A sister of one of 12 people killed tells VICE News the Mexican group was in a safe, authorized area when an Egyptian Apache military chopper opened fire.
The case of 11 women lured into forced prostitution and then killed by members of the Barrio Azteca gang was seen as a barometer of both the femicide crisis in the country and judicial reforms aimed at improving Mexico's antiquated justice system.
Julian Leyzaola is the larger-than-life former top cop of Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez. The attack against him may have been an act of revenge, or as he called it, a hit ordered by a current police official.
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, chief of Mexico's Juarez cartel, was arrested on Thursday, joining his principal nemesis Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in federal custody.
Journalist Luis Chaparro remembers friends who were killed in the violence in Ciudad Juarez — in a war between cartels and citizens.
We spoke to some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors trying to reach the US through Mexico, an issue that is overwhelming authorities.
We talked to the man who gave up information leading to the capture of Mexico's most-wanted druglord, and who now feels betrayed by the US.