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Zetas killed while trying to rob boss’ body
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican marines have slain four gunmen who apparently were trying to steal the body of a Zetas cartel chieftain killed by the military a day before ...
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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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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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By the Numbers: Mexico Saw More Than 27,000 Murders in 2011
Mexico registered 27,199 murders in 2011, or 24 per 100,000 people, the highest number since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, ...
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Mexican Govt Stops Publishing Data on Crime-Related Deaths
  The Mexican government will not continue to release statistics on the number of homicides related to organized crime, leading critics to accuse the administration of withholding the data for political ...
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Mexico Catches Man Linked to Journalist Killings
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's navy said Monday that the country's marines captured a drug cartel suspect carrying the ID cards of a newspaper employee who was killed in May ...
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Alleged Mexican Drug ‘Queen’ Extradited to US
A Mexican woman accused of being a high-ranking drug trafficker has been extradited to the United States to face drug charges. U.S. authorities took custody of Sandra Avila in the city ...
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As Mexico’s drug war gets gritty, so do nicknames
When "The Worm Eater" and his sidekick "The Rat" were captured, they were allegedly carrying five grenades and about $1 million in cash. "Garbage" was caught extorting money from Mexico ...
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Regional Boss of La Familia Michoacana Drug Cartel Arrested
Mexican authorities have arrested the purported head of the once-powerful La Familia Michoacana drug cartel in the eastern region of Mexico state, prosecutors said. Juan Carlos Muñoz Vargas, 36, was detained ...
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Mexican Marines Arrest 5 Zeta Members, Seize $1.6 M
Mexican marines detained five suspected members of the Zetas drug cartel this week and seized more than $1.6 million in cash, the Navy Secretariat said in a statement. The arrests in ...

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