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Blog del Narco: 8 Month Old Baby Left Unharmed With Two Corpses

Blog del Narco: 8 Month Old Baby Left Unharmed With Two Corpses

Two women with headshot wounds were found in Colonia La Florencia west of Saltillo. Beside their dead bodies was a baby of eight months with hypothermia and a narcomessage. The victims were left face down on a blanket, but authorities did not reveal the content of the message. Witnesses report that two pickup trucks were seen in the colony with gunmen who fired shots. continue reading »

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Juan Gallegos, also known as “Wino,” 36, of Salinas, was sentenced today to 21 years and 10 months in prison by United States District Judge William B. Shubb, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. On April 9, 2012, Gallegos pleaded guilty to conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, and four other drug trafficking felonies. There was no plea agreement between Gallegos and the United States. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Young Doctor Shot by Police in Coyuca de Catalan

Blog del Narco: Young Doctor Shot by Police in Coyuca de Catalan

The corpse of the young man killed in a clash with the army in the vicinity of State Road Coyuca de Catalán-Ajuchitlán has been identified and claimed by relatives. The victim was recognized as Gregorio Alvarez Salas, 20-year-old native of Pungarabatito, municipality of Coyuca de Catalan, where he practiced as a naturopathic doctor. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Found Executed in Los Reyes La Paz

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Found Executed in Los Reyes La Paz

Three young men of about 18, 20, and 22 years of age were attacked and killed by subjects who were shot repeatedly and then escaped via a footbridge. The three youths were killed and their bodies were left lying on the bank of the Mexico-Puebla, at the height of Los Reyes La Paz. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Security Officer Shot while Foiling Kidnpping

Blog del Narco: Security Officer Shot while Foiling Kidnpping

The homicide division is reviewing the Ministerial Police video surveillance cameras that captured the moments when a security guard is shot dead while thwarting the kidnapping of a woman entrepreneur in a shopping mall in Montebello. So far research staff has five videos showing when an employee of the security company "ADEP" Gregorio Pérez Gutiérrez, who had 38 years of age is shot dead. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message in Chalco Valley (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message in Chalco Valley (Photo Warning)

The municipality of Valle de Chalco conurbado is ground zero in a war between cartels fighting for control of the territory to sell drugs.The body of a man, dismembered and divided into parts, was left in black bags and abandoned on the streets of the San Isidro. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Imposes Sanctions on Rival Drug Cartel in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: US Imposes Sanctions on Rival Drug Cartel in Sinaloa

The U.S. government announced new sanctions against a drug cartel in Mexico, led by the Flores Meza family, acknowledging them as a rival of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel. The cartel leader Isidro Fausto Meza Flores and seven other members of his family as well as three companies were formally designated as drug trafficking organization by the US Treasury Department. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Awaiting DNA Tests to Identify Body Parts Dispersed in Monterrey

Blog del Narco: Awaiting DNA Tests to Identify Body Parts Dispersed in Monterrey

Possible missing parts of human remains found Monday in Ciudad Solidaridad, were found yesterday in Cologne CROC. On Monday authorities located a man's torso while legs, arms and a head were found yesterday. continue reading »

Rice University: No Panaceas for Mexico’s Violent Drug War, but Prohibition has Failed

Rice University: No Panaceas for Mexico’s Violent Drug War, but Prohibition has Failed

While Mexico and the United States have ramped up their efforts to control and perhaps defeat Mexico’s increasingly violent drug cartels, the outcome of these efforts remains in doubt and no panaceas are in sight, but pr continue reading »

Blog del Narco: VIDEO sent After Two Found Dismembered in Durango

Blog del Narco: VIDEO sent After Two Found Dismembered in Durango

Blog del Narco has received the following video by e-mail, showing interrogation of a young man and a woman. The date and place that the recording was produced are unknown. In the video, two individuals are being guarded by two men wearing military-style clothing and heavily armed. A stranger is heard asking multiple questions. continue reading »