February 10, 2009

The Mexican marijuana trade is still going strong.  The drug cartels have adapted and have begun using new tactics to challenge heightened security along the border region, such as planting marijuana plants on US soil to avoid the border...

February 10, 2009

Yesterday, federal authorities detained Cancun police chief Francisco Velasco Delgado and brought him to Mexico City. Velasco Delgado was questioned about the torturing and killing of Mauro Enrique Tello, a retired army brigadier general, one...

February 10, 2009

  Santiago Meza Lopez, was identified as the pozolero, would get rid of bodies for the Arellano Felix drug cartel.  He was arrested after a raid in Ensenada and it is believed that he disposed of over 300 bodies, liquefying remains in barrels of...

February 9, 2009

Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, ‘El Padrino’, one of the most significant narco-traffickers of the 1980s, wrote a 32 page note from the maximum security prison Altiplano. Gallardo has been imprisoned for the past 20 years for the murder of...

February 9, 2009

José Adolfo Fragoso Borra, a commander in the local police force of Naucalpan, was assassinated early this morning while on duty.  A message was found by the truck on a piece of cardboard.  Authorities believe that this event could be linked to...