MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican marines have slain four gunmen who apparently were trying to steal the body of a Zetas cartel chieftain killed by the military a day before in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.The state government said the gunmen evidently w…
Al-Jazeera, 12/29/2012 One of the top priorities for Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico’s new president, is tackling violence. His predecessor tried going after the leaders of drug cartels, but that had only limited success. Now Pena Nieto’s promising to employ a new strategy, by creating a new national police force made up of former military troops. To [...]
PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. officials say Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona. Santa Cruz ... The Changing Mexican Drug War Brings New Challenges
As the medicine war proceeds the transitive nature of this war is a study in of itself. Apart from struggling to understand sheer numbers of missing and dead, aspects of ... Mexican Marines Apprehend 20 Suspects Carrying 4,000 Rounds of Ammunition
Marines detained 20 suspected criminals in three separate operations in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and seized rifles, ammunition clips and ammunition, the Navy Secretariat ... Los Zetas lose another leader in Cardel!
Jesus Ramirez Daniel Vargas, the alleged leader of Los Zetas in the city of Cardel died after a confrontation with law enforcement VERACRUZ, In a clash between the operating elements and Veracruz sure ... Blog del Narco: Cartels Forcing Migrants to Smuggle Drugs After Families Threatened
Defenders of immigrant rights are concerned about the increasing number of cases in which people are forced to smuggle drugs into the United States from Mexico by drug traffickers threatening ... Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers
Zapata Border Patrol Agents Halt Human Smuggling Attempt On Dec. 18, U. S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station rescued 10 undocumented immigrants in a human smuggling attempt. Agents ... San Luis CBP officers seize 32 pounds of methamphetamine
A woman from Mexico has actually been apprehended for trying to smuggle almost 32 pounds of methamphetamine into the nation with the San Luis port of entry. According to an USA ... Mexican president unveils his new law and order strategy
Newly elected Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced on Monday his new security and public safety strategy, which “focuses on the transformation of law enforcement institutions and crime prevention.” Pena ...
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