All About Beltran Leyva Org

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 8 JUL 2013

A new report from a Mexico City analysis firm details the rivalries among local trafficking groups, thereby revealing some of the deeper causes of some spectacular recent acts of…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 18 JUN 2013

Mexico has initiated just 29 legal proceedings to reclaim assets linked to organized crime since a 2009 law provided prosecutors with new powers, calling the law's effectiveness into question.

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 6 JUN 2013

Authorities arrested nine alleged members of one of Mexico's newer criminal organizations, the so-called Laguna Cartel, who stand accused of attacking the building of local newspaper El Siglo de Torreon…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 17 APR 2013

Mexico's Attorney General Jesus Murillo has dropped corruption charges against Tomas Angeles, a retired army general and deputy defense minister, just the latest of the premier anti-corruption prosecutions pushed by…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 3 FEB 2013

Two large Mexican drug cartels -- once thought to be reeling due to infighting, pressure from authorities, and constant assaults by rivals -- appear to be on the rise again,…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 27 DEC 2012

Nine people were killed in Concordia, in Sinaloa state, part of a continuing war between two drug cartels for control of this strategic piece of drug trafficking real estate.

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 19 DEC 2012

In an elaborate hit, two gunmen dressed as medical personnel entered a hospital in Mexico City and killed an alleged gang leader who was recovering from gunshot wounds, evidence of…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 3 DEC 2012

Imprisoned cartel leader Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias "La Barbie," has accused Mexico's former president and public security secretary of corruption, though the capo's claims are undermined by the fact…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 29 NOV 2012

A village in Sinaloa, Mexico was burned to the ground by armed men in an attack likely linked to the ongoing battle between the Beltran Leyva…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 23 NOV 2012

Recent declarations from jailed Mexican capo “La Barbie” have weakened the case against a general accused of corruption, providing another example of the government’s inability to effectively prosecute…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 19 NOV 2012

Federal prosecutors have charged four more federal police commanders with involvement in the August attack on two CIA agents in central Mexico, as the scandal deepens.

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 12 NOV 2012

The federal agents involved in the attack against two CIA agents in central Mexico last August have been charged with attempted murder, casting further doubt on previous assertions that…

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InSight Crime’s Greater Focus on US-Mexico Border

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InSight Crime presented findings from an investigation into the main criminal activities fueling environmental destruction in Colombia.