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Blog del Narco: 4 Boys Killed, 1 Injured in Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: 4 Boys Killed, 1 Injured in Nuevo Leon

Four boys were killed and another was seriously injured while they were riding in a taxi in Colonia Francisco Villa, north of Monterrey. The incident was reported around 08:10 pm at the intersection of Manuel Band and José María Fernández, in that sector. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Murder of 17 Band Members Because of Playing in Rival Cartel Area

Blog del Narco: Murder of 17 Band Members Because of Playing in Rival Cartel Area

The man who ordered the band Kolombia Kombo to play that night in Hidalgo, Jose Isidro Cruz would Villarreal, is "The Pichilo”. He is one of the inmates that escaped from Apodaca in 2012, and who is wanted in at least five separate municipalities. The Picchilo is a leader of the Zetas, and the person who ordered the group to perform at the winery La Carreta. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Beheaded Man Left on Street in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

Blog del Narco: Beheaded Man Left on Street in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

The headless body of a young man was found Sunday in an abandoned house in the colony Renato Amador Vega. The head was located in the middle of a street of the same colony, with a letter that read, " continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Head of ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Security Detail Arrested in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Head of ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Security Detail Arrested in Mexico

A man suspected of being in charge of Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's security detail was arrested by army troops and marines in northwest Mexico, a military commander said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Executed in Culiacan, Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Two Executed in Culiacan, Sinaloa

Two young men were found lying on the side of a road in Sinaloa Thursday morning .The victims carried no identification and appear to be not more than 30 years old. One victim was wearing blue jeans, red shirt, and black tennis shoes. Three feet away was the second victim dressed in blue jeans, gray shirt with a dark complexion, slim build. Both men had been shot in the head and back. continue reading »

Los Zetas Cartel Tied to Murder of 13 Kombo Kolombia Musicians

Los Zetas Cartel Tied to Murder of 13 Kombo Kolombia Musicians

Mexican authorities said a suspect has been arrested in connection with the massacre of 17 members and employees of the band Kombo Kolombia, a crime they attribute to the Los Zetas drug cartel. continue reading »

GUATEMALA: 16 With Alleged Ties to Los Zetas Captured

GUATEMALA: 16 With Alleged Ties to Los Zetas Captured

Guatemalan security forces on Thursday captured 16 people - all Guatemalans - allegedly linked to the Mexican drug trafficking organization Los Zetas, a government minister said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Merchant Shot Dead in Chiapas ( Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Merchant Shot Dead in Chiapas ( Photo Warning)

A grocery retailer was murdered in his home located in the Villa del Sol or Acaxmán Canton. At around 6:10 am on Wednesday, locals heard three shots, then all was quiet, they went outside and saw two men who were running. It was not until 10:30 am, when Mrs. Hilda Rodriguez Lozada, came home to see her husband, that she discovered him dead on the side of the bed. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Dismember Body Identified as “The Chemo” in Sonora

Blog del Narco: Dismember Body Identified as “The Chemo” in Sonora

Anselmo Flores Gonzalez, alias "The Chemo", aged 28, was identified as the dismembered body that was found this morning in Villa de Seris colonies and Pedregal de la Villa, said State Police Investigator (PEI) through a press release . The document adds that the deceased had a criminal record theft and kidnapping. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Executed in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Executed in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

Three men were "shot" to death with assault rifles last night near the town Agua Salada, belonging to the township of Pericos, Mocorito. Their hands bound with rope behind their bodies, they were found lying on the side of the road. The road led to a farm in the village of Agua Salada Bachoco. continue reading »

Shining Path Leader Tied to Narco Trafficking

Shining Path Leader Tied to Narco Trafficking

The last of Peru's original Shining Path guerrilla leaders had ties to drug traffickers and ordered the murders of a family that failed to make payments to the group, a witness told a Lima court, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Murdered in Guamuchil, Sinaloa ( Warning: Graphic Photo)

Blog del Narco: Man Murdered in Guamuchil, Sinaloa ( Warning: Graphic Photo)

Alfonso Bernal Edson, 34-year-old, was found dead with a shot in the face, on a road that leads to the local pantheon. The discovery of the body occurred on a dirt road. The victim had two gunshots to the head and was not carrying any identification in his clothes. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Five Young Men Found Executed in Guerrero ( Picture Warning)

Narco Blog: Five Young Men Found Executed in Guerrero ( Picture Warning)

Early Friday five youths were murdered being shot in the head and their bodies were dumped in the main square of Tecpan de Galeana, in the Costa Grande region of Guerrero state. An anonymous caller alerted the security forces of the three tiers of Public Safety who left against the City of Tecpan five bodies. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Bodies Recovered of 17 Kombo Kolombia Musicians From Well

Blog del Narco: Bodies Recovered of 17 Kombo Kolombia Musicians From Well

After three days of searching for human remains in a water well in the town of Mina, the Medical Examiner today reported that the bodies of the 17 staff members and Kombo Kolombia musical group, were returned to their families. continue reading »

Mexican Priest Hope His Films of Peace Will Reduce Narco Violence

Mexican Priest Hope His Films of Peace Will Reduce Narco Violence

The violence associated with organized crime that is besetting Mexico has spurred a Catholic priest to write and produce a series of short film features that he hopes will touch the hearts of both victims and victimizers. continue reading »