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Blog del Narco: Speculation Grows As To Who Will Now Lead the Gulf Cartel

Blog del Narco: Speculation Grows As To Who Will Now Lead the Gulf Cartel

Following the arrest of Mario Ramirez Trevino "El Pelon or X-20", speculation about who will take his place and thus the maximum control of the Gulf Cartel is rampant. So one of the hottest names, which are being battered about, is "The Pestle", identified as Homero Cardenas Guillen, belonging to the family of the Cádernas Guillen continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Horror as 16 are Found Slain in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Horror as 16 are Found Slain in Guerrero

In the Tierra Caliente region of the state, in the municipality of San Miguel Totolapan, eight people were found murdered by gunshot wounds. Based on the preliminary report of the authorities, none of the bodies had any identification among their belongings continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 9 Bodies Found Executed in Michoacan

Blog del Narco: 9 Bodies Found Executed in Michoacan

Bodies of nine people gagged, handcuffed, blindfolded and with the coup de grace, were located the early hours on the side of the road North Division-Punta de Agua. Reportedly the bodies were dumped by the Knights Templar, " Mireles said the killings have occurred between 9:30 and 10:00 pm yesterday continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 100 Women in Xaltianguis Sign up to Protect Community from Drug Cartels

More than 100 women in the southern Mexican town of Xaltianguis have taken up arms to protect their community from organized crime groups, a local self-defense force official said Monday. The women signed up over the past four days with the Union of Peoples and Organizations of Guerrero State, or UPOEG, Xaltianguis community self-defense force commander Miguel Angel Jimenez told reporters. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mario Ramirez Treviño Head of Gulf Cartel Captured Near U.S. Border

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mario Ramirez Treviño Head of Gulf Cartel Captured Near U.S. Border

The Mexican government through its national defense agency has announced the arrest of Mario Ramirez Trevino, 51, head of the Gulf cartel making this one of the most significant narco arrest under the new presidency of Enrique Peña Nieto. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Vigilantes Under Attack in Michoacan as they Hold 65 Army Soldiers

Blog del Narco: Vigilantes Under Attack in Michoacan as they Hold 65 Army Soldiers

In a coordinated operation, elements of the Navy, Army and Attorney General of Michoacan on Wednesday attacked 45 local guards from the Township Community of Aquila, Michoacán. Residents had remained to hold-up in the main square of the town with 65 members of the Army, although according to the governor, Jesus Reyna, the military is there "by choice" and "safeguarding the population". continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Wants DEA Agent Murderer Rafael Quintero Sent Here

Blog del Narco: US Wants DEA Agent Murderer Rafael Quintero Sent Here

The Attorney General's Office (PGR) confirmed that the US has notified the government that they are preceding with an action for extradition purposes against the trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero "for various offenses for which he is charged in federal court for the District of California." continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 16 Year old Kidnapper Gets 9 Years in Prison

Blog del Narco: 16 Year old Kidnapper Gets 9 Years in Prison

The Office of Morelos confirmed the arrest of a 16-year-old Alexis identified as "N", who along with two adults, prepared and carried out the kidnapping of another minor on the 5th of August and demanded a ransom of 300 000 pesos. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 3 Brothers from Sinaloa Sentenced to Death by Hanging in Bangkok

Blog del Narco: 3 Brothers from Sinaloa Sentenced to Death by Hanging in Bangkok

The Malaysian Court of Appeals today in Bangkok upheld the death sentence of death by hanging for the three Mexican brothers Gonzalez Villarreal, convicted two years ago for a drug trafficking offense. The three judges of the court rejected the appeal of the brothers Luis Alfonso, Simon and Jose Regino, who are left to the last appeal to the Federal Court were they will again seek a royal pardon to escape capital punishment. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Engineer” El Chapos Lieutenant Killed in Chihuahua

Blog del Narco: “The Engineer” El Chapos Lieutenant Killed in Chihuahua

Gabino Salas Valenciano, known as "El Ingeniero" (the engineer), was a lieutenant in the Sinaloa cartel. He had been linked too much of the violence that has engulfed the Juárez region. In control of the smuggling routes in the Valley of Juárez for Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman's Sinaloa drug cartel , he was killed in a shootout on Thursday, Chihuahua officials said Friday. continue reading »