All About La Familia Michoacana

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 19 JAN 2011

In a study issued December 13, 2010 by the Strategic Studies Institute, George W. Grayson traces the origins of the Familia Michoacana, a drug-trafficking organization in Mexico known for its…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 14 JAN 2011

A Mexican security official in the state of Baja California said the Familia Michoacana, once one of Mexico's strongest drug cartels, pays the rival Tijuana Cartel to use…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 3 JAN 2011

Criminal group the Familia Michoacana stated in a brief letter that they will cease all criminal activity for the next month.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 16 DEC 2010

Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies this week stripped lawmaker Julio César Godoy Toscano of his legal immunity, paving the way for the lawmaker’s prosecution on charges of money laundering and protecting…

EL CHAYO / 16 DEC 2010

In an audio recording attributed to a top leader of the Familia Michoacana, the group's self-serving ideology is heard in full force.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 14 DEC 2010

Several coordinated bank assaults and robberies have led shops to close their doors in Apatzingan, in the embattled state of Michoacan, local reports say.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 2017-03-09

Servando Gomez Martinez, alias "La Tuta," was a former high-ranking member of the Familia Michoacana.

EL CHAYO / 13 DEC 2010

Sunday peace rallies across Michoacan emphasized a deep distrust of government authority, with some demonstrators voicing support for the Familia Michoacana.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 13 DEC 2010

Intelligence documents signal that Colombian ex-soldiers train members of the Familia Michoacan, reports La Razon.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 11 DEC 2010

The Familia Michoacana -- the criminal syndicate whose battles this week with authorities in their western stronghold from which they take their name has left them without a leader…

EL CHAYO / 11 DEC 2010

After the death of its top leader, the Familia Michoacana is injured, but it is far from done. The government's attempt to clear President Felipe Calderon's home state of this…

EL CHAYO / 10 DEC 2010

The leader of the Familia Michoacana, Nazario Moreno González, alias "El Chayo" or "El Más Loco," was killed Thursday in a police shootout, said a government spokesman.

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