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Mexico captures leader of brutal drugs cartel
Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as "Z-40", accused of mass killings, drug-running and extortion.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2013 19:33 GMT
Timeline: Mexico's drug war politics
With more than 60,000 dead since 2006, Mexico's drug violence shows no signs of abating.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 07:05 GMT
Mexico arrests 'Gulf drug cartel leader'
Man said to be Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords, arrested and presented to public.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2012 01:16 GMT
Mexican jail chiefs sacked after deadly riot
Dismissal follows violence at Apodaca prison where one drug cartel killed 44 members of its rival gang before escaping.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2012 20:12 GMT
'Zetas drug-cartel boss' captured in Mexico
Police catch alleged high-ranking leader of the Zetas drug gang amid continuing violence in northern Nuevo Leon region.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2011 05:18 GMT
Scores rescued from Mexican drug gang
Army discovers up to 61 men in a safe house after a security sweep in the northern border city of Piedras Negras.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2011 00:01 GMT
Deaths in Mexico prison fight
Twenty inmates are killed in a long, bloody battle between prisoners in a prison facility close to the US border.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 00:56 GMT
Timeline: Mexico's war on drugs
More than 28,000 people have died in drug-related violence since a crackdown was declared on cartels in late 2006.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2010 07:05 GMT
Tropical storm hits Mexico
Tropical Storm Hermine, which slammed into northeastern Mexico, can trigger deadly flooding and tornadoes.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2010 03:35 GMT
Violence surges in Mexico
Mayor kidnapped and more than a dozen killed across several Mexican states.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2010 01:59 GMT
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