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**Asterisk denotes death involving a police officer or a member of the military in that capacity.
CHIHUAHUA, CHIHUAHUA The physician for the state Governor and his son were executed Tuesday afternoon while driving. An unidentified woman with them was gravely wounded.
COACALCO, STATE OF MEXICO* Gunmen entered the home of a 30 year old municipal police officer and assassinated him.
ECATEPEC, STATE OF MEXICO Fire fighters extinguishing a vehicle fire found two bodies in the trunk. Investigators were unable to locate any shell casings.
CULIACAN, SINALOA An unidentified man was found executed. He had been shot in the head to make identification difficult. This is a common practice even in the US.
HIDALGO, NUEVO LEÓN Mexican military were attacked by gunmen in several vehicles, resulting in a shootout to repel the attack. Four of the gunmen were captured, with two requiring treatment for wounds.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA Federal police captured 7 members of La Linea cartel, and seized the vehicle they were in and marijuana and cocaine.
ACAPULCO, GUERRERO Authorities received reports on Tuesday of two heads from a pedestrian bridge. The dismembered bodies were nearby. The men had been kidnapped on Monday.
CIUDAD ALTAMIRANO, GUERRERO Tuesday morning, unknown gunmen attempted to kidnap a local business owner. When his wife intervened, the gunmen shot both of them.
ESCOBEDO, NUEVO LEÓN Federal police were chasing suspected gunmen, shooting at the vehicle. One of the bullets struck a 14 year old boy playing football outside of his home in the head, killing him. Investigators found dozens of shell casings. Witnesses claim that the taxi passengers being chased had no weapons.
SAN PEDRO GARZA GARCIA, NUEVO LEÓN* Shortly after 7 pm on Wednesday, a minicipal police offier was found shot and killed.
CULIACAN SINALOA The son of Fermín Rosas Rodríguez, boss of El Debate de Culiacan was found executed. The report doesn’t indicate whether it is a message/warning for the father from the cartel, or just a random killing.
LA CRUZ DE ELOTE, SINALOA The Mexican military located an underground narco laboratory where synthetic drugs were manufactured. This lab was a huge one, as seen in the photos.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA* Gunmen entered a neighborhood bar and opened fire. The victims were municipal police officers, with one officer dead and two others wounded.
SAN NICOLAS DE LOS GARZA, NUEVO LEÓN At about 6 am, investigators received a report of a dead person. The man had been wounded by a gunshot, and then set on fire, dying from that.
IGUALA, GUERRERO** Two beheaded men were found dumped along the federal highway between Iguala and Teloloapan. They were identified as Antonio Clemente Casarrubias, coordinator of the state police for the region and Mario Flores Zarate, a commander for the same state police. The men had been tortured before being beheaded. With the bodies was a message from La Familia Michoacana (LFM), threatening police chiefs and the Knights Templar.
MEXICO Officials: US federal court interpreter kidnapped, killed in neighboring Mexican border city
Slain kids cast larger shadow on Mexican drug war
Army finds biggest pot plantation ever in Mexico
Mexican operations net arrests, drug seizures
Migrants use zip line to cross Guatemala-Mexico border-Video
MEXICO Details emerge in San Fernando bus hijackings, rescue
Pastor paints his pain in violence-riddled Mexico
Getting to the Roots of the Gangs, Narcos and Violence in
Mexico and Central America
MEXICO: Chihuahu governor wants Juárez’s ‘violent city’ label gone
Twenty arrest warrants issued in high-profile Mexican homicide case (The son of poet Javier Sicilia.)
Mexico: $500M Seized from Organized Crime
Mexico cartel issues booklets for proper conduct
Can Mexico Fix Its Image Problem?
Colom calls for Nato-style Guatemalan force
Venezuela tops world oil reserves
Poverty a Recruitment Tool for Mexico’s Criminal Gangs
Domestic News – United States
U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, July 14 – July 20
CALIFORNIA Drug Cartel Operation Busted in Madera
Mapping the 2010 U.S. Census-move cursor over
U.S. border cities prove havens from Mexico’s drug violence
CALIFORNIA Deputy allegedly attacked by crowd while trying to issue ticket
(This occurred in Vista, a city in northern San Diego County, abouty 80 miles from the border. Located between two min north-south interstates, it has become increasingly Hispanic and gang-infested. Some streets and areas appear more like a Mexican than an American city.)
Suspect in border agent killing removed from US
TEXAS $6.7 million in drugs seized by Border Patrol
More illegal immigrants from India
ARIZONA Border Patrol finds nearly $4 million in cocaine
Honduran Gangs Receive U.S. Weapons
Border Patrol assists in alleged Virginia kidnapping
Fourteen Slain over weekend in Puerto Rico
-domestic violence and from turf wars among drug gangs
Life inside the asylum
TEXAS Crackdown on cartel suspects nets dozens of arrests
Workers for Contractors at Government Lab Used Dead People’s SSNs
Mexican TCOs Literally Leaving Their Mark On American Media
Cartel drug trafficking reminiscent of ’80s Miami
NM governor launches crackdown on foreign national driver’s licenses
At Border, Teacher Becomes Unwitting Drug Smuggler
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