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Blog del Narco: “El Macho Prieto” Killed By Feds in Resort Area

Blog del Narco: “El Macho Prieto” Killed By Feds in Resort Area

Five gunmen are confirmed dead, the result of an intense 4 hour shootout this morning in Puerto Peñasco, said the Attorney General of the State of Sonora. Among the dead Gonzalo Inzunza Inzunza, a lieutenant in the service of the Sinaloa cartel, who in recent years was operating in the states of Sonora and Baja California. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Residents of Reynosa Call for Cartel to Turn over Murderers of Teens

Blog del Narco: Residents of Reynosa Call for Cartel to Turn over Murderers of Teens

Citizens of Reynosa have expressed dismay and anger at the fact that five schoolchildren are dead and two others injured. The deaths occurred during a chase between military forces and gunmen belonging to the Gulf Cartel. The cartel members managed to escape after running over the children in their quest to escape soldiers. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 840 Kilos of Pot Hidden in Shipment of Watermelons

Blog del Narco: 840 Kilos of Pot Hidden in Shipment of Watermelons

According to the Department of Customs and Border Protection, the suspect tried to smuggle about 840 kilograms of marijuana into Arizona in Watermelons. A 32-year-old Mexican national faces a drug trafficking charge after the arresting officers say he tried smuggling about 840 kilograms of marijuana into Arizona, hidden in a shipment of watermelons. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Durango Massacre Leave 4 Girls Injured- 12 Year Old Dead

Blog del Narco: Durango Massacre Leave 4 Girls Injured- 12 Year Old Dead

Armed men gunned down five children in Durango. A 12-year-old died in the attack and four other teens were injured. The authorities in Durango report that according to the Deputy Prosecutor of the area which covers the municipalities of La Laguna, that last Friday night there was a massacre. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Krokodil ( Synthetic Heroin) Expands in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Krokodil ( Synthetic Heroin) Expands in Mexico

The drug krokodil is a drug that has become popular everywhere because of the "heroin like" effects it has on the user. It is considered an epidemic in Russia and has been reported in England and US. offficial's reports have confirmed the presence of the drug in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico . continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Drug Cartels Move into Human Trafficking

Blog del Narco:  Drug Cartels Move into Human Trafficking

According to the latest report -The Regional Coalition Against Trafficking in Women and Girls in Latin America and the Caribbean -CATWLAC, trafficking in women and girls for sexual exploitation in Mexico is a 10 billion dollars business. There are four Cartels who have entered the human trafficking operation: the Gulf cartel, the Los Zetas, Nuevo Milenio and the Knights Templar, said Teresa Ulloa, director CATWLAC continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO: Mexican Authorities Arrest 3 Men Linked to 200 Murders, Kidnappings

BLOG DEL NARCO: Mexican Authorities Arrest 3 Men Linked to 200 Murders, Kidnappings

Three members of a criminal organization were arrested by the Federal Police in the western state of Jalisco in connection with more than 200 murders, as well as kidnappings and extortion, the Mexican National Security Commission said Tuesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  After Gunfight, Police Seize Tiger at Narco Ranch in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco:  After Gunfight, Police Seize Tiger at Narco Ranch in Sinaloa

The Mexican army reports that they have confiscated an array composed of five automatic rifles and pistols, and a tiger at a ranch in Icesave, after a series of clashes with an armed group. Soldiers pursued the gunmen into several rural communities without any success. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Their Influence in Costa Rica

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Their Influence in Costa Rica

Costa Rica yesterday confirmed the presence of Mexican Cartel Knights Templar in the nation and explained that the criminal gang uses Costa Rican territory as a "strategic point" for cocaine traffic from Colombia. The final destination is Mexico and the United States continue reading »

Blog del Narco: More Than 2000 Troops Moved into Michoacán To Restore Peace

Blog del Narco: More Than 2000 Troops Moved into Michoacán To Restore Peace

The National Safety Commission (CNS) informed the House that the Federal Police has moved into Michoacán more than 2000 Troops. Their goal is to give greater coverage to municipalities with security problems and help restore peace and order in the state. The operational strategy depends largely on agreements generated by the security cabinet, so close coordination with the secretariats of Defense and the Navy is maintained, as well as other authorities of the three levels of government. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 62 Bodies Uncovered Between Jalisco and Michoacan

Blog del Narco: 62 Bodies Uncovered Between Jalisco and Michoacan

The remains of four people were found buried in unmarked graves on the edge of Jalisco and Michoacán during the last hours. With this finding,a total 62 bodies have been exhumed in the area since November 9. The Government is coordinating the operations between military, federal police agents and the Attorney General's Office (PGR) continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Cartel Denies Deal With President Calderon’s Sister (VIDEO)

Blog del Narco- Cartel Denies Deal With President Calderon’s Sister (VIDEO)

The leader of the Los Caballeros Templarios (Knights Templar) drug cartel said in a video uploaded to YouTube that Mexican ex-President Felipe Calderon's sister approached his criminal organization during the 2011 gubernatorial campaign in the western state of Michoacan. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Kingpin’s US Born Son Caught Smuggling Meth Pleads Not Guilty

Blog del Narco: Cartel Kingpin’s US Born Son Caught Smuggling Meth Pleads Not Guilty

Serafin Zambada Ortiz, the son of Mexican drug lord Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, entered a plea of not guilty to drug charges in federal court in San Diego. The 23-year-old Zambada Ortiz, who is a U.S. citizen and was arrested last week in Arizona, appeared before federal Judge Karen Crawford on Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:16 Year Old Girls Zeta Cartel Members Found Hanging from Bridge (PHOTO WARNING)

Blog del Narco:16 Year Old Girls Zeta Cartel Members Found Hanging from Bridge (PHOTO WARNING)

The young girls were kidnapped by the Gulf Cartel last November 20 and used for several days to extract information on the Zetas. The murderers left messages signed by the Gulf Cartel indicating that they were looking for more members of Los Zetas or for continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Born Child Assassin El Ponchis to Be Released in MX Dec 3

Blog del Narco: US Born Child Assassin El Ponchis to Be Released in MX Dec 3

"El Ponchis" was arrested in December 2010 in Cuernavaca International Airport while trying to leave Morelos with two sisters nicknamed "The chabelas". The child admitted he was part of the South Pacific Cartel (CPS) and had tortured and killed four people, and he was convicted and sentenced to three years in custody in the CEMPLA, which will end December 3. continue reading »