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Mexico: Drug Cartel Forced Members To Eat Human Hearts

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2015 | World

By Gabriel Stargardter MEXICO CITY, Jan 6 (Reuters) - A vicious Mexican drug gang forced some members to eat the hearts of murder vict...

Man Confessed To Killing 45: Officials

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey has admitted to killing 45 people, and is being investig...

Mexico: Drug Gang Kills 32

Posted 12.07.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — A relatively new drug gang is responsible for killing at least 67 people whose bodies were found over the course of a couple of weeks ...

Mexico Drug War Beheadings Follow Al Qaeda Playbook

McClatchy | Tim Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CUERNAVACA, Mexico -- The preferred form of cruelty by drug cartel henchmen is to capture enemies and behead them, a once-shocking act that has now be...

Mexico Drug War Causes Crisis Of Confidence

TIME | Ioan Grillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The no-nonsense government ads flash onto prime-time Mexican TV between soccer games and steamy soap operas. Bullet-filled corpses are shown sprawled ...

Cartel Warfare: How Mexico Lost Ciudad Juárez PART 2

Federico Manfredi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Federico Manfredi

Ciudad Juárez acquired the dubious reputation of wild border town during the Prohibition years, and has long been a major transshipment point for drugs entering the United States, but bloody struggles among rival cartels here are a relatively new phenomenon that stems from recent domestic and international developments.

Cartel Warfare: How Mexico Lost Ciudad Juárez: PART 1

Federico Manfredi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Federico Manfredi

When I asked him whether he was referring to the agents of the Sinaloa Cartel, who are allegedly attempting to take over the city from the Juárez Cartel, he became nervous and defensive: "Why do you ask me if you already know?"

Mexico Drug War: Reporter Forced To Flee From Army, "The Biggest Cartel Of All"

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There is a man driving fast down a dirt road leading to the border. A rooster tail of dust marks his passage. He is very frightened and his 15-year-ol...

Mexico Drug War: Cartels Lure US Teens As Killers

New York Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When he was finally caught, Rosalio Reta told detectives here that he had felt a thrill each time he killed. It was like being Superman or James Bond,...

Mexico Drug Gangs Buy Public Support

Los Angeles Times | Tracy Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reporting from Monterrey, Mexico -- The small houses of the Independencia neighborhood climb a hill that rises from the bone-dry Santa Catarina riverb...

Mexican Drug Cartels Load Up On US Bullets

GlobalPost | Todd Bensman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAREDO, Texas -- For evidence of the booming bullet business along the U.S.-Mexico border, look no further than the case of Carlos Alberto Osorio Cast...

Ciudad Juarez: Mexican Troops Enter City Embroiled In Drug Gang War

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than 1,500 Mexican troops have moved into a city on the US border being fought over by rival drug gangs. Soldiers moved into Ciudad Juarez to try...

Ciudad Juarez Gets Up To 5,000 More Troops To Control Violence

Los Angeles Times | Ken Ellingwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reporting from Mexico City -- Amid growing alarm over drug violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, the Mexican government will deploy as many as 5,000 more...

Mexican Soldiers Kill Pregnant Woman As She Seeks Help

Telegraph | Last Updated: 9:52PM GMT 12 Dec 2008 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Soldiers shot dead a pregnant woman in northern Mexico as her vehicle, carrying a passenger wounded in a shooting, approached a roadblock where she so...