Leader of Los Caballeros Templarios cartel of Mexico is arrested

Servando Gómez, alias “La Tuta,” considered Mexico’s most wanted drug lord and the only leader released of the weakened Los Caballeros Templarios (Templar Knights) cartel, was arrested on early Friday by the Mexican federal police. Gomez was captured in Morelia,...

Defector’s former bodyguard of Diosdado Cabello implied him in drug trafficking network

Venezuelan officials confirmed on Tuesday the defection of a former bodyguard of Diosdado Cabello, president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, which according intentional means implies the official in a drug trafficking network. “Defected in the month of December the...

Ambassadors from Brazil and the Netherlands in Indonesia are called to consult after execution of citizens

Brazil and the Netherlands expressed their outrage after Indonesia executed two of their citizens who were shot this Sunday, along with other three  foreigners, following a conviction for drug trafficking. The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, said she was “appalled and...

Mexican federal forces assume security in towns of Michoacan

The Army and the Federal Police of Mexico will assume full control of various areas of the southwestern state of Michoacán, replacing the Rural Force corporation, created to legalize the civil defense groups, an official source reported today. The federal commissioner for...

Mexico: Report reveals arrest of policemen involved in Tamaulipas slaughter

The Archive of the US Homeland Security released on Monday an official report of Mexico, which states that at least 17 policemen from that country, allegedly involved with Los Zetas cartel, were arrested by the slaughter of 72 migrants in August 2010 in Tamaulipas (northeast)....

Mexico: Eleven semi charred bodies are found in a Guerrero road

Eleven semi charred bodies and some beheaded were found this Thursday morning on the side of a highway in the state of Guerrero (southern Mexico). The 11 bodies were found on a road that link¡s the Ayahualulco and Chilapa communities, 330 km from Mexico City and 40 from...

Disappearance of 43 students generated strong protests at the Palace of Mexican Government

The center of Mexico City was the scene of a tense protest on Saturday after a group of demonstrators tried to break and even burn the front door of the National Palace of Government due to the disappearance of 43 students, as reported by AFP. The protesters, some of them masked,...

Brazilian Federal Police capture alleged Colombian drug trafficker

The Brazilian Federal Police (PF) captured this Wednesday in the city of Boa Vista, capital of the northern and Amazonian state of Roraima, the alleged Colombian drug trafficker “Marquitos Figueroa,” according to authorities. Marcos de Jesús Figueroa, alias...
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