Tagged: Cartel La Familia Michoacana

Since one year, Michoacán disclaims from the triple disappearance in Paracho

Families of the three youths abducted a year ago in Michoacán, criticize the lack of results from investigations by the state authorities, saying that it has protected organized crime groups. JULY 22, 2013 Paris Martinez (@ paris_martinez) www.animalpolitico.com As Sunday came to a close in the town of Paracho, Michoacán,…

Paracho Drug lords could have abducted the three MC activists

Mexico: Missing youths have not returned to Michoacán. PGJE officials refuse to assist their parents. Martin Equihua, correspondent Paracho, September 9. – “Jesus Padilla, commander of the State Attorney General, told us about eight days ago that the problem originated in the Santa Fe hotel bar, with “el Güero” and…

Mexico election: Drugs war in spotlight in Michoacan

By Will Grant BBC News, Michoacan There is an area of western Mexico called Tierra Caliente. The name is a reference to the soporific and oppressive heat in the region. But in this part of the world, caliente can also mean “dangerous” as well as “hot”. Unfortunately, for many residents…

Drug cartel violence drives Mexico’s troops to once tranquil towns

By Lauren Villagran, Correspondent / August 17, 2012 The Mexican government has dispatched 15,000 troops, and some are headed to places that used to be considered a refuge from the drug-related violence wracking much of the country. It’s hard to imagine military convoys rolling over the cobblestone colonial streets of…