Mexico

Mexican cartels ‘worse than ISIS’: massacre victims’ kin urge U.S. help

November 8, 2019

BAVISPE, Mexico (HeadlineNews) – Angry kin of nine American citizens massacred in a suspected gangland ambush in northern Mexico urged the government to accept U.S. help to destroy drug cartels that one grieving relative described as being “as bad or worse than ISIS.” Funerals of the three mothers and six children began to be held […]

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Killed American family may have been ‘bait’ in Mexican cartel fight: relatives

November 7, 2019

BAVISPE, Mexico (HeadlineNews) – The nine American women and children killed in northern Mexico were victims of a territorial dispute between an arm of the Sinaloa Cartel and a rival gang, officials said on Wednesday, and may have been used to lure one side into a firefight. Members of breakaway Mormon communities that settled in […]

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Brazil police arrest man said to be one of world’s most prolific human traffickers

November 1, 2019

SAO PAULO (HeadlineNews) – Brazilian federal police said they have arrested Saifullah Al-Mamun, born in Bangladesh and considered by authorities one of the world’s most prolific human traffickers. In an operation conducted on Thursday after collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Brazilian police arrested members of a group allegedly implicated in a large […]

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Over 40 skulls found at altar in den of Mexico cartel suspects

October 27, 2019

MEXICO CITY (HeadlineNews) – Police found more than 40 skulls, dozens of bones and a fetus in a glass jar next to an altar in the den of suspected drug traffickers in Mexico City during a raid this week, authorities said on Sunday. Four of the skulls were built into the altar in the central […]

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UAW turns to Ford after GM workers approve new contract

October 25, 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The United Auto Workers union said on Friday it has chosen Ford Motor Co (F.N) as the next U.S. automaker the union will negotiate with after workers at General Motors Co (GM.N) approved a new contract deal. The UAW said 57% of hourly workers at GM voted to approve the deal to […]

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UAW turns to Ford after GM workers approve new contract

October 25, 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The United Auto Workers union said on Friday it has chosen Ford Motor Co (F.N) as the next U.S. automaker the union will negotiate with after workers at General Motors Co (GM.N) approved a new contract deal. The UAW said 57% of hourly workers at GM voted to approve the deal to […]

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Mexico’s Murderous Super Cartel CJNG Is Winning the ‘Narco Game of Thrones’

October 19, 2019

VALLECITOS DE ZARAGOZA, Mexico—There is only one hotel still open in this cartel-besieged town and I am the only guest in it. The former owner of the Sierra Inn here in western Mexico’s Guerrero state is a local businessman and political candidate who was run off the road and shot to death by sicarios [hitmen] […]

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Mexico military police halt migrant caravan on its way to U.S.

October 12, 2019

HUEHUETAN, Mexico (HeadlineNews) – Mexico’s military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2,000 migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America, hours after they embarked toward the United States, according to HeadlineNews witnesses. Agents of the National Migration Institute (INM) detain a migrant during an operation by the National […]

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