Mexican authorities captured the suspected leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the nation’s most- hunted drug traffickers for whose arrest the U.S. had been offering a $5 million reward.
Mexican marines killed an alleged drug cartel leader known as “Tony the Storm,” a move that may cause violence to intensify in northeastern Mexico as drug gangs fight over shipping routes to the U.S.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. was accused by the buyers of its laboratory furniture factory in Reynosa, Mexico, of failing to disclose that the plant was “under siege” by the Gulf Cartel.
Oil shale drillers in Texas have had to contend with environmental opposition and soaring costs. A few miles south of the border in Mexico, Angel Torrez and co- workers duck gunfire sprayed from drug traffickers.
The bank, now a unit of Wells Fargo, leads a list of firms that have moved dirty money for Mexico’s narcotics cartels--helping a $39 billion trade that has killed more than 22,000 people since 2006.
Mexican authorities captured an alleged leader and founder of a gang accused of massacring migrants and engaging in shootouts on the streets of Monterrey, the country’s wealthiest city.
Mexican police said they captured one of the country’s most wanted criminals, a Texas-born drug trafficker known as “La Barbie” for his blonde hair and fair complexion.
Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez said that 30,196 people have been killed in drug-related violence nationwide since President Felipe Calderon took office four years ago.