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from the Guardian

Fifteen Mexican police officers killed in deadly ambush in Jalisco state

Officers’ convoy was ambushed as it drove along a mountain road but prosecutors would not say if drug cartel Jalisco New Generation was behind the attack

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from Mail Online

Mexico: 43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in west

The deadly fighting erupted after a column of federal troops responded to a report about armed gunmen at the ranch in an area where the Jalisco New Generation gang is known to dominate. Above, a soldier walks on the ranch

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

8. Conflict on the decline After reaching its peak in 2011 with the New Generation Cartel’s dumping of bodies in the Boca Del Rio, the conflict between the Jalisco New Generation Cartel in Veracruz has dwindled to dormancy in recent years. Both continue to operate in Veracruz. Photo: AP

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

15. The Jalisco New Generation Cartel has seen unprecedented expansion, growing to a major group in only five years, according to The Associated Press. Photo: Alexandre Meneghini, Associated Press / AP2012

from VICE News

Surviving the Narco-Blockades of Mexico's Jalisco State

'My skin goes cold when I see a pickup or heavy traffic,' says one resident of the state that has seen a dramatic spike in crime and violence since the emergence of the Jalisco New Generation cartel.

from The Daily Beast

Fighting Mexico’s New Super Cartel

The Jalisco New Generation Cartel is known for its hyper-aggressive, paramilitary tactics—now it’s bringing the terror to America’s doorstep.

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

7. Unlike older cartels, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel is willing to wage war on the state and federal government: on May 1, cartel fighters clashed with federal forces, downed a military helicopter and blockading streets with burning vehicles in Guadalajara.18 people were killed, according to The Associated Press. Photo: STR, Stringer / AFP / Getty Images / AFP

from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

4. When the Jalisco New Generation Cartel first debuted, they basically wanted the government’s approval to kill members of Los Zetas, The Wall Street Journal reported. Photo: Video Screenshot Via Wikimedia Commons

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from San Antonio Express-News

13 things to know about Los Zetas, the ruthless Mexican drug cartel

7. Their "sworn enemy"Michael S. Vigil, former chief of international operations for the DEA , said Los Zetas have been at odds with the Jalisco new Generation Cartel for a decade, calling the cartel their “sworn enemy.” So much that the Jalisco New Generation Cartel also go by “Mata Zetas,” which means “kill zetas” in Spanish. Photo: YURI CORTEZ, AFP/Getty Images

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