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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:  Son of Sinaloa Cartel Chief Arrested in Culiacan

A special army unit has apprehended the son of Sinaloa drug cartel boss Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, sources in the Mexican Attorney General's Office confirmed to Efe on Thursday. continue reading »

DEA Announce Capture of Gulf Cartel Leader Juan Saenz-Tamez

DEA Announce Capture of Gulf Cartel Leader Juan Saenz-Tamez

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced the arrest of current Gulf Cartel leader Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, on Oct. 9, 2014 while shopping in Edinburg, Texas. Saenz-Tamez today made an initial appearance in the Eastern District of Texas on drug trafficking charges. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Caballeros Templarios Cartel Leader Arrested in Mexico City

Blog del Narco:  Caballeros Templarios Cartel Leader Arrested in Mexico City

A high-level member of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel was arrested in Mexico City by Federal Police officers, the National Security Commission said. continue reading »

DEA Statement on Capture of Cartel Honcho Hector Beltran-Leyva

DEA Statement on Capture of Cartel Honcho Hector Beltran-Leyva

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a statement late this week on the capture of the Mexico cartel honcho, Hector Beltran-Leyva: continue reading »

Burnt Body of Kidnapped Congressman Found in Mexico

Burnt Body of Kidnapped Congressman Found in Mexico

The burned body of a kidnapped congressman was found Tuesday inside his SUV on the border between the western Mexican states of Zacatecas and Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Zeta Cartel Chief Captured in Saltillo, Mexico

Blog del Narco:  Zeta Cartel Chief Captured in Saltillo, Mexico

The suspected boss of the Zetas drug cartel in the northern Mexican city of Saltillo was arrested along with seven associates by federal security forces over the weekend, state officials said Monday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: The Famous Knife of The Former Right Hand of El Chapo

José Manuel Torres Felix (February 28, 1954 - October 13, 2012), also known as "M1" , was a Mexican criminal, and the right hand to "El Mayo" Zambada, the leader of a cell of Sinaloa Cartel. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Sting in LA Recovers $65 Million from Drug Cartels

More than a thousand law enforcement officers participated Wednesday in what has been described as an unprecedented bust in downtown Los Angeles. Nine people were arrested and more than $ 65 million dollars were seized . It is believed that the money belonged the Sinaloa Cartel and other Mexican drug cartels. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Britneys Team Threatens Boyfriends Mistress

Blog del Narco: Britneys Team Threatens Boyfriends Mistress

After learning that the boyfriend of Britney Spears cheated on her with a porn star, Cali Lee, the singers team sent of a threatening letter. "The Spears team threatened her that she had better not disclose any intimacies that were shared with Cali Lee ." continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Unconfirmed Reports of Knights Templar Leader La Tuta Arrest

Blog del Narco: Unconfirmed Reports of Knights Templar Leader La Tuta Arrest

In Morelia, Michoacan, the leader of the self-defense groups in Ruana Hipolito Mora, last night confirmed that an operation by the Rural Police has resulted in the capture of La Tuta. continue reading »