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Gulf Cartel

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  • Mexico's Monterrey still ranks as top city, despite violence

     
    How can Mexico’s “most modern” and “most prosperous” city also be one of its most dangerous? That is the contradiction that often plays out in this country of great wealth and crippling poverty, of record tourism and...
  • Quebec separatist party riding wave of voter dissatisfaction

     
    Global Focus: When the separatist Parti Quebecois burst on the political scene 40 years ago, financial institutions and global corporate headquarters fled Montreal for neighboring Ontario in fear of the economic disaster predicted if Quebec were to secede...
  • A reputed top leader of Gulf Cartel is captured in Mexico

     
    Mexico's U.S.-backed naval special forces have captured a man believed to be one of the two top leaders of the Gulf Cartel, a drug-trafficking organization that once dominated the northeast border region but has recently weathered devastating battle...
  • Egypt president to Syria's Assad: Step down before it's too late

     
    In his first speech to the League of Arab Nations, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi told Syrian leader Bashar Assad to learn from recent history and step down immediately before “it’s too late.”...
  • Strong earthquake jolts Costa Rica; no early reports of deaths

     
    A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Costa Rica and much of Central America Wednesday morning, with early reports of scattered damage but no deaths (link in Spanish)....
  • Marines in Mexico detain 35 Veracruz police officers

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's marines on Monday said they detained 35 Veracruz state police officers who were allegedly working for the Zetas drug cartel. In a short statement, authorities said the police officers were detained Saturday in two groups, 16 at the...
  • Two PRI politicians killed within days in Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Two politicians from the soon-to-be-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, have been slain within two days of each other, sending a chilling reminder of the violent Mexico that awaits the new administration. One of the killings,...
  • Mexico captures top Zetas drug lord, in major blow to cartel

     
    Mexico's navy has captured Ivan Velazquez Caballero, a.k.a. "Zeta-50," a top leader of a faction of the recently divided Zetas drug cartel, in an operation in the city of San Luis Potosi....
  • Suspected top Gulf cartel leader captured in Mexico

     
    Mexican authorities announce the capture of the alleged top leader of the Gulf cartel, a potentially crippling blow to the drug-trafficking network that once dominated much of northern and southern Mexico but has recently lost ground to the vicious...
  • 6 Mexico police slain in 2 attacks

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Six Mexican police have been assassinated in two separate incidents in the drug-battleground states of Durango and Tamaulipas, government officials reported Thursday....
  • Top drug cartel leader in Mexico possibly killed in firefight, officials say

     
    Mexican authorities said late Monday they may have killed the top leader of the notorious Zetas paramilitary force in a gun and grenade battle in the state of Coahuila, in what would be the most important blow to powerful drug cartels in the six-year...