Topic: Erubiel Tirado
A daylight attack on Thursday that left more than 50 people dead and a Monterrey casino in flames has shocked and frightened a Mexican public already hardened to drug violence.
08/26/2011 04:10 pm
A real-world example of why Al Qaeda could live well beyond Osama bin Laden, Latin America has found limited results from taking out leaders of deadly ideological insurgencies.
05/04/2011 05:04 pm
The 2nd capture of a high level suspected drug lord in two weeks - this time Sergio Villarreal Barragan, alias “El Grande” - again boosts Mexican President Felipe Calderón.
09/13/2010 09:52 am
Mexican officials arrested Edgar Valdez Villarreal – known as 'La Barbie' – an alleged senior leader in a drug trafficking cartel. That's good news for President Calderón, but there's skepticism it will make a dent in growing drug violence.
08/31/2010 05:40 pm
Mexican officials announced Tuesday that the family of a fallen marine, who died in a two-hour shootout last week that took down top drug cartel boss Arturo Beltran Leyva, has been shot and killed by hitmen believed to be tied to Mr. Leyva's gang.
12/22/2009 05:37 pm
The cabinet shakeup could signal a hardening of the government's military stand against organized crime.
09/08/2009 01:00 am
The freeing of more than 50 inmates at a state prison – allegedly by members of a drug cartel – garnered headlines worldwide.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
Drug-trafficking deaths have skyrocketed by more than 117 percent in 2008.
12/11/2008 12:00 am
Authorities released radar images Wednesday in a bid to show that the plane crash that killed two top drug war officials Tuesday night was an accident, not sabotage.
11/06/2008 12:00 am
Local groups are battling police corruption – which fuels drug-trafficking – with programs such as ethics training at Mexico City's police academy.
05/22/2008 01:00 am