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August 2013 Archives

Blog del Narco: 9 Bodies Found Executed in Michoacan

Blog del Narco: 9 Bodies Found Executed in Michoacan

Bodies of nine people gagged, handcuffed, blindfolded and with the coup de grace, were located the early hours on the side of the road North Division-Punta de Agua. Reportedly the bodies were dumped by the Knights Templar, " Mireles said the killings have occurred between 9:30 and 10:00 pm yesterday continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 100 Women in Xaltianguis Sign up to Protect Community from Drug Cartels

More than 100 women in the southern Mexican town of Xaltianguis have taken up arms to protect their community from organized crime groups, a local self-defense force official said Monday. The women signed up over the past four days with the Union of Peoples and Organizations of Guerrero State, or UPOEG, Xaltianguis community self-defense force commander Miguel Angel Jimenez told reporters. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mario Ramirez Treviño Head of Gulf Cartel Captured Near U.S. Border

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mario Ramirez Treviño Head of Gulf Cartel Captured Near U.S. Border

The Mexican government through its national defense agency has announced the arrest of Mario Ramirez Trevino, 51, head of the Gulf cartel making this one of the most significant narco arrest under the new presidency of Enrique Peña Nieto. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Vigilantes Under Attack in Michoacan as they Hold 65 Army Soldiers

Blog del Narco: Vigilantes Under Attack in Michoacan as they Hold 65 Army Soldiers

In a coordinated operation, elements of the Navy, Army and Attorney General of Michoacan on Wednesday attacked 45 local guards from the Township Community of Aquila, Michoacán. Residents had remained to hold-up in the main square of the town with 65 members of the Army, although according to the governor, Jesus Reyna, the military is there "by choice" and "safeguarding the population". continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Wants DEA Agent Murderer Rafael Quintero Sent Here

Blog del Narco: US Wants DEA Agent Murderer Rafael Quintero Sent Here

The Attorney General's Office (PGR) confirmed that the US has notified the government that they are preceding with an action for extradition purposes against the trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero "for various offenses for which he is charged in federal court for the District of California." continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 16 Year old Kidnapper Gets 9 Years in Prison

Blog del Narco: 16 Year old Kidnapper Gets 9 Years in Prison

The Office of Morelos confirmed the arrest of a 16-year-old Alexis identified as "N", who along with two adults, prepared and carried out the kidnapping of another minor on the 5th of August and demanded a ransom of 300 000 pesos. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 3 Brothers from Sinaloa Sentenced to Death by Hanging in Bangkok

Blog del Narco: 3 Brothers from Sinaloa Sentenced to Death by Hanging in Bangkok

The Malaysian Court of Appeals today in Bangkok upheld the death sentence of death by hanging for the three Mexican brothers Gonzalez Villarreal, convicted two years ago for a drug trafficking offense. The three judges of the court rejected the appeal of the brothers Luis Alfonso, Simon and Jose Regino, who are left to the last appeal to the Federal Court were they will again seek a royal pardon to escape capital punishment. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Engineer” El Chapos Lieutenant Killed in Chihuahua

Blog del Narco: “The Engineer” El Chapos Lieutenant Killed in Chihuahua

Gabino Salas Valenciano, known as "El Ingeniero" (the engineer), was a lieutenant in the Sinaloa cartel. He had been linked too much of the violence that has engulfed the Juárez region. In control of the smuggling routes in the Valley of Juárez for Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman's Sinaloa drug cartel , he was killed in a shootout on Thursday, Chihuahua officials said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 15 Things About the First Famous Mexican Narco Drug Lord-Who is Caro Quintero?VIDEO

Blog del Narco: 15 Things About the First Famous Mexican Narco Drug Lord-Who is Caro Quintero?VIDEO

1.)Rafael Caro Quintero was born in the town of Badiraguato, Sinaloa 2.) In this same city Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman,was born, in October 1952. 3.)He is considered one of the founders of Guadalajara Cartel, along with Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo and Ernesto "Don Neto" Fonseca Carrillo. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:Rafael Caro Quintero, Who Killed “Kiki” Camarena, Walks Free

At 2:00 pm on Friday, the drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero left the Guadalajara metropolitan area prison in the Puente Grande Prison Complex. Staff at the federal courts to the prison center confirmed continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “Grab Your Children, They have Come for Us” Heard in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: “Grab Your Children, They have Come for Us” Heard in Guerrero

When the women of the community screamed, "Grab your children, they have come for us!” fear forced, along with a dozen families, to take the road to Huautla and leave everything-animals, cornfields. This group is part of the displaced that fled last week to the mountainous area of Guerrero. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mexico Releases DEA Agent Killer, Cartel Leader Rafael Caro Quintero from Jail

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mexico Releases DEA Agent Killer, Cartel Leader Rafael Caro Quintero from Jail

A Mexican federal court on Friday ordered the immediate release of a 1980s drug boss accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, judicial sources told Efe. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 54 dead in Three days in Zacatecas, Tamaulipas and Sinaloa; Press is Silent

Blog del Narco: 54 dead in Three days in Zacatecas, Tamaulipas and Sinaloa; Press is Silent

For the past three days violence has plagued the town of Zacatecas (Central Mexico) and the cities of Reynosa (northeast) and Culiacan. Officials remain silent about the clashes that have left dozens of victims. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Narco Wives- CNN Takes a Look on the Inside (VIDEO)

Blog del Narco: Narco Wives- CNN Takes a Look on the Inside (VIDEO)

The life of a narco wife or mistress often begins in the many beauty pageants run throughout Mexico. In a life that can be seen as the epitome of luxury- there are salons, and spas, and rigorous exercise regime continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message

The head of a man was left this morning in front of a home in the colonia Morelos III, located southeast of the city. The discovery was made at about 6:55 am at the intersection of Laguna de Tuxpan and Tepalcingo in the housing unit. continue reading »