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Narco Blog: The Knights Templar Execute 8 Men for aiding Rival Cartel (Warning-Explicit Photos)

Over this past weekend in different parts of Michoacán,ten Narco banners appeared signed by The Knights Templar. The cartel states that they will continue to do the righteous thing and to exterminate those considered traitors. continue reading »

Zeta’s Founder “The Executioner” Reportedly killed in Matamoras

Sources outside of law enforcement have confirmed that Heriberto “El Lazca” Lazcano Lazcano, the leader of the Zetas, was killed Friday in a firefight with rival Gulf Cartel. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Rival Drug Cartels Leave 21 Bodies Around Michoacán

The violence does not stop in Mexico. In Michoacán, a state that has suffered significantly during this drug war, they especially struggle with violence between the members of La Familia Michoacana and Knights Templar. continue reading »

Narco Blog:15 La Familia Michoacana Cartel Members Killed by Federal Police

Last Friday a confrontation occurred at the border of Jalisco and Michoacan. 36 gunmen were arrested and 11 gunmen were killed, all belonging to the Cartel La Familia Michoacana. continue reading »

Major Mexican Drug Smuggling Operation Working Out of Indian Reservation Dismantled

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Arizona’s Attorney General Tom Horne, and Tohono O’Odham Nation Police Chief Joseph Delgado today announced the arrests of 27 of 46 suspected continue reading »

Drug Cartels Set Up Self-Rule in Mexican Prisons, and Continue Business as Usual

Prison Observers in Mexico say that drug cartels populations are increasing as the cartels seize more control internally and set up “self–rule.” continue reading »

Consumption Junction: Stop Using Drugs… or Decriminalize Them

In a recent argument I had over Facebook, a friend of mine made the futile attempt to post that the current wave of Latino immigration is unprecedented due to what he sees as two, distinct phenomena: drugs and violence. He argued that Latinos are unlike any immigrant group before them, because they bring a significant increase in drug crimes and violence. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: 3 Minors Caught with AK-47’s

Raul Avila, commissioner of the Federal Police in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, announced last Friday that resulted in the capture of three minor gunmen. continue reading »

Body Parts Scattered Near Mexican Presidential Residence – Los Pinos

The up-scale neighborhood in Mexico City, home to museums and Los Pinos, has come face-to-face with the gruesome face of violence in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico Deports Italian Journalist and Scholar Gianni Proiettis Amidst Cloud of Secrecy

It appears Mexico has deported its first foreign journalist since the 1990’s, Italian professor, scholar and journalist Gianni Proiettis. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Entire Town Taken Hostage by Gunmen in Chihuahua

The people of the community named Jicamórachi, in the municipality of Uruachi, in Chihuahua, have been kidnapped for several days now. An armed group appeared in the town a few days ago and has decided to stay, closing off the town. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Professor at the School of Psychology in Acapulco Kidnapped, Ransomed and Beheaded

During the afternoon of Wednesday, Roberto Abarca Serna, 42 years old, a professor at the School of Psychology at the University Autónoma de Guerrero, was kidnapped by armed criminals when he was outside his home in the colony of Acapulco, Guerrero. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Massacre of Three Women and One Man in Nayarit State

The Nayarit State Police were called to the town of San Cayetano, when they discovered the bodies of four people in the colony Corregidora, just a few meters from the company Maxifrutas. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Slaughter in Mazatlan, Sinaloa- Seven Executed

Heavily armed gunmen traveling in 10 trucks and dressed in black, wearing hoods, arrived at the community of El Espinal, in El Habal, town of Mazatlan, Sinaloa. They forcibly took seven men from their homes and brutally executed them. continue reading »

Alleged Mexican Drug Kingpin Extradited to U.S. on Drug and Money Laundering Charges

A Mexican national believed to be one of the leaders of the "Los Gueros" international drug organization appeared in federal court this week to face drug trafficking charges, following an investigation by federal law enforcement agencies including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Charlie Sheen: Drug Cartel’s Pitchman?

Charlie Sheen may have become the best pitchman for international drug cartels, that, I venture, would gladly pay him the added million a week he demands to continue acting on the cancelled Three and a Half Men television sitcom from the better than $30 billion the cartels rake in annually from U.S. users. He can be their poster child luring legions of fans into the world of drug consumption. continue reading »

Mayor of Juarez Would Welcome US Help to Stop Cartel Violence

U.S. Ambassador in Mexico Carlos Pascual met with Juárez Mayor Héctor Murguía to discuss national security matters after last week's blow against the Barrio Azteca gang, known to operate in both El Paso and Juárez. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Mexican Drug Cartel Attempts to Rebrands itself by Changing Name to “Knights Templar”

A few hours ago many new narcobanners banners began appearing throughout various parts of Michoacán and Morelia, Apatzingan, Lazaro Cardenas, Among Others, and in Communities Such As Mira Tenure, Acalpican of Morelos, and Possession of Macaws. continue reading »

BLOG NARCO: One of CNN’s “Most Intriguing People of 2010” Leaves Mexico in Fear

Last November 2010, the case of Marisol García Valles gained a lot of attention around the world. Marisol garnered a top stop on the CNN Most Intriguing list because many American’s couldn’t figure out why a twenty year old criminology student, wife and mother would sign up for one of the most dangerous jobs in Mexico – police chief. continue reading »

Mexican Army Charges 13 Troops with Drug Possession

The Mexican Army has ordered three junior officers and 10 soldiers to stand trial on drug trafficking and organized crime charges. continue reading »