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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

Narco Blog: Suspected Mastermind of Mexico Casino Massacre and Nuevo Leon Zeta’s Leader Arrested

Mexican police arrested an alleged Los Zetas drug cartel leader who is suspected of planning last year's arson attack on a casino in this northern industrial city that left 52 dead, officials said Friday. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 5 Gunmen Interrogate Police Officer (VIDEO)

In this video we observe five heavily armed men who point their guns at and question a man wearing police uniform, who is identified as Cesar Perez. The recording last just over a minute, and the man confesses to being the coordinator of the State CERESO Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Ex-Drug Kingpin Pleads Guilty in U.S.

Benjamin Arellano Felix, who headed the Tijuana cartel until 2002, has pleaded guilty to racketeering and money-laundering conspiracy charges in U.S. federal court in San Diego, California, prosecutors said. Arellano Felix, who was extradited from Mexico in April 2011, faces up to 25 years in prison, continue reading »

Narco Blog: Inmates Keep 1,000 Family Members from Leaving Venezuela Jails

Around 1,000 family members of prisoners in two jails near Caracas are presumably being kept from leaving by inmates protesting delays in their trials and threats of even more repressive treatment, human rights groups said Tuesday. continue reading »

Narco Blog: “Los Zetas” Drug Cartel Now Controls of Half of Mexico

The criminal group "Los Zetas" is the leader in over half the country in drug trafficking, extortion, human trafficking and theft of fuel in the country of Mexico. The Deputy head of Research, Cuitláhuac Salinas, said in a meeting with lawyers and students at the National Institute of Criminal Science when he disclosed the following map. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 4 Inmates Escape from Prison in Northwestern Mexico

At least four inmates used a rope to escape from the prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, while guards slept, the Public Safety Secretariat said. The escape occurred early Monday, the secretariat said. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 14 Kidnapped from Rehab Facility then Bldg Set Ablaze

A heavily armed group entered an alcoholism rehab facility, located municipalities Temixco Cuernavaca, in Morelos state.Criminals who were wearing hoods entered the place and kidnapped a total of 14 of the men trying to recover from alcoholism. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Gas Station Blown Up in Acapulco

Members of an organized crime group attacked another gas station in the port city of Acapulco, Guerrero, authorities confirmed from the Municipal Public Security Ministry. continue reading »

Narco Blog:  Murders Continue in Chihuahua

A man was executed after receiving 15 shots in different parts of the body, outside his home in the San Isidro Trails Fractionation in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Executed in Front of Dozens of Witnesses

A group of gunmen did not care that their victim was with his family and many other witnesses when he was brutally executed. The man who was with his family and he just came home in the Miguel Hidalgo in Parral, Chihuahua. continue reading »

Narco Blog:  Court Overturns Election in Mexican State, Cartel Threatens Candidates

Mexican judges on Wednesday overturned the result of the Nov. 13 mayoral ballot in Morelia, capital of the western state of Michoacan, citing violations of campaign law by the winner's party. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Young Man Murdered, Companions Kidnapped

Today in the morning, a young man was sitting with his friends a few yards from his home in Colonia Cuauhtemoc Union in the city of Monterrey, continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Left Charred in Open Lot ( Warning Gruesome Photo)

Elements of the Nayarit State Police, went to the colony Valle de La Cruz, in Tepic, where they could found a man who had been burned by a group of organized crime. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 13 Bodies Found Near Mexican Port City

Soldiers found 13 bodies inside a vehicle on a highway near Tampico, a port city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Women Tortured and Executed Christmas Morning

On the morning of Saturday, authorities in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, moved to the vicinity of Camino Real and Feldspar Street after receiving reports of a woman dead at the scene. continue reading »