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Tag Results for "Nuevo Leon"

Wind Farm Begins Operating in Nuevo Leon

Eolica Santa Catarina said its $51 million wind farm in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon started operating. The facility, which has the capacity to generate 45 GW annually of electricity, uses state-of-the-art General Electric turbines. continue reading »

Shootings in Nuevo Leon Lead to 5 Deaths

Five people were killed and one was wounded in two shootings earlier this weekend in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Remains of a Woman Decapitated, Burnt in Nuevo Leon

With the capture of several criminals, the State Investigation Agency discovered the body of a woman who had been decapitated and burnt in Linares. continue reading »

Police Discover 17 Bodies in Well in Northern Mexico

Authorities in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon have concluded the work of recovering and identifying a total of 17 bodies found in a well, officials said Wednesday. 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 »

Blog del Narco: 2 Ex-Police Killed in Nuevo Leon

Two former police officers were executed yesterday after a group of armed men attacked the truck they were driving. Neighbors said that after the attack, a third man who was shot in the abdomen managed to escape his attackers. continue reading »

3 Mexican Minors Arrested for Killing 7 on Behalf of Los Zetas Cartel

Three minors accused of killing seven people while working at the service of a drug cartel have been arrested in northern Mexico, authorities said. continue reading »

Caterpillar Begins Construction on Mexican Factory that Will Create 1,000 New Jobs

U.S. heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. began construction Thursday on a $500 million factory in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

17 Alleged Murderers Arrested in Northern Mexico

Security forces arrested 17 people accused of committing 25 murders in three towns in the metropolitan area of Monterrey, in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, the state government announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Over 50 Suspected Zetas Arrested in Mexico

Police arrested 52 suspected employees of the notoriously violent Los Zetas drug cartel in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

8 Arrested In Mexico May Be Linked To the Massacre of 49 People

Mexican army soldiers detained eight purported members of the Gulf drug cartel during an operation in the small northeastern town of China, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Tornado phenomenon in Monterrey, Mexico (VIDEO)

A tornado was reported touching the ground near Laredo-Monterrey highway Thursday morning. A video captured by two youth depicts the rare occurrence. continue reading »

Grenade attack in Monterrey, Mexico leaves 2 dead

Gunmen attacked a local bar named 'Woman' near an area west of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, leaving two dead and one person injured due to grenade explosion. continue reading »

14 Rebels, 5 Soldiers Die in Clashes in Mexico

Fourteen gunmen and five soldiers were killed in three separate clashes in the northeastern state of Coahuila, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

5 Arrested in Casino Royale Firebombing in Mexico, More Suspects Sought

The government of the state of Nuevo Leon is announcing the arrest of five suspects in the firebombing of the Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico. The police have yet to site a motive and continue to search for other suspects. continue reading »

Kindergarden Teacher Honored in Mexico

Martha Ivette Rivera was decorated on Monday following her display of courage and collectedness Friday. continue reading »

Traffic Cop Executed in Monterrey

Little after 5pm yesterday, a traffic cop of the municipality of Monterrey, Nuevo León was ambushed by an armed group while he was working transit on Lincoln St. continue reading »

Listen to “El Alcalde Bronco” The “Corrido” for the Mayor of García, Nuevo Leon (VIDEO)

Mayor Jaime Rodríguez Calderón has survived two drug cartel assassination attempts while in office. Now as a recognition of sorts, he’s gotten his own "corrido." continue reading »

U.S. Issues Travel Warning to (3) Mexican States due to Potential Threats Against U.S. Citizens

The United States Consulates General in Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, and Monterrey advise American citizens that the U.S. government has received uncorroborated information that Mexican criminal gangs may intend to attack U.S. law enforcement officers or U.S. citizens in the near future in Tamaulipas, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosi. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Bloodiest Day this Year in Nuevo Leon, Leaves Family Dead- Sole Survivor One Year Old

Wednesday proved to be one of the bloodiest days for the state of Nuevo Leon so far this year. Thirteen people were killed in various violent incidents, as well as a victim that is hovering between life and death from injuries continue reading »