• Saturday
  • November 1, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:40am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 46 for drug

Search results

  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico's Juarez drugs cartel boss Vincente Carrillo Fuentes captured

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 08:03pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Top officials hail the seizure of Vincente Carrillo Fuentes as 'a capture of great importance' Another leading drugs cartel boss nabbed by police Police have arrested alleged Juarez drugs boss Vicente Carrillo Fuentes in the northern city of Torreon, officials announced. After investigators narrowed Carrillo Fuentes' whereabouts ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Notorious Mexico drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva captured by soldiers

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Mexico City Boss of gang known for its brutality had been leading low-key lifestyle in a quiet town Notorious Mexico drugs lord captured Notorious drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva ... 49, and an associate were carrying military-issue handguns, but like his adversary Guzman, he was arrested without a shot being fired. Guzman, who was the world's most wanted drug boss, ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Parents of Mexico’s missing students meet president, voice dissatisfaction

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 04:17pm by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... the students and handed them over to a drug gang. The mothers and fathers of the missing have grown increasingly frustrated at the pace of the investigation of the September 26 police attack ... Police officers are alleged to have turned the students over to the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel. Forensic experts have combed through 11 clandestine graves discovered in the area during the hunt ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student disappearances

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:08am by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... to Casarrubias’ information, Pineda, who the government says comes from a family of high-ranking drug traffickers, was Guerreros Unidos’ top boss within the Iguala government. Authorities continue ... to restore order in Mexico and shift the focus away from endemic gang violence and onto economic growth in Latin America’s second largest economy. Drug violence exploded during the rule of his ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Anger increases in Mexico as search widens for 43 missing students

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 12:11pm by Associated Press in Tixtla, Mexico

    ... up more hidden graves, raising the question of how many people have been secretly killed by the area’s drug gangs, apart from those kidnapped. The wooded hillsides that ring Iguala could ... after the students disappeared, might have contained the bodies of earlier victims of the Guerreros Unidos drug gang. The gang had ties to the wife of Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca as well ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican troops disarm police force suspected of joining in massacre

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... in a case that has challenged his vow to tame drug violence. Authorities discovered a mass grave on a hill outside Iguala over the weekend containing 28 unidentified bodies, raising fears over ... The case could become one of Mexico's worst slaughters since the drug war intensified in 2006. Officials said more than 400 police and paramilitary police, along with an unspecified number ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico Michoacan state recruits vigilante police to fight drug cartel

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tepalcatepec Mexican state recruits thousands of farmers to battle the vicious Knights Templar gang Vigilante groups sign on to fight drug cartels Authorities have started to issue police uniforms and assault rifles to vigilantes in western Mexico, legalising a movement that formed last year to combat a vicious drug cartel. Scores of farmers lined up ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico to legalise vigilantes fighting Knights Templar drug cartel

    Posted May 10th 2014, 12:31pm by AP

    ... out of an embarrassing situation, in which elected leaders and law enforcement agencies lost control of the entire state to the pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel. Efforts to retake ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Gunmen kill environmental activist in south Mexico

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 11:47am by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City A band of gunmen killed an environmental activist who had received death threats for standing up to drug gangs and had a police guard when she was ambushed ... de Catalan. The area is ridden by drug traffickers who have been seeking to expand their marijuana and opium-poppy fields. “It’s a virgin area with rich forest areas, and the main interest ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico drugs boss Nazario Moreno Gonzalez killed in police battle

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City 'Craziest' drugs boss shot dead, yet again Officials have confirmed that the leader of the Knights Templar cartel was killed in an early-morning ... of the more bizarre twists in Mexico's assault on drug cartels, in which another two of the country's most powerful drug chiefs have been captured in the past year without a shot fired. ...




SCMP.com Account