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Blog del Narco: Bill Calls for 40 helicopters on the Border with Mexico & Boon to US Companies

A fleet of 40 helicopters will be deployed along the border with Mexico if the security amendment included in the immigration reform bill is adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives, The Washington Post revealed today. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartels use Bunkers to Hide From Authorities

Drug Cartels use bunkers like this to hide their activity from police and federal agents. Cartels hide drugs, modified vehicles and bodies from both air and ground surveillance. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Authorities Find Heads of Missing Mexico State Police in Cooler

Police found the heads of an active duty officer and a former law enforcement agent in a cooler Tuesday near Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Flee as Drug Run Goes Bad (VIDEO)

U.S. Officials monitor a drug run gone bad in Mexico. The drug runners are transporting several bales of drugs in rafts across a river while under hot pursuit of the authorities. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  4 Women Dismembered by Zetas Cartel Members ( PHOTO WARNING)

The video shows four women kneeling in a field, with hands tied behind their backs. Three of them have bare torso. They are surrounded by 13 masked men, apparently Los Zetas hitmen, who point with rifles. One of the men told the women big words continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Shooting at Gym in Mexico City Leaves 4 Dead

Two suspects were arrested in connection with a shooting at a gym in the Mexican capital that left four people dead, the city's mayor said Friday. A pair of brothers and a man accompanying them were pronounced dead at the Body Extreme gym in the downtown Tepito neighborhood, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Killed and Three Wounded in Drug Shootout in Morelos

Four people were killed and three others wounded in a shootout at a market in Cuernavaca, the capital of the central Mexican state of Morelos, officials said. The incident occurred after the market closed on Tuesday night, Cuernavaca Public Safety Secretary Victor Hugo Valdes told Efe. continue reading »

Narco News: Police Arrest 9 Cartel Members For Kidnapping Govt. Officials and Media Workers

Nine suspected members of a gang involved in kidnappings, contract hits and extortion rackets were arrested by the Federal Police in La Laguna, a region in the northern Mexican state of Durango, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco -Michoacan Calls Military in to Stop Cartel Violence

Army troops are being deployed in Michoacan to restore order in the western Mexican state, which has been rocked by a wave of drug-related violence, federal officials said. The operation, which is being mounted by federal security forces under a unified command, will continue until order is restored in the region and state authorities continue reading »

Blog del Narco: General in Mexican Army takes Over Public Safety in Michoacan

A general in the Mexican army was sworn-in Thursday as public safety secretary in the western state of Michoacan, which is home to several powerful criminal organizations and a growing vigilante movement. Maj. Gen. Alberto Reyes Vaca will have command of the state police and of federal security forces stationed in Michoacan. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Arrested for Official and Model’s Murders

Four suspected Jalisco Nueva Generacion drug cartel members have been arrested for the March 9 murder of Jalisco Tourism Secretary Jose de Jesus Gallegos, Mexican prosecutors said. Juan Manuel Gonzalez Martinez, 29, and Julio Andres Vazquez Estrada, 36, were arrested five days after the killing and provided investigators with information that led to the capture of two other suspects continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Ambush Mayor in Oaxaca

The mayor of Santiago Amoltepec, a small town in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, was ambushed by gunmen and shot over the weekend, media reports said Monday. Luis Jimenez is listed in serious condition with gunshot wounds, Milenio television reported. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), has published a poster advertising major drug traffickers, operating in San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico. It has been four years since the DEA Updated this Poster. Cartels continue to be in an intense struggle for power over territory and drug trafficking rights in Mexico. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Journalist Escapes Unharmed After Execution Attempt in Colombia

A prominent Colombian investigative journalist emerged unhurt after two gunmen fired shots at his car, the editor of newsweekly Semana said Thursday. Ricardo Calderon "emerged completely unhurt, thanks to the fact that he managed to throw himself, in the middle of the night, to the side of the highway, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Official Confirmation El Chapo’s Father in-Law in Custody

The Mexican government confirmed that Ines Coronel Barreras, the father-in-law of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman, was arrested in an operation with no shots fired. The 45-year-old Coronel Barreras was captured at 7:00 a.m. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: At Least 8 Bodies Found Buried in Juarez, Nuevo Leon

At least eight bodies have been found in clandestine graves in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, where two drug cartels have been fighting a turf war for more than three years, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Five Men Executed in Guerrero- Left with Narcomessage (Photo Warning)

Five men were killed in Chilpancingo at dawn on Wednesday. Next to their bodies two messages were left on cards that have not been disclosed by authorities. The bodies were as yet unidentified. According to police reports, the bodies were discovered at 05:40am under the bridge between the colony Ayutla Bella Vista and Progreso, on the north side of South Boulevard continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Criminals Break Into A.G.‘s Office to Steal Vehicles and Credit Card DuplicatorVIDEO

An armed group of bandits stormed a storage yard of the Attorney General's Office (PGR), in the city of Chihuahua. Thieves took two Humvees and equipment to clone credit cards. The complaint filed by federal employees and two private guards, who were at the facility stated that at least three heavily armed men stormed the yard, and immediately covered their faces with black hoods. continue reading »

Blog del Narco Publishes Their Story in “Dying for the Truth”

On March 2, 2010 Blog del Narco decide to begin reporting what was really happening in their beloved Mexico. The drug war was raging in the country causing terrible instability. The authorities and traditional media wanted to believe that nothing was happening while things were in crisis. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Five Members of One Family Killed in Sinaloa

The victims include two women and three men who received multiple gunshot wounds in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. - At least five people have been reported as shot by the ministerial authorities in the community of The Chapalota, in the town of Mazatlan. continue reading »