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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico drugs boss Mario Ramirez Trevino arrested

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 10:41am by AP

    ... Bravo, a town on the border with Texas, according to a justice source in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas. Mexican military helicopters buzzed across the region. The United States had offered ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican riot police use water cannons and tear gas against striking teachers

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Independence Day celebration Pena Nieto will lead as president in the massive colonial-era square tonight, followed by a military parade tomorrow. The confrontation erupted after the teachers armed ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico captures Zetas drug cartel boss Miguel Angel Trevino

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... experts said Trevino took over the Zetas after the marines killed the cartel's longstanding commander, Heriberto Lazcano, in October last year. Unlike most top Zetas, Trevino had no military ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Bodies found hanged from highway bridge in southwest Mexico

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a military official said. The bodies were found in an abandoned camp that criminals had apparently used to torture, kill and incinerate their rivals. ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Son of prominent Mexican politician shot dead

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 03:39pm by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... the presidency. Military reinforcements were sent into Coahuila to assist investigations into the killing, which hit one of the most prominent political families in the PRI and sparked outrage among party ... of the conservative National Action Party (PAN) took office at the end of 2006. Calderon staked his reputation on a military offensive to bring the gangs to heel. He has captured or killed many of the top ...




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