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  • Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs in recent years

    Recent captures or killings of top Mexican drug cartel leaders:
  • Son of imprisoned Mexican drug kingpin guilty in US ammunition case, faces up to 10 years

    The 23-year-old-son of a former Mexican drug lord could also be bound for a U.S. prison after trying to smuggle nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. Osiel Cardenas Jr. of Brownsville pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to export ammunition into Mexico....

    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...

    Gunfights kill at least 15 in Mexican border state

    MEXICO CITY -- At least 15 people were killed in brazen shootouts over the weekend in the large coastal city of Tampico, in a border state that had been experiencing a relative lull in organized-crime-related violence. Mayor Gustavo Torres said Monday...

    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...