Tag Results for "Drug Violence"
At least two dozen heavily armed men attacked a prison at 2:42 pm (Guatemala time) near the Mexican Border, and broke Elmer Arnoldo Zelaya out of jail. continue reading »
An armed commando ambushed four members of the Municipal Police in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua Saturday.Roman Hernandez Montes, Eloy Gutierrez Guadalupe Mejía, Andrés Gutiérrez Lucero, and Hernández Martha Vein are reported as killed while another officer was in the hospital listed under “serious condition.” continue reading »
Many Mexican politicians view the current drug war as being driven by the US. Arguing it is US demand for narcotics, US weapons and US cash that keeps the violence going. Mexican Senator Sebastian Calderon Centeno says the United States hasn't done anything to curb demand for drugs or to diminish the flow of guns into Mexico. continue reading »
Even in a country where violence and corruption are commonplace, this is a shocking story. Guards and personnel at a prison in Northern Mexico are under house arrest for allowing inmates to temporarily leave the prison, loaning them guns and vehicles. Drug related revenge attacks were then carried out, leaving 17 people dead and the inmates returned to the prison. continue reading »
Gang members in Juarez Mexico rammed a car into two police vehicles in the northern border city Thursday. The attack was in retaliation for the arrest of one of the leaders of the La Linea drug gang. continue reading »