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World NowThree years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....
World NowJust in time for the Day of the Dead, the weird, ghoulish story of Mexican drug lord Heriberto Lazcano just got weirder and more ghoulish. After killing a man that they claim was Lazcano in a firefight —but then promptly losing possession of his...
World NowMexican authorities said late Monday they may have killed the top leader of the notorious Zetas paramilitary force in a gun and grenade battle in the state of Coahuila, in what would be the most important blow to powerful drug cartels in the six-year...
World NowMEXICO CITY -- Mexico's marines on Monday said they detained 35 Veracruz state police officers who were allegedly working for the Zetas drug cartel. In a short statement, authorities said the police officers were detained Saturday in two groups, 16 at the...
World NowMexico's navy has captured Ivan Velazquez Caballero, a.k.a. "Zeta-50," a top leader of a faction of the recently divided Zetas drug cartel, in an operation in the city of San Luis Potosi....
Zetas drug cartel: An article in the Nov. 4 Section A about the Zetas drug gang's power in the Mexican state of Coahuila said that former Gov. Humberto Moreira left the state with a $3-million debt. The debt was $3 billion.
Associated PressA U.S. missionary died at a southern Texas hospital Wednesday after her husband rushed her, mortally wounded, over the Rio Grande from Mexico. Sam Davis told police that he and his wife were traveling about 70 miles south of the border when gunmen in a...
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