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Blog del Narco: 8 Policeman Killed in Los Zeta Ambush in Guatemala (VIDEO)

Authorities report that eight policemen have been killed in an ambush by Los Zetas in Guatemala continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Business into Stolen Gasoline

Eliceo Gomez is the owner of a place where he has sold stolen gasoline in the village Ojo de Agua, near San Juan de Alima. Eliceo utilizes hawk and radio to warn of police movements and EM-CO. continue reading »

Mayoral Candidate in Chihuahua Found Murdered, Body Thrown on Road

The body of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate for mayor of Guadalupe y Calvo, a city in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, was found on a dirt road, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Second Message Left Threatening Prostitutes in Chihuahua

In Camargo, Chihuahua around 5:00 pm on Thursday, thugs left a card with criminal threats to sex workers who work in the downtown area. The message was made ​​with newspaper clippings on a fluorescent yellow colored cardboard, threatening to kill them and hang them from bridges. continue reading »

Blog del Narco –Gunman Open Fire at Farmers Market in Acapulco (Picture Warning)

At the Farmers Market known as Central de Abasto in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Traders were preparing their positions for the day when a group of armed men moved in. They opened fire on defenseless vendors, killing two women and a man and injuring two others. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Trafficker “El Indio” Captured by Weakness for Women and Football

The weakness of Torres El Indio for soccer and sexy women cost him his freedom. El Indio, one of the most wanted, was captured with his girlfriend when they headed to a football match at Maracana Stadium in Brazil continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 10 & 11 Year olds Hold Families Hostage in Veracruz

Two minors held several families terrified and threatened to kidnap them if they did not deliver 30 thousand pesos($2300) in cash. The city police director, Rosendo Mendez Córdoba, reported that 10 and 11 years old boys, used the landline of their grandparents house, to make extortion calls. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Beauty Queens Often the Clue that Leads to Drug Traffickers (VIDEO)

Gorgeous beauty queens or models are often the 'clues' that lead Colombian authorities to apprehend drug traffickers . continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen attack in Gym and kill 4-Including “Mr. East”

Castañeda Ariel Velázquez, who once won the title of Mr. East was one of those killed in a gym in the Colonia Morelos, reports the newspaper El Universal. Castañeda Velázquez was imprisoned in the Northern Prison on charges of vehicle theft along with his brother, continue reading »

Mexico Registers 4,249 Deaths Since Peña Nieto Took Office in December

A total of 4,249 drug-related killings occurred in Mexico from December 2012, when President Enrique Peña Nieto took office, to March 2013, marking a drop of 14 percent from the comparable four-month period in 2011-2012, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Drug-related Violence Leads to 19 Deaths in Mexico

At least 19 people died in drug-related violence in the western Mexican state of Michoacan and the southern state of Guerrero, officials and community leaders said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mazatlan and Concordia Mayors Propose Arming Settlers Against Cartels

The mayors of Mazatlan and Concordia proposed delivering weapons to the residents of the mountainous area of the state, with training from the Mexican Army to defend their communities from cartels linked to drug trafficking. continue reading »

4 Tortured Bodies Hung From Bridge in Northern Mexico

Mexican police on Friday found four bodies hanging from a bridge in the northern city of Saltillo, Coahuila state's security spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Guatemala Says Los Zetas Responsible for Massacre

The killing of seven men at a medical complex in this capital was the work of drug-cartel enforcers, Guatemala's interior minister said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Die in Drug-Cartel Related Violence in Northern Mexico

Eight men were killed in separate incidents linked to the cartel war in northern Mexico, security officials said. The first incident occurred in Piedras Negras, a city in Coahuila state, where four criminals died in a shootout with police. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Ministerial Police Chief Shot Dead in Guerrero

The coordinator of the Ministerial Police Group, Mariano Roman Dorantes, was executed in a street near Diana Gallery, just a few feet of the coastal avenue "Miguel Alemán". The incident occurred around noon. Detonations from gunshots were heard and generated a large police mobilization in that area. continue reading »

Blog del narco: Another Decapitated Victim in Sinaloa (PHOTO WARNING)

The lifeless body of a decapitated man was found in the vicinity of Juan Jose Rios. So far the victim has not been identified. It is only known that it is a man between 20 and 25 years old, wearing jeans and tennis shoes. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Violence Continues as 7 Burned Bodies Found in Van in Michoacan

The burned bodies of seven people, including four individuals who were beheaded, were found over the weekend inside a vehicle abandoned on the side of a highway in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 44 Captives Being Held by Zetas Rescued in Guatemala

Police and soldiers freed 44 peasants who were being held captive by a cell of the Mexico-based Los Zetas drug cartel, the Guatemalan army said Friday. The captives, including women and children, were rescued "safe and sound" Wednesday night in Santo Domingo Sinlaj, a rural community near the Mexican border, an army spokesman said. continue reading »

Guatemalan Officials Fear Increased Violence After Alleged Zetas Schism

Guatemalan security officials are on alert for increased violence stemming from an alleged split in the leadership of Mexico's notorious Los Zetas drug cartel, authorities said. continue reading »