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Narco Blog: Thugs Disarm 21 Police Officers in Michoacan Mexico

Authorities in Michoacán have confirmed that criminals disarmed 21 Officers of the States Police command. The uniformed policemen were going to watch a rodeo in the community of San Miguel del Monte, located south of Morelia when hooded men armed with AK-47 have surprised them. The gunmen questioned the officers individually and proceeded to disarm them one by one. The policemen said they could not defend themselves for fear of being executed, as the criminals had threatened. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Two Men Butchered in Acapulco- Heads Hung from Bridge

It was a grim scene on Friday in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero The heads of two men were hung from the Bicentennial Bridge, located on the busy Avenida Cuauhtémoc, a few meters from the famous Avenida Costera Miguel German. continue reading »

Assaults & Threats Against Migrant Defenders in Mexico on the Rise

According to the report by the Mexican Episcopal Conference (MEC), in recent years aggressions, threats and harassment against defenders of migrants in Mexico have increased. Since 2004, 62 accidents have been recorded. In the "Report on the situation of the defenders of migrants in Mexico", states that from 2004 to 2009 only 18 incidents were recorded, while in 2010 alone 29 and another 15 were recorded between January and June 2011. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Three Men Dismembered in Guerrero (Warning” Explicit Photos”)

This past week, three men were found dismembered in Geurrero. Their remains were left in full view in the historical center of Taxco, Guerrero. Specifically the three were found dismembered in front of the silver market- the Arc. continue reading »

Narco Blog:Seven Members of Knights Templar Captured By Police

The Ministry of Public Security issued an official statement, that elements of the Federal Police conducted a raid in the town of Apatzingan, Michoacan, where they managed to capture seven members of the Knights Templar. Among those captured were Faustino Pacheco Torres, better known as El Pariente, 36, who is identified as head of the Knights Templar assassins. El Pariente, admitted a role in the encounter recorded in December 2010, where killed Moreno González, alias El Chayo, was killed who in life was the leader of La Familia Michoacana. Pariente said that his helicopters fired on the Federal Police. continue reading »

UN Condemns Killing of 3rd Mexican Journalist in One Month

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom has condemned the killing of a Mexican journalist, the latest addition to what she called “the long list of victims sacrificed at the altar of freedom of expression.” continue reading »

Troubled Juarez Set to Spend $498M on Public Works Projects

The Mexican government at a city, state and federal level is investing heavily in the beleaguered border city of Juarez and has just announced $498.4 million in funding for pubic works projects. continue reading »

Narco Blog: While Receiving Traffic Ticket in Chihuahua, Three Youths Brutally Executed

As three young people were getting fined by local transit police in the city of Chihuahua, they were brutally murdered. Without a word, a passing car with armed people it opened fire on the youth. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 14 Yr Old Drug Cartel Assassin Goes to Trial

In a few days the trial against El Ponchis begins. The only reports we have of El Ponchis time in custody is of a random fistfight. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Brutally Killed Left With Sign Branding Him a Rapist ( WARNING EXPLICIT PHOTO)

The remains of a man who was brutally butchered were abandoned in the colony of Tres de Mayo, located in the municipality of Emiliano Zapata, Morelos .Witnesses said that unidentified men threw the human remains on the sidewalk next to Emiliano Zapata Avenue. continue reading »

3 La Linea Cartel Members Arrested in Ciudad Juarez

Federal Police Officers nabbed three subjects as they were trying to put a narcobanners in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Reports indicate that the offenders arrived at the Lomas de San José, where continue reading »

Narco Blog: Gunman Attack Bar in Mazatlan as People are Enjoying World Cup U-17

Yesterday afternoon terror struck the customers of bar on Avenida Francisco Solis, Mazatlan, Sinaloa as they were watching a soccer game. People were enjoying the game of the final World Cup U-17 at the moment that Mexico won. continue reading »

UN Human Rights Chief Voices Concern About High Level of Violence in Mexico

The United Nations human rights chief has voiced concern over escalating violence in some parts Mexico, saying organized crime and brutality could undermine the State and threaten the people''s basic rights. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Bizarre Twist- Knights Templar Cartel Attacks Local Police Station

This weekend there was intense fighting in La Piedad, Michoacán. In a bazaar twist, members of the Knights Templar, the drug cartel actually attacked the offices of the Federal Police in the town. The bloody scene of the battle can be seen in the photographs below. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 27 Dead in Slaughter in Monterrey

Minutes before 10:00pm last night, a group heavily armed gunmen entered the Bar Sabino Gordo, located in City Center area of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. The gunmen arrived in luxury SUVs several witnesses reported. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Gunman Storm into Bar, Leave 5 Dead including Disabled Man

It was about 09:30 pm last night when three gunmen stormed into the Bar El Potrero, located in the city of Chihuahua. Upon entering the business they gunman began to shout, " Hit the floor and no one will be shot! " Customers immediately began to follow instructions and lay on the floor. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Teacher Executed in Acapulco

Armed men, driving around Acapulco in a late-model truck opened fire on Professor Juan Gonzalo Gálvez Alvarado, 54. They were in the Quarter Petaquillas Hornitos, in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Shooting at the Meoqui Fair Leave Baby Dead

The Attorney General of the State of Chihuahua, confirmed that yesterday there was a shooting at the Fair Meoqui Fair. In the shootout, unfortunately a stray bullet pierced the body of a baby only three weeks old. The parents of the baby were right there with her. continue reading »

TRAVEL WARNING: US Residents Told to Avoid Nuevo Laredo this Weekend

The advisory comes from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Webb County Sheriff’s Office. Both agencies say they have received credible intelligence from multiple sources indicating that the Zetas Cartel is planning to target U.S. citizens who travel to Nuevo Laredo this weekend. continue reading »

TEEN GIRL ASSASSINS: Young Girls Fighting for Cartels in Mexico (VIDEO)

Drug cartels in Mexico are using young girls as assassins to try to avoid detection. For $2000 a month ( twice what the military are paid) these young girls are easily enticed into a life of crime. The young girls are desensitized during training so that they can be used to torture and murder their victims. continue reading »