
The Border: Sylvia Longmire is a subject matter expert in Mexico's drug cartels. A recent tale she heard involved not drugs or desert crossings but schools.