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Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Arrested  for Official and Model’s Murders

Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Arrested for Official and Model’s Murders

Four suspected Jalisco Nueva Generacion drug cartel members have been arrested for the March 9 murder of Jalisco Tourism Secretary Jose de Jesus Gallegos, Mexican prosecutors said. Juan Manuel Gonzalez Martinez, 29, and Julio Andres Vazquez Estrada, 36, were arrested five days after the killing and provided investigators with information that led to the capture of two other suspects continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Ambush Mayor in Oaxaca

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Ambush Mayor in Oaxaca

The mayor of Santiago Amoltepec, a small town in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, was ambushed by gunmen and shot over the weekend, media reports said Monday. Luis Jimenez is listed in serious condition with gunshot wounds, Milenio television reported. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO: Austin Businessmen Convicted of Money Laundering for Los Zetas Narcos

BLOG DEL NARCO: Austin Businessmen Convicted of Money Laundering for Los Zetas Narcos

Four Austin businessmen have been convicted of conspiring to laundering narco money for the vicious Mexican cartel Los Zetas through the training and selling of prize American quarter horses. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), has published a poster advertising major drug traffickers, operating in San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico. It has been four years since the DEA Updated this Poster. Cartels continue to be in an intense struggle for power over territory and drug trafficking rights in Mexico. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Journalist Escapes Unharmed After Execution Attempt in Colombia

Blog del Narco: Journalist Escapes Unharmed After Execution Attempt in Colombia

A prominent Colombian investigative journalist emerged unhurt after two gunmen fired shots at his car, the editor of newsweekly Semana said Thursday. Ricardo Calderon "emerged completely unhurt, thanks to the fact that he managed to throw himself, in the middle of the night, to the side of the highway, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Official Confirmation El Chapo’s Father in-Law in Custody

Blog del Narco: Official Confirmation El Chapo’s Father in-Law in Custody

The Mexican government confirmed that Ines Coronel Barreras, the father-in-law of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman, was arrested in an operation with no shots fired. The 45-year-old Coronel Barreras was captured at 7:00 a.m. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: U.S. Offered to Capture Chapo Guzman, Journalist Says

Blog del Narco: U.S. Offered to Capture Chapo Guzman, Journalist Says

The United States offered to capture drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in a "simple, fast and surgical" operation that would take 15 minutes, but the Mexican military opposed the plan, journalist Jesus Esquivel said in an interview continue reading »

Missing Young Mexican Photojournalist Found Dismembered in Saltillo, Mexico

Missing Young Mexican Photojournalist Found Dismembered in Saltillo, Mexico

The mutilated body of Daniel Alejandro Martinez, a photographer for Mexico's La Vanguardia newspaper, was found along with that of another young man in the northern city of Saltillo, the daily reported Thursday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Narco-Corrido Singer Found Shot in Texas Orchard

Blog del Narco:  Narco-Corrido Singer Found Shot in Texas Orchard

Mission, Texas authorities are investigating the death of narco-corrido singer, Chuy Quintanilla whose body was found with two bullet wounds to the head in a local orchard. continue reading »

“Queen of the Pacific” Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

“Queen of the Pacific” Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

Femme fatale and female narco honcho, Sandra Avila Beltran, has pled guilty to drug charges. Now facing up to 15 year in U.S. prison, the "Queen of the Pacific" continue reading »