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Mexico to create new force to fight cartels
One of the top priorities for Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico's new president, is tackling violence. His predecessor tried going after the leaders of drug cartels, but that had only limited success. Now ...
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Mexican Marines Apprehend 20 Suspects Carrying 4,000 Rounds of Ammunition
Marines detained 20 suspected criminals in three separate operations in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and seized rifles, ammunition clips and ammunition, the Navy Secretariat ...
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Mexican president unveils his new law and order strategy
Newly elected Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced on Monday his new security and public safety strategy, which “focuses on the transformation of law enforcement institutions and crime prevention.” Pena ...
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Destroying Drug Cartels, the Mathematical Way
"Killing drug lords gets headlines, but complexity analysis suggests they are the wrong people to target to bring down a cartel." One more gangland death WHEN the Mexican navy announced on 9 ...
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Mexico’s drug cartels target journalists in brutal killing spree
Scores of journalists have died in a country gripped by violence that has claimed an estimated 60,000 lives since 2006 [caption id="attachment_66955" align="alignright" width="300"] Journalists light candles and ask for justice ...
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Mexican Cartel Boss Arrested In Connection With Massacre
Army troops arrested the man who reputedly runs the Gulf drug cartel’s operation in the central city of San Luis Potosi, Mexico’s defense department said Friday. Mauricio Ramirez Tamez, who was ...
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Blog del Narco: Los Zetas Commander Beheaded in Zacatecas (PHOTO WARNING)
The head of Commander Charro , a close confident to Zeta Number one –“ The Lazca” was found after an intense shootout in Ojo Caliente, Zacatecas. The confrontation was between ...
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Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Mexican Governor Charged with Drug Trafficking
Mexican authorities are looking for the former governor of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington, with the help of Interpol, Attorney General Marisela Morales said Wednesday. So far “we have ...
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US embassy staff shot at by Mexican police
Mexican naval officials say embassy vehicle caught up in police chase on road just south of Mexico City Two US embassy employees were shot at and wounded by Mexican police on ...
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Drug Cartels Take Over Mexican Black Market
El Paso, Texas –  When drug trade started to take a dip in 2008, the Mexican cartels continued to expand their operation to other lucrative markets. Now they have taken ...

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