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Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Members Charged with Killing Cop in Case of Mistaken Identity

The U.S. Justice Department announced the capture of three gunmen linked to Gulf Cartel, involved in the kidnapping and murder in Mexico in 2011. The victim was a policeman who was kidnapped and murdered, but until now no body has been found. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO: 6 Bodies Dumped at Community Bus Stop in Zacatecas, Mexico

In Narco news of Blog del Narco, six bodies were dumped by a bus stop near the town of General Enrique Estrada in the state of Zacatecas, there was one female victim amongst the six dead. continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Member Linked to 11 Deaths Arrested in Mexico

A man suspected of being in charge of the Gulf drug cartel's gunmen in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun has been arrested in connection with the murders of 11 people last week, Quintana Roo state Attorney General Gaspar Armando Garcia Torres said. continue reading »

Former Police Chief Convicted of Drug Traffic Conspiracy in Mexico

Gilberto Lerma Plata, a former police commander of Tamaulipas state and a member of the Gulf cartel, was found guilty of conspiring to import several tons of marijuana and cocaine to the United States, the Justice Department said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Spy Nabbed in Nuevo Leon

Nuevo Leon announced the arrest of César Iván González Ruiz, 19, alias "Happy", who in confessed to involvement in two murders for the organization of the Gulf Cartel (CDG), for whom he served as a Spy ("Halcón") in the municipalities of San Nicolas and Apodaca. continue reading »

Mexican Cartel Boss Arrested In Connection With Massacre

Army troops arrested the man who reputedly runs the Gulf drug cartel's operation in the central city of San Luis Potosi, Mexico's defense department said Friday. continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Boss Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking after 2 Hours of Jury Deliberations

Juan Roberto Rincon-Rincon, a high-ranking member of the Gulf Cartel, has been convicted on all counts as charged in a large drug trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. continue reading »

MEXICO: Bodies Found in Cancun’s Hotel District Near Waterpark

Police found the bodies of two men near the entrance to a water park in the hotel district in Cancun, Mexico's leading Caribbean tourist destination, officials said. The bodies of the men, who had been tortured, continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Boss Apprehended, 6 Killed in Northern Mexico

A Gulf drug cartel boss was arrested and six people died in drug-related violence in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, a state security council official told Efe. continue reading »

Gangland Violence Claims Another 10 Lives in Mexico

Drug-related violence has left 10 people dead over the past 24 hours in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, local authorities said. continue reading »

17 Alleged Murderers Arrested in Northern Mexico

Security forces arrested 17 people accused of committing 25 murders in three towns in the metropolitan area of Monterrey, in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, the state government announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Narco Bribes Undercover Agents $797,000 For Safe Passage Back to Mexico and Gulf Cartel

Juan Carlos De La Cruz Reyna, 37, a high ranking member of the Gulf Cartel, has entered a plea of guilty to bribery of a public official, something he did in order to avoid deportation and face rival narco factions or Mexican authorities. continue reading »

Mexico’s Calderon Tries to Revive Narco-Ghost Town (VIDEO)

President Felipe Calderón traveled to Ciudad Mier to inaugurate a brand new Military base that he hopes will restore peace and order in the currently abandoned town. continue reading »

Texas Sheriff Says Shootout Was “Spill Over” of Mexico’s Drug Violence

After a shootout left a deputy seriously injured and a Mexican man dead, the local county sheriff is saying it was linked to a nearby dispute involving the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico’s largest drug trafficking gangs. continue reading »

U.S. Officials Saying their Informants Have Successfully Infiltrated Drug Cartels

According to officials in both the U.S. and Mexico, U.S. law enforcement agencies have been able to increase their number of informants in Mexico in order to gain additional knowledge of the drug cartels south of the border. continue reading »

JUST IN:  U.S. Teen Edgar “El Ponchis” Jimenez Found Guilty of Four Beheadings in Mexico

Mexican authorities have just announced the guilty verdict against 15-year old Edgar Jimenez Lugo, also known as El Ponchis. continue reading »

Mexico’s Shame: Video Testimony of 15-yr Ponchis on the Beheading of 4 People (VIDEO)

The trial for the now 15-year-old alleged assassin known as “El Ponchis” began this week. The young man is on trial in Mexico for four beheading murders, kidnapping, drug dealing, and weapons possession all committed when he was 12 through 14 years old. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Town Pleads for Help as Two Cartels Battle- 20 Dead

This week there was a clash between rival groups of drug cartels in the town of Abasolo, Tamaulipas. Authorities report that members of both the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas, battled and have confirmed that 18 gunmen were killed in the shootout. 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 »

Mexico Sending more Troops to Northeast Region to Stem Violence

The Mexican government has unveiled a new initiative “Coordinated Operation Northeast” aimed at stemming the violence in two northeast states Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas which shares a 560 mile border with Texas. continue reading »