CARTEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CARTEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58507817-68/cartel-leader-mexico-beltran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58507817-68/cartel-leader-mexico-beltran.html.csp">Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T08:36:12.034-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Top drug cartel captures or killings in recent years in Mexico: Oct. 9, 2014 • Mexican officials confirm arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, purported leader of Juarez cartel. Oct. 1, 2014 • Mexico announces capture of Hector Beltran Leyva, alleged head of the Beltran Leyva cartel. Authorities say Beltran Leyva, alias “The H” and “The Engineer,” assumed leadership of the group after his brother Arturo was killed in gunbattle with troops in 2009. Feb. 22, 2014 • Mexican and U.S. officials catch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585078172014-10-10T08:36:12.034-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-10T08:36:12.034-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58507817@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:36:12 MDT Mexico traffic checkpoint nets alleged head of Juarez Cartel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58507825-68/cartel-juarez-mexico-carrillo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58507825-68/cartel-juarez-mexico-carrillo.html.csp">Mexico traffic checkpoint nets alleged head of Juarez Cartel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER ORSI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T08:34:47.445-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 08:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Federal police used a seemingly routine traffic checkpoint to nab Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, the alleged drug cartel boss accused by Mexico’s government of turning the border city of Juarez into one of the deadliest places on the planet. Over the course of an 11-month investigation, agents identified two homes in the northern city of Torreon that Carrillo Fuentes was believed to have visited discreetly as well as a vehicle he used to get around town. They used that information to na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58507825@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:34:47 MDT Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454776-79/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454776-79/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp">Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T10:35:02.171-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ciudad Mier, Mexico • Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars’ worth of oil from pipelines. Figures released by Petroleos Mexicanos last week show the gangs are becoming more prolific and sophisticated. So far this year, thieves...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584547762014-09-25T10:35:02.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T10:35:02.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454776@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:35:02 MDT Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454614-68/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454614-68/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp">Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:40:24.597-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ciudad Mier, Mexico • Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars’ worth of oil from pipelines. Figures released by Petroleos Mexicanos last week show the gangs are becoming more prolific and sophisticated. So far this year, thieves...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454614@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:40:24 MDT