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NARCO BLOG: Attorney General Catches one of 10 Most Wanted- Leader of La Familia Michoacana

This morning attorney general of Guanajuato announced the arrest of a senior leader of La Familia Michoacana. They have just now released the name of the detainee who was captured in the state. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Slaughter in Mazatlan, Sinaloa- Seven Executed

Heavily armed gunmen traveling in 10 trucks and dressed in black, wearing hoods, arrived at the community of El Espinal, in El Habal, town of Mazatlan, Sinaloa. They forcibly took seven men from their homes and brutally executed them. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Slaughter in Acapulco Night Club Kills Ten

A Few minutes after Midnight this morning, another slaughter occurred at an Acapulco Nightclub. An armed group of criminals attacked a nightclub in Acapulco Guerrero. continue reading »

4 More Murders in Acapulco, Including one Police Officer

It was a bloody Thursday for the port of Acapulco, after three men were discovered killed by members of an organized crime group. continue reading »

Mayor of Juarez Would Welcome US Help to Stop Cartel Violence

U.S. Ambassador in Mexico Carlos Pascual met with Juárez Mayor Héctor Murguía to discuss national security matters after last week's blow against the Barrio Azteca gang, known to operate in both El Paso and Juárez. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Renamed Cartel- Knights Templar- First Victim Appears- WARNING EXPLICIT PHOTOS

La Familia Michoacán, a criminal organization known for its violence and its narcotics trafficking — mainly methamphetamine production — is looking to re-emerge under the name of the Knights Templar. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: 8 People Executed in Acapulco, Including Children in Rampage

During yesterday, eight people have been executed in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero. Around 21:00 pm Police were called to the colony Libertadores, a few meters from the Social Rehabilitation Center of Las Cruces, continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: 50 Cartel Members Attack Small Town and Burn Down 10 Homes

Organized crime has been known to cause disasters in small communities by burning and looting homes in the past. In the state of Durango, they have torched houses, cars, etc. Local authorities could not control the situation, continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Sinaloa Cartel Welcomes New Police Chief with Tortured Body

With the recent appointment of Julian Leyzaola Perez as new head of the Municipal Police in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, yesterday the local drug cartel left a “welcome message” along with a tortured man who remained alive. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Gunman Attack Party pre-Dawn- 5 Murdered, 10 Injured in Mazatlan

At dawn today everything seemed peaceful at a private party at Avenida del Mar in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. There was music and alcohol, and those present had enjoyed the presentation of Gerardo Ortiz. However within minutes armed terrorists arrived at the party. 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 »

72 Hours in Juarez Leaves 53 Murdered Throughout City, 150 thus Far in March

Last week from Thursday through Saturday Ciudad Juarez left its residents in shock again at the scope of violence it is plagued with. Over the 72 hour period 53 people were killed and amongst the dead were a police officer, a municipal patrolman and a state investigator. continue reading »

BLOG NARCO: One of CNN’s “Most Intriguing People of 2010” Leaves Mexico in Fear

Last November 2010, the case of Marisol García Valles gained a lot of attention around the world. Marisol garnered a top stop on the CNN Most Intriguing list because many American’s couldn’t figure out why a twenty year old criminology student, wife and mother would sign up for one of the most dangerous jobs in Mexico – police chief. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: “Avoid Going Out at Night, Lock Your Children Indoors” Says the Durango Governor

Jorge Herrera Caldera Governor of the state of Durango conceded that the violence in recent days is due to rival organized crime groups say fighting for territory. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Four Executions in Acapulco Guerrero

Three men were executed and left in streets of Housing Unit Infonavit Progreso, in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Decapitated Bodies Desecrate War Memorial in Nuevo Larredo, Mexico’s City Square

Four bodies with their heads cut off and human fingers inserted in the victims mouths were found grisly displayed in Nuevo Larredo, Mexico. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: 13 Members of Sinaloa Cartel Captured in Baja California

This weekend it was reported that 13 members of the Sinaloa cartel were captured by elements of the State Police in the state of Baja California. 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: 3 Ex-Police Now Zetas Break into Police Chief Home, Mayor Pleads for Help

During the hours of yesterday armed men broke into the home of the Municipal Police Chief in García, Nuevo León. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Marking One Year Since 2 Cartels Declared War,Violence Escalates WARNING EXPLICIT PHOTOS

Today, February 24 marks the one-year anniversary of the day that that war was officially declared between the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas. This war has left thousands dead, with no end in sight. continue reading »