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  1. 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

    ... there in 2010, and witnesses said they were taken away in military vehicles, their mothers went to the local military base looking for them, Rosales said. “The base commander told them that drug gangs ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican army accused of executing prisoners in June incident in Tlatlaya

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:42pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Mexico City Military says it killed 22 in shoot-out with gang, but a witness tells a different story Mexican army accused of executing prisoners Shortly after the Mexican army killed 22 people in what it described as a fierce gun battle with an armed gang, the governor of the state where the incident occurred praised the military for its actions. The army ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Notorious Mexico drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva captured by soldiers

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

    ... 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, ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Householders take up arms against looters amid Mexico storm chaos

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:58pm by AFP

    ... But Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said authorities had "absolute control in terms of security" and that the military delivered tonnes of supplies, including drinking water. ... of criminals" from reaching the state capital, La Paz. The state's chief prosecutor, Adonai Carreon Estrada, said at least 1,000 members of the gendarmerie and military arrived on Wednesday ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico to legalise vigilantes fighting Knights Templar drug cartel

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

    ... control with federal police and military failed. Eventually government forces had to rely on the vigilantes because of their knowledge of where to find the cartel gunmen. Since the commissioner, ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico drugs boss Nazario Moreno Gonzalez killed in police battle

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

    ... The Mexican military had been tracking Moreno and marines and soldiers confronted him in Timbuscatio, a town in the remote mountains of the western farming state of Michoacan, his cartel's home ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Blow to US extradition hopes as Mexico charges El Chapo with cocaine trafficking

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:59am by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... in the city of Culiacan that were connected by tunnels. At each house, the Mexican military found the same thing: steel reinforced doors and an escape hatch below a bathtub. Each hatch led to a series ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Knights Templar drug kingpin arrested as Mexico 'legalises' anti-cartel vigilante forces

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:21pm by AP and AFP

    ... quasi-military units called the Rural Defence Corps. Vigilante groups estimate their numbers at 20,000 armed men. “The self-defence forces will become institutionalised, when they are integrated ... the agreement and were not immediately available to comment. Latin America has been bruised by experiences with quasi-military forces, with such tolerated or legally recognised groups being blamed ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

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

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

    ... on organised crime and Mexican drug cartels, Sinaloa had not only been relatively unscathed, but has seen its enemies go down at the hands of the government. Aggressive assaults by the Mexican military ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Dozens die as storms hit Mexico

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... flooded streets in dinghies, pedal boats and on jet skis. State oil monopoly Pemex said it had evacuated three oil platforms and halted drilling at some wells on land. Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton ...




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