Patrick Corcoran

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 00:00
Perhaps the most obvious change in Mexico today is the relative decline of the large gangs that controlled the nation’s criminal scene five, or even two, years ago.
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 00:00
Mexico's authorities said that bodies recently found in mass graves in Durango are victims of divisions within the Sinaloa Cartel, offering further evidence of a split.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 00:00
The opposite extreme, trumpeting attacks on capos while downplaying their sometimes messy consequences, and failing to tackle the gang's operational structure, is no better.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 00:00
The exact relationship between the Zetas operating in Mexico and those in Guatemala remains a subject of debate. Some evidence suggests that the Mexican group is merely co-operating with local gangs.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 00:00
Among the new gangs: the Resistance, the New Generation Jalisco Cartel, the Independent Cartel of Acapulco and the Pacific South Cartel.