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Opinion: Drug cartels across the border are just as brutal as ISIS

NewsNet5.com: JUAREZ, MEXICO - MARCH 26: A criminal investigators takes pictures of a body with a mask in the street, one of numerous murders over a 24 hour period, on March 26, 2010 in Juarez, Mexico. In 2013, Mexican drug cartels murdered more than 16,000 ...

Disappearances and drug cartels: the whispered secret of southern Mexico

The Tico Times: Relatives and peers of the 43 missing students of Normal School of Ayotzinapa Raúl Isidro Burgos march demanding their safe return, in Tixtla, Guerrero state, Mexico, on Oct. 21, 2014. The Mexican government announced a $110,000 reward for information ...

Mexican drug cartel killed journalist, posted pictures of her dead body to her

New York Daily News: A Mexican drug cartel used Twitter for evil after murdering a doctor and journalist who exposed organized crime, and posting pictures of her dead body on her own social media account. Maria del Rosario Fuentes Rubio, who used a pseudonym to report on ...

Drug cartels across the border are just as brutal as ISIS

NewsNet5.com: JUAREZ, MEXICO - MARCH 26: A criminal investigators takes pictures of a body with a mask in the street, one of numerous murders over a 24 hour period, on March 26, 2010 in Juarez, Mexico. In 2013, Mexican drug cartels murdered more than 16,000 ...

Drug cartel murders journalist then posts photos of her body from her Twitter account

A Mexican drug cartel has tracked down and murdered a social media journalist who campaigned to expose local gang violence - then used her Twitter account to post photos of her dead body to her followers.

Mexican drug cartel tracks down crusading citizen journalist and slays her

Daily Mail: Her Twitter account was once used to share information about possible shootouts within the heavy gang and drug cartel community, but has since been suspended. The Valor por Tamaulipas Facebook group paid tribute to Dr Fuentes Rubio, calling her 'a ...

Drug cartel murders journalist then posts photos of her body from her Twitter

Mirror.co.uk: A Mexican drug cartel has tracked down and murdered a social media journalist who campaigned to expose local gang violence - then used her Twitter account to post photos of her dead body to her followers. María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio used a ...

Drug distributor for cartel pleads guilty

A man who federal authorities have tied to the Gulf Cartel in Mexico admitted Wednesday to helping transport cocaine and crystal methamphetamine into two states.

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Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, US officials say

Los Angeles Times: Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, in Tamaulipas state, was indicted by a U.S. grand jury in September 2013 on charges of drug trafficking stretching from Texas and Florida to Washington, D.C., and the Eastern Seaboard. Saenz-Tamez, who ...

US authorities arrest head of Mexican drug gang Gulf Cartel

Reuters: (Reuters) - Th e head of the notorious Mexican cocaine-trafficking gang, the Gulf Cartel, was taken into custody in southern Texas, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Mexican national, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, was arrested on Oct. 9 while shopping ...

US arrests Mexican drug-cartel leader

Zee News: Investigators swooped on Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez while he was shopping in Edinburg, Texas on October 9 and he made an initial court appearance on drug-trafficking charges on Tuesday. "Saenz-Tamez became the head of the Gulf Cartel following ...

Alleged head of Gulf Cartel, 23-year-old Juan Saenz-Tamez, appears in Texas

Fox News Latino: A man authorities describe as the head of a major Mexican drug cartel, the Gulf Cartel, appeared in court in Beaumont, Texas on Tuesday. The man, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, was arrested by federal agents on Oct. 9 ...

The decline of the Gulf Cartel

Started in the 1980s in Matamoros, across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, the Gulf Cartel once controlled wide swaths of northern Mexico and drug trafficking lanes into South Texas.

Mexico’s 23-Year-Old Gulf Cartel Leader Captured In Texas, DEA Says

Officials from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said they captured a top leader of one of Mexico’s most violent drug cartels. The 23-year-old cartel boss was arrested while shopping in Texas, and made his first court appearance this week, U.S. officials said.

U.S. authorities arrest head of Mexican drug gang Gulf Cartel

(Reuters) - The head of the notorious Mexican cocaine-trafficking gang, the Gulf Cartel, was taken into custody in southern Texas, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Mexican national, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, was arrested on Oct. 9 while shopping in Edinburg, Texas just north of the Mexican-U.S. border, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas said in a joint statement ...

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Suspected Leader of Mexican Drug Cartel Arrested in Texas

New York Times: Most leaders of drug cartels have years, if not decades, of experience before claiming the throne. But Michele M. Leonhart, the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, said in a statement that he had taken control of the operation last ...

Leader of Mexican drug cartel arrested in case linked to Mississippi

SunHerald.com: The leader of a Mexican drug cartel has been arrested in a drug-trafficking investigation alleging his involvement in shipping large amounts of cocaine and marijuana into Texas and on to other areas of the nation, including Mississippi and Louisiana.

Caledon man one of 13 people allegedly linked to Mexican drug cartel

Caledon Enterprise: A Caledon resident arrested in connection with an international drug trafficking organization will be seen before the courts for a bail hearing Wednesday, Oct. 29. Vito Buffone, 50, of Caledon was one of 13 Southern Ontario residents arrested in an ...

Caledon man one of 13 police alleged linked to Mexican drug cartel

Hamilton Spectator: A Caledon resident arrested in connection with an international drug trafficking organization will be seen before the courts for a bail hearing Wednesday, Oct. 29. Vito Buffone, 50, of Caledon was one of 13 Southern Ontario residents arrested in an ...

Head of Mexican Drug Cartel faces judge in Beaumont

BEAUMONT, Texas - U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has made an initial appearance in the Eastern District of Texas on drug trafficking charges. ...

US arrests Mexican drug-cartel leader

Washington (AFP) - US authorities have arrested the most-wanted leader of a notorious Mexican drug-trafficking gang, accusing him of being responsible for much of the violence that has wracked Mexico in recent years.

Mexican drug cartel boss Hector Beltran Leyva seized by special

Mexican special forces have seized alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a raid at a restaurant, federal officials said, announcing the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country. The purported head ...

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Head of Mexico's violent Gulf drug cartel arrested, authorities say

Dallas Morning News: U.S. authorities announced Tuesday they have arrested the head of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking rings. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez made his initial court appearance in Beaumont on Tuesday, said U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

22 Arrested, 500 Pounds of Meth Seized in California-Mexican Cartel Bust: AG

NBC Bay Area: A total of 22 people were arrested and 500 pounds of methamphetamine valued at $18 million was seized in a drug trafficking ring linked to Mexico's Sinaloa Federation drug cartel, law enforcement officials announced on Monday. Jodi Hernandez reports.

U.S. Says Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Drug Kingpin Captured

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) --The head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel drug trafficking ring was arrested by federal agents during a shopping trip in south Texas , U.S. drug-enforcement authorities said.

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Ask a Mexican on Being Afraid of Drug Cartels

Phoenix New Times: What do Mexicans in the United States think of the violent drug cartel problem currently in Mexico? Do local Latinos cringe with disgust or fear when they hear another drug cartel story on the news . . . or do they feel a sense of disconnect because ...

Drug Cartels 2014 - News Update: Mexican Cartel Leader Kills Self, Bodies in

Realty Today: Edgar 'La Barbie' Valdez Villarreal is shown to the press during a news conference at the federal police center August 31, 2010 in Mexico City, Mexico. Valdez, a Texas-born drug smuggler and leader in the Beltran Leyva cartel, was captured August 30 by ...

Nearly Eight Years Into The Drug War, These Are Mexico's 7 Most Notorious

Business Insider: The Mexican Drug War, launched in December 2006 by then-President Felipe Calderon, is approaching its eight-year mark. The series of conflicts, which has pitted the Mexican military, cartels, vigilantes, and police forces against one another, has had a ...

Mexican drug cartels are worse than ISIL

Al Jazeera America: For example, even as the U.S. media and policymakers radically inflate ISIL's threat to the Middle East and United States, most Americans appear to be unaware of the scale of the atrocities committed by Mexican drug cartels and the threat they pose to ...

Mexican security forces capture wife of top drug lord

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican security forces have arrested the wife of one of the country's most wanted drug cartel bosses, Servando Gomez, authorities in the violent western state of Michoacan said on Wednesday. A spokeswoman for state prosecutors in Michoacan said Ana Patino was caught on a highway inside Michoacan, where the gang led by Gomez known as the Knights Templar has posed a major ...

Alleged head of Gulf Cartel appears in Texas court

A man authorities describe as the head of a major Mexican drug cartel, the Gulf Cartel, appeared in court in Beaumont, Texas on Tuesday. The man, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, was arrested by federal agents on Oct. 9 while shopping in Edinburg, Texas.

What happened to Mexico's top 10 drug lords?

Several Mexican cartel bosses have been arrested or killed by Mexican security forces, but some remain at large.

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