The deputy minister of rural development in Bolivia organized a tour of quinoa growing communities in the departments of La Paz, Oruro and Potosi to raise awareness of the potential of this crop both in consumption and in its production.
Alfredo Aleman Narvaez, aka El Comandante Aleman, a leader of 'Los Zezas' drug cartel in San Luis Potosi state, was arrested by the army in Fresnillo as a result of a military intelligence operation. Mexico City, Mexico. 17th November 2011
Considered the number 3 of the criminal group "Los Zetas", Luis Jesús Sarabia Ramón aka, Pepito or Z.-44, is arrested on a mixed operation with the Navy, Mexican Army and Nuevo Leon Civil Force in Nuevo Leon State, Mexico City, 13th January 2012
Huichol native American people protested in front of President Felipe Calderon's residence, demanding respect for their sacred and protected areas from a planned mining project in the state of San Luis de Potosi. Mexico. 27th October 2011
Amongst the celebrations of the Festival of the Lunes del Cerro, the State Government and the National Mezcal industry organisation opened the XIV Mezcal Fair, with over 50 companies exhibiting their products. Mexico. 23rd July 2011
Ivan Velazquez Caballero aka "Z-50" and / or "L-50" and / or "Taliban", an alleged former member and leader of the criminal organization "Los Zetas", and current ally of the Gulf Cartel arrested in the city of San Luis Potosi Mexico.
The Mexican Army arrested Gregorio Villanueva Salas(aka) "Piracy Czar", member of the criminal organization "Los Zetas" responsible for attacks in schools, media and military installations in the City of Matamoros Tamaulipas.
El Viceministerio de desarrollo rural organizo la primer salida de la Ruta de la Quinua el dia 8 de marzo por las localidades y comunidades situadas en distintas zonas del pais. Bolivia impulsa al Grano de oro debido al año internacional de la quinua