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Trading Violins For Guns: Combating Cartel Violence

Efrain has set aside his violin and picked up a rifle. This man is a man who once prided himself on entertaining audiences as a mariachi singer in the Mexican state of Michoacan. Now Efrain driven by hopes of avenging …

Mexico Prison Stormed By Gunmen, Nine Dead
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An exchange of gunfire occurred on Friday at a prison in Guerrero, Mexico. Six men disguised as police officers commuted to the facility in a stolen pickup truck and pretended to transport an inmate. Once inside the doors of the …

Zetas Leader Captured, Probably Won’t Reduce Cartel Violence

Zetas Leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was recently captured in Mexico. His arrest is a major win against the drug cartels that have terrorized Mexico for the past few years. It’s being reported that Morales was arrested when Mexican Marines …

49 Headless Bodies: Mexico’s Grisly Discovery
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In gruesome news out of Mexico today, authorities found the mutilated bodies of 49 victims dumped on the highway leading to Texas from San Juan over the weekend and are calling it “drug related”, as the spray-painted tag “100% Zeta” …

In Mexico, Tweeting About Drug Cartels Can Be Fatal In Mexico, Tweeting About Drug Cartels Can Be Fatal
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Twitter, for all its various criticisms, has been proven to be an effective message carrier, especially for citizens looking for social change. The events in areas like Egypt, Syria, Libya, as well as the explosive use during the Japanese earthquakes …