Stories tagged: drug cartels
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 10:39 a.m.
Mexico nabs Zetas cartel leader Jose Maria Guizar Valencia
MEXICO CITY – Authorities said Friday they have arrested dual U.S.-Mexican citizen Jose Maria Guizar Valencia, the alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel. Mexican National Security Commissioner Renato Sales …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Pope recalls Medellin’s bloody past, prays for drug victims
Pope Francis recalled the murderous past of this Colombian city once synonymous with drug cartel violence during a rain-soaked visit Saturday, lamenting the many lives lost to addiction and praying …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2009
U.S. targets Mexican cartel
WASHINGTON – Drug agents swept through Dallas, Los Angeles and dozens of other locations Wednesday and Thursday, arresting more than 300 people and seizing large quantities of drugs, weapons and …
Sun., March 22, 2009
U.S. steps up fight against drug cartels
WASHINGTON – President Obama is finalizing plans to move federal agents, equipment and other resources to the border with Mexico to support Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s campaign against violent drug …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2009
Hundreds arrested in cartel probe
WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced Wednesday that authorities have arrested more than 730 people across the country in a 21-month investigation targeting Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel and its infiltration …