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# cartels

This year
# Mexico
Two Americans kidnapped in Mexico found dead
Two other members of the group were located alive several days after the group was snatched at gunpoint on Friday.
Last year
# Mexico
Carload of bodies found outside Mexican town hall where drug cartels are fighting
The notorious Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels are at war for control of drug smuggling routes to the United States.
All time
# Guadalajara
A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico
It was moved around to different neighbourhoods before new outlets broadcast footage of the truck.
# Plaza Garibaldi
Gunmen dressed as mariachi band killed three people in a Mexico City downtown square
Three assailants carried out the shooting in a square popular with tourists.
# Crime
Some victims had their throats slit as 28 inmates killed in brutal Mexico prison riot
Rioting inmates at the prison slit their rivals’ throats and beat them to death.
# warring cartels
Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons
Gangs have effective control of cell blocks in some jails and fight among themselves triggering riots, murders and escapes.
# topo chico
Aquariums, saunas and a pub found in Mexican prison
49 people were killed in the prison on Thursday.
# Gangbusters
Ireland is cracking down on white collar crime
And making it easier to blow the whistle.
Opinion: Marijuana is legal in nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit
Robbing murderous criminals of revenues for selling a drug that’s no more harmful than tobacco and alcohol is a no-brainer.
# Drugs Cartels
Mexican vigilantes can now legally fight cartels
Drugs cartels are a major problem in Mexico.
# A Different World
Violence, addiction, funerals...How Mexico's drugs war impacts regular people
An incredible snapshot of Mexico’s present situation – one that will be looked at for decades to make sense of Mexican culture and society.
# cartels
Competition Authority received over two dozen allegations of illegal cartels in 2010
Cartels typically involve a number of businesses conspiring to make consumers pay more for goods and services.