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  • 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...
  • Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, U.S. officials say

    The top leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf cartel has been arrested while shopping in south Texas, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, in Tamaulipas state, was indicted by a U.S. grand jury in September 2013 on...
  • Migrants snared in multi-million dollar kidnap racket on U.S.-Mexico border

    REYNOSA Mexico (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Central American migrants are being kidnapped, abused and extorted by Mexican gangs just yards from the United States in a growing racket that may be worth up to $250 million a year. Arriving in ragtag...
  • Arrest of Mexican drug boss has politicians scrambling once again

    MEXICO CITY It's a recurring pattern in Mexico. Authorities capture an alleged drug kingpin, and politicians tremble, fearing news leaks about even casual contacts with him or his coterie. It happened again this week. Authorities detained Hector...
  • Mexico arrests drug lord Beltran Leyva posing as businessman

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hector Beltran Leyva, one of the most notorious Mexican drug lords still at large, was captured on Wednesday by soldiers at a seafood restaurant in a picturesque town in central Mexico popular with American retirees. The...
  • Violence drops in Mexico, but killing of lawmaker shows crime bosses still powerful

    MEXICO CITY Consider it a case of dismal coincidence. As President Enrique Pena Nieto touted to bankers in New York City earlier this week that criminal violence had fallen sharply in Mexico, armed commandos in the city of Guadalajara carried out a...
  • Mexico City's 'Barrio Bravo' refuses to be conquered

    Mexico City's 'Barrio Bravo' refuses to be conquered
    Alfonso Hernandez stands before a mural of Jesus Christ being ferried on a lion-drawn carriage, trailed by Catholic bishops and priests. Behind them, scores of men in crisp suits — some smiling, some somber, one in dark shades — kneel as...
  • Border crisis: U.S. targets money launderers to track child smugglers

    Border crisis: U.S. targets money launderers to track child smugglers
    The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States. Agents from the Department of...
  • In Mexico, Tamaulipas state residents rise up against cartel violence

    Arsonists torched four restaurants, bars and an auto dealership. A bomb threat evacuated a hospital. Bodies turned up, including a headless one at someone's door and a man snatched from the Wal-Mart store and dumped in a field. Gun battles raged within...
  • Former Mexican governor indicted by U.S. on drug trafficking charges

    MEXICO CITY -- He allegedly raked in millions of dollars to give drug traffickers easy access to the United States. The cocaine flowed north, prosecutors say, and the money in his pocket bought him elegant houses and a couple of private jets. Tomas...
  • Canana Options Alfredo Corchado's 'Midnight in Mexico' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Plunging once more into Mexico's heart of darkness - its rampant drug cartel-fuelled extortion, torture, corruption and daily murders which have left 80,000 dead - Mexico and L.A.-based Canana has optioned big-screen rights to Alfredo Corchado's "Midnight...