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Blog del Narco- Shooting Breaks out at Dance, Panic Ensues

Hysteria erupted yesterday just before midnight in the community El Carrizal Grande, located in Irapuato, Guanajuato, where there was a shooting that sparked panic. Community residents were celebrating the closing of the religious celebration of the Lord of Mercy continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Boss Captured Returning from Cancun Vacation for 80

This last week, members of the Federal forces, supported by members of the Ministerial Police, conducted a major operation in Monterrey International Airport, where they managed to capture a leader of the Gulf Cartel. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 6 Month Pregnant Women Dead, 7 Year Old Injured

Two dead, including a woman six months pregnant, and four wounded, was the outcome of an attack perpetrated shot Wednesday night outside a home in Colonia Vicente Guerrero. The dead woman was identified as Leticia Ramos Mendoza.The male has not been identified, but it is the husband of Leticia Ramos. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Cuban”  Arrested for Dismembering 4 Children

Joel Rodriguez Barrero, “The Cuban”, was arrested several days ago in Morelos in the possession of weapons and drugs. He has been identified as responsible for the recent murder and dismemberment of four children. The dismembered bodies of Brandon, Rembrant, Lenin and Brian, 14, 21, 20 and 17, respectively, were found on 8 March in the colony Pradera, Cuernavaca. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Shot While Walking Streets of Mexico City

Two men was killed last night walking the streets in Mexico City. One was a man about 30 years old, who was found dead at the intersection of Cape Grey and Cape Faro, in the colony Gabriel Hernandez. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Gunned Down on a Street in the Monterrey Suburb of Guadalupe

Eight drivers of gypsy cabs were killed Tuesday in two separate attacks outside this northern Mexican metropolis, sources with the Nuevo Leon state investigations agency told Efe. Gunmen traveling in at least two vehicles fatally shot three drivers who were standing alongside their gypsy cabs - known here as "pirate taxis" - on a street in the Monterrey suburb of Guadalupe. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Recruit Grandparents

First it was the very young, then the children and now the elderly are prey to drug trafficking groups in Mexico. More and more often it has been reported by authorities that elderly people are being included in arrests of drug cartel members. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Bodies Discovered in Water Well

The bodies of four men in a state of decomposition were found in the interior of a water well in the municipality of Rio Verde, police officials said. According to a report received by the state police, a body was discovered in the well at the Pump House, in the Miguel Hidalgo ejido. continue reading »

Teen mothers account for quarter of all Births in Mexico

Mothers aged 14-19 account for roughly 480,000, or 24 percent, of Mexico's 2 million annual births, the Health Secretariat said Saturday.The figures were provided by Alejandro Rosas Solis, deputy director of sexual continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced to 7 Life Terms in U.S.

A Mexican drug cartel leader was sentenced to seven life terms after pleading guilty in U.S. federal court to drug trafficking and direct or indirect participation in 1,500 killings since 2008. The U.S. Justice Department said in a press release that Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, leader of the Juarez cartel in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua, pleaded guilty Thursday to drug trafficking and "numerous acts of violence" in connection with the Barrio Azteca gang. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 16 Year Old Girl and Companion Killed in Guerrero

The bodies of two people executed by gunfire in the street Ruben Figueroa of the colony's toward Lajita Llano Largo were discovered and reported to authorities. The first body was of a woman identified as Abunza Montserrat Gomez 16 years of age. Abunza is known to sell chickens on the streets. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Found Tortured and Executed in Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan(Graphic Photos)

Three men, who had been tortured and executed with gunshots to the head and heart, were found under a bridge on the highway Mexico-Guadalajara Friday morning. Noting that one of the victims had been shot in the forehead and another in the heart. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Tortured and Executed in Guerrero ( Photo Warning)

The body of a man, executed with a bullet to the head was found at Friday morning in the beach destination housing unit Colossus. The man's body showed signs of torture and that it had been dragged along the pavement .He wore white shirt, blue jeans, blue woven belt, socks blue, red and white, continue reading »

Outage Cuts Cell Phone Service to 16 Million People in Argentina- Sparking Social Media Protest

An outage left about 16 million customers of Spanish telecom company Movistar without cellular phone service Monday in Argentina, sparking protests on social-networking sites.The company is dealing with "an issue reported at a general level with the data, voice and SMS continue reading »

Thousands Take to the Streets to Promote Non-Polluting Pedal Power in Brazil

Some 6,000 people took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro over the weekend for an 11-kilometer (6.8-mile) bike ride as part of the World Bike Tour, which was held in the Brazilian city to promote alternative and non-polluting transportation, the official Agencia Brasil news agency reported. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Shot Dead While Riding Motorcycle

A motorcyclist was shot to death from a moving car, on the busy Causeway Pie de la Cuesta causing panic among people who were there. The victim, Mario Supeña Guadalupe Mier, at the time of execution had just left the shop continue reading »

Mexican Family Accused of Human Sacrifices After 7 Year Old Disappears

Eight members of a Mexican family were arrested in the northern state of Sonora on suspicion of committing ritual murders, authorities said. The spokesman for the state Attorney General's Office, Jose Larrinaga, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexico Urged to Investigate Drug Cartels Attacks on Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement Tuesday condemning recent attacks on a newspaper and television station in Mexico and demanding prosecution of the perpetrators. continue reading »

HS Narco News: US Army Lieutenant and Sergeant Arrested as They Try to Sell Services to Drug Cartel

Mickle began negotiations with whom he thought were members of the Los Zetas Cartel, actually undercover Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, to purchase marijuana in return for stolen weapons. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Calls Out Los Zetas by Delivering 10 Heads

The leader of the Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias El Chapo, openly challenged the criminal group Los Zetas, especially their leaders, Heriberto Lazcano continue reading »