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  • Monterrey emerging from shadow of drug violence

    Monterrey emerging from shadow of drug violence
    MONTERREY, Mexico — It is one of those small, hopeful signs that this traumatized city may be awakening from the nightmare of Mexico's drug wars: Armando Alanis once again feels safe enough to stop off for a late-night nosh at Tacos Los Quiques, a...
  • More violence plagues Mexico; military supplants police force

    More violence plagues Mexico; military supplants police force
    MEXICO CITY — While millions of Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead holiday in peace this weekend, violence erupted in numerous areas of the country as well, including a series of drug cartel-related gunfights Sunday in and around the border...
  • Leader of Zetas drug cartel captured: '40' may be extradited to U.S.

    MEXICO CITY _ Miguel Angel Treviņo Morales, top leader of the vicious Zetas drug-and-extortion cartel, was in a cell in Mexico City on Tuesday, awaiting interrogation and possible extradition to the United States. Treviņo, known as "40," was transported...
  • After leader of vicious Zetas cartel captured, violence could surge

    After leader of vicious Zetas cartel captured, violence could surge
    MEXICO CITY -- The capture of the top leader of Mexico’s savage Zetas cartel will likely have surprisingly little effect on the trafficking of cocaine and other illicit substances to the United States, or on the violence that has claimed tens of...
  • Captured Zeta cartel lord Treviņo infamous for brutality

    Captured Zeta cartel lord Treviño infamous for brutality
    He was notorious for an assassination method known as “the cookout” – stuffing his victim into a barrel, dousing him with gasoline and roasting him alive. Miguel Angel Treviņo Morales, the Zeta drug cartel commander arrested Monday...
  • Deportees to Mexico's Tamaulipas preyed upon by gangs

    Deportees to Mexico's Tamaulipas preyed upon by gangs
    MATAMOROS, MEXICO — They stuck together, walking slowly on busted sidewalks, approaching corners warily. They hurried past smoky taco stands and fleabag hotels. Nobody strayed. Deported from Southern California the night before, the 20 men had...
  • Mexican cartels splinter, branch out as drug war rages

     
    The news just gets grimmer in Mexico as the drug war nears the end of its fifth year and claims more and more innocent lives. On Thursday, gunmen burst into a casino in the northern city of Monterrey and set fire to the place, killing more than 50 people,...
  • Texan warns Obama: Mexican cartels 'spilling over' border

     
    Abbott cited a "deadly shootout" involving "cartel operatives" last weekend in the town of Elsa, about 250 miles south of San Antonio, in which a Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy was shot three times. Sheriff's officials have said the deputy was wearing...
  • Prison battle in Mexico leaves at least 31 inmates dead

     
    At least 31 inmates were killed and another dozen injured in pitched fighting inside a prison in Mexico's cartel-dominated Tamaulipas state, authorities said....
  • Mexico authorities say bodies of 14 men dumped in Nuevo Laredo

     
    Authorities in the northern Mexico city of Nuevo Laredo report discovering the remains of 14 men in a vehicle near City Hall....
  • Mexico political party suspends former official in drug-money scandal

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The political party expected to win Mexico's upcoming presidential election sought Wednesday to distance itself from a former high-ranking official embroiled in a drug-trafficking and money-laundering scandal. Tomas Yarrington, a former...