Tag: Narcoterrorism

ELN kills 7 soldiers in Colombia

Colombian media reported on Sunday that suspected guerrillas from the National Liberation Army (ELN) killed seven soldiers in an ambush in north-west Colombia.

FARC to execute 47 guerrillas for hostage rescue

Colombian army commander General Oscar Gonzales announced on Wednesday that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) commander “Mono Jojoy” ordered the execution of 47 guerrillas from FARC’s 7th Front who were in charge of guarding the four hostages rescued by…

Traffic report – Battling Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel

Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel has won a long-standing conflict with the rival Juárez Cartel for control of the border town of Ciudad Juárez, allowing it to control lucrative trafficking routes into the United States, a US intelligence agent told the press…

Three killed as Jamaicans clash over drug lord

(Reuters) – Police clashed with gunmen in a Kingston slum for the second straight day on Monday, after at least three people were killed in violence linked to an alleged Jamaican drug lord who faces extradition to the United States.

Nine killed in shootouts on Mexican border

At least nine people, including two police officers and seven criminals, were killed in two separate gun battles between security forces and armed attackers in two Mexican states along the US border, Mexican authorities said on Thursday.

Cartel Papers Show Bribes to Mexican Authorities

MEXICO CITY (NYTimes)— Internal documents from one of Mexico’s largest and most profitable drug trafficking cartels help explain why the group’s leader remains at large, nearly a decade after he boldly escaped from a maximum-security prison by hiding in a laundry…

6 FARC rebels killed, 18 captured

The Colombian military officials announced that army troops killed six and captured 18 guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in central west of the country on Sunday.

Concern mounts in Spain over ETA presence in Venezuela

Madrid (Deutsche Presse)- Concern is mounting in Spain over allegations that Venezuela is protecting members of the militant Basque separatist group ETA who are living in the Latin American country.

Mexico/Organised crime: Six hotel guests kidnapped by gunmen

At least 6 people, including an American woman, have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from two hotels in downtownMonterrey, Nuevo Leon state, early on Wednesday. About 50 gunmen stormed into the Holiday Inn and Hotel Mision and took the hostages away, said a…