24 Alleged Drug Traffickers Detained in Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico – Mexican authorities say they have detained 24 alleged members of the Gulf drug cartel, including seven who once worked for the rival Zetas drug gang.Nuevo Leon state security spokesman Jorge Domene says the Zetas deserters told inv…

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Report: Mexican Cartel Bought Guns From U.S. Border Patrol

The testimony of a Mexican hitman turned government witness has revealed some astonishing details of life inside Mexico’s criminal underworld. Most astonishing of all: claims that cartel assassins obtained guns from the U.S. Border Patrol.

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The Drug War in the Sierra Tarahumara and the Fall of a “Robin Hood”
Last week the decapitation execution of Antonio Erives Arduño,39, the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel in the municipality of Uruachi,  worried the villagers of the region. At the end of March ...
9 Die in Shootouts in Mexican Border City
  At least nine people died in shootouts involving rival drug gangs in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, that prompted the army to intervene, a ...
Mexican Authorities Arrest 9 Zetas Cartel Members, Seize 30 Grenade Launchers
  Nine suspected members of the Los Zetas drug cartel were arrested in Saltillo, the capital of the northern state of Coahuila, by marines, the Mexican Navy Secretariat said Wednesday. The men ...
Wired: Zetas drug cartel enslaves engineers to build radio network
The Mexican military is trying to dismantle an extensive network of radio antennas built and operated by the notorious Zeta drug cartel. But the authorities haven’t had much luck shutting ...
Mi Sangre: Los Zetas Largest Supplier Arrested
MEXICO CITY - After the capture of Colombian drug trafficker Jesús López Londoño, “Mi Sangre", the Mexican cartel, Los Zetas, are lacking their "the largest supplier of cocaine," said the director ...
Destroying Drug Cartels, the Mathematical Way
"Killing drug lords gets headlines, but complexity analysis suggests they are the wrong people to target to bring down a cartel." One more gangland death WHEN the Mexican navy announced on 9 ...
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 ...
Blog del Narco: 12 Die in Violence in Sinaloa in Past 24 Hours
A total of 12 people died in violent incidents in two northern Mexican states, with groups involved in drug trafficking suspected of being behind the killings, officials said Monday. Eight young ...

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