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Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver and 7 Year Old Daughter Shot in Ambush in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver and 7 Year Old Daughter Shot in Ambush in Sinaloa

A taxi driver and his seven-year-old daughter were "riddled" with bullets by unknown criminals when they were attacked after leaving their home in Colonia 10 de Mayo. A witness said, the perpetrators fled on board a Nissan Altima color-black no license plates continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 1 in 10 Judges Require Special Security from Cartel Threats

Blog del Narco: 1 in 10 Judges Require Special Security from Cartel Threats

In Mexico, approximately one in 10 judges are protected by special security measures, according to information from the Federal Council of the Judiciary (CFJ). In a document released in response to requests for transparency, CFJ revealed that 98 federal judges who have been responsible for crimes related litigation have received special security measures, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Super Morgue Debuts as Death Toll Exceeds 60,000- Many Unidentified

Blog del Narco: Super Morgue Debuts as Death Toll Exceeds 60,000- Many Unidentified

In the final stretch of his term and amid the bloody war against organized crime that has so far left more than 60,000 dead, many of them unidentified, the head of the Attorney General's Office (PGR), Marisela Morales Ibáñez , on Wednesday inaugurated the first Forensic Medical Center (Cemefo) that will in theory determine the identity of the unidentified bodies continue reading »

Miss Venezuela Hopeful in 2008 Arrested in Drug Case

Miss Venezuela Hopeful in 2008 Arrested in Drug Case

Model Gabriela Alexandra Fernandez Ocando, a Miss Venezuela hopeful in 2008, is under arrest along with four other people on charges of colluding with Colombian drug lord Daniel "El Loco" Barrera, authorities here said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 10 Farmworkers Massacred by Colombian Drug Trafficking Gang

Blog del Narco: 10 Farmworkers Massacred by Colombian Drug Trafficking Gang

A suspected paramilitary successor group killed 10 farmworkers at a rural property in the northwestern Colombian province of Antioquia, police said. The crime was committed by a group of armed men in a rural area of Santa Rosa de Osos, a town north of the city of Medellin, a National Police spokesperson said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Monterrey Fires 80 Police for Failing “Confidence Test”

Blog del Narco: Monterrey Fires 80 Police for Failing “Confidence Test”

By failing the tests of confidence, 80 police personnel from Nuevo Leon's capital will be let go immediately the mayor Arellanes Margarita Cervantes reported. He explained that the local administration gave the test on the first of November, it was determined that the examinations continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zeta Drug Cartel Involved in Kidnappings, Extortion and Even Slot Machines Coahuila

Blog del Narco: Zeta Drug Cartel Involved in Kidnappings, Extortion and Even Slot Machines Coahuila

The Attorney of Coahuila, Homer Ramos said yesterday that the Zetas cartel dominates a lot of areas that exceed illegal drug trafficking and even reach the slot machines or "minicasinos", which are on any corner. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Shooting in Negras Leaves Six Policemen Dead

Blog del Narco: Shooting in Negras Leaves Six Policemen Dead

At least six gunmen died in separate shootouts with federal law enforcement agents and army troops in Piedras Negras, a border city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Father and Son Attacked in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Father and Son Attacked in Guerrero

A man died and his son, a minor, was injured after being attacked early yesterday morning as they left a rodeo in the Arena Pass community, municipality of Coyuca de Catalan. According to official reports, father and son were attacked at about the 1 am, when they left the rodeo on their way home after attending the event in Paso de Arena. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 9 Cartel Members Dead in Shootout , Then Gunman Blocked Streets

Blog del Narco: 9 Cartel Members Dead in Shootout , Then Gunman Blocked Streets

At least nine people died in shootouts involving rival drug gangs in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, that prompted the army to intervene, a military spokesman said. continue reading »