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Blog del Narco: 14 Year Old Gunned Down in Guanajuato Street

Blog del Narco: 14 Year Old Gunned Down in Guanajuato Street

A 14-year-old entered the Guanajuato General Hospital after being shot by two men who circulated aboard a motorcycle down the street Rosal Colony Los Fresnos. continue reading »

Immigration Activist & Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained in Texas

Immigration Activist & Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained in Texas

Journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has been detained in McAllen, Texas, Lara Drasin with Define American told Poynter in an email. Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is an undocumented immigrant and the founder of Define American. continue reading »

Mexican President Enacts Sweeping Telecom Reform Laws

Mexican President Enacts Sweeping Telecom Reform Laws

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday signed into law the telecommunications reform legislation approved last week by Mexico's Congress. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 10 Facts of Drug Lord  El Chino Anthraxs Arrest

Blog del Narco: 10 Facts of Drug Lord El Chino Anthraxs Arrest

José Rodrigo Arechiga Gamboa, the "Chinese anthrax" accused of drug trafficking and alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel gunmen on Friday was in court in San Diego this week. Aréchiga Gamboa, 34, is accused of drug trafficking on the border of Mexico for sale in the United States, specifically conspiracy to import and distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Kill 8 in Shootout

Mexican Marines Kill 8 in Shootout

Marines killed at least eight suspected members of the Los Mazatlecos gang in a shootout in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police spokesmen told Efe. continue reading »

3 Suspected Cartel Gunmen Die in Shootout in Northwest Mexico

3 Suspected Cartel Gunmen Die in Shootout in Northwest Mexico

Three suspected members of the Meza Flores cartel died in a clash with Mexican marines in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, police told Efe. continue reading »

Authorities Rescue 224 Kidnap Victims in Mexico

Authorities Rescue 224 Kidnap Victims in Mexico

Mexican federal forces rescued 224 kidnap victims - mostly undocumented Central American migrants - and arrested nine suspects in two operations in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, officials said. continue reading »

4 Die in Plane Crash in Mexico

4 Die in Plane Crash in Mexico

Four people were killed and two others badly injured when their small aircraft crashed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Soldiers Capture Regional Drug Chief in Mexico

Soldiers Capture Regional Drug Chief in Mexico

Army soldiers captured a regional boss of the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel in the central state of Puebla, Mexico's defense department said. continue reading »

U.S. Marine has Hearing in Mexico on Gun Charges

U.S. Marine has Hearing in Mexico on Gun Charges

U.S. Marine reservist Andrew Paul Tahmooressi appeared before a Mexican judge for only the second time since he was arrested here April 1 for entering Mexico with military-grade weapons. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Woman Executed in Lazaro Cardenas Michoacan

Blog del Narco: Woman Executed in Lazaro Cardenas Michoacan

The lifeless body of a young woman with multiple stab wounds, was found Thursday afternoon inside the municipal cemetery, next to a vault. The victim is as unknown,as the body had no identification on it. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers

Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers

Police rescued 165 Central American and Cuban migrants from kidnappers in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, Mexican authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexican authorities have repatriated to Honduras 309 underage undocumented migrants so far this week, the Casa Alianza humanitarian organization said Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cell Captured- Led by Children- Video Show them Decapitating Victims

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cell Captured- Led by Children- Video Show them Decapitating Victims

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas. - Two children who led a cell of the criminal group "Los Zetas" were caught holding eight videos showing how Zetas butchered victims of abductions even though they had paid the ransom, police sources reported yesterday in Tamaulipas continue reading »

Results of Mexico’s Fight Against Obesity, Diabetes to be Presented at U.N.

Results of Mexico’s Fight Against Obesity, Diabetes to be Presented at U.N.

Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico's efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the United Nations in compliance with international agreements, officials said. continue reading »