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BLOG DEL NARCO: DEA Targets Sinaloa Associates for Hiding Money in Water Parks, Shopping Malls

Today, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced they are targeting assets of several individuals and entities linked to the cartel and one of its key leaders, Ismael Zambada Garcia. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Lieutenant of “El Chapo” Guzman Killed in Sinaloa, Mexico

A lieutenant of Mexico's most powerful drug boss was slain last week in this western city, the deputy attorney general of Sinaloa state, Martin Robles Armenta, said. continue reading »

DEA: Mexican Cartels Working in the U.S. Pose Threat to Public Safety

The Mexican cartels that are the principal source of illicit drugs coming into the United States have managed to extend their tentacles to the U.S. heartland, where they represent a significant threat to public safety, a senior Drug Enforcement Administration agent told Efe Friday. continue reading »

“El Chapo” Guzman’s Father-in-Law Arrested in Mexico

Mexican police arrested Ines Coronel, the father-in-law of the country's biggest drug kingpin, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, government officials told the local Milenio television network on Tuesday. continue reading »

6 Bodies Discovered in SUV in Northern Mexico

The bodies of six men were found inside an SUV near the industrial zone in Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said. continue reading »

Sinaloa Cartel Honcho Javier Torres Felix Extradited to Mexico from U.S.

Javier Torres Felix, a Sinaloa cartel honcho, has been extradited to Mexico from the U.S. after having completed his jail sentence on drug trafficking charges. continue reading »

5 Die in Shootout in Los Mochis, Sinaloa

At least four civilians and a police officer died in a shootout and an attack Monday in Los Mochis, a city in northwestern Mexico, city officials said. continue reading »

Peruvian Drug Enforcement Agents Allegedly Shipped Drugs to Mexican Police

Ten Peruvian Drug Enforcement Agency, or Dirandro, agents assigned to the international airport in Lima are being charged by prosecutors for allegedly shipping cocaine to Mexican police officers on the payroll of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, the La Republica newspaper reported Sunday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 17 Members of Vigilante Group Acting as Community Police

Army troops detained 17 members of an armed group that claimed to be a "community police force" in Michoacan acting as members of a community police force. continue reading »

7 Found Dead in Horrific Crime Scene in Sinaloa, Mexico - 4 Cops Amongst Dead

In Latin America news Mexican authorities are reporting the death of four local police officers and three civilians in El Rosario, Sinaloa. Mexico authorities found a burnt out SUV, 70 bullet casings and the dead bodies all together. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Apprehend 20 Suspects Carrying 4,000 Rounds of Ammunition

Marines detained 20 suspected criminals in three separate operations in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and seized rifles, ammunition clips and ammunition, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 4 Teachers in Mexico Executed Enroute to Funeral, Narcos Are Suspected

Four women from the same family, all of them schoolteachers, were found tortured and slain in the mountains of northern Mexico, authorities in Chihuahua state said. continue reading »

DEA’s Undercover Drug Operation Seizes $168 Million From Mexican Traffickers

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said that thanks to an undercover investigation launched more than two years ago, authorities have seized $186 million in cash and other assets from Mexican drug traffickers. continue reading »

Mexican Indians Being Used by Cartels to Smuggle Drugs Across the Border

The Raramuri Indians of Chihuahua state, renowned for their ability to cover long distances on foot, are being used by Mexican drug traffickers to smuggle narcotics into the United States. continue reading »

Chapo Guzman Cousin and Other Sinola Cartel Members Arrested after Three-Year International Man-Hunt

Three members of the Sinaloa Cartel were arrested on drug conspiracy charges after a three-year long investigation, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas. continue reading »

Peru is Now Top Manufacturer of Counterfeit Currency Found in the U.S.

According to a U.S. Secret Service representative, Peru is now the largest producer of counterfeit dollars in the world. Specifically, Peru’s counterfeits account for 17 percent of the fakes in the U.S. continue reading »

What Does Juarez’s Lower Murder Rate Really Mean?

For too long, the mere mention of Juarez elicited comments about murder and an overall lack of safety, but things in the murderous Mexican city may finally be changing. According to El Diario continue reading »

Guatemala Working as a Center of Drug Production, Says Official

Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a center of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said, citing the seizure of 17.6 tons of coca paste apparently destined for cocaine labs in the Central American nation. continue reading »

Colombian Police Seize Cocaine en Route to Sinaloa Cartel

Drug enforcement agents seized one ton of cocaine on a highway in northwestern Colombia that was bound for Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, the National Police said. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Mexican Cartels (Sinaloa vs Los Zetas)

Currently, the Sinaloa and Los Zetas Cartels are in a war, forcing other cartels to take sides and new alliances are forming. Unfortunately, 60,000 people have died since President Calderón (PAN) declared war on drug traffickers in 2006. Hispanically Speaking News does a side-by-side comparison of Mexico's most ruthless cartels, Sinaloa and Los Zetas. continue reading »