MEXICO CITY — Purported drug cartel operator Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the "Queen of the Pacific," was returned to Mexico from the U.S. on Tuesday and quickly taken to prison to face money-laundering charges.
CHICAGO — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city’s new Public Enemy No. 1 — the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.
CULIACAN, Mexico —A 20-year-old state beauty queen has been killed in northern Mexico during a running gun battle between soldiers and the gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with, officials say.
PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico — More than 130 inmates escaped through a tunnel from a prison in northern Mexico on Monday, setting off a massive search by police and soldiers in an area close to the U.S. border.
In Mexico the voters handed the country back to the corrupt party that governed Mexico for 70-years. It’s a global weather story. The Arab Spring has given way to Mexican Summer and democracy’s dog days are back.
TEMPE — An elaborate drug trafficking cell in Tempe that is linked to the deadly Sinaloa Cartel from Mexico has been busted, officials say.
WASHINGTON — The government says that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Mexican troops have made a historic
seizure of 15 tons of pure methamphetamine in the western state of
Jalisco, an amount equivalent to half of all meth seizures
worldwide in 2009.
MEXICO CITY - Two decapitated bodies were found at the entrance
to one of Mexico's most luxurious shopping malls on Wednesday and
prosecutors announced that more than 47,000 people have been killed
in drug violence in the five years since President Felipe Calderon
launched a military crackdo…
VICTORIA, Mexico — Mexican soldiers have discovered 13 bodies in
a truck left just outside the eastern state of Veracruz, along with
a message that they were killed in a war between rival cartels,
TEMPE - Arizona authorities have arrested some 200 people, and
seized $7.8 million in cash and more than 1,200 pounds of drugs
following an investigation they say has dismantled an "extensive"
drug trafficking cell tied to the powerful Sinaloa cartel, federal
and state authorities announced …
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to effectively block the
Justice Department from undertaking gun-smuggling probes like the
flawed “Operation Fast and Furious” aimed at breaking up networks
running guns to Mexican drug cartels but that lost track of
hundreds of the weapons, some of whic…