MEXICO-DRUG WAR: Head of Beltrán Leyva drug cartel was granted an injunction in his appeal against extradition due to technicalities involving a failure to follow due process
MEXICO-CORRUPTION: "It's a decision the Italian authorities will have to evaluate and make"
MEXICO-DRUG WAR: "The suspect was arrested without incident on Wednesday morning by Mexican authorities in cooperation with U.S. authorities"
MEXICO-CORRUPTION: Tomás Yarrington, ex-governor of Tamaulipas state, was accused in 2013 by a federal grand jury in Texas of taking millions of dollars in bribes from the Gulf Cartel and other traffickers
MEXICO-CARTELS: Beltrán Leyva was arrested by Mexican special forces in early 2008 in what his brothers reportedly believed to be a sell-out by the rival Sinaloa gang
MEXICO-DRUG WAR: Well over 100,000 people have died in drug-related violence in Mexico over the last decade
MEXICO-DRUG WAR: The Mexican army hopes to gain more credit at home and abroad for its work
MEXICO-VIOLENCE: Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, “Don Neto” was released from prison and placed under house arrest in 2016 due to poor health and age
MEXICO-CORRUPTION: Edgar Veytia, 46, was arrested earlier this week after U.S. border agents stopped him and ran his name as he tried to enter the United States from Mexico
“If a lawyer happened to be a member of the Sinaloa Cartel he would be able to have access to classified evidence and travel outside the U.S. with this knowledge.”