A three-judge panel delivered guilty verdicts on several counts after a two-week trial in Juarez, which in recent years has been the deadliest zone in Mexico amid spiraling drug violence. President Felipe Calderon set off national outrage when he referred to the victims of the Jan. He backpedaled after it turned out they were promising students and athletes. The attack remains one of the most horrifying episodes since Calderon launched a government offensive against drug cartels in December
For the first time, Mexican victims of crimes tied to the botched Operation Fast and Furious are being identified, including teenagers killed in a massacre. A new report finds dozens of weapons recovered in Mexico have been connected with the ill-fated and ill-conceived anti-gunrunning program. While some Mexican authorities estimate of their citizens have been injured or killed by Fast and Furious guns, little has been known about those weapons south of the U. Through the Mexican Freedom of Information Act, Spanish-language network Univision and Fox News obtained a list of , weapons recovered in Mexico in and The guns were then compared with the serial numbers of the 2, guns sold in Fast and Furious.
'Furious' guns tied to 2010 Juarez massacre, other murders in Mexico
A 14th victim died in the hospital late Saturday night. A year-old girl was the youngest of the dead, who included several older teenagers. A 9-year-old boy was wounded.
Gunmen killed at least 17 people Sunday in the city of Torreon. The Mexico birthday party massacre reminiscent of the killing of teens at a party in Cuidad Juarez in February. Has narco-terrorism arrived in Mexico?