Nearly 60,000 Drug War Deaths in Mexico Under Calderon

Borderland BeatAccording to Monterrey’s Milenio daily, organized crime-related violence has claimed 57,449 lives in Mexico during the six-year presidency of Felipe Calderon, including 10,485 so far this yearOrganized crime-related violence has claimed …

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Blog del Narco: Mexican Federal Judge Removed For Cartel Connections

A federal judge whose rulings were questioned for favoring drug traffickers has been removed from the bench by Mexico’s judicial oversight agency, officials said.

Judge Efrain Cazares Lopez was removed from his post on Wednesday “fo…

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37 Mexican cops busted for links to drug cartel
37 Mexican cops busted for links to drug cartel
The Mexican government confirmed that on Monday 37 police officers were arrested in eastern Mexico for allegedly cooperating and working with the deadly and powerful Los Zetas drug cartel, according ...
Zetas Kingpin El Mencho was not captured! False alarm!
The kingpin, whose alleged detention sparked an avalanche of narco-attacks in Jalisco, was the successor of El Nacho Coronel in the Sinaloa cartel Rubén Oseguera Cervantes, alias El Mencho originally from Michoacan was born ...
Border Crossers Say Mexican Governments Efforts Against Cartels Helping
30 reportedly die in Mexico state
As many as 30 armed suspects have been killed in an apparent intergang gun battle in western Mexico state Sunday, according to several Mexican news accounts. A news account published on ...
Mexico Deploys 400 Additional Officers to Michoacan
An additional 400 Federal Police officers have been deployed in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, bringing to 600 the number of officers sent to the area to fight drug ...
Blog del Narco: Founder of La Familia Drug Cartel Revered Like Saint
Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, La Familia Cartel, following in the footstep of Jesus Malverde, the saint of the narcos. Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, founder of La Familia cartel, is revered in Michoacan ...
‘Mexico Gas Vendors Forced to Buy Fuel Stolen by Gangs’
According to Mexico's national association of gas businesses, criminal groups reportedly force gasoline vendors to buy stolen fuel, calling attention to the increased availability of stolen gas in Mexico service ...
Mexico suspects cartel in Pepsi subsidiary attacks
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="563" caption="Photo credit: AP | In this photo taken late Friday, May 25, 2012, flames rise from a warehouse of the Mexican potato-chip company Sabritas, in Lazaro ...
Six Cartel Gunmen Arrested with Large Collection of Firearms in Mexico
Soldiers arrested six drug-cartel enforcers and seized an arms cache in the western state of Michoacan, Mexican authorities said Friday. Troops assigned to the 21st Military Zone were on patrol in ...

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