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  1. News - World - MEXICO

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

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

    ... to Guzman was gleaned from those arrested, said Michael S. Vigil, a former senior DEA official who was briefed on the operation. The Mexican navy raided the Culiacan house of Guzman’s ex-wife, ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Purported Gulf drug cartel leader caught

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 05:39pm by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... border, has been arrested by Mexican marines, the navy announced. If confirmed, the capture of Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez on Wednesday could open a power vacuum and intensify a turf war south of the Texas border in northeast Mexico, a region that has seen some of the most horrific violence in the country’s six-year war among law-enforcement and rival gangs. The navy said in a brief ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico says troops may have killed top Zetas drug lord

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 02:32pm by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... in the government’s six-year war on organised crime. The Navy said late on Monday there was “strong evidence” Heriberto Lazcano had been killed in a firefight with marines in the northern state of Coahuila ... was the former soldier Lazcano, the Navy said in a statement. Lazcano, or “Z-3”, is one of Mexico’s most-wanted men and US authorities have offered a reward of up to US$5 million for his capture. Only ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    US car target of Mexico CIA attack

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 10:09am by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... run by Hector Beltran Leyvan since the Navy killed his brother, drug lord Arturo Beltran Leyva, in Cuernavaca in late 2009. Beltran Leyva was once aligned with Mexico’s powerful cartel, ... into small gangs warring for the area. The CIA officers were heading down a dirt road to the military installation with a Mexican navy captain in the vehicle when a carload of gunmen opened fire ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico catches Zetas drug capo ‘El Taliban’

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 03:16pm by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Mexico appeared to strike a major blow against one faction of the hyper-violent Zetas cartel on Wednesday night, with the navy announcing it had captured ... being, Ivan Velazquez Caballero, was captured in the state of San Luis Potosi” in north-central Mexico, the navy said in a statement. Also known as “Z-50”, Velazquez Caballero has a 30 million ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican police charged over US embassy staff shootout

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 02:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Mexico City

    ... navy officer who was travelling with them south of Mexico City. The three survived a barrage of 152 bullets thanks to the armour on the US embassy’s black sport-utility vehicle, prosecutors ...



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