All About Mexico

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…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 12 NOV 2010

After the mysterious disappearance of twenty men apparently on vacation in Acapulco, Guerrero more than five weeks ago, Mexican officials have discovered a mass grave near the site…

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

Speaking at the opening ceremony of a newly-constructed border checkpoint in northern Sonora on Friday, Mexican President Felipe Calderón stressed the international nature of Mexico’s drug-related violence.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 12 NOV 2010

In a dramatic police crackdown last Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia, US officials arrested 45 people suspected of distributing drugs for the Familia Michoacana crime syndicate, BBC News reports.

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

Mexican Marines seized 230 40mm grenades used for grenade launchers in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico’s El Universal newspaper reported.

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

The Associated Press reports that a fifth US citizen has been killed this week in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, the embattled city across from El Paso, Texas. …

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

BBC reports on the discovery of a tunnel connecting Mexico and the United States in the Tijuana area and the subsequent seizure of 25 tons of marijuana.

JUAREZ CARTEL / 12 NOV 2010

Five hundred seventy-two police have left the municipal force in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, the embattled town along the Texas border, Mexico’s El Milenio news organization revealed.

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 12 NOV 2010

A Mexican judge jailed Francisco Javier Gómez Meza, the warden at the Puente Grande, Jalisco prison, where he will await trial for his connections to the Beltrán Leyva…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 12 NOV 2010

Hundreds of marchers in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, called for the federal police and military to vacate the city Tuesday, Informador reported.

MEXICO / 12 NOV 2010

Amidst confusing and suspicious circumstances, Mexican authorities say they have arrested eight members of the Peasant Farmer and Popular Organization.

JUAREZ CARTEL / 12 NOV 2010

With 350 assassinations in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, October will go down as the most violent month in 2010 for that embattled city, Mexican daily El Universal reports.

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