A woman argues over a pile of yellow lentils at a market.

Tigrayans say food is being used as a ‘weapon of war’

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Over 350,000 people in the Tigray region face starvation due to food blockages and theft; G-7 leaders pledge global vaccine-sharing commitments; Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, pleads guilty on three charges.

Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernández is shown wearing a blue suit and spotted tie.

Brother of Honduran president sentenced to life in drug case

Man with guns stand outside a convenience store

Cartel gunmen terrorize Mexican city to free El Chapo’s son

"El Chapo" in blue uniform stands near police.

‘El Chapo’ trial puts drug lord’s love life, business dealings on full display

Vicente Zambada Niebla takes the witness box, at the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, right, in this courtroom sketch

El Chapo trial shows why a wall won’t stop drugs from crossing the US-Mexico border

Three police stand inside the courthouse in Brooklyn

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ from Mexico begins his trial in the US


As the leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, Guzmán, 61, directed massive shipments of heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine bound for the United States. He faces 17 criminal counts and a potential life sentence if convicted.

authorities dismantle a meth lab in mexico

Joint US-Mexico effort to focus on drug kingpins’ financial infrastructure

Conflict & Justice

This new joint effort between the US and Mexico also doubles down on the controversial kingpin strategy — the idea that you break up cartels by targeting their leaders.