Narco-banner in Puebla, signed in name of El Taliban
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Has Zetas Leader Joined Gulf Cartel to Fight Z-40?

Narco-banners have appeared across Mexico with messages implying that a top leader of the Zetas has rejoined the ranks of the Gulf Cartel, calling...
Mexican funeral wreath
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‘Knights Templar’ Threaten Mayor with Funeral Wreath

Mexican criminal group the Knights Templar reportedly left a flower wreath with a note reading "RIP" dedicated to a city mayor, in an act typical of the symbolic...
An alleged rapist crucified in Michoacan
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‘Knights Templar Crucify Alleged Rapist’

Reports that an alleged rapist was crucified in rural Michoacan, west Mexico, raise the question of whether the Knights Templar gang were responsible, as the...
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Knights Templar Leader Makes Rare Video Appearance

The leader of Mexico's Knights Templar gang, alias 'La Tuta,' has appeared in a rare video espousing his group's peaceful credentials and calling for the downfall...
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Why the Knights Templar Declared War on Zetas Leader

A banner hung by Mexican criminal group the Knights Templar declares their intention to persecute Zetas leader Miguel Angel Treviño, alias “Z-40.” Could this...
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How a South Mexican Town Rose up Against Drug Gangs

A report about a small Mexican town which defied powerful criminal groups offers a close-up portrait of the methods of the Familia Michoacana and Caballeros...
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Mexico Drug Gang Claims Pepsi Subsidiary Helped Govt Agents

The Caballeros Templarios, a drug gang based in west Mexico, left a series of public messages apologizing for arson attacks on a Mexico-based subsidiary of PepsiCo,...
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Knights Templar Raise Stakes, Target Big Business

Mexico's authorities blamed the Caballeros Templarios gang for several attacks against Sabritas, a PepsiCo subsidiary, in what may be one of the first major...
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In Mexico, 3 Gangs Battle for Control of Pacific State

Mexican authorities say that three different groups are currently fighting over Michoacan -- this could mean the state will see a lengthy, destabilizing conflict in...