By Samantha Leal | 11/28/2012 - 14:37 | 0 Comments
Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez, 20, was killed in a shooting over the weekend that involved military and a group of armed men, reportedly involved in drug trafficking. Gamez's boyfriend and three other people were also killed in the shootings that took place in Caitime in Sinaloa, reports ...
By Fox News Latino | 04/01/2011 - 16:15 | 3 Comments
Mexican President Felipe Calderón has nominated his top organized crime prosecutor, Marisela Morales, to become attorney general. If confirmed, she would be the first woman to hold the post.
In nominating Morales, Calderón said the current head of the organized crime special investigations unit "enjoys prestige inside and...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/08/2011 - 16:45 | 0 Comments
UPDATE: After being hailed as “the bravest woman in Mexico” for becoming a 20-year-old female police chief in a town where drug cartels had beheaded her predecessor, Marisol Valles Garcia of drug-embattled Pradexis Guerrero apparently crossed the border and is seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her infant son. Local officials fired her on...
By Grace Bastidas | 07/10/2010 - 10:00 | 0 Comments
On June 26, Mexican crooner Sergio Vega, known as “El Shaka,” was gunned down in Sinaloa state, just hours before dismissing rumors that he had already been killed.
The 40-year-old is just one of at least seven musicians of the Grupero genre from south of the border who have been murdered in the past three years. They all sing...
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/21/2010 - 13:48 | 0 Comments
A prison in the northern Mexican state of Durango housing 2,025 inmates exploded in a wave of violence Wednesday morning, leaving at least 23 prisoners dead.
Officials aren’t sure what sparked the deadly riot between rival drug gangs, CNN reports, but it appeared...
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