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2005-07-14 20:42:17

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican man jailed last year for murdering eight women in a notoriously violent city on the U.S. border was freed on Thursday when a judge said there was insufficient evidence for his conviction. Victor Garcia Uribe was sentenced to 50 years in prison in October for the rape and murder of eight women in Ciudad Juarez -- just over the border from El Paso, Texas -- where more than 340 women have been stabbed, strangled and bludgeoned to death over the past 12 years....

2005-07-06 17:10:17

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A middle-aged man arrested on a weekend trip to a shopping mall has thrown Mexico's war on drugs into confusion, with police unsure if he is a top drug baron or just an innocent architect as relatives say. The attorney-general's office said on Wednesday it had witnesses who swore the mustachioed man, detained on a tip-off, was Vicente Carrillo, boss of the Juarez cartel. That would be a major victory for President Vicente Fox's battle against...

2005-07-05 17:06:42

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A man arrested in Mexico and firstbelieved to be Vicente Carrillo, boss of the powerful Juareznarcotics cartel, is really a well-known architect and not thenotorious drug lord, his family said on Tuesday. The capture of Carrillo, one of Mexico's biggest drugbarons and listed as one of the U.S. Drug EnforcementAdministration's top 10 major international fugitives, would bean important victory in a war on drug gangs responsible for anexplosion of violence on the U.S....