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Blog del Narco: Los Zetas in Firm Control of Undocumented Cubans Heading to US

Blog del Narco: Los Zetas in Firm Control of Undocumented Cubans Heading to US

Los Zetas have taken firm control of the trafficking activities of undocumented immigrants, mainly Cubans, thru Mexico enroute to the US. Isla Mujeres, Cozumel and Cancun, are the three busiest points of this offense in state of Quintana Roo. continue reading »

After Gun Battle Mexican Army Captures 44 Knights Templar Cartel Members

After Gun Battle Mexican Army Captures 44 Knights Templar Cartel Members

Army troops captured 44 suspected members of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel following a shootout between the criminals and vigilantes in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, federal officials said. continue reading »

REPORT:  89 Percent of Attacks on Journalists Go Unpunished

REPORT:  89 Percent of Attacks on Journalists Go Unpunished

Some 89 percent of the attacks on journalists in Mexico go unpunished because authorities do not investigate the cases, the National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Singer Interrupts US concert Schedule to Attend Cartel Leaders Funeral

Blog del Narco: Singer Interrupts US concert Schedule to Attend Cartel Leaders Funeral

Singer Melissa Plancarte, known as "La Barbie Grupera" reveals that she was present at the funeral of his father, the capo Enrique "Kike" Plancarte, one of the main leaders of the cartel "Knights Templar". continue reading »

Narco Sweep in Mexico Results in 6 Deaths and 42 Arrests

Narco Sweep in Mexico Results in 6 Deaths and 42 Arrests

Six suspected criminals were killed and more than 40 others arrested in a law enforcement operation carried out over the past 15 days in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 60 Kidnapped Migrants Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Mexican Authorities Rescue 60 Kidnapped Migrants Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Army troops rescued 60 migrants who were being held captive by a gang in Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, a city in the northeastern Mexican border state of Tamaulipas, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Sends out Recruiting Fliers in Mexico City

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Sends out Recruiting Fliers in Mexico City

" We will pay you in dollars! Stop living in the old neighborhood and hop on the Metro! Choose your car or truck ! Interested? We'll tell you how. " This is the message written in the Cartels recruiting propaganda, which was released Monday by the newspaper Reforma. continue reading »

It’s Official- Good Friday to be Cuban Holiday Beginning Next Year

It’s Official- Good Friday to be Cuban Holiday Beginning Next Year

After granting temporary permission for Cubans to celebrate Good Friday in 2012 and 2013, the Cuban government has decided grant a request made by Pope Benedict during his visit to the country in 2012 to make it a permanent official holiday. continue reading »

Plane Crash Kills 8 in Coahuilla

Plane Crash Kills 8 in Coahuilla

Eight people were killed when a small plane hit a commercial building and then crashed into some warehouses in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, the Excelsior newspaper reported on its Web site Sunday. The eight-seat Hawker 800 crashed into an empty warehouse in an industrial park, the Coahuila Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Grenade Attack on Hotel in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Grenade Attack on Hotel in Guerrero

Investigators are looking into a grenade attack this weekend on a hotel in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident. Fragmentation grenades were thrown on Saturday morning at the hotel in Chilpancingo, the capital of Guerrero. continue reading »

Mexico Reports No Casualties after 7.2 Earthquake

Mexico Reports No Casualties after 7.2 Earthquake

The Mexican government has received no reports of casualties or major damage after a magnitude-7.2 earthquake off the Aztec nation's southwestern Pacific coast, emergency services chief Luis Felipe Puente said. continue reading »

2 Mexican Moviemakers Receive Heineken/Tribeca Grants

2 Mexican Moviemakers Receive Heineken/Tribeca Grants

Mexicans Yolanda Cruz and Rodrigo Reyes are the recipients of the 2014 Heineken VOCES Grant, presented by the Dutch brewer in conjunction with New York's Tribeca Film Institute. continue reading »

Construction Accident Kills 4 in Northern Mexico

Construction Accident Kills 4 in Northern Mexico

Four laborers working on the remodeling of a restaurant in northern Mexico were killed when the marquee over the entrance crashed down on them, authorities said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Tortured Body Found in Suitcase in Monterrey

Blog del Narco: Tortured Body Found in Suitcase in Monterrey

A man with his mouth taped was found dead inside a suitcase in the northern city of Monterrey, Nuevo León. The incident was reported around 10:40pm last night. On M. Hernández Pablo Street, between Railroad Street and Alberto Garduñ continue reading »

Hailstorm Forces Thousands to be Stranded On Highway in Mexico

Hailstorm Forces Thousands to be Stranded On Highway in Mexico

Thousands of vehicles were stranded for more than 12 hours overnight on a highway west of Mexico City when a hailstorm hit the mountain area that divides the capital from the Valley of Toluca, federal officials said Thursday. continue reading »