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Tag Results for "Border Violence"

NARCO BLOG: Town Pleads for Help as Two Cartels Battle- 20 Dead

This week there was a clash between rival groups of drug cartels in the town of Abasolo, Tamaulipas. Authorities report that members of both the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas, battled and have confirmed that 18 gunmen were killed in the shootout. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Benjamin Flores Reyes, “The Godfather” Cartel Leader Captured in Acapulco

The Public Security Ministry issued a statement declaring that elements of the Federal Police had managed to catch Benjamin Flores Reyes, aka The Godfather, who is one of the major cartel leaders Independiente de Acapulco continue reading »

Guatemala Trying to Ward off Drug Cartel Members Fleeing South

Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom has needed to deploy hundreds of army troops to combat drug cartels fleeing Mexico and invading Guatemala, specifically Los Zetas. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Acapulco:- 3 bodies found ” This happens to those who work with the wrong people”

Authorities have confirmed that during the early hours of today three people were discovered murdered in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero. Earlier this week, there were a number of executions in the area specifically taxi drivers. It is in the trunk of a taxi that they found the bodies of two men and a woman. continue reading »

BLOG NARCO: Tepic Arises to Shootings in the Street

At about 07:00am this morning, reports warned of a 58-year-old woman who had been wounded in gun crossfire, Red Cross was too frightened to also be caught in the crossfire but staff local Police answered the call. continue reading »

Courts Affirm Vigilante AZ Rancher to pay $87,000 for Assaulting Immigrants

Today, the Ninth Circuit’s ruled in Vicente v. Barnett, upholding an Arizona jury verdict against a vigilante rancher operating along the Arizona-Mexico border. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the jury’s decision that the vigilante was liable for assaulting a group of immigrants he found on public land. As a result of today’s ruling, the rancher will be forced to pay approximately $87,000 in damages. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Gunman Burst into Wake in Puerto Vallarta, kill one and injure 2, incl 6 yr old

Gunman in Puerto Vallarta stormed a wake, at the chapel and executed a mourner injuring two others. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Diario de Juarez Employee Executed

An employee of the newspaper Diario de Juárez and PM, Maribel Hernandez Varela, 31 was killed yesterday. She was executed by gunmen in the streets of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Interrogation of a Member of the Beltran Leyva

Blog del Narco shows the interrogation of a young man named Juan Pablo nicknamed “The Pope”, 20 years old. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Family Massacre in Tepic, Nayarit (Warning Explicit Photos)

A couple driving on the circle on the Avenue project in the city of Tepic, Nayarit, were intercepted by armed criminals. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Nephew of “Lord of Heaven” and “The Viceroy” captured in Chihuahua

The Federal Police successfully carried out a rescue mission releasing 4 hostages kidnapped by criminals yesterday. Seven of the kidnappers were captured including the nephew of the Carrillo Fuentes continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Gunman Burst into Home, Kill Police Officer and 10 yr Old Daughter

Durango state authorities have confirmed that Loyo Martin Najera, who served as Deputy Commander Police Municipal Villa Union, was executed at his home. continue reading »

U.S. Sued for $25Million for Killing Mexican Teen at Border

The parents of Mexican teen Sergio Hernandez Guereca are suing the U.S. government for the death of their 15-year-old son at the heads of U.S. Border patrol agents last June. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Second Decapitation of the Year in Nuevo Leon

On Saturday residents from the colony Altamira, located in the city of Monterrey, area reported the presence of body on their streets . Authorities went to the site immediately. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Man Executed in Tabasco Mexico

Fernando Ascencio Lopez , 37 years old, was executed in Corregidor Tabasco. Witnesses say that three trucks arrived at Lopez’s home and shortly thereafter several explosions were heard. The killers left the body just meters from his home. continue reading »

Wanted Poster With 151 Mexican Prison Fugitives Now Appearing in U.S.

The poster features close to 200 drug dealers, murderers, and human traffickers that escaped a Nuevo Laredo, Mexican prison last December is now appearing in the U.S. continue reading »

Five American Men Remain Missing After Day Visit to Mexico – FBI Investigating

Three American men and their 14-year old relative remain missing after traveling to Mexico on a one-day shopping excursion from Laredo, Texas. continue reading »

$48.3 Billion in U.S.-Mexico Trade Moves Through Ciudad Juarez Despite Cartel Violence

The trade that moves through the cities of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas increased 15 percent from 2008 to 2009 and is set to increase again in 2010 in spite of the escalating drug cartel violence. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: “This is What Will Happen to You” is Mssg Left with Two Mutilated Bodies in Acapulco

The Local Police of Acapulco have reported that two bodies were found hanging from a bridge in the town of Tunzingo, on the Federal Highway National Pinotepa Acapulco. One body hung on each side of the bridge. The bodies had been maimed, decapitated and skinned, with no arms and feet. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: “The Professor” of the Zeta Cartel arrested in Hidalgo (VIDEO)

Eduardo Ramírez Valencia, alias “The Professor” was arrested on Wednesday along with an alleged accomplice. Fedds hope this arrest will cripple the Zetas in Hidalgo - about 100 miles north of Mexico City. continue reading »