All About Gulf Cartel

EL COSS / 13 OCT 2011

An alleged financial operator for the Gulf Cartel was killed in Tamaulipas state, north Mexico, in what could be further evidence of infighting within the group.

GULF CARTEL / 6 OCT 2011

The Mexican government has announced a plan to send additional federal police and military troops to the Gulf state of Veracruz under a unified command, in an attempt to…

GULF CARTEL / 6 OCT 2011

Five years ago, the central-west states of Jalisco and Zacatecas were a relatively peaceful backwater in Mexico's battles with organized crime, but today the region is the site of growing…

GULF CARTEL / 20 SEP 2011

The murder of two young people, whose bodies were hung from a bridge along with a sign warning against blogging on the drug trade, is only the latest blow in…

GULF CARTEL / 14 SEP 2011

The latest shift in Mexico’s perpetually changing criminal landscape is an alliance between the Zetas and the Milenio Cartel, which could be an ominous sign for the Pacific state of…

GULF CARTEL / 13 SEP 2011

Mexico recaptures the alleged chief financial officer of the Gulf Cartel, nine years after he escaped prison.

GULF CARTEL / 26 AUG 2011

Buried in President Calderon's speech on a Monterrey arson attack which left more than 50 dead was the key to why it happened: the rise of illegal gambling establishments in…

GULF CARTEL / 28 JUL 2011

At least 14 bodies have been discovered in a series of mass graves in Nuevo Leon, north Mexico.

GULF CARTEL / 12 JUL 2011

The slaughter of at least 20 people in a Monterrey bar is another violent manifestation of the ongoing battle for control of this north Mexico city, a vital…

GULF CARTEL / 28 JUN 2011

The chief of police in a suburb of the wealthy north Mexico city of Monterrey has been gunned down, as authorities struggle to keep a lid on one of the…

GULF CARTEL / 17 JUN 2011

Authorities in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, have announced the arrest of 26 local police officers, as they investigate the murder of two bodyguards serving the state’s governor.

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 16 JUN 2011

Mexico's government argues that killing and arresting the leaders of drug cartels does not lead to increased violence. But is the "myth-busting" by President Calderon's security team just another type…

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