Tag: <span>Beltran Leyva</span>

Alleged Mexican Drug Capo “El Grande” Ordered Held At Detention Center

Today in Latin America Top Story– A judge in Mexico has ordered an alleged capo in the Beltrán Leyva drug cartel held for 40 days at a government facility as […] Read More >

Mexican Drug War Heats Up Over The Weekend; 25 Dead in Juarez & “El Grande” Captured

Today in Latin America Top Story — As Mexico celebrates the bicentennial of its independence from Spain this year, it is also in the midsts of a violent conflict. Over […] Read More >

Mayor of Cancún Arrested; Charged With Drug-Trafficking, Money Laundering and Connections to Cartels

Today in Latin America Top Story — The mayor of the Mexican resort town of Cancún was arrested and charged Tuesday with drug-trafficking, money laundering and having connections to organized […] Read More >

Weekly News Summary: Dec. 11, 2009 – Dec. 18, 2009

This section contains brief summaries of the main stories to come out of Latin America this week. Compiled by the staff of the Latin America News Dispatch. Argentina: A former […] Read More >