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The Texas Tribune: Mexico’s New Approach to Curbing Drug Violence
[caption id="attachment_69243" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas TribuneA United States Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Paso del Norte International Bridge between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.[/caption] NUEVO ...
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Alleged Los Zetas Capo in Saltillo Arrested
MEXICO CITY – The Mexican navy announced Tuesday the arrest of the alleged head of the Los Zetas drug cartel in the city of Saltillo, capital of the northern state ...
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Blog del Narco: 12 Die in Violence in Sinaloa in Past 24 Hours
A total of 12 people died in violent incidents in two northern Mexican states, with groups involved in drug trafficking suspected of being behind the killings, officials said Monday. Eight young ...
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37 Mexican cops busted for links to drug cartel
The Mexican government confirmed that on Monday 37 police officers were arrested in eastern Mexico for allegedly cooperating and working with the deadly and powerful Los Zetas drug cartel, according ...
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Gangland Violence Claims Another 10 Lives in Mexico
Drug-related violence has left 10 people dead over the past 24 hours in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, local authorities said. Army soldiers found four people bearing gunshot wounds ...
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Second in Command of Colombia’s Morfi Drug Operation Arrested
A federal jury found a Colombian man guilty Wednesday of three drug conspiracy charges. He faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a maximum penalty ...
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Rumors of war within Mexico’s Los Zetas gang raise fear of new violence
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's largest crime group, Los Zetas, appears to be splintering into two rival factions locked in occasional open warfare with each other, experts say. The factions are tussling ...
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"El Taliban" Challenges Z40, Z-40 Responds with 14 Executions
A new twist in drug violence has been seen in Mexico after a recent surge in fighting and executions that has reached the state of San Luis Potosi, a Mexican ...
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Brazil fighting its own border war, says security expert
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Brazil began reinforcing its southern borders with about 9,000 more military troops as the fifth part of its war on criminal gangs, according to a U.S. ...
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The drug requires journalists to censor North
MEXICO CITY-The journalists of northern Mexico have changed the way they work, improvising measures of "safety" and organizing collective coverage. To protect yourself by reporting violent incidents. Attacks against journalists and ...

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