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MEXICO / 13 JUN 2011

Mexico's authorities have linked two weapons allegedly found in the possession of former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rhon to homicide cases.

MEXICO / 6 JUN 2011

Depending on your perspective, the arrest of former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rhon could be seen as a step forward for Mexico's battle against organized crime, or a step backwards…

EL INGENIERO (TIJUANA) / 31 MAY 2011

Tijuana is facing a new trend in kidnapping. Unlike the wave of indiscriminate abductions for ransom that hit this Mexican city in 2008, this time the kidnappings seem more…

MEXICO / 29 APR 2011

Benjamin Arellano Felix, alias "El Señor," a leader of Mexico's Tijuana Cartel, has been extradited to the U.S., reports El Universal. Arellano Felix is wanted on charges…

EL INGENIERO (TIJUANA) / 16 MAR 2011

Mexican border city Tijuana saw a grisly weekend of eight murders, raising fears that the city is returning to the days of decapitated bodies hanging from bridges. The continued unrest,…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 11 MAR 2011

The appointment of retired colonel Julian Leyzaola, the controversial former head of Tijuana's police force, to lead a security crackdown in troubled Juarez raises questions about whether he is the…

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…

MEXICO / 29 NOV 2010

Julian Leyzaola, Tijuana’s outgoing Secretary of Public Safety, has been dismissed of his duties as a result of human rights concerns, reports El Universal.

MEXICO / 11 NOV 2010

Three warning banners were hung yesterday in various locations around Culiacán, the capital city of Sinaloa, each them mocking Joaquín Guzmán Loera, alias "El Chapo," and Ismael Zambada García,…

METHAMPHETAMINE / 6 NOV 2010

A Police sweep last Saturday saw the arrest of six low-level members of the Arellano Félix Organization, also known as the Tijuana Cartel. …

MEXICO / 6 NOV 2010

Acting on an anonymous tip, the Mexican Army cracked down on a safe house used by the Arellano Félix crime syndicate, also known as the Tijuana Cartel, arresting four cartel…

MEXICO / 5 NOV 2010

The Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano Felix Organization, is based in one of the most strategically important border towns in Mexico, and continues to export drugs even after…

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