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Drug Cartels Mexico

Drugs Aren't Top Source Of Income For Cartel

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 03.17.2014 | Latino Voices

LAZARO CARDENAS, Mexico (AP) — Forget crystal meth. The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point ...

Vigilante Group Moves In On Gang-Held City In Mexico

AP | JOSE-LUIS DIAZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 02.10.2014 | Latino Voices

APATZINGAN, Mexico (AP) — Vigilantes who have driven a quasi-religious drug cartel from a series of towns in western Mexico entered a gang-held city...

Horrific Murder Of Family Leaves Neighbors In Shock

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 11.21.2013 | Latino Voices

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Grieving neighbors and friends are struggling to understand the horrific killing of eight members of a religious family...

'Narco Cultura' Takes You Inside The World Of Drug Violence

Posted 11.21.2013 | Latino Voices

With and AK-47 and a bazooka on my shoulder/ cross my path and I’ll chop your head off/ We’re bloodthirsty, and crazy and we like to kill. T...

Why Mexicans Are Seeking Asylum In The US

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT and MARK STEVENSON | Posted 10.04.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elizabeth Silva was walking her younger sister to school when two hooded men burst into her house and pumped three bul...

Extortions On The Rise In Mexico

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.30.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- There has been a huge increase in the number of businesses reporting extortion attempts by drug cartels in Mexico, according to a surve...

Mexico's New Prez Vows To Continue Drug War

AP | KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Newly elected President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will continue combatting all illegal drug production and trafficking in Mexico, incl...

Study: Legalization May Cut Cartels' Earnings By As Much As 30 Percent

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 11.01.2012 | Denver

MEXICO CITY -- A study released Wednesday by a respected Mexican think tank asserts that proposals to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Co...

Mexico's New City Of Death

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

By Dave Graham TORREON, Mexico, Oct 29 (Reuters) - In a five-year struggle with Mexico's most notorious drug cartel, the city of Torre...