Tag: <span>Drug War</span>

Mexico Arrests Another Drug Cartel Kingpin

Top Story – Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alleged leader of Mexico’s Juarez cartel, was captured in the Mexican city of Torreon, the Associated Press reports. This is the second arrest in […] Read More >

Caravan For Peace ‘Plants Seeds’ In New York City

NEW YORK – On the night of Sept. 6, a procession of a few hundred people crossed Harlem from east to west before gathering in front of Santa Celicia Parish in the […] Read More >

Zetas Leader Body Stolen From Funeral Home, Mexico says.

Top Story — The body of Zetas leader Heriberto Lazcano, alias “The Executioner,” was stolen out of the funeral home where it was being kept by armed men, Mexican authorities […] Read More >

Latin American Presidents Push Drug War Debate

Top Story— The presidents of Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico urged the U.N. to begin a global debate about the U.S.-backed drug war at Wednesday’s U.N. General Assembly in New York. The […] Read More >

Honduras: Conflicting Accounts Of Fatal DEA Operation

Top Story — As protesters on the Miskito Coast of Honduras riot in the streets, U.S. officials are saying that agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration did not fire their weapons during […] Read More >

Honduras Sends Hundreds Of Soldiers To The Street In Operation Lightning

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Honduran government sent hundreds of soldiers to the streets of the country’s main cities on Tuesday to combat criminal violence. Honduran President […] Read More >

Eric Holder To Face Congressional Subpoena For Operation Fast And Furious

Today in Latin America Top Story — Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) told Fox News Sunday that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will subpoena Attorney General Eric Holder and […] Read More >

Guatemala Commemorates Murdered Folk Singer Facundo Cabral

GUATEMALA CITY — People from all sectors of society gathered on the streets of Guatemala City to show their outrage at the murder of Argentine folksinger Facundo Cabral, which took […] Read More >