During the time that Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Loera was imprisoned in the maximum security prison of Puente Grande, in Jalisco, he coincided with Héctor Luis Palma Salazar 'El Güero Palma', his alleged right-hand man in his early days as a drug trafficker.
CRIMES AND SCANDAL IN MEXICO
This Sunday, the governor of Guanajuato, through his Twitter account, reported that José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, alias "El Marro", alleged criminal leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, was arrested.
The crime rate continues to rise throughout Mexico as cartels break up into smaller groups that compete fiercely for territory, yet only one state in the Republic, Guerrero, has at least 40 armed organizations, which represents the toughest test for President Andres Manuel's López Obrador promise to bring peace to the country without using military...
Crypto money was Oscar Brito's obsession. The young man traveled to Mexico to get started in a company that offered to buy cars in exchange for digital money, but he never returned. His murdered and dismembered body was found in a barren place in Mazatlan, Sinaloa.
Alleged members of organized crime killed six police officers and injured five others during an ambush on a southern Mexican highway, the Guerrero state government said Sunday.
The Jalisco State Attorney General's Office reported Saturday that at least 75 bags with human remains were found in clandestine graves located in the municipalities of Zapopan and Tlaquepaque. This was stated by prosecutor Gerardo Octavio Solis in a press conference.
Several points in Guanajuato, with Celaya as the epicenter, were taken over by violent criminal groups during the afternoon and night of this Saturday after the arrest of 26 alleged members of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel.
In January 2017, Bermúdez took on numerous cases involving major drug trafficking charges, including the extradition to the United States of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, the founder of the Sinaloa cartel, who was handed over to the United States months after the judge's murder.
The U.S. government warned of the threat posed by pirates to ships and oil facilities in the southern Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. State Department updated its travel alerts to include these assaults, which it says have occurred in Campeche Bay where armed criminal groups attack and steal commercial vessels and offshore oil platforms and supply ships.
Armed men killed a federal judge in Mexico on Tuesday. The gunmen killed his wife, too. So far, the authorities have reported their deaths and condemned them. No further details have been given. The attack occurred before noon at his home in the capital of Colima State, on the northwest coast of the country. The judge's name was Uriel Villegas...