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Knights Templar Cartel

Mexico Vigilantes Search Caves For Cartel Leader

AP | Posted 04.25.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a "s...

Officials: Man Killed In Shootout Was Cartel Leader Reported Dead In 2010

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 03.09.2014 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Forensic evidence indicates a man killed in an early morning shootout with marines in western Mexico was a leader of the Knights ...

Knights Templar Hit Man Killed In Shootout

AP | KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 03.02.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says a leader of hit men working for the Knights Templar drug cartel in a region ravaged by drug violence has ...

Returning Migrants and the Michoacán Autodefensas - An Entangled Past, Present, and Future

Luis A. Marentes | Posted 04.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Luis A. Marentes

We cannot yet speak about a new Mexican Revolution, but we can affirm with some certainty that the current uprising in Michoacán is transforming the way the Mexican state relates to its people.

Drug Cartel Launches Bizarre Publicity Stunt

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — A group of farmers and businessmen from the western Mexico state of Michoacan demanded Wednesday that the government stop sending ...

Mexican Drug Cartel Torches Western State

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

LA RUANA, Mexico — The farm state of Michoacan is burning. A drug cartel that takes its name from an ancient monastic order has set fire to lumb...

Troops Free Mexican Town From Cartel Siege

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.21.2013 | World

COALCOMAN, Mexico — Mexico's top security officials promised Tuesday that a new federal offensive to rescue towns besieged by the Knights Templa...

10 Found Shot Dead In Rural Mexico

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Officials say 10 people have been found shot to death in a rural area in the Mexican state of Guerrero. The state prosecutor's office ...

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 ...

Gangs Torch Mexico Snack Company.. Again

AP | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Assailants in western Mexico burned another delivery truck of a PepsiCo-owned Mexican snack company, shortly after a drug cartel c...

Stephen Colbert To Mexican Drug Cartel: 'You Do Not F*ck With PepsiCo!'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Food

It's not news that Stephen Colbert loves his Doritos, but we found out just how much last night when the Comedy Central star made light of Mexico's "K...

13 Bodies Found At Mexican Gas Station

AP | OLGA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's government allowed a group of undercover U.S. anti-drug agents and their Colombian informant to launder millions in cash ...

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 ...