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Thursday morning a plan to try to capture Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, better known as ” El Mencho ”, was launched by military forces in Mexico, which led to the blockade of federal highway 200 in Tomatlan, located about 100 kilometers south of Puerto Vallarta. Bridges and roads of most of the towns in the area...
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US announces 15 indictments against Mexican drug cartel
The Justice Department announced 15 indictments against members of one of Mexico’s largest drug cartels on Tuesday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions unveiled the charges against members of Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, or CJNG, which is accused of trafficking tons of cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl-laced heroin into the U.S. The announcement comes a day after Sessions...
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Authorities say they have found 16 bodies, including those of two women, in a clandestine burial pit in western Mexico. The bodies were found in a pit in a vacant lot in Tonala, on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara in Jalisco state. A Jalisco state official who was not authorized to be quoted...
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Rosalinda Gonzalez
Mexican authorities have released on bail the wife of one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, Nemesio Oseguera, boss of the powerful Jalisco New Generation Cartel, local media reported late on Friday. Rosalinda Gonzalez, who in May was arrested on organized crime and money laundering charges, was freed from prison late on Thursday in...
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials unveiled some additional strategies in combating Mexican drug cartels Wednesday in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government, military and federal police, who said one priority was to capture the leader of the increasingly powerful Jalisco New Generation Cartel. A joint news conference with the officials side by side was...
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On May 1, 2015, the Federal Government implemented Operation Jalisco, which is intended to dismantle the New Generation Jalisco Cartel and capture its leader Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho”, neither of the two main objectives has been achieved three years since the deployment of federal forces in the entity, on the contrary, with the...
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Elements of the state prosecutor’s office arrested 19 people in Puerto Vallarta and dismantled a cell that was dedicated to recruiting members for the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel. These subjects are also involved with a network of fuel thieves, narcomenudeo, kidnappings and extortion. It all started after relatives of a 17-year-old boy reported his disappearance....
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puerto vallarta
In addition to the arrest of former Vera Cruz deputy Xochitl Tress in Puerto Vallarta on Sunday, July 31, other “celebrities” of entertainment, business, terrorism and drug trafficking have been captured in this tourist destination. In June of 2003 the American bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman traveled to Mexico to catch Andrew Luster, heir to...
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In barely four years, a little-known criminal gang has grown to challenge the world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, for domination of the Mexican underworld, unleashing a new tide of violence. Once minions of Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel, traffickers of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) have turned on their former masters, seizing...
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Mexico’s government on Monday dismissed the head of federal police, Enrique Galindo, after a recent report that detailed grave human rights abuses by officers serving under him. Earlier in August, an investigation by Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission concluded that some 22 suspected drug gang members were “arbitrarily executed” in a confrontation with federal police...
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vallarta cartel
The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) announced the arrest of three people and the dismantling of a criminal cell that operated for Jalisco New Generation Cartel Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. The PGR reported that the operation was conducted in coordination with the Mexican Army and Federal Police and ended in the arrest of three alleged members of...
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puerto vallarta cartel
A public recruitment drive by a Mexican drug cartel using fliers promising high wages and good benefits reflects the expanding power of the gang, experts said Friday. The recruitment fliers advertised jobs as security guards or bodyguards under the name of a fake company, and promised good benefits, a Christmas bonus and “growth in the...
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jalisco cartel
State prosecutor in Jalisco says authorities broke up a fake private security company in Puerto Vallarta that was used to recruit for a drug cartel. Jalisco state prosecutor, Jesus Eduardo Almaguer, said 13 people were arrested, including a U.S. woman who allegedly led the recruitment effort from the Pacific resort of Puerto Vallarta. Jalisco Cartel...
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Mexico City (AFP) – Mexican federal forces have arrested the son of the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel’s leader, an official said Tuesday, dealing a blow to a gang that has violently defied authorities. It is the second time that authorities arrest Ruben Oseguera, the son of Nemesio “El Mencho” Oseguera, as he was released...
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At least eight people died in a shootout between Mexican federal police and suspected gang members in the troubled western state of Jalisco, a government official said on Tuesday. The gunfight took place on Monday in the municipality of Villa Purificacion, where members of the Jalisco New Generation (JNG) cartel shot down an army helicopter...
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