Tag: <span>Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán</span>

Mexico Arrests Zetas Leader Suspected Of Ordering Monterrey Casino Attack

Mexican defense officials said Thursday that they captured a top member of the Zetas drug cartel, who allegedly ordered the arson attack on a casino in Monterrey that killed 52 […] Read More >

Mexico: Activists File Complaint Against Calderón For Drug War Human Rights Violations

Human rights activists filed a criminal complaint with the International Criminal Court at the Hague against Mexican President Felipe Calderón for his alleged role in the commission of war crimes […] Read More >

Mexico: Two Severed Heads Found Near Defense Ministry In Capital

The decapitated heads of two men were found near Mexico’s Defense Ministry in Mexico City on Monday along with a note attributing the killings to the “Hand with Eyes” drug […] Read More >

Mexico: Zetas & Sinaloa Cartels Dominate Drug War

Today in Latin America Top Story — Five years after Mexican President Felipe Calderón launched his war against the country’s drug traffickers, two cartels have come to dominate Mexico’s drug […] Read More >

Wife Of Mexican Drug Lord “El Chapo” Guzmán Gives Birth In U.S.

The wife of the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel and Mexico’s most wanted man gave birth to twin girls at a hospital in northern Los Angeles County last month, according […] Read More >

Mexico: 7 Die In Mazatlán As Sinaloa Cartel Controls Tijuana

Seven people were killed in the northwestern Mexican port city of Mazatlán on Monday with some of the incidents tied to drug cartels operating within the region, a police spokesman […] Read More >

Mexican Authorities Discover Mass Grave In Durango; Bodies Signal Split In Sinaloa Cartel

Today in Latin America Top Story — Police in Mexico discovered a mass grave in a vacant car repair lot in the northern Mexican city of Durango. The grave, which […] Read More >

51 Dead In Mexico’s Drug Violence; 15 Beheaded in Acapulco

Today in Latin America Top Story — Drug-related violence in Mexico took the lives of 51 people over the weekend, including 15 decapitations in the resort  town of Acapulco. The […] Read More >

Gunmen Kill Eight Mexican Police Officers During An Ambush In Sinaloa

Today in Latin America Top Story — Gunmen killed eight police officers and wounded another during an ambush in northern Mexico. The gunmen attacked four police cars on a highway […] Read More >

Alleged Mexican Drug Lord Ignacio “Nacho” Coronel Killed During Military Raid

Today in Latin America Top Story — An alleged top leader in Mexico’s violent Sinaloa drug cartel was killed Thursday by the Mexican military during a raid on a safehouse in […] Read More >