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Over 50 Suspected Zetas Arrested in Mexico

Over 50 Suspected Zetas Arrested in Mexico

Police arrested 52 suspected employees of the notoriously violent Los Zetas drug cartel in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Carlos Cobos Dies, Age 52

Mexican Actor Carlos Cobos Dies, Age 52

Award-winning actor Carlos Cobos died Wednesday of complications from a cerebral hemorrhage, Mexico's National Council for Culture and the Arts said. He was 52. continue reading »

Bus Crash in Mexico Claims 10 Lives, Parents and Preschoolers were Aboard

Ten people were killed and 19 others hurt Wednesday when a bus carrying preschoolers flipped over in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, authorities said. continue reading »

Travel Warning Issued for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Following Arrest of Zeta Chieftan’s Brother

Travel Warning Issued for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Following Arrest of Zeta Chieftan’s Brother

The arrest of Jose Trevino-Morales on money laundering charges on Tuesday, according to the New York Times has resulted in the following travel warning to Mexico. Trevino-Morales is the brother of a Zeta narco chieftan. Trevino-Morales was arrested at his Oklahoma ranch. continue reading »

Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme

Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme

A federal grand jury in the Western District of Texas has returned an indictment charging 14 defendants, including Los Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales (aka “40”) and his brothers, Oscar Omar Trevin continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez’s May 2012 Murder Rate Lowest Rate Since March 2009

Ciudad Juarez’s May 2012 Murder Rate Lowest Rate Since March 2009

The border town of Juarez, Mexico reportedly saw the least amount homicides in three years this past May. According to the El Paso Times, Juarez, which has become kno continue reading »

Over 200,000 Attend FREE Justin Bieber Concert in Mexico City

Over 200,000 Attend FREE Justin Bieber Concert in Mexico City

Some 210,000 people turned out for a free concert by Canadian pop star Justin Bieber in the Zocalo, Mexico City's largest plaza, the emergency management office said. Bieber was greeted by wild cries from his fans, the majority of them girls between the ages of 12 and 17, from the moment he took the stage just after 9:00 p.m on Monday. continue reading »

Music Icon Vicente Fernandez – ‘Not Worthy’ of a Monument Some Say

Music Icon Vicente Fernandez – ‘Not Worthy’ of a Monument Some Say

According to the residents of Cocula, México, Vicente Fernandez ‘lacks the merits’ needed in order to receive a commemorative monument. Cocula, a town in the western state of Jalisco and considered by many the birth place of mariachi music, continue reading »

Crime Reporter and Her 2-year-old Son Missing in Coahuila, Mexico

Crime Reporter and Her 2-year-old Son Missing in Coahuila, Mexico

A police reporter for the daily El Zocalo in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and her 2-year-old son have been missing since last week continue reading »

Treasury Targets Operatives of Sinaloa Cartel - ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s Family

Treasury Targets Operatives of Sinaloa Cartel - ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s Family

Sanctions directed against a Son and Wife of Chapo Guzman Loera - The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) last week announce continue reading »

Mexico and Spain Feud Over Tourist Restrictions

Mexico and Spain Feud Over Tourist Restrictions

The Mexican government will not impose restrictions on Spanish tourists in response to the measures Madrid has applied to Mexicans, Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa said. continue reading »

8 Cubans Escape From Immigration Detention Center in Mexico

8 Cubans Escape From Immigration Detention Center in Mexico

A bulletin has been issued for eight Cuban migrants who escaped from an immigration detention camp in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »

U.S. Supports Mexican Activist’s Peace Caravan

U.S. Supports Mexican Activist’s Peace Caravan

Mexican poet-turned-activist Javier Sicilia has received the U.S. government's backing for his planned month-long peace caravan in that country aimed at drawing attention to drug-related violence and communicating his anti-drug war message. continue reading »

Drug Lab Explosion Kills 1, Injures 3 in Mexico

Drug Lab Explosion Kills 1, Injures 3 in Mexico

One person was killed and three others were seriously injured in a blast at a suspected clandestine drug laboratory in the northwestern Mexican city of Culiacan, military spokespersons said. continue reading »

Zetas’ Money Launderer Apprehended by Mexican Soldiers

Zetas’ Money Launderer Apprehended by Mexican Soldiers

Mexican soldiers detained a suspected money launderer for the Los Zetas drug cartel in the Gulf Coast states of Veracruz and Tabasco, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »