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Gulf Cartel

Tamaulipas, Cradle of Mexico's Drug War, Erupts

Michael Deibert | Posted 08.26.2014 | World
Michael Deibert

The Mexican state of Tamaulipas, birthplace of the country's oldest criminal organization, the Gulf Cartel, is again awash in blood.

Mario Ramirez Trevino, Mexican Gulf Cartel Leader, Arrested: Reports

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Mexican security forces on Saturday caught the leader of the cocaine-trafficking Gulf Cartel, local media reported, th...

Why Arrest of Zetas Leader Does Not Mean End to Mexico's Drug War

Michael Deibert | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
Michael Deibert

In the violence that has claimed more than 60,000 lives in Mexico since 2006, the criminal organization know as Los Zetas have been the perpetrators of some sickening crimes.

Drug Kingpin Reportedly Captured In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The Mexican Navy said on Wednesday it had captured one of Mexico's most wanted drug bosses, the head of the Gulf Ca...

Top Cartel Leader 'El Gordo' Reportedly Captured In Mexico

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

(AP) MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican navy says it has detained a top leader of the Gulf drug cartel. Navy spokesman Jose Luis Vergara says marines detai...

Mexico Makes MAJOR Arrest

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

By Lizbeth Diaz and David Alire Garcia MEXICO CITY, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Mexico has captured a leader of the country's Gulf Cartel in on...

Which Cartels Are Running The Show In Mexico?

The Huffington Post | Clare Richardson | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

Hair-raising reports of grisly murders, often carried out in plain sight, offer chilling reminders to rival drug cartels and intervening authorities i...