May 27, 2009

Jose Luis Rosas Bárcenas, former policemen of a Special Forces Group of the local Public Security Secretariat (SSP), was arrested for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder of a young Antonio Equihua. Sixteen year-old Antonio Equihua...

May 11, 2009

This morning, three individuals, Ernesto Cruz Valenzuela, Pedro Solorio Jiménez y Anastacio Herrera Basurto, whom were part of the local police force were assassinated in La Huacana.  Two other police members, Silvano Pacheco Guzmán y Romualdo...

May 11, 2009

Presidents Felipe Calderon and Barack Obama had a telephone conversation last week about what measures both countries should take against the H1N1 influenza A virus, which is still affecting Mexico and the United States.  Calderon thanked Obama...

May 11, 2009

A 16 year old Mormon boy, Eric LeBarón, was kidnapped by an armed group last Saturday.  A ransom was demanded for the boy.    The Mormon community in Chihuahua went to the state capital to speak with Governor,  José Reyes Baeza, demanding...

April 29, 2009

Eduardo Saúl Duque Vázquez, known as “El comandante Duque,” was arrested Tuesday in the city of El Mirador, in the south of Monterrey.  An ex-member of the police force in Monterrey, Vázquez used to be part of the GER, where he detained...

April 28, 2009

Seven policemen in the northern city of Tijuana were killed and three more were injured from an attack Monday night.  The first attack happened in Fraccionamiento Murúa, the western zone of the city, where four policemen were patrolling and...

April 28, 2009

Visits to detention facilities in the state of Tamaulipas have been suspended.  In order to avoid a swine flu outbreak they need to take certain security measures, the secretary of public security, Héctor Walle, said.  An outbreak of swine flu...

April 27, 2009

Corruption in Monterrey has cost the state treasury 4 billion pesos, an amount that could be recollected if it canceled payments and 'moches' that the top officials demand, PRI candidate Abel Guerra Garza said.  He noted that corruption is so high...

April 27, 2009

Police detained one of the founders of 'Los Zetas', Germán Torres Jiménez, alias el Z-25' and 'El Tatanka'.  Officials believe he has collaborated with Osiel Cárdenas Guillén, the ex-leader of the Guld cartel in Veracruz.  Torres is believed...

April 27, 2009

Mexico City officials stated today that another seven deaths attributed to the swine flu were recorded today.  This raised the total amount of deaths in Mexico City to 22 and 110 in the entire country.  The government is also thanking citizens...