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Mexican Drug War

Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman's pregnant daughter arrested at US border

A woman claiming to be the daughter of the world's most-wanted drug trafficker was arrested at a California port of entry after trying to enter the US with fraudulent documents.

Wednesday, 17 October, 2012, 4:55am

Son of prominent Mexican politician shot dead

A son of the former chairman of Mexico’s most powerful political party was found shot dead in a town south of the US border notorious for drug traffickers.

5 Oct 2012 - 3:47pm

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

Mexico's largest crime group, Los Zetas, seems to be splintering into two rival factions locked in occasional open warfare with each other, experts say.

The factions are tussling for control of the central states of Zacatecas and San Luis Potosi and are fighting each other in parts of the Yucatan Peninsula.

23 Aug 2012 - 4:17am

Into the war zone

El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency by Ioan Grillo Bloomsbury

El Narco is essential reading for those wishing to understand how a violent criminal insurgency can take root in an advanced country with a trillion-dollar economy, several world-class companies and 11 billionaires.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Authorities confident of drug-bust boy's safety

Hong Kong authorities and Mexican diplomats say special security arrangements will be put in place to protect a two-year-old boy separated from his parents, following their arrest in the city's largest cocaine seizure this month.

Mexican diplomats say 'all the necessary steps and measures' will be taken to ensure the child's safety after his return to Mexico.

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Police probe links to Mexican drug cartel

Hong Kong police are investigating links between a Mexican drug cartel and a local company which has transported huge quantities of key ingredients of the designer drug Ice into the Latin American nation.

11 Sep 2003 - 12:00am