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New President Peña Nieto Outlines Mexico’s Crime-Fighting Plan

New President Peña Nieto Outlines Mexico’s Crime-Fighting Plan

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Monday a public-safety strategy based on fighting violence with a regional focus and the creation of a national gendarmerie with an initial complement of 10,000 members. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Forcing Migrants to Smuggle Drugs After Families Threatened

Blog del Narco: Cartels Forcing Migrants to Smuggle Drugs After Families Threatened

Defenders of immigrant rights are concerned about the increasing number of cases in which people are forced to smuggle drugs into the United States from Mexico by drug traffickers threatening their families. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 4 Teachers in Mexico Executed Enroute to Funeral, Narcos Are Suspected

Blog del Narco: 4 Teachers in Mexico Executed Enroute to Funeral, Narcos Are Suspected

Four women from the same family, all of them schoolteachers, were found tortured and slain in the mountains of northern Mexico, authorities in Chihuahua state said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 2 Bodies Discovered in Land Rover at Shopping Mall

Blog del Narco: 2 Bodies Discovered in Land Rover at Shopping Mall

Inside an SUV two people were killed in the parking lot of a shopping center in the municipality of Guadalajara. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Military Forces Kill 4 Gunmen During Clash (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Mexican Military Forces Kill 4 Gunmen During Clash (Photo Warning)

A clash between civilian and military killed 4 men. The event occurred in the early morning in the village near Kilometer 30. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Kill Man in His Chihuahua Home

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Kill Man in His Chihuahua Home

This afternoon, people with guns entered the home and repeatedly shot at a man in the colony streets of Ignacio Allende, north of the city. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Kill 5 in Restaurant, Including Pregnant Woman

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Kill 5 in Restaurant, Including Pregnant Woman

A group of gunmen killed five employees of a restaurant in Nuevo Laredo, including a woman eight months pregnant, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Kill 2 During Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrations

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Kill 2 During Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrations

Regardless that the plaza was packed with children and adults and in the same block a group of Matachines dancers were paying tribute to the Virgin of Guadalupe, gunmen staged a shootout killing two and injuring one in the November 7 colony in Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Chihuahua Police Officer Killed At His Front Door (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Chihuahua Police Officer Killed At His Front Door (Photo Warning)

A municipal police officer identified as Jesus Ruvalcaba Velasquez was shot dead in front of his house in the Chaveña colony. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Rodolfo Torre Cantu Met With El Lazca in 2004

Blog del Narco: Rodolfo Torre Cantu Met With El Lazca in 2004

In the investigation against former Governors of Tamaulipas, a protected witness told the Attorney General that Rodolfo Torre Cantu, the gubernatorial candidate assassinated in 2010, was with Eugene Hernandez and Tomas Yarrington who met in 2004 with the leader of Los Zetas , Heriberto Lazcano "El Lazca". continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Execute 2 Students in Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: Hitmen Execute 2 Students in Nuevo Leon

While they were talking in a corner, two high school students were shot last night from a truck where they transported several criminals. Also, an adult was injured in Escobedo. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Car Bomb Threatens Governor of Tamaulipas

Blog del Narco: Car Bomb Threatens Governor of Tamaulipas

Tamaulipas government authorities confirmed an explosion and gunfire at the state government house. A government spokesman confirmed that an explosion was reported at one in the afternoon. This occurred off the parking lot of the Burger King opposite the house of the governor Egidio Torre Cantu. continue reading »

“The Horrors of Methamphetamine” Ad Shows the Physical Effects of Drug

“The Horrors of Methamphetamine” Ad Shows the Physical Effects of Drug

When Oregon authorities realized the growing number of methamphetamine uses in their area, they created the "Faces of Meth" campaign. Eight years later Rehabs.com has created another, "The Horrors of Methamphetamine." continue reading »

NARCO BLOG:  Beauty Queen Shot at Mexican Soldiers Before Being Shot Dead

NARCO BLOG:  Beauty Queen Shot at Mexican Soldiers Before Being Shot Dead

A Mexican prosecutor said beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez fired at army soldiers before she was killed in an armed clash last month in the northwestern state of Sinaloa. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Body Found Executed, Dismembered and Bagged in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Body Found Executed, Dismembered and Bagged in Sinaloa

A gruesome discovery was was made when human remains of at least one person were found to be executed, dismembered, in and placed in black bags in the town of Salvador Alvarado. continue reading »