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Tag Results for "Los Zetas"

Mexican Authorities Uncovered Mass Graves Containing 193 Bodies in 2011

Today in Latin American history, in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, over 193 bodies were exhumed from several mass graves made by Los Zetas in 2011. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- US Magazine Writes of Life in NarcoSubmarines

US magazine High Times, based in New York, interviewed three members of a semi-submersible vessel carrying cargo weekly for a group based in Colombia. They described very unpleasant conditions on board, trip hazards and volatile employers. The magazine investigation has gone behind the scenes of a narcosubmarine, shedding light on the risks and challenges faced by the narcotic carriers. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Body found of a man in Mexico-Puebla Highway

Authorities confirmed the discovery of a male body today with gunshot wounds to the head. The body was located at kilometer 92 of the Mexico-Puebla highway. Police rushed to the scene Municipal de San Martin Texmelucan, and confirmed the facts and reported it to federal authorities that were in the vicinity of the Mexico-Puebla Highway. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Beautiful 21 Year old Missing for One Year - No News or Investigation

On September 7, 2012 , beautiful Fernanda Ruby arrives at Bulldog Bar de Orizaba, at 22:30 pm, when the party has just begun. "I'm fine", she told her mother, Araceli, over the phone, "I will be home in a little while.bye Mommy, I love you ..." Fifteen minutes later, four men enter the business and they drag this 21 year old out, she asks for help, but no one responded or gave any aide. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Authorities Arrest 26 Los Zeta Cartel Members Including 6 Children

The Attorney General's Office (FGE) reported the capture of 26 alleged members of the criminal gang Los Zetas, including six children. In a statement, the prosecutor stated that the arrest of these people came after police engaged in the pursuit of two armed men. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Police Kill 15 Cartel Members (VIDEO)

It was reported yesterday via social networks that there were 2 gunfights in the area located between Peña Colorada, Pizándaro and Santa Anna . The fighting was between Knights Templar and community police officers. Authorities announced that 15 Knights Templar Cartel Members had been killed during the confrontation by community police. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Motorcycle Rider Shot and Killed in Mexico City

A young man traveling on a scooter was killed as he drove through the streets of Colonia Villa de Aragón of the Gustavo A. Madero, a few meters from the border with the municipality of Nezahualcóyotl, State of Mexico. The deceased had his head covered with the hood of his sweatshirt and had covered the motorcycle plate with a piece of paper, which made police suspicious. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cartel Leaders (Z40)  Brother Sentenced to 20 Years in US

The brother of two Mexican cartel leaders was sentenced to 20 years in prison on for running a money laundering operation from a sprawling horse ranch in Oklahoma. A federal judge in Texas sentenced Jose Trevino Morales, who was found guilty of investing $16 million of drug money in the buying, training and racing of horses across the Southwest continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Guerrro, Chihuahua lead in Number of Murders (Picture Warning)

Calderon's government had named Juarez as the bloodiest city, however during the administration of Enrique Peña Nieto's Acapulco has taken over as the bloodiest so far in his administration. Ciudad Juarez continues to be labeled the most violent city. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Member Sicario is Sentenced to 162 years for 68 Executions in NL

According to information from the Attorney General the offender by the name of Victor Hugo Vargas Rio, 38 years old and was found guilty of murder by the First Criminal Judge. This criminal was apprehended and presented by the Office of Nuevo Leon last eighth of March this year, along with seven other suspected criminals. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Knights Templar Cartel Boss Captured in Michoacan

A suspected leader of the Los Caballeros Templarios drug cartel (Knights Templar) was arrested last week in western Mexico, a high-level federal security official said. Gregorio Abeja Linares, who was the subject of a reward of $227,790, was detained last Tuesday, federal security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: New Drug Beginning to Become Popular at Border- Grass Mary

This plant, known as "Salvia divinorum" is also called "Grass Mary" or "herb of the gods" which causes hallucinations and euphoria, with its active substance "salvinorin A" acting on the nervous system. continue reading »

Is the War on Drugs a Just War?

The war on drugs isn’t working. In fact, it is making the problem even worse. In May President Barack Obama signaled the beginning of the end of the war on terror, at least in a predominantly militarized form, during an address that attempted to balance encroachments on civil and human rights created by the nation’s anti-terror crusade against the legitimate, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 2.5 tons of Marijuana Hidden in Tanker Truck

A cargo of more than two and a half tons of marijuana that was being transported in a truck Tank was secured yesterday by members of the federal police on a highway passing through the state. Federal agents carried out the arrest of the operator who is identified with the name of, Erasmo Valdez Azuara, of 36 years old in the municipality of Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Coyote Arrested, One of Zetas Most Wanted- $765 K Reward

One of the suspected bosses of the Los Zetas drug cartel in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas was arrested over the weekend, the state government said. Roman Ricardo Palomo Rincones was detained in an operation staged on Saturday by members of the Tamaulipas Coordination Group. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Citizens Take Control in Guerrero- Women Taught Self Defense and Armed (VIDEO)

Women in Guerrero are taking the safety of their families into their own hands. They are being taught self defense as well as being given guns. Communities in Mexico have been increasingly adopting programs that tak continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Speculation Grows As To Who Will Now Lead the Gulf Cartel

Following the arrest of Mario Ramirez Trevino "El Pelon or X-20", speculation about who will take his place and thus the maximum control of the Gulf Cartel is rampant. So one of the hottest names, which are being battered about, is "The Pestle", identified as Homero Cardenas Guillen, belonging to the family of the Cádernas Guillen continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Vigilantes Under Attack in Michoacan as they Hold 65 Army Soldiers

In a coordinated operation, elements of the Navy, Army and Attorney General of Michoacan on Wednesday attacked 45 local guards from the Township Community of Aquila, Michoacán. Residents had remained to hold-up in the main square of the town with 65 members of the Army, although according to the governor, Jesus Reyna, the military is there "by choice" and "safeguarding the population". continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Wants DEA Agent Murderer Rafael Quintero Sent Here

The Attorney General's Office (PGR) confirmed that the US has notified the government that they are preceding with an action for extradition purposes against the trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero "for various offenses for which he is charged in federal court for the District of California." continue reading »

Narco News: Zetas Cartel hit Gulf Cartel Prisoners During Drug Raid in Cancun Prison

Nine prisoners of the Gulf cartel -including Hector El Diablo Cacique excabecilla-were injured after the State Preventive Police (PEP) in an operation find hidden drugs in the prison. Los Zetas members confined in another section of the prison were mistakingly mixed with the rival cartels during the search. continue reading »