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Mexican Cartel

Texas Executes Man For Killing Woman Over Drug Tax

AP | Posted 03.12.2015 | Crime

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A Mexican Mafia hit man convicted of beating and strangling a San Antonio woman because she didn't pay the gang's 10 percent...

15 Signs The Return Of Soulja Boy Is Upon Us

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak & Lauren Zupkus | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

We tried to ignore it. We tried to pretend like it wasn't happening. But the time has come for us all to accept the truth: Soulja Boy has returned. ...

Hundreds Flee Drug Violence

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.20.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Drug cartel violence has forced hundreds of people to flee their villages in the mountains near Mexico's southern Pacific coast, amid a...

Mass Arrests In Mexican Meth Smuggling Scheme

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

SAN DIEGO — More than two dozen people were charged in what authorities said Friday was a window into an emerging Mexican drug cartel's efforts ...

Movie Review: End of Watch

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a Chekhovian truism that if you introduce a gun in the first act, it had better go off before the end of the play. That apparently didn't register with David Ayer, who wrote and directed End of Watch, a competent but unremarkable new cops-on-the-streets tale.

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...

U.S. Taxpayers May Get Cut Of 'Passion Of The Christ' Prequel Via Mexican Drug Case

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

SAN ANTONIO -- The American taxpayer may be getting into the movie business. In a real-life case of drugs and extortion that could itself make a pret...

Is Obama Ready to Take On the Gun Lobby?

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The Obama administration has taken a modest, though useful, step toward curbing the torrent of assault rifles flowing from U.S. gun shops into the hands of the Mexican drug cartels. Hopefully, it reflects a new willingness by the president to take on the gun lobby.

Mexico Crisis: White House Unveils Anti-Cartel Effort (VIDEO)

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration plans to send more agents and equipment to the southwestern border to fight Mexican drug cartels and keep ...

El Vicentillo, Suspected Mexican Drug Cartel Leader, Arrested Without A Shot

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican army arrested an alleged drug trafficker suspected of organizing an attack on a U.S. consulate as well as the killing ...