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GRAPHIC: 74 Killed in Weeks-Long Cartel War near Texas Border

The raging cartel war for control of this city resulted in at least 74 officially-counted murders. Many more victims have been incinerated just south of the Texas border. In early May, Breitbart Texas began reporting on rival factions of the Gulf Cartel fighting for control of this border city. The continuing conflicts resulted in convoys of cartel gunmen roaming the streets looking for their rivals.

Mexican Army Captures Knights Templar Cartel Boss

Mexican authorities captured the top leader of the Knights Templar Cartel after a brief firefight in the Mexican state of Michoacan. The kingpin was previously arrested in 2016 with more than two dozen gunmen but bribed officials to secure a release.

EXCLUSIVA — Cartel Mexicano Roba a Viajeros Regresando de Viajes en Texas

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – Hombres armados del Cártel del Golfo han estado cazando a turistas que regresan a Nuevo León después de haber viajado a las ciudades fronterizas de McAllen y Mission. Los robos de carreteras han sucedido en la ciudad fronteriza mexicana de Reynosa, Tamaulipas; sin embargo, los turistas no reportan los crímenes hasta que llegan al estado de Nuevo León.

EXCLUSIVE — Mexican Cartel Robbing Travelers Returning from Texas

MONTERREY, Nuevo León — Gunmen from Mexico’s Gulf Cartel are targeting tourists returning to Nuevo Leon from the Texas border cities of McAllen and Mission. The highway robberies are taking place in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas; however, the victims are not reporting incidents until they reach Nuevo León.

Mexican Cartel Stashed Guns, Drugs Under Border State Prison

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — The Mexican drug cartel that controls this border city managed to stash machine guns, pistols, liquor, cell phones, drugs, and other items under a state prison. The control that the Gulf Cartel exerted over the institution provides a glimpse of the criminal organization’s local influence.

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