Five killed in grocery store shooting

ACAPULCO, MEXICO – An armed attack in Acapulco on Thursday left five people dead and another injured, marking the latest in a string of violent incidents in the beleaguered resort city. The attack took place at a grocery store within a handicrafts market near the city’s main tourist avenue, according to the Guerrero state prosecutor’s office. The victims, four men and a woman, were found dead at the scene, while one more individual was wounded. …

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High-ranking cartel member captured and extradited to the U.S.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – A high-ranking member of the Sinaloa cartel, known as ‘El Nini,’ has been extradited to the United States, marking a significant victory in the ongoing battle against the fentanyl epidemic. Néstor Isidro Pérez Salas, who had been one of America’s most-wanted criminals, now faces charges in the U.S. for his alleged involvement in the fentanyl trade and other violent crimes. In a statement on Saturday, President Joe Biden praised the collaboration …

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Massive manhunt for Gangster after murderous prison break

PARIS, FR – A large-scale search operation is currently in progress in France, following the audacious escape of a notorious criminal known as “The Fly,” during a prison transfer on Tuesday. The escape, orchestrated by an armed group who ambushed the prison convoy, resulted in the death of two guards. Mohamed Amra, the fugitive in question, managed to evade capture when armed individuals intercepted the prison van transporting him. The assailants used a vehicle to …

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Miss Ecuador Beauty Queen killed by gunmen after sharing location on Instagram post

QUEVEDO, ECUADOR – A former Miss Ecuador contestant and well-known social media influencer, Landy Párraga, was tragically killed in a restaurant after sharing a meal photo on Instagram. The 23-year-old’s post of an octopus ceviche inadvertently led armed men to her location. Authorities are currently investigating Párraga’s murder, amid rumors that the hit was ordered by the widow of a notorious drug trafficker, Leandro Norero, with whom Párraga allegedly had an affair. Her death occurred …

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Young female Mayor and Director found shot to death

SAN VICENTE, ECUADOR – A wave of shock and grief has swept across Ecuador following the discovery of the country’s youngest-ever mayor, Brigitte Garcia, shot dead in a car on Sunday. Garcia, 27, and her communications director, Jairo Loor, were found lifeless in the province of Manabi, triggering a nationwide investigation by the national police. The rented vehicle, equipped with a GPS tracking system, appears to have been the scene of the crime, with initial …

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Five people killed in drive-by shooting

CEIBA, PR – The tranquility of the eastern coastal town of Ceiba, Puerto Rico, was shattered when a drive-by shooting took five lives, leading to the temporary closure of a local highway, as reported by the police on Tuesday. In the horrifying event, three individuals were found lifeless inside a pickup truck riddled with bullets. Another victim was discovered on the adjacent pavement, while the fifth victim lost his life battling injuries at a nearby …

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Alleged boss of multi-decade criminal enterprise faces trial

HONOLULU, HI – A high-profile Honolulu businessman, Michael Miske Jr., is in the eye of a legal storm, accused of spearheading an extensive criminal conspiracy, prosecutors reveal. The charges range from directing drug money through dummy corporations to masterminding the brutal torture and murder of his late son’s closest friend in a twisted plot of revenge. The federal trial for Miske, who is charged with racketeering, kicked off with jury selection on Monday. The trial …

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International manhunt for trafficker implicated in assassination

GUAYAQUIL, EC – An international manhunt has been initiated by Ecuadorian authorities following the disappearance of an inmate, dubbed as “the most-wanted prisoner,” from a maximum-security prison in Guayaquil. The inmate, Jose Adolfo Macias, also known as “Fito,” is the reputed leader of the notorious Los Choneros criminal organization. He was serving a 34-year sentence for serious crimes, including drug trafficking and murder. Macias was implicated in the murder of Fernando Villavicencio, a presidential candidate …

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Twelve killed in holiday party massacre

SALVATIERRA, MX – A devastating attack on a holiday gathering in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato resulted in the death of twelve individuals, as reported by Mexican officials. The incident occurred early Sunday in the town of Salvatierra when an armed faction targeted attendees of a posada, a festive event traditionally celebrated in the days leading up to Christmas. The state attorney general’s office took to the social media platform X, formerly known as …

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Drug trafficker sentenced to 17 years for smuggling cocaine and meth

Nelson Alexander Flores, a 52-year-old leader of the notorious MS-13 and Mexican Mafia gangs, was handed a sentence exceeding 17 years in federal prison in the United States last week. The sentencing came after prosecutors revealed that Flores was instrumental in the distribution of over 100 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine monthly for the international street and prison gang. From 2018 to May 2020, Flores, who hails from Tijuana, Mexico, and is known by multiple …

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