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This afternoon the bullets were once again flying over my city, as Mexican Army soldiers captured the JEFE DE PLAZA of the Zetas in Monterrey Héctor Luna “El Tori” (short for Hector), along with other collaborators in an operation in the city’s northeastern sector. (more…)

June 9th, 2010 | Comments (33)

Mexican Drug War Intel Report: Over 22,000 Dead, Police Detain 27% of the Zetas' Foot Soldiers, Open Hunting Season On Cops...

Hey there drug war fans, I got some statistics to throw your way. While you gringos pay attention to the unemployment rate and foreclosure statistics, we here in Mexico track the national kill count—how many people died, who suffered the…

April 14th, 2010 | Comments (26)

Literature on Mexico's Drug War You Can Read, Sort Of

Today’s Topic: In semi-praise of Down by the River. Statement of the Grand Inquisitor: As we have ruled earlier, there are few good books. Down by the River by Charles Bowden, a meandering and disorganized collection of facts, soundbites and…

January 21st, 2009 | Comments (17)