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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

Blog del Narco: El Chapo was Making Breakfast with Beauty Queen Wife When Arrested

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, the world's Most Wanted Drug Lord, was cooking breakfast along with his beauty queen wife when police smashed down the door of the condo where they were hiding in Mazatlan, a beach resort town on Mexico's Pacific Coast, on Saturday morning. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Feds Raid Home of El Chapos Ex Wife and Come Up Empty

Military operations undertaken by federal forces against the main leader of the Sinaloa Cartel brought them to the house of Griselda Lopez Perez, former wife of Joaquin El Chapo Guzman. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Synthetic Drug Lab Raided in Mexico State

Elements of the Federal Police located and seized two properties that were functioning as clandestine laboratories for the development of synthetic drugs in Mexico State. Operating in the town of Xalostoc, federal agents located the two properties in the National Effort colony. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Fed Up with Violence , Residents of Sinaloa Rise Up

Fed up with the violence of the drug cartels, including the burning and looting of houses in the village, citizens of Santa Rosa Campos, in Culiacan, Sinaloa, have warned that they intend to build a self-defense group if the authority does not address their demands for security. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Group of Farmers Have Cartels on the Run in Michoacan

Never before has a civilian self-defense group risen successfully against organized crime, not in Mexico or any other country. Authorities assert that they are closely following the evolution of the conflict in the state of Michoacan continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Concern New Dramatic Univision Project on El Chapo Will Elevate Him to Role Model

Univision, partner Televisa currently licensed to broadcast soap operas "Canal de las Estrellas", announced this week that will play a series inspired by the life of Joaquin "El Chapo" continue reading »

Blog Del Narco: Cartel Kingpin Says They are Necessary Evil

Despite being one of the most wanted men by the state, and the fact that there are five arrest warrants out against him, a reward of 30 million, Peso’s- Servando Gómez, La Tuta, appears on TV but can not be found. The government has been unable to locate but journalists in the last six weeks have broadcasts two interviews to international sources. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Sends Team to Philippines As Interest Grows

The Sinaloa Cartell, headed by Joaquin El Chapo Guzman has sent to the Philippines, a "death squad" to silence his competitors. This should be taken as a sign of his growing interest in Asian markets, said the newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer and InsightCrime group analysis. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Univision to Broadcast Series on life of El Chapo Guzman

The adventures of the Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, will be brought to television screens in the United States. UNIMAS, one of the major broadcast networks in Spanish and owned by Univision, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Boss “The Uncle” Captured Hiding in Closet with Minor

Dionisio Loya Plancarte, “The Uncle”, second in the structure of the drug cartel- The Knights Templar, was arrested in Morelia, Michoacán, along with a minor where he was hiding in a closet, the executive secretary of the National Public Security System, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Michoacan Avocado Farmers Pay Millions Annually to Drug Cartels

Drug Cartels charge the local farmers for planting, harvesting and marketing their locally grown avocados. The spokesman of one of the largest organizations of farmers nationwide explains the critical path that avocado growers have to cross to overcome organized crime and reach our tables. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Knights Templar Leaders Kids Hit Showbiz Bigtime

A huge stir has hit Mexico by revelations that alleged children of Enrique "Kike" Plancarte, who is one of the seven leaders of the Knights Templar, are singers gaining huge popularity. The feds and local authorities are determined to continue reading »

Blog del Narco: The Search for El Chapo Continues- Diabetes and Heart Problems?

Thirteen years after his escape from Puente Grande prison, federal authorities continue to seek to recapture the Drug Lord through strategies such as the development of a report on his inner circle of friends and family, which was continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Was 5 year old Drowned or Murdered in Tabasco?

The death of five-year-old Bryan Gutiérrez, who had disappeared from Plaza Soriana San Joaquin Peripherals located in Villahermosa, has left a town devastated. The child accompanied his mom to her job the morning of Jan. 15. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: How are the Vigilantes in Michoacan Buying those Expensive Guns?

Questions have arisen regarding the vigilante showdown in Michoacan. Members of the local residents who have formed the vigilante group to combat violence in Michoacan carry guns that cost thousands of dollars. continue reading »