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#Drug cartels

# drug-cartels - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Children from US Mormon community killed in Mexico ambush
# Drug Cartels
# Drug Cartels

Children from US Mormon community killed in Mexico ambush

Nov 5th 2019, 10:12 AM 32,277 Views 2 Comments

At least three women and six children have been killed.

# drug-cartels - Friday 25 November, 2016

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves
# Drug Wars
# Drug Wars

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves

Nov 25th 2016, 7:57 AM 10,289 Views 22 Comments

Drug cartels have been burying their victims in hidden graves across the country for years.

# drug-cartels - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Son of notorious drug lord 'El Chapo' kidnapped in Mexican resort city
# Guzman Salazar
# Guzman Salazar

Son of notorious drug lord 'El Chapo' kidnapped in Mexican resort city

Aug 17th 2016, 2:07 PM 13,672 Views 14 Comments

Gunmen in pickup trucks abducted six men in what is thought to be a settling of scores between rival drug cartels.

# drug-cartels - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Opinion: Marijuana is legal in nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Opinion: Marijuana is legal in nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit

Nov 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 119 Views 172 Comments

Robbing murderous criminals of revenues for selling a drug that’s no more harmful than tobacco and alcohol is a no-brainer.

# drug-cartels - 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 8,594 Views 16 Comments

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

# drug-cartels - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report

Oct 9th 2012, 8:17 AM 5,029 Views 13 Comments

Officials believe the man killed in a shootout near the US border is that of Heriberto Lazcano or ‘El Lazca’ who is one of the most wanted men in the country.

# drug-cartels - Monday 20 February, 2012

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'

Feb 20th 2012, 8:55 AM 1,621 Views 1 Comment

Security officials believe a riot which killed 44 prisoners at the Apodaca prison may have been staged to cover a breakout.

# drug-cartels - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars
# Mexico
# Mexico

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars

Jan 12th 2012, 11:27 AM 1,353 Views 3 Comments

Figures released by Mexico yesterday show that thousands have been killed in drugs-related violence

# drug-cartels - Thursday 1 December, 2011

In pictures: Huge drug smuggling tunnel discovered between US and Mexico
# Drugs
# Drugs

In pictures: Huge drug smuggling tunnel discovered between US and Mexico

Dec 1st 2011, 12:51 PM 8,979 Views 25 Comments

The 600-yard tunnel 30ft underground was equipped with lighting, ventilation and rails for carts.

# drug-cartels - Friday 25 November, 2011

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre
# Drug Cartels
# Drug Cartels

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre

Nov 25th 2011, 8:55 AM 2,820 Views 7 Comments

The bodies, which were dumped in vans on a main highway, had the name of a drug cartel written on their chests in oil.

# drug-cartels - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Colombian president urges rethink on drugs war
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Colombian president urges rethink on drugs war

Nov 13th 2011, 3:57 PM 629 Views 15 Comments

Juan Manuel Santos says he’s open to discussing the legalisation of marijuana as well as other substances in an effort to tackle the drugs trade in a new way.

# drug-cartels - 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 915 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-cartels - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Mexico: Bodies hung from bridge as warning to social media users
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: Bodies hung from bridge as warning to social media users

Sep 15th 2011, 4:15 PM 3,208 Views 12 Comments

Mexico’s notoriously vicious drug cartels are trying to crack down on members of the public who denounce their activities online.

# drug-cartels - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Drug traffickers 'using submarines' to ship cocaine to Europe
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Drug traffickers 'using submarines' to ship cocaine to Europe

Jun 21st 2011, 12:11 PM 1,359 Views 3 Comments

Cartels operating drug routes through West Africa may be using submarines – which can be ‘bought freely on the international market’, a UN official said.

# drug-cartels - Monday 16 May, 2011

At least 29 dead as some victims decapitated in brutal Guatemalan massacre
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

At least 29 dead as some victims decapitated in brutal Guatemalan massacre

May 16th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,177 Views 0 Comments

Two children and two women were among the dead who were mostly farm workers according to reports. One person survived by pretending he was dead. The massacre has been linked to drug cartels.