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Mexico Exchanging Guns for Computers, Cash, Safety

Mexico Exchanging Guns for Computers, Cash, Safety

Low-income familes in the crime-wracked Mexico City borough of Iztapalapa decided this year to trade in their old rifles, handguns and shotguns for laptop computers, bicycle continue reading »

2012 Was Another Bloody Year For Puerto Rico

2012 Was Another Bloody Year For Puerto Rico

Though the number of homicides won't match last year's record total of 1,122, violent crime remains the most pressing issue as Puerto Rico prepares to bid farewell to 2012. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Executed in Guerrero- Found in Mass Grave

Blog del Narco: Four Executed in Guerrero- Found in Mass Grave

The bodies of four people, three men and a woman, in various stages of decomposition, were found in three graves located in the suburbs adjoining the city of Iguala on Tuesday. One of the bodies belonged to a person kidnapped last December 5 in Colonia Francisco Villa in the same city. continue reading »

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Successfully Prosecutes and Convicts 14 People

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Successfully Prosecutes and Convicts 14 People

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents’ recent arrests have led to the successful conviction and sentencing of 13 illegal aliens with prior convictions for other crime(s), and one individual for alien smuggling. continue reading »

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

The violence in neighboring Mexico and the deaths of undocumented immigrants at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents once more marred the situation along the Arizona border in 2012. continue reading »

Guatemalan Attorney General: Cartels Have Infiltrated the Justice System

Guatemalan Attorney General: Cartels Have Infiltrated the Justice System

Drug cartels and other criminal organizations have infiltrated the Guatemalan justice system, Attorney General Claudia Paz said in comments published Wednesday by capital daily Siglo 21. continue reading »

Blog del  Narco: Mexican Human Rights Commission- 82 Journalists Murdered Since ‘05

Blog del Narco: Mexican Human Rights Commission- 82 Journalists Murdered Since ‘05

A total of 82 journalists have been murdered and 18 others have been reported missing since 2005 in Mexico, the Mexican National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. Investigations of 28 attacks on media outlets in different states have been conducted in the past five years, the CNDH, Mexico's equivalent of an ombudsman's office, said. continue reading »

Blog Del Narco: Violent Day in Michoacán, 8 Dead Including 7 Police Officers

Blog Del Narco: Violent Day in Michoacán, 8 Dead Including 7 Police Officers

At least eight people, including seven police officers, were killed and eight others wounded in three shootouts involving police and drug cartel gunmen on the border of Jalisco and Michoacan states in western Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

Two People Executed in Oaxaca (Picture Warning)

Two People Executed in Oaxaca (Picture Warning)

Two people were killed and another was injured when attacked on Highway 190 in Las Salinas, at kilometer 112 of the cited federal highway. Firearm injuries were noted on the chin, leg and back. continue reading »

U.S. Frees Alejandrina Guzmán Salazar, Daughter of El Chapo

U.S. Frees Alejandrina Guzmán Salazar, Daughter of El Chapo

Alejandrina Guzmán Salazar, alleged daughter of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was released by the U.S. government on charges of possession of false documents, reports her lawyer Guadalupe Valencia. The daughter of Chapo, accompanied by her lawyers and Jan E Guadalupe Valencia Ronis, heard her sentence: "time served", i.e. the almost three months that turned the arrest were sufficient to serve his sentence. continue reading »