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MEXICO / 22 NOV 2010

Silverio Cavazos Ceballos, the former governor of the western state of Colima, was assassinated Sunday. …

METHAMPHETAMINE / 22 NOV 2010

In June The New York Times obtained a leaked U.S. government report on methamphetamine production as well as patterns of its use and price in the United States, that the U.S.

MEXICO / 19 NOV 2010

The Mexican Attorney General’s Office reported the death of of the head of operations for the drug trafficking organization known as the Zetas in the state of Tabasco, according to…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 19 NOV 2010

The Mexican army will again patrol the streets of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, announced the Mexican Government's general secretary, Carlos Silveyra Saito.

MEXICO / 16 NOV 2010

In a statement released at an international conference on higher education, Mexico City's Secretary of Education Mario Delgado announced that “of the 30 thousand killed so far in this war…

GULF CARTEL / 16 NOV 2010

Mexico’s “Drug War” has generated its first displaced persons camp, consisting of 400 people taking shelter at a charity facility located in the border city of Ciudad Miguel Alemán in…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 15 NOV 2010

Mexican authorites rescued 108 undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, including 33 minors, who had traveled northward seeking work and were then forced to labor on a banana…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 15 NOV 2010

The drug trafficking organization known as the Familia Michoacana distributed a series of flyers and hung banners throughout the state last week offering a truce with the Mexican governement, reports…

GULF CARTEL / 12 NOV 2010

Officials in the Mexican government fear an increase in violence in the northeastern border region, following the death of Gulf cartel leader Ezequiel Cárdenas Guillén, alias Tony Tormenta, reported Mexico's…

GULF CARTEL / 12 NOV 2010

Authorities found the bodies of a mayor elect and two people who were accompanying him in Oaxaca state just hours after they were abducted from a restaurant by armed men,…

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

At the annual assembly of the Inter-American Press Association, journalists from all over Latin America released a joint statement condemning Mexican president Felipe Calderón for his…

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

Mexican authorities on Friday announced that after a six-hour firefight in the northern city of Matamoros, they had killed Antonio Ezequiel Cárdenas Guillén, alias Tony Tormenta, leader of the…

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