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Fiery Massacre in Mexico Leaves at Least 53 Dead, President Declares National Mourning (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Mexico's Felipe Calderon has just declared a national day period of mourning for the victims of the casino massacre. There will be three days of mourning starting today. continue reading »

High Ranking Member of Mexican Gulf Cartel Extradited to U.S.

Aurelio Cano-Flores, aka “Yankee” and “Yeyo,” a high-ranking member of the Mexican Gulf Cartel, has been extradited to the United States from Mexico to face drug conspiracy charges, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Administrator Michele M. Leonhart of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). continue reading »

First Ever Premiere Soccer Game Suspended Due to Gunfight in Mexico (VIDEO)

Forty minutes into a first division soccer match in Torreon, Mexico was suspended when rapid gunfire was heard outside the stadium. This is the first time ever that a premiere soccer game was suspended due to the drug cartel violence in Mexico. continue reading »

Another Drug Tunnel Between Mexico & U.S. Found in Arizona

U.S. Immigration agents and Border Patrol have located another drug tunnel running between the U.S. and Mexico this week. The tunnel small by comparison to the tunnel found several days ago that was 980-feet long. continue reading »

Texas Border Patrol Make Largest Drug Seizure in Years: 100 Bricks of Cocaine Worth $8.4M

CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station seized more than 260 pounds of cocaine Friday evening. The incident marked the largest cocaine seizure in the Del Rio Border Patrol Sector since August 2006. continue reading »

NARCO NEWS:  980-foot Long Drug Tunnel Found Under U.S.-Mexico Border

Mexican authorities are reporting that they have discovered a 980-foot long narco tunnel between Tijuana, Mexico and the U.S. The tunnel was found by the Mexican military on Friday inside a house in Tijuana. A Santa Muerte alter was also found inside the Tijuana house. continue reading »

Crime Fighting Female Judge, Mother of Three, Shot 21 Times in Rio de Janeiro

47 year-old Judge Patricia Acioli was shot 21 times outside of her home in the municipality of Rio de Janiero. The crime fighting judge was known for her tough stance on corruption in the Brazilian military. continue reading »

Who’s To Blame for Drug War Violence in Mexico?

Earlier this month, a series of videos surfaced on the Web showing an interview between Mexico’s federal police and their biggest catch in months, Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez. The 33-year-old Acosta, nicknamed “El Diego,” is believed to be the leader of La Linea, a group of assassins contracted by the Juárez drug cartel. continue reading »

“The Hand with Eyes” Cartel Leader Captured, Ordered & Carried Out 600 Murders in Mexico City

The leader of a brutal drug cartel faction operating in Mexico City, “The Hand With Eyes”, has been captured and arrested for being involved in the killings of 600 individuals. continue reading »

Mexico Will Not Extradite Narco’s “Queen of the Pacific” to the U.S.

A Mexican court has blocked the extradition of Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the narco’s “Queen of the Pacific”, to the United States to face 2002 drug trafficking charges. continue reading »

Mexicans Seeking Asylum: A Facet of U.S.-Mexican Political Entanglements

A young policewoman feels trapped living in abysmal despair after fleeing a Mexican town near the border. She attempted to uphold the law in a society fed by narco-violence, but faced insurmountable opposition. Now, her only escape hinges on the uncertainty of the U.S. legal system. continue reading »

U.S. Open of Surfing Scene of Mexican Drug Smuggling Drop

The U.S. Open of Surging that concluded this Sunday did not only make news for crowning 10-time ASP Champion Kelly Slater but for being the scene of a Mexican drug smuggling drop. continue reading »

The War on Drugs Enters Mexico’s Prisons

The clash of gang members in a Juárez prison last week shocked Mexico and the world. Seventeen prisoners died and four were wounded in a confrontation last Tuesday night when various members of the group Los Aztecas, an armed branch of the Juárez Cartel, were fired upon when they entered the prison by members of Los Mexicles, which is part of the Pacific Cartel continue reading »

ICE Arrests TX Pawn Shop Employees for Ammo Smuggling into Mexico

A local pawn shop manager and five other employees were arrested on Wednesday on federal ammunition-smuggling charges by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

$180 Million Worth of Cocaine Recovered in 1st Narco Sub Found in Caribbean

On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard caught what is being called a “narco submarine” off the coast of Honduras. The semi-submersible craft was attempting to smuggle a large amount of cocaine into the U.S. continue reading »

Sinaloa Cartel Head and 2 FBI Agents Missing from Hospital- HS News Narco Blog

Authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Hector Guajardo Hernandez, aka El Huicho, who was interned in a hospital in Mexico City has gone missing along with two elements of the Mexican Federal Bureau of Investigation who were guarding him. continue reading »

‘I Ordered 1,500 Killings’ Says Recently Captured La Linea Leader ‘El Diego’ Hernandez

La Linea cartel leader Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez known as ‘El Diego’ has been in custody for just one day and he has already confessed to ordering the murders of 1,500 people. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  3,500 Ammo cartridges Found on Women Traveling to Mexico from U.S.

Mexican authorities are reporting the arrest of a yet to be identified women for carrying some 3,500 ammunition cartridges into Mexico from the U.S. The women was traveling legally from El Paso, Texas on a passenger bus when her luggage was inspected in a routine border inspection at Juarez. The border patrol on the Mexican side of the border discovered boxes upon boxes of ammo for different caliber guns, there were 9mm, 30mm, .38 super and 39mm. continue reading »

NARCO NEWS:  Cocaine Sub Located in Honduras with $250 Million Worth of Drugs Aboard

The Honduran government with assistance from a U.S. Coast Guard patrol have seized a submarine with tons of cocaine aboard. The submarine-like water craft appears to be made of fiberglass and was found about 50 feet below the water surface in the province of Gracias a Dios (Thanks to God). continue reading »

Honduran Authorities Recover 0ver $250 Million in Cocaine From Sub

A Honduran patrol boat has located a semi-submersible craft used by drug traffickers to carry cocaine. Five crewmembers have been detained. continue reading »