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Blog del Narco: Two Police Officers Killed in Ambush in Guerrero ( Warning: Gruesome Photos)

An ambush against the Director of Public Safety Teloloapan, Wilfrido Francisco Márquez Rodríguez, perpetrated yesterday afternoon on Highway Teloloapan-Iguala, left two dead police officers. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexico Nabs 17 suspected Gulf Cartel Members, Cuban Trainer

Mexican army soldiers detained 17 suspected Gulf cartel members and a Cuban man who was allegedly providing them with weapons training in the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Colombian Navy Seizes 1 ton of Cocaine in Pacific

One ton of cocaine was seized and three suspects were arrested by navy personnel in the Pacific Ocean, the Colombian navy said. The cocaine was seized aboard a vessel some 11 nautical miles from Catripe, a sector between the towns of Virudo and Pizarro in the western province of Choco, which borders Panama, the navy said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Sends Message to Nuevo Loredo Mayor with Executions

As previously reported, appeared a few days ago 14 people dead in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, first found the 14 bodies in body bags inside a vehicle, then the 14 heads were found inside coolers. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Journalists Protest in Mexico City as Death Toll this Century Tops 80

More than 100 journalists staged a protest in Mexico City to draw attention to the killings of several journalists in the eastern state of Veracruz, call for justice in the cases and demand an end to the murders of members of the media. The demonstration took place Saturday at the Angel of Independence monument, a traditional site for public protests. continue reading »

Lebanese Man Pleads Guilty to Providing Arms to FARC in Exchange for Cocaine

A Lebanese citizen has pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in Manhattan to conspiracy to provide weapons to Colombian guerrillas in exchange for more than a ton of cocaine, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Peru’s New Amazon Road Could Threaten Uncontacted Tribes’ Land

Peru’s Congress is about to approve a highly controversial road that will divide the Madre de Dios Reserve, where at least two uncontacted tribes live. continue reading »

Senior UN Official Angered By Recent Murders of Journalists in Mexico

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today voiced alarm and anger over the murders of three Mexican journalists in the state of Veracruz in less than a week. continue reading »

Supermodel Bar Refaeli Bares All For Her Lingerie Line

Bar Refaeli is completely naked in a new ad campaign for her underwear company, Under.Me. continue reading »

Brazilian Prison Riot leaves 2 Inmates Dead and 11 Wounded

At least two inmates died Saturday and 11 others were wounded, one of them seriously, in a clash between rival gangs at a jail in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, police officials said. continue reading »

Heavy Rains in Peru Leave 260,000 Homeless and 53 Dead over Last 6 Months

Since November last year, when the rains began to fall in Peru, until recent days, the total affected by natural disasters is very high. The news, sent to Fides from the Catholic radio station Onda Azul in Puno, reports the data in the Report of the National Institute of Civil Defense, regarding the consequences of heavy rains in the last 6 months: 53 deaths, 267,391 homeless, 9,383 houses destroyed. continue reading »

Young Mexican Girl Granted Asylum in US After Mother and Grandmother Killed

A 4-year-old Mexican girl whose mother and grandmother were murdered south of the border has received asylum in the United States, her uncle said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 23 Murdered in Nuevo Leon- Border City ( Photo Warning)

Twenty-three people were found murdered Friday in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, including 14 whose dismembered remains were left in a van, authorities said. Nine bodies were spotted at about 1:00 a.m. hanging from an overpass at a major intersection, a source in the Tamaulipas state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narc: Bodies Found Hanging from Bridge in Nuevo Leon

The bodies of nine people who have been credited with being responsible for the attack by car bomb on the premises of the municipal Public Security building in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, recorded on April 24 appeared hanging from the bridge of the road vehicle Nuevo Laredo-Monterrey national. continue reading »

Female Journalists Facing Greater Danger in Mexico

Female journalists are increasingly becoming victims of violence associated with organized crime and corruption in Mexico, where more than 75 media workers have been killed since 2000. continue reading »

Mexican former President Vicente Fox says War on Drugs “Useless”

Mexican former President Vicente Fox said his successor's military crackdown on drug cartels is a "useless war" and recommended exploring other avenues, including legalization. "Mexico must urgently get out of this trap we're in," Fox said here Wednesday in a meeting with foreign correspondents. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Found Tortured, Executed then Burned in Culiacan (Photo Warning)

The body of a young man whom died after being set on fire was discovered in the colony of Progress. The victim was found with his hands and feet fastened with duct tape. The victim showed signs of having been tortured for several days. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Another Clash in Sinaloa Leaves at Least 12 Dead

At least 10 gunmen and two soldiers were killed in a shootout in the western Mexican town of Guasave, officials in Sinaloa state said. In remarks to reporters, state Attorney General Marco Antonio Higuera Gomez confirmed the number slain in Wednesday morning's gun battle involving soldiers and members of two rival drug cartels active in Sinaloa. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Found Dead in Sinaloa Along Roadside

Two people were found executed by gunfire ion the road between Ocoroni-San Blas. A driver passing by reported the gruesome occurrence. One of the victims was in military-type clothing and was identified as Eduardo Cazares Nafarrete, 21, residing in San Blas, El Fuerte. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Kills 5 in Mexico For Refusing to Work With Them

Five men were found shot to death along with a message from a drug cartel claiming responsibility for the killings, authorities in the western Mexican state of Michoacan said Tuesday. The bodies were discovered by farmers early Tuesday in a rural area of the municipality of Tancitaro, 170 kilometers (106 miles) west of Morelia, the state capital. continue reading »