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Illegal narcotics trafficking holds numerous areas of Latin America under a dangerous vise that could harm our relatives and countrymen. Hundreds have died in the power struggles of the various cartels while millions more live in fear. Blog del Narco brings readers the latest narco news in hopes of shedding light and bringing change into this dark corner of Latino society.

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Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Sajid Christmas Emilio Quintero Cadet, cousin of Rafael Caro Quintero, was included by the Department of Treasury of the United States in its list of drug traffickers and those suspected of money laundering. He is to be considered a key figure in the trafficking of drugs in the path to Sonora Arizona. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Sajid Christmas Emilio Quintero Cadet, cousin of Rafael Caro Quintero, was included by the Department of Treasury of the United States in its list of drug traffickers and those suspected of money laundering. He is to be considered a key figure in the trafficking of drugs in the path to Sonora Arizona. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Medellin Cartel Top Assassin Paroled after 22 Years in Prison

Blog del Narco: Medellin Cartel Top Assassin Paroled after 22 Years in Prison

Alias ​​"Popeye", one of the heads of assassinations for lord Pablo Escobar received conditional freedom this week after serving 22 years in prison for the killing of Colombian politician Luis Carlos Galán. The decision was criticized by victims continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Golf Cartel Sends Message by Hanging Banners from Bridges Today

This morning about 07:30 am, hanging over several footbridges was a message from The drug Cartel - the Gulf Cartel. One was located in front of Boulevard Hidalgo Bodega Aurrera in the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas; continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Marijuana Plantation Discovered in Texas at Border

Blog del Narco: Marijuana Plantation Discovered in Texas at Border

In a land that was once used to grow watermelons and beans, marijuana plants 8 feet (2.4 meters) tall swaying under the foliage . PVC pipe and a pump divert water diverted from the channel to place it carefully along the furrows of rows 60 feet (18.2 meters) long. Two acres of meticulousl continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Photos Show Michoacan Mayor’s Meeting with Cartel Members

Blog del Narco:  Photos Show Michoacan Mayor’s Meeting with Cartel Members

A Mexican news agency has posted photos on its Web site showing the mayors of Patzcuaro and Huetamo, two cities in the western state of Michoacan, meeting with Caballeros Templarios drug cartel boss Servando Gomez. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Kidnappings in Valle de Bravo not Cartel Related but Random

Blog del Narco: Kidnappings in Valle de Bravo not Cartel Related but Random

The National Safety Commission notes that kidnappings in the town of Valle de Bravo, have not been organized by Los Zetas or La Familia Michoacana, two of the drug cartels operating in the region. According to analysis, the modus operandi of the kidnappers indicates that typically there is no prior planning or monitoring of victims to determine continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Narco Violence Returns to Tijuana

Blog del Narco: Narco Violence Returns to Tijuana

Violence again surfacing in the border city of Tijuana where in the first seven months of the year there have been 302 crimes, most of them related to disputes between rival groups for control of drug dealing. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Leader Rules Community- Settles Legal Disputes

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Leader Rules Community- Settles Legal Disputes

The leader of the Knights Templar cartel, Servando Gomez, alias "La Tuta," was captured in a video that showing his power and leadership. La Tuta distributed the estate of a deceased businessman in the town of Zitácuaro, Michoacan state. In the video, the Mexican drug lord with his cap on and a white shirt, continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Cartel Money Man Arrested in Chihuahua

Blog del Narco:  Cartel Money Man Arrested in Chihuahua

A man suspected of running the financial affairs of a drug cartel in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua was arrested over the weekend, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »