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La Familia Cartel

Drug Kingpin Busted After Living Openly For Decades

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.31.2014 | Crime

A Mexican-born U.S. citizen living in rural Pennsylvania for two decades was arrested and accused of smuggling $60 million of cocaine into the U.S. ov...

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...

Narcos Hang ''Wanted' Posters Of Drug Gang Rivals

AP | Posted 10.27.2011 | Latino Voices

MORELIA, Mexico -- One of Mexico's newest drug cartels has posted wanted banners for members of a rival cartel. They ask public for help in capturing ...

Shocking Details Of La Familia Extortion Practices Emerge

AP | NACHA CATTAN | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's cult-like La Familia drug cartel conducts widespread extortion rackets aimed at farmers, miners and even bullfight organi...

Mexico Detains Nearly 50 Members Of Drug Cartels

AP | By GUSTAVO RUIZ | Posted 07.28.2011 | World

MORELIA, Mexico -- Mexico's federal police detained nearly 50 members of two major drug cartels, including suspects in the recent armed attack on a po...

Mexican Drug Cartel Reportedly Announces 1-Month Truce

AP | GUSTAVO RUIZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MORELIA, Mexico — A letter purportedly signed by La Familia drug cartel announcing a one-month truce circulated Sunday in the western state of M...

Citizens, Unite!

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

La Familia runs Mexico. Wonder how? Think corporation. ...

Man's Head Found In Quiroga, Mexico Town SquareMan's Head Found In Quiroga, Mexico Town Square

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MORELIA, Mexico — Mexican authorities say a man's head and a threatening message referring to a drug cartel have been found on a town square. P...

US Drug Raids: Police Arrest More Than 300 Involved In Mexican Drug Cartel

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT and SEAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OKLAHOMA CITY — In the largest single strike at Mexican drug operations in the U.S., authorities arrested more than 300 people in a sting that d...

Make Guacamole, Not War

Jim Benning | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Benning

Michoacan -- once a sleepy, humble, unselfconscious Mexican haven -- is now center stage in Mexico's drug war.