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Mexico Parades Captured Gulf Drug Cartel Boss


September 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico has captured a suspected gulf drug cartel boss. Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez who goes by the alias "El Coss" is an alleged leader of the "El ... Read more...

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Mexico ships 273 inmates to island prison


October 24th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) A total of 273 inmates were transferred from different prisons in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas to the federal prison on the Islas Marias, ... Read more...

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Prison fight in northern Mexico leaves 20 inmates killed


October 17th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 inmates were killed and several others were injured during a fight at a prison in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas near the U.S. ... Read more...

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20 dead in Mexico bar attack


July 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 9 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and five others were injured when gunmen opened fire in a bar in northeastern Mexico, Xinhua reported.The attack took place Friday ... Read more...

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17 escape from prison in Mexican border city


May 26th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 26 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen inmates tunnelled their way out of a prison in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, authorities in the northern state of Tamaulipas said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Nine killed in drug related attacks in Mexico


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Nine people were killed and three injured in two drug-related incidents of violence in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, ... Read more...

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16 police officers detained in mass graves case in northern Mexico


April 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's Attorney General Marisela Morales on Thursday announced that 16 police officers were detained on Wednesday for their involvement with the mass graves where 126 bodies were ... Read more...

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Bus passengers kidnapped for recruitment in Mexico gangs


April 11th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A bus was hijacked in a northern Mexican state to recruit the male passengers as gunmen in drug gangs, according to witnesses.The bus, heading for ... Read more...

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Bodies found in Mexico’s mass graves


April 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican police have uncovered 8 mass graves containing a total 59 bodies in the country. The mass graves were found in the state of ... Read more...

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Over 200 kidnap victims killed in Mexico in 2010


February 4th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 4 (IANS/EFE) At least 209 kidnap victims were murdered last year in Mexico, double the number in 2009, a coalition of civic groups has said.The Movimiento Blanco coalition said ... Read more...

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6 partially burned bodies found in Mexico


February 1st, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found the partially burned bodies of six men on a highway outside Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, police said.The ... Read more...

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12 inmates escape as attackers bust Mexican prison


January 18th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) A dozen inmates escaped from a prison in Mexico's northern state of Chihuahua after armed men rammed a vehicle through a security fence, authorities said.The breakout occurred ... Read more...

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148 prisoners escape from Mexican jail


December 18th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) At least 148 inmates escaped from a prison in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo, said a Mexican official Friday.The mass flight began late Thursday ... Read more...

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Six gunmen killed in Mexico


December 8th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Seven gunmen were killed in a clash with army troops in northeast Mexico, officials said.The gunfight took place at the Santa Lucia ranch in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, ... Read more...

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85 prisoners escape from Mexico jail


September 11th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Eighty-five prisoners escaped from a jail in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, authorities said. The largest prison break in the state took place Friday in the city of Reynosa, bordering ... Read more...

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Car bomb explodes outside Mexico TV station


August 28th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 28 (IANS) A car bomb exploded in front of a television station in a city in northeastern Mexico, but there were no reports of any casualties. The blast in a ... Read more...

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72 bodies discovered in mass grave in Mexico’s drug-plaged north


August 25th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) – The bodies of at least 72 people were found in a mass grave near San Fernando, a town located in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, officials said.The alleged dumping ... Read more...

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Army finds mass graves in Mexico


July 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found five mass graves, barrels containing bones and other human remains at an automotive junkyard outside Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of ... Read more...

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Hurricane warning issued for Texas, Mexico as tropical storm Alex nears


June 29th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- With tropical storm Alex slowly approaching northern Mexico and Texas, authorities have issued a hurricane warning from south of Baffin Bay in Texas to La Cruz, ... Read more...

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Mexicana plane makes emergency landing in Monterrey, Mexico


February 12th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A Mexicana Click Fokker 100 plane made a emergency landing at Monterrey's Mariano Escobedo International Airport on Thursday and overshot the runway, media reports say. One passenger ... Read more...

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