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Tag Results for "Murder"

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Kill Man in His Chihuahua Home

This afternoon, people with guns entered the home and repeatedly shot at a man in the colony streets of Ignacio Allende, north of the city. continue reading »

Violence Responsible for 45 Percent of Teen Deaths in Brazil

Homicide is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Brazil, where three of every 1,000 teens will be murdered before reaching 19, a report released here Thursday says. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Kill 5 in Restaurant, Including Pregnant Woman

A group of gunmen killed five employees of a restaurant in Nuevo Laredo, including a woman eight months pregnant, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Chihuahua Police Officer Killed At His Front Door (Photo Warning)

A municipal police officer identified as Jesus Ruvalcaba Velasquez was shot dead in front of his house in the Chaveña colony. continue reading »

Former Diplomat’s Son Murdered in Honduras

A son of Honduras' former ambassador to the Organization of American States, Carlos Sosa Coello, was fatally shot Friday, his father said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Execute 2 Students in Nuevo Leon

While they were talking in a corner, two high school students were shot last night from a truck where they transported several criminals. Also, an adult was injured in Escobedo. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Beaten to Death After Withdrawing $500 from ATM

The 32-year-old advertising executive killed last week after being forced to withdraw $500 from an Automatic Teller Machine was beaten to death with metal pipes, Puerto Rico's El Nuevo Dia newspaper said Wednesday continue reading »

Man Murdered For $500 Shocks Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans are shocked by the death of a man murdered after his killers forced him to withdraw $500 from several ATMs in the San Juan suburb of Caguas. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 3 Men Murdered Outside of Birthday Celebration in Nuevo León

While celebrating a birthday, a man and two relatives of his wife were shot by a gunman in front of the house, his stepdaughter was also injured in San Nicolas. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver’s Body Discovered in Trunk in Veracruz

Police discovered a taxi driver's body in a trunk with a bullet wound to the head and bruises on different parts of the body. The body was found in a taxi's trunk in a mall parking. continue reading »

IACHR Condemns Murder of Mexican Journalist

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of journalist Adrián Silva Moreno, which took place on November 14 in Tehuacán, Puebla, and urges federal and local Mexican authorities to take urgent action and activate all legal instruments available for identifying and punishing both the perpetrators of and the masterminds behind this crime. continue reading »

Mexican Human Right Group Reports Murders, Disappearances Soar

Violations of personal rights have soared over the past six years in Mexico, with more than 2,000 people listed as missing and over 46,000 murders linked to organized crime groups, the Mexican National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. continue reading »

Colombian Rapper “El Duke” Murdered in Medellin

Rapper Elider Varela, known as "El Duke," was murdered in the northwestern Colombian metropolis of Medellin, reminding people of the violence that continues to plague poor areas of many of the nation's cities, grassroots and cultural groups and local artists say. continue reading »

Inmate Stabbed to Death by 7 Others at Dominican Juvenile Detention Center

An inmate was killed Saturday by a group of convicts and another four were were slightly injured by guards during an incident at a youth prison in the southern Dominican city of San Cristobal, according to officials. continue reading »

Guatemalan Family of 4 Murdered in Their Beds

Four members of a family were fatally shot inside their home in the eastern Guatemalan province of Zacapa, authorities said Wednesday. The attack took place Tuesday night in the hamlet of La Plancha, about 156 kilometers (97 miles) east of the capital, a spokesman for fire rescue said. continue reading »

Son of Murdered Activist Marisela Escobedo Calls Suspect in Custody “Scapegoat”

The son of rights activist Marisela Escobedo, who was shot and killed in northern Mexico in 2010 while demanding justice for the murder of her daughter, said a suspect arrested in his mother's slaying is a "scapegoat." continue reading »

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Murdering Family Over Land Dispute in Guatemala

The man suspected of leading the slaughter of seven people inside a home south of the Guatemalan capital is in custody, police said Wednesday. Cesar Chavez, 38, was arrested in the village where the killings took place, police spokesman Pablo Castillo told the media. continue reading »

Venezuelan Authorities Search for Man Who Killed 7 After Betting Chavez Would Lose

A Venezuelan businessman who bet that opposition candidate Henrique Capriles would win the recent presidential election here killed the two people who won the bet and then used his vehicle to run down five people who were celebrating Hugo Chavez's win, police said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigating Conspiracy Theory in Murder of Politician’s Son

The theory that an organized crime group and public officials may have conspired to kill the son of a prominent Mexican politician is gaining ground among investigators, the government of the northern state of Coahuila said. continue reading »

4 Mexican Police in Custody for Murdering Former Governor’s Son

Four Mexican municipal police have been detained for their alleged involvement in this week's murder of the son of a prominent politician, officials said. continue reading »