For three years it has chronicled Mexico’s drug war with graphic images and shocking stories that few others dare show, drawing millions of readers, acclaim, denunciations – and speculation about its author’s identity.
Hundreds of armed vigilantes have taken control of a town on a major highway in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero, arresting local police officers and searching homes after a vigilante leader was killed. Several opened fire on a car of Mexican tourists headed to the beach for Easter week.
Tamaulipas is the northeastern Mexican state that borders Texas, a diverse place whose reputation is overshadowed by violence carried out by rival drug cartels. Under threats from the drug gangs, many media outlets make the choice to self-censor
Security forces in Mexico have participated in the disappearances of hundreds of people from 2006-12, Human Rights Watch said.
Human Rights Watch issued a 176-page report, “Mexico’s Disappeared: The Enduring Cost of a Crisis Ignored” Wednesday, documenting nearly 250 enforced disappearances during the administration of former President Felipe Calderon.
PHOENIX — A teenage boy was apparently killed this week by a U.S. Border Patrol agent was hit seven times by gunfire and died on a sidewalk just across the Arizona-Mexico border, a mayor in Mexico said Friday.
“It was a burst of gunfire,” Nogales Mayor Ramon Guzman Munoz told The Associated Press in
The US Justice Department has finished their probe of the “Fast and Furious” gunrunning program that moved thousands of illegal firearms between the United States and Mexico, clearing Attorney General Eric Holder in the process.
DOJ Guilty of Gun Running
Although Holder has been let off the hook by the Justice Department over the
In a story which should have made front page headlines, Narco News investigative journalist Bill Conroy revealed that “A high-ranking Sinaloa narco-trafficking organization member’s claim that US officials have struck a deal with the leadership of the Mexican ‘cartel’ appears to be corroborated in large part by the statements of a Mexican
COLUMBUS, N.M. — From a small hill at a state park here, the border town of Palomas, Mexico, can be made out through the desert haze. It lies four miles to the south, but the corruption that roils Palomas and the rest of Northern Mexico may as well be a block away.
“They would give them a machete. If not, they’d give them a sledge hammer and they’d tell them to kill the people they had tied up,” said admitted Zetas drug cartel hitman Wenceslao Tovar in a Texas court yesterday–giving a rare glimpse of just how terrifying Mexican drug cartels really are. Tovar, a 26-year-old U.S.
Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington’s expanding role in Mexico’s fight against drug cartels, according to current and former federal law enforcement officials.
Mexican Government Under Assault From Drug Cartels, Washington Yawns
Suspected Mexican drug traffickers from the Zetas drug cartel on 20 September drove two trucks to a main avenue in the Mexican Gulf coast city of Boca del Rio in Veracruz state and dumped 35 corpses during rush hour while gunmen stood guard, menacing frightened motorists
A Mexican terrorist group is targeting nanotechnology researchers around the world.
nanobot attacking pathogen…artists conception
The group, which is influenced by the Unabomber, has sent package bombs to universities and research facilities in South America and Europe. A number of victims, including professors, were injured after they opened mail that exploded.