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Mexico arrests alleged son of drug lord

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 08:25

Mexican federal police on Saturday captured a 22 year-old man who identified himself as the son of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez Martinez, leader of the Knights Templar cartel, officials said.

Three linked to Mexican drug lord tunnel out of prison

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:06

Three prisoners linked to jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped from prison through a tunnel, officials said Thursday.

Mexico confirms killing of `dead` drug capo

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 16:38

A Mexican drug lord said to have been killed more than three years ago has been shot dead in a clash with authorities, officials said.

Mexico probes possible death of `dead` drug lord

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 03:21

Mexican authorities are investigating whether a man killed in a shootout with federal forces Sunday was in fact a drug capo said to have been killed more than three years ago.

Mexico arrests son of drug lord for extortion

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 01:23

Mexican police on Thursday said they have arrested a man who identified himself as the son of notorious drug lord Servando Gomez, the leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel.

In Mexico, 2,000 protest for drug lord`s release

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 11:55

Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting "release him" following his weekend arrest.

Mexican drug lord moves to block US extradition

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 13:10

Mexico`s powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sought Monday to prevent any extradition bid by the United States, where he faces charges for smuggling massive amounts of cocaine.

US drone, phone taps used to hunt Mexican drug lord

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:32

US authorities announced plans to seek the extradition of Mexico`s most powerful drug lord after his capture in a US-backed operation that included a drone, cellphone intercepts and elite Mexican marines.

Mexico kingpin`s arrest a victory that may fuel violence

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 16:15

Mexico`s government scored a huge victory with the capture of the country`s most wanted drug lord but the cartels will remain a powerful force and could unleash a fresh wave of violence as they fight for control of his turf.

Drug lord handed death penalty for killing 13 Chinese sailors

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 06, 2012, 15:12

A Myanmar drug lord and three of his subordinates were sentenced to death by a court in Southern China for the murder of 13 Chinese sailors

Mexico arrests drug lord `El Taliban`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 18:33

Mexican law enforcement authorities have arrested drug kingpin Ivan Velazquez Caballero, dealing a serious blow to the nation`s biggest drug cartel, Los Zetas.

Jamaican drug lord sentenced to 23 years in NY

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 10:21

Christopher "Dudus" Coke was captured in Jamaica in 2010 after a bloody siege of his stronghold in a slum left more than 70 dead.