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# drug-cartel - Friday 1 February, 2019

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'
# Drug Cartel
# Drug Cartel

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'

Feb 1st 2019, 8:54 AM 14,548 Views 0 Comments

The Mexican drug kingpin faces life in prison if convicted on trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

# drug-cartel - Monday 5 November, 2018

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' goes on trial in New York today
# El Chapo
# El Chapo

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' goes on trial in New York today

Nov 5th 2018, 3:12 PM 22,752 Views 0 Comments

The mammoth trial in Brooklyn is expected to last more than four months.

# drug-cartel - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Mexico confirms 22 killed in coordinated attack on police
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico confirms 22 killed in coordinated attack on police

Jul 24th 2013, 9:18 AM 8,596 Views 16 Comments

Attackers equipped with high-powered rifles and grenades carried out a carefully-planned attack against federal police in western Mexcio.

# drug-cartel - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Oops... Mexican authorities admit mistaken identity in major drugs cartel arrest
# Mexico
# Mexico

Oops... Mexican authorities admit mistaken identity in major drugs cartel arrest

Jun 23rd 2012, 2:24 PM 4,770 Views 0 Comments

A car salesman was arrested after Mexican police thought he was the son of one of the country’s most-wanted drug lords.

# drug-cartel - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Ten more bodies discovered in illicit north Mexican graves
# Mexico
# Mexico

Ten more bodies discovered in illicit north Mexican graves

Dec 20th 2011, 9:55 AM 813 Views 4 Comments

Over 280 bodies have been found in Durango state so far this year and are believed to be linked to drug gang violence.

# drug-cartel - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Iran denounces ambassador 'plot' as US "media and political show"
# Iran
# Iran

Iran denounces ambassador 'plot' as US "media and political show"

Oct 18th 2011, 12:39 PM 334 Views 16 Comments

Iran says the accusations linking it to a plot targeting the Saudi ambassador in the US are “in no way compatible with legal logic”.

# drug-cartel - Monday 17 October, 2011

Iranian leader denies diplomat assassination plot
# Iran
# Iran

Iranian leader denies diplomat assassination plot

Oct 17th 2011, 10:18 PM 280 Views 15 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has suggested the US blamed Iran to divert attention from its own economic problems.

# drug-cartel - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Iran 'tried to hire Mexican drug cartel to kill diplomat'
# Assassination
# Assassination

Iran 'tried to hire Mexican drug cartel to kill diplomat'

Oct 11th 2011, 10:11 PM 919 Views 44 Comments

The Obama administration said it has foiled a plot by Iranian agents to blow up the Saudi ambassador to the US.

# drug-cartel - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Newspaper worker decapitated in Mexico for social network posts
# Mexico
# Mexico

Newspaper worker decapitated in Mexico for social network posts

Sep 25th 2011, 1:37 PM 1,075 Views 3 Comments

The woman’s body was accompanied by a sign saying she was killed for posting on a social network.

# drug-cartel - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 28th 2011, 11:00 AM 49 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# drug-cartel - Thursday 21 October, 2010

20-year-old named police chief in Mexico's fight against drugs
# Mexico
# Mexico

20-year-old named police chief in Mexico's fight against drugs

Oct 21st 2010, 5:47 PM 389 Views 0 Comments

Criminology student Marisol Valles Garcia has been sworn in as the new police chief of border town.

# drug-cartel - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Mexico arrests ‘drug lord’ Edgar Valdez Villareal
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico arrests ‘drug lord’ Edgar Valdez Villareal

Aug 31st 2010, 11:13 AM 239 Views 0 Comments

Alleged drugs kingpin Edgar Valdez Villareal, AKA “the Barbie”, has been arrested in Mexico.