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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

    ... no one is giving up their guns, even assault weapons prohibited under Mexican law. Vigilante Irineo Mendoza, 44, drove down from his mountain hometown of Aguililla to register his gun with authorities this week. He plans to take the weapon back home with him because, he says, the Knights Templar remain hidden in the mountains. “These are the guns we are going to fight them with,” ...

  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

    Get Shorty: how notorious drug lord Joaquin Guzman was captured

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

    ... Mexico drug kingpin 'El Chapo' Guzman walked before media For 13 years Joaquin Guzman watched from the rugged mountains of western Mexico as authorities captured or killed the leaders ... that helped lead to the head of the cartel. Agents learned that Guzman, 56, had started coming down from his isolated mountain hideouts to enjoy the comforts of Culiacan and Mazatlan, said Michael ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

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

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

    ... in front. The building is one of dozens of relatively modest, upper-middle-class developments on the Mazatlan coastal promenade. “He got tired of living up in the mountains and not being able ... especially its “Golden Triangle,” a mountainous, marijuana-growing region straddling the northern states of Sinaloa, Durango and Chihuahua. In more than a decade on the run, Guzman transformed ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    At least 24 dead after tropical storm and hurricane hit Mexico

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 10:43am

    ... on the edge of the resort city. A collapsing wall killed one person in the city. Elsewhere in Guerrero, six people died when their pickup truck skidded on a rain-swept highway in the mountains ... said those rains would present an especially dangerous threat in mountains, where flash floods and mudslides were possible. Ingrid also was expected to dump very heavy rains. It had maximum ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mass grave near Mexico City may hold bodies of kidnapping victims

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the country's drug cartel violence. The mass grave was discovered at the Rancho La Mesa ecological park in the municipality of Tlalmanalco, a mountainous area of pine trees, cornfields and humble rural ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Gunmen kill environmental activist in south Mexico

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

    ... in a mountainous area of the state, Guerrero state prosecutors said in a statement. Her 7-year-old daughter survived unhurt during the attack by at least 30 assailants, said Manuel Olivares, a human rights ... family after they refused to allow drug traffickers to cut down trees near their village, he said. Villa and her children had ridden in an all-terrain vehicle near the top of a mountain where she ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican beauty queen killed in shootout

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 11:32am by Associated Press in Culiacan

    ... an assault rifle on a rural road in a mountainous area of the drug-plagued state of Sinaloa, the chief state prosecutor said Monday. It was unclear if she had used the weapon. “She was with the gang ...



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