Tag: <span>Zetas</span>

Mexico Arrests Zetas Boss, Latest Kingpin to Fall

TOP STORY — Mexican authorities on Wednesday arrested the alleged leader of the notorious Zetas drug cartel — the latest high-profile criminal to be targeted by the government’s “kingpin” strategy. […] 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 >

Mexico Car Bomb Kills Two, Injures 7 More

Top Story — A car bomb exploded Tuesday morning in the Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, killing two police officers and wounding seven more people. The bomb had been placed outside the home […] Read More >

Mexico: Anonymous Hackers’ Project Against Zetas Falls Into Confusion

Top Story — The plan by Mexican members of hacker group Anonymous to expose collaborators with the Zetas drug cartel in retaliation for an alleged kidnapping seem to have collapsed, […] Read More >

Mexico Arrests Top Zetas Leader In Veracruz Along With 5 Others

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Mexican navy arrested an alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel in the Gulf coast port city of Veracruz. Carlos “The Bam […] Read More >

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 >

Former Monterrey Mayor Arrested For Corruption; Alleged Ties To Casino Fire

The former mayor of the violent Mexican city of Monterrey was arrested Sunday for alleged irregularities in public works during his time in office between 2006 and 2009. Adalberto Madero […] 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 >