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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Hundreds march in support of jailed Mexican drug lord

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters in Culiacan

    ... of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana north across the border into the United States. Some in the crowd credited Guzman and his gang for keeping the city free of the extortions ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Get Shorty: how notorious drug lord Joaquin Guzman was captured

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AP

    ... on the inner circle of the world's most-wanted drug lord. The son of one of his two top henchmen, Ismael "Mayo" Zambada, was arrested at a border crossing in Nogales, Arizona, ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    World's most feared drug lord, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman caught

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by AP

    ... of the lucrative trafficking routes along the US border, including such prized cities as Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez. Guzman’s play for power against local cartels caused a bloodbath in Tijuana and made ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman's pregnant daughter arrested at US border

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in San Diego, California

    ... border A woman claiming to be the daughter of the world's most-wanted drug trafficker was arrested at a California port of entry after trying to enter the US with fraudulent documents. Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman Salazar allegedly told US customs officers at the San Ysidro border crossing last Friday that she was travelling to Los Angeles to give birth. After questioning, she ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican troops arrest two in killing of US border agent

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 09:02am by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... Reuters in Mexico City Mexican troops arrested two men on Wednesday suspected of involvement in the killing of a US Border Patrol agent shot dead in Arizona while responding to a tripped ground sensor, Mexican security officials said. The agent who died was among three who were patrolling on foot about eight kilometres north of the international border when gunfire erupted well ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    3 killed in inmate hunt shootout near US border

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:41pm by Associated Press in Piedras Negras, Mexico

    ... Associated Press in Piedras Negras, Mexico Authorities in Mexico say three gunmen have been killed after attacking police hunting for inmates who joined in a mass escape from a prison near the US border. The Coahuila state prosecutor’s office says the gunmen were in a truck in a residential area of the border city of Piedras Negras when they fired on state police officers ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    132 inmates escape from Mexican border prison

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:18pm by Associated Press in Piedras Negras, Mexico

    ... in an area close to the US border. Authorities in Coahuila state said the 132 inmates fled the prison in Piedras Negras, a city across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas, through a tunnel that was 6.4 ... leading to the arrests of each prisoner. Ramos said 70 members of an elite military special forces unit had been sent to search for the prison along with federal police. The US Customs and Border ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    One dead, 40 hurt in Mexican confectionery factory explosion

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Mexico

    ... Associated Press in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Blast causes factory floor to collapse in border town leaving one worker dead and six in serious condition An explosion inside a confectionery factory in the border city of Ciudad Juarez on Thursday left one person dead and at least 40 injured, Mexican authorities said. Several workers remain missing. The blast took place on the second ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican Senate passes junk-food tax

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Mexico City

    ... a sales tax hike for states bordering the United States. Since the proposed junk-food tax is higher than the 5 per cent levy that was approved by the chamber of deputies this month, the measure ... to increase the sales tax in the border region from 11 per cent to 16 per cent, on par with the rest of the country. The measure was backed by Pena Nieto’s centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico confectionery factory blast kills 1, injures 40

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... the furnace section in the early afternoon in Ciudad Juarez, a city bordering Texas, officials said. Smoke billowed from the building, located in an industrial park, while a side wall collapsed ...




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