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Brazil police say major drug cartel dismantled

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 05:58

Brazilian police has said they had dismantled a massive drug cartel with operations in 30 countries and sales of at least USD 2.3 million a week.

Mexican vigilantes kill 5, demobilisation begins

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 02:18

Five suspected drug cartel supporters are dead after vigilantes fighting the Knights Templar cartel in western Mexico engaged in a shootout with them on the outskirts of one of the cartel`s last strongholds.

Mexico frees 179 kidnapped Central America migrants

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:11

Mexican troops have freed 179 undocumented Central America migrants bound for the United States, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:50

Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members.

Police capture Mexican cartel boss in Guatemala

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 07:44

Guatemala City: A Guatemalan man suspected of being a boss of Mexico`s Zetas drug cartel was captured by police Monday in northern Guatemala, Government Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said.

Mexico kills Knights Templar drug cartel leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 16:15

Mexican marines killed a leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel on Monday, three weeks after the cult-like gang`s top chief was gunned down, officials said.

Mexico seizes 6 planes in Sinaloa cartel`s base

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 03:36

Mexican marines have seized six small planes and detained three suspects with guns and drugs on a ranch in a western state where the government recently nabbed Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Mexican reporter threatened for story: Daughters

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 05:28

The daughters of a reporter slain in the Mexican state of Veracruz told authorities that a woman angered by one of his stories had threatened to have a drug cartel kill him.

Chilling note found alongside severed heads in Mexico

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 05:38

A chilling note was found alongside the heads and dismembered bodies of four people Thursday in the Mexican state of Michoacan where vigilantes are battling a drug cartel.

Mexico forces in deadly clash with vigilantes

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 07:31

Mexican government moved in to quell violence between vigilantes and drug cartel in Michoacan but campaign turned deadly with confrontation between soldiers and civilians who were unarmed.

International drug cartel busted by Delhi Police

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 19:32

An international drug cartel was smashed by the Special Cell of Delhi Police with the arrest of three of its members and recovery of nine kg of heroin with street value of Rs 30 crore.

US charges Mexican ex-governor with helping drug cartel

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 10:24

US prosecutors have unveiled criminal charges against a former Mexican governor accused of helping drug smugglers operate freely in his state in exchange for millions of dollars in bribes.