Federal police captured a top hired gun for the Juarez drug cartel in the central city of Aguascalientes, Mexico’s Public Safety Department said.
Jesus Valentin Nuñez Lugo had been in charge of protecting the cartel’s leaders and ba…
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By Marty GrahamReutersAccused Mexican drug kingpin Eduardo Arellano Felix, whose Tijuana-based cartel was dramatized in the Oscar-winning film “Traffic,” pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges on Tuesday in his first court appearance since extradit…
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