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#Drug Cartel

# drug-cartel - Friday 1 February, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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'

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

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

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# drug-cartel - Thursday 21 October, 2010

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

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

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