Latest Juárez Cartel Stories

2010-10-17 09:15:00

Ciudad Juarez, the notorious Mexican border city at the heart of a wave of brutal drug violence, is home to thousands of drug addicts, and the number continues to climb.

2009-04-11 08:00:00

The warring drug cartels along Mexico’s border region have begun spreading their violence from the streets to the internet, as drug bosses post brags, threats and gruesome videos to chat rooms and websites.

2005-11-21 20:06:52

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has captured the financial masterminded of the infamous Juarez drug cartel, a low-key surgeon who ran a multimillion-dollar smuggling network like a modern business, the government said on Monday.

2005-09-27 12:46:23

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a federal drug prosecutor in this industrial city, the latest in a surge of shootings linked to organized crime in northern Mexico, police said on Tuesday.

2005-09-08 07:20:00

When the Mexican customs light blinked red at the border crossing with the United States, the driver of the white Chrysler van panicked, put his foot on the gas pedal and made a dash south for Tijuana.

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.

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.

2005-07-05 04:03:35

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico believes it may havecaptured Vicente Carrillo, boss of the powerful Juarez drugcartel, in what would be a major victory in a war on drug gangsresponsible for an explosion of violence on the U.S. border.

2005-07-04 19:55:29

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico believes it has capturedVicente Carrillo, boss of the powerful Juarez drug cartel, in amajor victory in a war on drug gangs responsible for anexplosion of violence on the U.S. border.

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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.