El Blog del Narco
Blog del Narco has emerged as the premiere source for Mexico’s Narco News with about 3 million unique visits per month. Mexico has become one of the most dangerous countries in the world for freedom of the press. Many reporters have been executed or kidnapped. For his own safety, the author of Blog del Narco has maintained his/her anonymity by only letting two people (whom are very close to him) know his identity. It is a source of great curiosity how Narco Blog gets the stories and the pictures often well before traditional outlets.
The Blog has been recognized by CNN, Univision, LaJornada, Milenio.com to mention only a few.
"We decided to tell people what is actually happening and tell the stories exactly as they happen, without alteration or modifications of convenience," its author tells Boing Boing. "The main goal of the blog is to help Mexican people to take all necessary measures against the insecurity."
Blog Entries by El Blog del Narco
Investigators are looking into a grenade attack this weekend on a hotel in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident. Fragmentation grenades were thrown on Saturday morning at the hotel in Chilpancingo, the capital of Guerrero. continue reading »
A man with his mouth taped was found dead inside a suitcase in the northern city of Monterrey, Nuevo León. The incident was reported around 10:40pm last night. On M. Hernández Pablo Street, between Railroad Street and Alberto Garduñ continue reading »
Federal Authorities have reported that Uriel Mendoza Chavez, mayor of Apatzingán, and Noah Octavio Aburto Inclan, mayor of Tacámbaro have been arrested for extortion. Chavez is accused of extortion, and allegedly of demanding monthly payments from several aldermen in support of the Knights Templar Drug Carte continue reading »
The cartel hit man known as Broly Banderas continues to walk around Michoacán without a care in the world. Undoubtedly one of the most famous hit men due to his face book and other social media exposure, Brody is well known to all. continue reading »
One minute La Tuta speaks of the Knights Templar leading with dignity and respect then he gives a contradictory interview. "If things go wrong with a person, I have to kill all the family" said "La Tuta" cynically to foreign journalist who asked continue reading »
The criminal organization Los Zetas today released a message on the Internet that threatens to intensify violence in Tamaulipas state, which in the last week has killed 28 gunmen, according to official figures. Through an anonymous email, various blogs received the image of a card with a text supposedly written by Los Zetas, in which calls continue reading »
Sinaloa Police found three bodies in a commercial establishment in Elota Township, including Manuel Alejandro Aponte Gomez, El Bravo. Three Members of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel Military Elite whom the federal government identifies as security chief of Joaquin Guzman Loer continue reading »
A new dispute over who is to be the head of the Gulf Cartel (CDG) has left more than 35 dead in a week. The casualties are from shootouts between members of the criminal organization as well as clashes with the Mexican Army. While the Gulf Cartel drowns in dispute continue reading »
It has long been known that the Drug Cartels in Mexico recruit very young children. These pictures show young boys carrying machine guns and other weapons. The Gulf Cartel (Spanish: Cártel del Golfo, Golfos, or CDG) is a criminal syndicate and drug trafficking organization in Mexico. continue reading »
In Michoacán, with tears of despair, a young man uploaded this video to YouTube, which makes a strong statement. He is saying that his mother is part of the drug cartel Knights Templar and has threatened him. The video was uploaded on March 28. continue reading »
In Michoacán, during the past two years, Enrique 'Kike' Plancarte has increased his level of violence, in contrast to his speeches about the importance of peace. He claims he often violence to kill as divine punishment. According to information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Plancarte Solis lives in hiding, using multiple telephones and radios to avoid being located traveling with a very small escort group. continue reading »
A story out of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua reports that a woman was beheaded and her body dumped in the street. 30 meters away authorities located her upper limb. The victim is currently unidentified reports the staff of the Attorney General's Office (FGE). continue reading »
Ten alleged members of the drug cartel "Los Zetas" who engaged in kidnapping in central Veracruz area, were killed Thursday afternoon in an armed confrontation with members of the State Police Creditable and the Mexican Army. continue reading »
Domestic and foreign analysts have warned that since the arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a war is about to break out between different cartels trying to claim the the territory occupied by the Sinaloa Cartel. continue reading »
No smoking, no drugs or have tattoos. Can not remember his phone number. He does not have email. Only drinks alcohol sporadically.He is a farmer, and that is all he has ever been. continue reading »