Topic: Gulf Cartel
Mexican gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantu, the leading PRI candidate in Tamaulipas state, was gunned down Monday by suspected drug cartel hitmen. President Felipe Calderon says the drug lords are interfering with Mexico's election process.
06/28/2010 10:24 pm
In a raid Wednesday, Mexico police shot Arturo Beltran Leyva, the "boss of bosses," the top drug lord in the country. Beltran is the highest ranking figure taken down since President Felipe Calderon took office in 2006.
12/17/2009 09:22 am
Who are the most powerful cartels, what are the risks of using the military to confront them, and how much progress has Mexico made so far?
08/19/2009 01:00 am
Eye-to-eye across the US-Mexican border, two communities confront drugs, guns, and misconceptions.
06/21/2009 01:00 am
From Guatemala to Panama, Central America is becoming a battleground for Mexican cartels.
06/16/2009 01:00 am
The arrest of a top drug cartel chief in Cancún comes a week after a deadly shootout killed 16 alleged cartel members and two soldiers in Acapulco.
06/15/2009 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
A newspaper editor, a columnist, police officers, and bar patrons are among those killed in separate acts of violence this past week.
10/13/2008 01:00 am