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Blog del Narco: Five Men Shot Execution Style and Dumped in Ravine in Cartel Violence

Five men were executed in the Sierra Tarahumara and thrown into a ravine 20 feet deep in Divisadero. The multiple homicide occurred at kilometer 30 of the Creel-San Rafael Road, in the town of Bocoyna, frequented by many tourists continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Body Bags Containing 3 Young Men Dumped Near Prosecutors Office

Blog del Narco: Body Bags Containing 3 Young Men Dumped Near Prosecutors Office

Three dismembered bodies were found near a regional delegation of the Mexican Attorney General's Office in the southern city of Chilpancingo, authorities in Guerrero state said. Responding to an anonymous telephone tip, Federal Police and soldiers went to the site before dawn Thursday and discovere continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Reputed Leader of the Familia Michoacana Cartel Arrest in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Reputed Leader of the Familia Michoacana Cartel Arrest in Mexico

Authorities apprehended a reputed leader of the Familia Michoacana drug cartel, a source in the Mexican Attorney General's Office told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Vigilante Leader Arrested for Illegal Weapons Possession in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Vigilante Leader Arrested for Illegal Weapons Possession in Mexico

A leader of the self-defense groups that were formed to battle the Caballeros Templarios (Knights Templar) drug cartel in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has been arrested along with 82 other armed civilians for illegal weapons possession, authorities said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Find 11 Bodies in Clandestine Graves

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Find 11 Bodies in Clandestine Graves

The bodies of 11 men were found in eight clandestine graves in a forested area in Michoacan, a state in western Mexico, officials said. The bodies were found on Wednesday night in a field used to gather resin from trees in La Venta, a village located outside the city of Hidalgo, the Michoacan Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Leader of Tijuana Cartel Arrested in Northern Mexico

Blog del Narco: Leader of Tijuana Cartel Arrested in Northern Mexico

The suspected leader of the Tijuana drug cartel was arrested in northwestern Mexico, media reports said Tuesday. Fernando Sanchez Arellano was captured on Monday in Tijuana, a border city located near San Diego, California. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Bodies Found in Mass Grave Show Signs of Torture or Mutilation

Blog del Narco: Bodies Found in Mass Grave Show Signs of Torture or Mutilation

Authorities in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz confirmed that some of the 31 bodies found this week in a clandestine grave are badly disfigured and said the victims had been killed recently. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Authorities Identify 8 of 31 Bodies From Mass Grave in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Authorities Identify 8 of 31 Bodies From Mass Grave in Mexico

Forensic experts have identified eight of the 31 bodies found this week in a clandestine grave in the southern part of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexican authorities said. Those eight people were area residents who had been reported missing. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Authorities Arrest 2 Crime Bosses

Blog del Narco: Mexican Authorities Arrest 2 Crime Bosses

Two "priority objectives" were among five organized crime figures apprehended in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, the head of Mexico's National Security Commission said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Discover 31 Bodies in Clandestine Grave

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Discover 31 Bodies in Clandestine Grave

Investigators have found 31 bodies in a clandestine grave in the southern part of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, military spokesmen said. The grave was found Tuesday at the El Diamante ranch in the Tres Valles region, which is on the border with Oaxaca state. continue reading »