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B. 2016-05-07 Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to jail near US border Ciudad Juarez, North Mexico
2. 2016-04-21 President Pena Nieto proposes relaxing marijuana laws Mexico
3. 2016-02-13 Pope condemns Mexico 'drugs cancer' National Palace, Mexico
E. 2015-10-22 Mexican police find Tijuana-San Diego drugs tunnel Tijuana, North Mexico
2015-07-12 Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break Altiplano jail, Mexico
G. 2015-04-17 Drug violence gun battles rock Mexican border city Reynosa, North Mexico
H. 2015-02-27 Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
I. 2014-10-09 Mexico 'arrests drug baron Carrillo' Torreon, North Mexico

Drug violence gun battles rock Mexican border city. North Mexico Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held   Mexican police have captured the country's most wanted drug lord, Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel Mexico 'arrests drug baron Carrillo'   North Mexico: Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, the alleged leader of the Juarez drug cartel has been arrested, government sources say Mexico arrests drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva Map of San Miguel de Allende Mexico  The Mexican authorities say they have captured the head of a drug crime syndicate ABL, Hector Beltran Leyva 'Long-dead Mexico drug lord killed' US to seek Guzman's extradition. Washington Mexico's 'Shorty' Joaquin Guzman arrested Map of Sinaloa Mexico
Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to US  New York: The leader of the Sinaloa cartel has been extradited to the US, the Mexican governments announced on Thursday Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to jail near US border   North Mexico: Mexico has transferred the convicted drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, to a prison close to the border with the US President Pena Nieto proposes relaxing marijuana laws  Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has proposed legalising marijuana for medical purposes and easing limits for personal use of the drug Pope condemns Mexico 'drugs cancer' Mexican police find Tijuana-San Diego drugs tunnel. North Mexico Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break Map of Altiplano jail Mexico

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  Guzman, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', used an elaborate tunnel to break out of a maximum security prison, officials say

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  North Mexico: One of the world's most wanted drug barons, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', has been arrested. He was the leader of the Sinaloa cartel


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  North Mexico: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as 'Z-40', head of the brutal Zetas drug cartel, has been captured, according to the Mexican government
Apr.5 Mexico memorial for drug war victims

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Oct.9 Mexican drug lord's death hailed
Oct.8 Los Zetas drug lord 'may be dead' Map of Coahuila Mexico
  North Mexico: Top Los Zetas drug cartel leader Heriberto Lazcano has apparently been killed in a shootout in northern Mexico, the country's navy says
Sep.27 Mexican navy: Zetas leader captured. North Mexico Sep.12 Mexico Gulf cartel 'leader' held   North Mexico: Jorge Eduardo Costilla, a suspected senior leader of Mexico's Gulf drug cartel in the northern state of Tamaulipas, has been arrested

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Jun.21 Top cartel leader captured
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  Federal police captured Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas, a.k.a. 'The Monkey,' in an operation in the state of Aguascalientes

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Dec.11 'Spiritual leader' of cartel slained   Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, killed in clashes with Mexican authorities, used religion to recruit criminals and strengthen his stronghold Nov.5 Senior drug lord Cardenas shot dead
Map of Matamoros Mexico  North Mexico: Ezequiel Cardenas, a leader of Mexico's powerful Gulf drug cartel, has been shot dead by security forces in a town near the US border Sep.12 Drug kingpin 'El Grande' captures
Map of Puebla Mexico  North Mexico: Mexican marines have captured Sergio Villarreal, an alleged top leader of the Beltran Leyva cartel, who is known to Mexican officials as 'El Grande' Sep.2 Clash 'leaves 27 drug cartel gunmen dead'
Map of Tamaulipas Mexico  North Mexico: The Mexican army says it has killed 27 suspected drug cartel gunmen in a clash near the US border Aug.30 Mexico arrests trafficker Valdez  Mexican police have arrested top drug trafficker Edgar Valdez, a US citizen also known as Barbie, linked to the Beltran Leyva drug cartel Aug.3 Drug war toll since 2006 exceeds 28,000  More than 28,000 people have died in drug violence in Mexico since President Calderon took office and stepped up the fight against organized crime Jul.29 Military 'kills' drug lord Ignacio Coronel Map of Guadalajara Mexico  The government says security forces have killed Ignacio 'Nacho' Coronel, a top member of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel Jul.16 Drug gang 'use car bomb'. North Mexico Mar.16 Calderon seeks US help on drugs war. North Mexico

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Dec.16 Top drug cartel leader killed
Nov.12 U.N. troops sought in drug cartel fight. North Mexico Oct.22 US raids hit Mexican drug cartel  USA: More than 300 people have been arrested in a series of drug raids targeting La Familia cartel operating in the US Jul.17 Mexico boosts security in Michoacan state May.26 Secret raids ensnare 10 mayors Mar.25 Clinton admits US blame on drugs Mar.24 Obama to beef up Mexico border policy  Washington: The administration is sending hundreds of extra federal agents and new crime-fighting equipment to the border Mar.17 Bloody war crossing U.S. border. U.S. Senate Mar.6 Troops into city stricken by drug war. North Mexico Feb.4 New antidrug chief survives one day. Yucatan Jan.24 Cartel 'stewmaker': 'dissolved 300 bodies'

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Dec.14 Soldiers kill drug traffickers

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