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
All of the young men were studying at the Institute of Technology of Acapulco and were all well regarded in their school and in their social circles. But they formed a band of kidnappers and murderers who showed extreme cruelty and an absolute lack of scruples. They kidnapped their college buddies and then charged ransom, they killed many so they could not identify them. They come from families of influence and the parents of victims fear that they may soon go free ... and seek vengeance. continue reading »
The number of children and adolescents who carry firearms in Guanajuato is steadily increasing according to a report from the Attorney General PGJ entity. In 2011 only nine minors were found to be in possession of revolvers, brackets, machine guns, etc.. Although in 2013 found a total of 50. All of them were found in the 23 municipalities as continue reading »
Fausto Vallejo Figueroa, former governor of Michoacan, said his son Rodrigo is a victim of organized crime, after a video showing him talking to the leader of the Knights Templar, Servando Gomez alias La Tuta . continue reading »
Rodrigo Vallejo Mora, son of former governor of Michoacan, Fausto Vallejo Figueroa, and Servando Gómez Martínez, La Tuta, top leader of the Knights Templar, met to discuss the situation of the government and find new mechanisms for communication and working as part of the crisis due to the recurring absences of the then state governor. continue reading »
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was regarded as the "Worlds Most Powerful" drug dealer has won his first battle at the maximum security prison El Altiplano. Along with "La Barbie", the two initiated a hunger strike that quickly spred continue reading »
A native Monterrey family, is reported missing during their traveling from Monterrey city to Tampico, to attend a funeral. Among the five, there are two children missing. According to the authorities, Mr. José Andrés López Ramírez, 43; Esther his wife Hortensia Ramirez Calles 43, their children continue reading »
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa cartel, and Edgar Valdez Villarreal, "La Barbie," imprisoned in the maximum security prison of the Altiplano in Almoloya, State of Mexico, banded together last week and showed their strength to the federal government. They organized almost a thousand inmates, five modules of the prison, to initiate a hunger strike to protest alleged human rights violations at the prison. continue reading »
A notorious cell leader of the drug cartel "The Knights Templar" who participated in six kidnappings and killings in the city of Apatzingan in Michoacan. The capture occurred yesterday afternoon on the Playas de Tijuana, and Juan Carlos continue reading »
El Blog del Narco presents the photographs of the alleged girlfriend of the new leader of the Zetas. The drug lord is the brother of former drug lord Miguel Treviño Morales. Authorities believe he is the successor to his brother, who was continue reading »
A 14-year-old entered the Guanajuato General Hospital after being shot by two men who circulated aboard a motorcycle down the street Rosal Colony Los Fresnos. continue reading »
José Rodrigo Arechiga Gamboa, the "Chinese anthrax" accused of drug trafficking and alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel gunmen on Friday was in court in San Diego this week. Aréchiga Gamboa, 34, is accused of drug trafficking on the border of Mexico for sale in the United States, specifically conspiracy to import and distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. continue reading »
The lifeless body of a young woman with multiple stab wounds, was found Thursday afternoon inside the municipal cemetery, next to a vault. The victim is as unknown,as the body had no identification on it. continue reading »
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas. - Two children who led a cell of the criminal group "Los Zetas" were caught holding eight videos showing how Zetas butchered victims of abductions even though they had paid the ransom, police sources reported yesterday in Tamaulipas continue reading »
Research says that nearly 77 million Mexicans have changed their habits and now go out without wearing jewelry, cash or credit cards to avoid being victims of crime, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety. The study by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) last June reveals that this figure represents 65.4 percent of the population in Mexico, amounting to 118 million people. continue reading »
Officials from the Mexican Navy Department were involved in a shootout with this La Familia Drug cartel members in La Goleta, Amatepec Township, State of Mexico. According to reports, after the exchange of gunfire, the assailants fled to Alahuixtlan municipality of Teloloapan, located on the border of northern Guerrero and south of the State of Mexico. continue reading »