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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Hundreds march in support of jailed Mexican drug lord

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters in Culiacan

    ... Reuters in Culiacan A crowd of young supporters demonstrated over the recent arrest of drug lord Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman, calling for his release and rejecting calls for his extradition to the US More than a thousand people marched through the streets of the capital of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman’s home state on Wednesday, calling for his freedom. ...

  2. 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

    ... leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel, which the vigilante groups have been fighting for the last year. The vigilantes have previously demanded the arrest of the cartel’s major leaders before ... in the western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes began rising up last February against the Knights Templar reign of terror and extortion after police and troops failed to stop the abuses. Before dawn ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Civilians forced to take sides in Mexico's drug war

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Apatzingan Mariachi musician joins vigilantes to battle cartel that killed his nephews Forced to take sides in drug war Mariachi musician Efrain has traded his violin for a rifle. He wants to fight a drug cartel that killed two of his nephews. His plight is like that of many in the Mexican state of Michoacan, where vigilante groups were formed last year ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican vigilante leader charged with murders of two members of rival group

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 01:53pm

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Split in civilian armed defence movement formed to drive Knights Templar drug cartel out of Michoacan state led to killings, say prosecutors One of the main leaders of the civilian armed movement that formed to drive a drug cartel out of Mexico’s Michoacan state was charged on Thursday with the murder of two members of a rival vigilante group. State ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico drugs boss Nazario Moreno Gonzalez killed in police battle

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

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City 'Craziest' drugs boss shot dead, yet again Officials have confirmed that the leader of the Knights Templar cartel was killed in an early-morning ... of the more bizarre twists in Mexico's assault on drug cartels, in which another two of the country's most powerful drug chiefs have been captured in the past year without a shot fired. ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Get Shorty: how notorious drug lord Joaquin Guzman was captured

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

    ... Associated Press in Mazatlan Meticulously executed plan targeted cartel chief's associates before leading to prized catch Get Shorty: how notorious drug lord was captured Watch: 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 ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

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

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

    ... authorities captured the world’s most powerful drug lord in a resort city Saturday after a massive search through the home state of the legendary capo whose global organisation is the leading supplier ... in Mazatlan. He was caught with an unidentified woman, said one US official, who added that the US Drug Enforcement Administration and the Marshals Service were “heavily involved” in the capture. ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Alleged Mexican cartel member suspected of organ trafficking

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:05pm by AP

    ... and did not answer his phone Monday. Mexican authorities have said drug trafficking is no longer the top source of income for the Knights Templar, which was once a top producer of crystal meth. ...

  9. 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

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Former fugitive Joaquin Guzman could face trial at home as details emerge of how the powerful drug lord evaded authorities through a network of tunnels before his capture Mexican authorities have set in motion a legal process that makes it unlikely drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will soon face US cases also pending against him. ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Vigilantes seize Mexican town from drugs cartel

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nueva Italia Vigilante group seizes town from drugs cartel Vigilantes seized a drug cartel's bastion in western Mexico, sparking a shoot-out as civilian ... security challenge of President Enrique Pena Nieto's 13-month-old administration, which inherited a drug war that has killed 77,000 people in the past seven years. Pena Nieto deployed ...




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