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June 2013 Archives

Blog del Narco: Shoutout between Army and Cartel Leave 5 Dead in Reynosa

Blog del Narco: Shoutout between Army and Cartel Leave 5 Dead in Reynosa

Armed drug cartel members clashed this morning with Mexican army troops in the border city of Reynosa killing at least one soldier and four cartel members. Minutes before 9:00 in the morning a chase and shootout in the area continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Hour Long Shootout by PEMEX Facilities in Tamaulipas Leaves at Least 11 Dead

Blog del Narco:  Hour Long Shootout by PEMEX Facilities in Tamaulipas Leaves at Least 11 Dead

At least 11 people were killed and seven others wounded in a shootout between army troops and gunmen in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Guatemala Claims 54 Cartels Working There Los Zetas Largest

Blog del Narco: Guatemala Claims 54 Cartels Working There Los Zetas Largest

At least 54 organized crime groups have been detected as working in Guatemala, among which were Los Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartel led by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. According to Guatemala’s interior minister, Mauricio Lopez, he has presented a map to President Otto Perez continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Monterrey Students Extort Fellow Students – Cartel Members in Training

Blog del Narco: Monterrey Students Extort Fellow Students – Cartel Members in Training

Drug Cartel practices have hit basic education schools in Nuevo Leon. Teachers and psychologists report cases of students being charged a "flat charge" by their peers, to attend class. The fellow students claim to carry weapons and be part of local cartels. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 23 Year Old Post Suicide on Facebook, Police Investigate if Murder in Sonora

Blog del Narco: 23 Year Old Post Suicide on Facebook, Police Investigate if Murder in Sonora

Alexis Omar Balderrama Gutierrez, 23, married with a young son wrote on the wall of his Facebook account just before he killed himself. Alexis stated: "I can not go on anymore, friends, be aware I have given a lot, especially to my family. I love my son- please forgive me.” A minute later, the young man residing in the violent border town of Sonora, was found dead. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: General-Search for El Chapo more than Responsibility, it is an Obsession

Blog del Narco: General-Search for El Chapo more than Responsibility, it is an Obsession

Federal District Secretary of National Defense, General Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos, said it is his department’s priority to search and capture all the leaders of criminal organizations, including Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Regarding the search of the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, he said that it is not only an "obsession, but a responsibility." continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Residents in Guerrero Do Not Know if Police or Cartels Kidnapped 14

Blog del Narco: Residents in Guerrero Do Not Know if Police or Cartels Kidnapped 14

A group of about 50-armed men broke into various homes in the municipalities Heliodorus Castle and Leonardo Bravo, raided several homes and kidnapped 14 people. According to residents of Filo de Caballos, Airfield and varal port, the incident occurred the morning of Tuesday June 18, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Balta” Executed in Front of Family in Guanajuato

Blog del Narco: “The Balta” Executed in Front of Family in Guanajuato

Last night at the gates of his house, a man was shot to death in the Colony Villas de San Juan in the city of Guanajuato. A minute after 11 pm Police received a report of a person being wounded by gunshot in the corner of Haciendas de Leon Lighthouse and San Juan. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: One of US 10 Most Wanted Captured in Quintana Roo

Blog del Narco: One of US 10 Most Wanted Captured in Quintana Roo

One of 10 U.S most wanted fugitives by the FBI, was arrested in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, on Tuesday. The prosecutor's of the state of Quintana Roo, Gaspar Armando Garcia Torres, said Walter Lee Williams, a former university professor, 64 years, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartels use Bunkers to Hide From Authorities

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartels use Bunkers to Hide From Authorities

Drug Cartels use bunkers like this to hide their activity from police and federal agents. Cartels hide drugs, modified vehicles and bodies from both air and ground surveillance. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Confrontation Between the Military and Templars in Michoacan (Picture Warning)

Blog del Narco: Confrontation Between the Military and Templars in Michoacan (Picture Warning)

A confrontation arose Sunday in the town of Cotija, Michoacan leaving 2 people dead as well as the discovery of various weapons and munitions. The incident took place at approximately 12:30 in the afternoon when soldiers moved their vehicles into Cotija-Quitupan. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: New Cartel In Sinaloa Claims Responsibility for 5 Bodies (PICTURE WARNING)

Blog del Narco: New Cartel In Sinaloa Claims Responsibility for 5 Bodies (PICTURE WARNING)

"The two Letters" are a new Cartel in Sinaloa, that has been very busy since April of this year. They are responsible for several executions where they always leave a narco message calling out rival drug lord El Chapo. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Policeman Killed in Los Zeta Ambush in Guatemala (VIDEO)

Blog del Narco: 8 Policeman Killed in Los Zeta Ambush in Guatemala (VIDEO)

Authorities report that eight policemen have been killed in an ambush by Los Zetas in Guatemala continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Business into Stolen Gasoline

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Business into Stolen Gasoline

Eliceo Gomez is the owner of a place where he has sold stolen gasoline in the village Ojo de Agua, near San Juan de Alima. Eliceo utilizes hawk and radio to warn of police movements and EM-CO. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Sinalo Cartel Alive and Well in Ecuador

Blog del Narco: Sinalo Cartel Alive and Well in Ecuador

In a town known as The Junction in Ecuador, a captain in the army -Telmo Castro Donoso, was arrested for ties to the Sinaloa Cartel. At Los Rios, also a local area, a woman was found stabbed to death continue reading »