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Captured Mexican Drug Lord Fears Torture In Prison

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

The captured head of the Zetas drug cartel has filed for legal protection over claims that he is at risk of torture or isolation during his detention,...

U.S. Identified Zetas Drug Lord Before Body Was Snatched

Posted 10.13.2012 | World

BY MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, The Associated Press MEXICO CITY -- U.S. officials say the U.S. knew that Mexican marines had killed the head of the widely...

WATCH: Tattooed Immigrants Pose Security Threat, Denied Green Cards

Posted 08.05.2012 | Latino Voices

As reported by the Wall Street Journal in the above video, an increasing number of immigrants from Mexico, Central America and South America have foun...

Mexican Soldiers Arrest Alleged Perpetrator Of Mass Beheadings

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

By Ioan Grillo MEXICO CITY, May 20 (Reuters) - Mexican soldiers have arrested an alleged perpetrator of the massacre of 49 people who...

Violence South of the Rio Grande Leads Back to U.S.

Jamie Haase | Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime
Jamie Haase

While it's often hard to blame Americans for overlooking the bloodshed below the border, we can't continue to ignore the 50,000 plus lives that our neighbor to the south has lost in just five years as a result of our destructive drug laws.

Hackers Reach Decision Whether To Expose Mexican Cartel 'Servants'

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Latin American members of the activist hacker group Anonymous called off a planned November 5 plan to expose people associated with the Ze...

Gabriel Lerner

Anonymous vs. Zetas: Hackers Taking On The Drug Cartel

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 01.02.2012 | Latino Voices

At first sight it looked like the 2004 film Alien vs. Predator. "Zetas Kidnap 'Anonymous' Member, Video Threatens To Expose Drug Cartel," said the...

Anonymous Backs Off Zetas After Cartel Threatens Violence

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 01.02.2012 | Technology

Supposed members of the hacker-activist collective 'Anonymous' recently threatened to go after Mexico's Zetas drug cartel, but reports now indicate th...

Terror Plot Disrupted

Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Justice Department is accusing the Iranian government of trying to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States i...

Professional Fighter 'Voltaje' Linked To Mexican Casino Fire: Report

Posted 11.15.2011 | World

One of the alleged attackers of Monterrey's Casino Royale was both a policeman and a professional fighter, Mexican newspaper El Universal reports. Jo...

Nearly 60 Inmates Break Out of Mexican Jail (VIDEO)

Posted 09.16.2011 | World

Nearly 60 inmates escaped a prison in the northern Mexican town of Nuevo Laredo in a breach believed to be orchestrated by the Zetas drug organization...

Texas State Senator's Campaign Slogan Confused With Mexican Drug Cartel

Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics

By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas, July 16 – A Texas state senator's beloved signature symbol will be reluctantly stripped from her campaign vehicle ...

Mexican Teen Girls Being Trained As Assassins

Posted 08.18.2011 | World

Recent arrests in Mexico call attention to a disturbing trend in the country's war on drugs: that teen girls are being trained as drug cartel assassin...