All About Beltran Leyva Org

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 18 NOV 2014

In a surprise move, Alfredo Beltran Leyva, the former leader of Mexican drug trafficking group the Beltran Leyva Organization, was extradited to the United States six years after his capture,…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 7 NOV 2014

The US government has placed a relatively unknown Colombian on the Kingpin list, suggesting that the individual may be one of the so-called "invisibles," high level drug traffickers who have…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 20 OCT 2014

Authorities in Mexico have captured an alleged leader of the criminal group Guerreros Unidos, who have been accused of collaborating with police in the disappearance of dozens of student protestors…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 9 OCT 2014

A recent massacre of student protesters in the turbulent state of Guerrero has shined a spotlight on the Guerreros Unidos -- the criminal organization reportedly behind the murders -- and on…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 6 OCT 2014

Police in Guerrero state, Mexico, collaborated with a drug cartel to kill a group of student protesters, according to the state attorney general, highlighting the often blurred line between criminals and…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 2 OCT 2014

Hector Beltran Leyva’s criminal career is an illustration that even the most violent groups need a soft side.  Beltran Leyva was captured exactly where anyone who has followed…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 17 SEP 2014

According to Mexico's Attorney General's Office, there are nine major criminal cartels working with some 43 gangs in the country, further indication of just how much Mexican organized crime has…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 11 SEP 2014

In the past month, the normally peaceful state of Baja California Sur, Mexico has seen a rash of murders, which authorities have blamed on a conflict between the Sinaloa Cartel…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 1 SEP 2014

The leaders of some of Mexico's principal drug cartels recently staged a narco-summit to reconfigure the criminal landscape, according to reports in local media, which, if accurate, could mark the…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 2016-11-17 15:28:01

Fausto Isidro Meza Flores, alias "Chapo" or "Chapito" Isidro, is a relatively young, formerly low-profile figure believed to have operated in the Mexican underworld since the 1990s. His growing influence…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 7 AUG 2014

The killing of a dozen alleged criminals in federal operations in Sinaloa state, Mexico, is one step in the government's concerted push to take down drug boss Fausto Isidro…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 25 JUL 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people in Mexico have been internally displaced due to violence perpetrated by organized crime groups but the majority have yet to receive adequate assistance from Mexican…

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