Screen capture of a paramilitary group which vowed to "eliminate" the Zetas, reputedly Mexico's most violent drug gang, in a video posted on the Internet on July 27, 2011 several days after 49 bodies were found on the streets of Veracruz. The video, according to its creators, shows a group …

DEA: Mexican Cartels Remain Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to U.S.

Mexican drug cartels continue to be the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S., federal authorities stated in one of their latest reports. Federal agencies reported that drug cartels in Mexico continue to be the wholesale sources of drugs for street gangs that in turn push narcotics at the local level.

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PHOTOS: Fugitive Cartel-Linked Mexican Governor Enjoyed Life of Luxury

A former governor of Tamaulipas, Mexico, is finally expected to appear in a U.S. federal court after spending close to five years on the run from U.S. federal authorities. The cartel-connected governor will face a U.S. federal judge for his initial hearing in connection with 11 charges including drug trafficking and money laundering.

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Estados Unidos Solicita Extradición de Ex-Gobernador Mexicano Fugitivo Ligado Con Carteles

Más de tres meses después de que las autoridades estatales de Tamaulipas arrestaran a un exgobernador de ese estado por cargos de malversación, el Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos emitió formalmente una solicitud de extradición solicitando que el ex político sea enviado a Texas donde es buscado por lavado de dinero federal y cargos de fraude.

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U.S. Requests Extradition of Fugitive Mexican Cartel-Linked Governor

More than three months after Tamaulipas authorities arrested a former governor on embezzlement charges, the U.S. Department of State has formally issued an extradition request, asking that the politician be sent to Texas for federal money laundering and fraud charges.

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Mexican Governor Fighting U.S. Extradition for Cartel Case

The accused cartel-linked former governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas claimed in Italian court that he does not want to be extradited to the U.S. for multiple drug trafficking and money laundering charges. The politician faces allegations of being a surrogate of Mexico’s Gulf, Los Zetas, and Beltran Leyva Cartels.

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Top Cartel Leader Tried To Bribe His Way Out of Jail, Failed

One of the top figures with Mexico’s Beltran Leyva Cartel tried to bribe his way out of capture by offering $500,000 to state cops. In a rare turn of events Mexican authorities refused the bribe and slapped a pair of handcuffs on him.

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Pothead Mexican Mayor to Trump: ‘See You in Hell’

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — A Mexican mayor with a history of drug use and of having made a deal with organized crime, took to Twitter to speak out against Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump, saying that he will see him “in hell.”

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CONFIRMED: El Chapo’s Son Kidnapped in Mexico

Mexican authorities have revealed that the son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin El Chapo” Guzman may be among the group of men kidnapped from an upscale restaurant in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta.

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More Violence Expected After El Chapo’s Mom Robbed, Hometown Invaded

A Mexican drug cartel appears to be ready to go to war once more with the fearsome Sinaloa Cartel. The hostilities began in the most offensive way, the Beltran Leyva Cartel ransacked the home of Consuelo Loera Perez, the mother of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera.

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Mexican Cartel Execution in Dallas Brings Two Life Sentences

Two Mexican citizens have been convicted of having taken part in a cartel execution in a Dallas suburb earning them an automatic life sentence in federal prison. A third man connected to the execution had previously pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Handcuffs are seen on the hands of a twenty-year old 'Street Villains' gang member who was arrested by Los Angeles Police Department officers from the 77th Street division on April 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 77th Street division patrol the same neighborhood …

Mexican Cartel Assassination in Texas Will Finally See Justice

After almost three years, three cartel members will be going to trial this month on stalking and conspiracy to commit murder for hire charges in connection with a Mexican cartel assassination in the Dallas Suburb of Southlake.