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Tag Results for "War On Drugs"

Blog del Narco: Man Found Gagged and Executed (Warning Graphic Photo)

The body of a man, executed, tied, taped and with signs of blows to the face, was found Friday afternoon in a construction site of Olympic Medallists colony. According to the report that authorities received a call alerting them that in the building located at Rua Doramitzi, between Violet and Servin, a man had been killed. continue reading »

Blog del narco: Cancun Gulf Cartel Leader Arrested

The suspected leader of the Gulf cartel in the resort cities of Cancun and Playa del Carmen was arrested by police and Mexican army troops, the Quintana Roo state Attorney General's Office said Thursday. Jose Roberto Diaz Cornelio was captured Wednesday in Merida and taken to Cancun, Quintana Roo Attorney General Gaspar Armando Garcia said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Officer Executed in Fresnillo Zacatecas (Picture Warning)

Sunday, morning, there was a shooting in the city, where Public Safety Officer was executed with a companion. The officers 's name is Osvaldo Avila male person 35 years old, resident of Bar River Garden No.10 High Street. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Operator KIlled with Grandson in Mazatlan (Photo Warning)

Around 08:40 pm last Sunday evening, a call to C-4 reported that two people had been executed by gunfire in the home marked with the street number 113 Valle Escondido . The paramedics determined that the two men had already died from his injuries. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Underling- M10- Linked to More than 350 Murders

A suspected Sinaloa cartel boss arrested this week is suspected in the deaths of more than 350 people, Mexican federal security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said. Mario Nuñez Meza, alias "M10," is a suspect in at least 30 separate investigations and faces decades in prison if convicted, Sanchez told a press conference continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Blows up Gas Station In Michoacan

Cartel Members attacked and set fire to a gas station on the Highway Apatzingán-Hawk. According to official reports, the attack occurred around 12:30 am Thursday. Gunmen arrived in several trucks and threw homemade bombs against the establishment. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Sinaloa Cartel Boss- M10- in Custody, Linked to Hundreds of Murders

A suspected Sinaloa cartel boss in Ciudad Juarez, a border city in northern Mexico that was considered one of the most dangerous places in the world until recently, was arrested by police, Chihuahua state Gov. Cesar Duarte said. continue reading »

Narco News: Covert Operation Targets Mexican Drug Traffickers

The U.S. government is using manned aircraft to assist Mexican police in identifying, capturing and killing some of Mexico's most-wanted criminals, Fox News reported Thursday. "Operation Lowrider," which is being run by the Pentagon's Northern Command, started in 2011 after the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Jaime Zapata in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Fox said. continue reading »

Is the War on Drugs a Just War?

The war on drugs isn’t working. In fact, it is making the problem even worse. In May President Barack Obama signaled the beginning of the end of the war on terror, at least in a predominantly militarized form, during an address that attempted to balance encroachments on civil and human rights created by the nation’s anti-terror crusade against the legitimate, continue reading »

Mexican Army Kills 3 During Shootout

At least three suspected gunmen died in a shootout with army troops in Monclova, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials said. continue reading »

Peruvian Drug War Gets Assistance From U.S.

Peru's war on drugs will improve in quality and quantity thanks to the support of the United States, the Andean nation's leader, Ollanta Humala, said here Tuesday after a White House meeting with President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Judge in Mexico Says Alleged Drug Czar Has No Cartel Ties

A judge has thrown out the charges against Noe Ramirez Mandujano, who was accused of being on the payroll of a cartel while serving as Mexico's drug czar in the Calderon administration, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Drug-related Violence Leads to 19 Deaths in Mexico

At least 19 people died in drug-related violence in the western Mexican state of Michoacan and the southern state of Guerrero, officials and community leaders said. continue reading »

Mexico Inaugurates Memorial to 70,000 Victims of Drug-War

A memorial to the more than 70,000 people killed in drug-war violence in Mexico since December 2006 was inaugurated Friday in Mexico City. continue reading »

Peace Activist Javier Sicilia Wants Bicentennial Monument Dedicated to Victims of Violence

An online campaign launched by human rights activists seeks to turn Mexico's Bicentennial Monument into a memorial to victims of violence, organizers said. continue reading »

Mexican Family of 5 Killed in Sinaloa

At least five people, all members of the same family, were gunned down outside the Mexican Pacific port city of Mazatlan, police and prosecutors said. continue reading »

Bill Clinton Joins World Leaders In Declaring Drug War Failure

Former President Bill Clinton and a number of other world leaders are declaring the “War on Drugs” a failure in a new documentary about the remarkable violence, illegal activity and mass incarceration caused by worldwide drug prohibition. continue reading »

Mexicans Protest Final Hours of Calderon’s Term with Embroidered Scarves

Activists will display hundreds of scarves embroidered with blood-colored thread at a memorial here this weekend, a protest that calls attention to the tens of thousands of drug-related deaths during departing Mexican President Felipe Calderon's six-year term. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper: 60,000 Have Died in President Calderon’s Drug War

Organized crime-related violence has claimed 57,449 lives in Mexico during the presidency of Felipe Calderon, whose six-year term ends on Dec. 1, according to a tally published Thursday by the Milenio daily. continue reading »

Nobel Prize Winner Jody Williams Stands With Mexico’s “Caravan for Peace”

The Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity demanded an end to the drug war in the capital of the nation that launched the war. After setting off from AFL-CIO headquarters where the nation's largest federation of unions saluted its efforts, the caravan planted itself in front of the White House, then proceeded to Freedom Plaza. continue reading »