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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Bodies found hanged from highway bridge in southwest Mexico

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Morelia Bodies hanged from highway bridge Six men were found hanged and at least six more bodies were found buried in a pit in southwestern Mexico, in the latest gruesome violence to hit the country, officials said. Three of the me ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

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

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

    ... authorities in the United States several times since 1996. The charges include allegations that he and others conspired to smuggle “multi-ton quantities” of cocaine into the US and used violence, including murder, kidnapping and torture to keep the smuggling operation running. He’s also accused of conspiring to smuggle heroin into the United States and money laundering. In last year, he ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico drugs boss Mario Ramirez Trevino arrested

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

    ... was arrested in September last year. Reportedly a former drug addict, Ramirez Trevino rose to lead the Gulf group that controlled criminal activities in the key smuggling town of Reynosa, across ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican troops arrest two in killing of US border agent

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 09:02am by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... of Naco, well-known as a corridor for smuggling, and the Cochise County Sheriff’s department has said that tracks were found heading south after the shooting. The two suspects detained in Mexico ... on the US side of the border combed rugged terrain looking for clues into the shooting near Naco, which remains a smuggling corridor despite the construction of a tall, steel fence along the border. ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Purported Gulf drug cartel leader caught

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

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City A man believed to be the leader of the Gulf drug cartel, which controls some of the most valuable and violently contested smuggling routes along the US ... but was expected to present the alleged drug boss to the media in Mexico City on Thursday morning. The Matamoros-based Gulf Cartel was once one of Mexico’s strongest, smuggling and distributing tons ...

  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

    ... as saying in El Universal newspaper. Washington works closely with President Felipe Calderon’s government against drug smuggling under the US$1.6 billion Merida Initiative, providing law enforcement ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Factional fighting breaks out in Los Zetas, Mexico's largest crime gang

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to an uptick in violence as lower-level gangsters sought to snatch turf, smuggling corridors and crime activity. "When organised-crime groups divide, these divisions are often very violent," ...



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