Two U.S. Border Patrol agents and a Mexican child were injured in what appears to have been a boating accident along the Rio Grande River on the Texas border with Mexico. While the case remains under investigation and the information is preliminary in nature, two agents on a boat had been conducting routine patrols around Anzalduas Park when a Mexican boat abruptly turned into the path of the U.S. border patrol boat causing a collision, said RGV Sector Chief Kevin Oaks during a news conference that Breitbart Texas attended.
The Mexican government has announced the capture of the man described as the heir to the Juarez Cartel. The capture of Jesus “El Chuyin” Salas Aguayo was not an easy one since the capo and his men appear to have put up a fight in the town of Ahumada Chihuahua. The firefight left at least one person dead and led to Mexican authorities seizing various vehicles, weapons, communication equipment and drugs, said Mexico’s National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido in a televised press conference.
Nearly two hundred U.S. citizens have been murdered in Mexico since 2013. Fierce gunfights, kidnappings, bus hijackings, car-jackings and extortion by Mexican cartels are all possibilities that could be faced by U.S. citizens travelling into Mexico. These have resulted in the murder of 181 Americans in the past two years.
The capture of a regional boss for the Gulf Cartel set off a fierce firefight throughout the border city of Reynosa. The bustling industrial city was turned into a warzone. Bystanders frantically sought refuge while gunmen and soldiers exchanged gunfire.
MCALLEN, Texas – A Mexican news outlet unknowingly debunked a story that was circulated in U.S. news claiming that a former Mexican cop turned immigration advocate was killed by cartel gunmen, after his request for asylum was denied, and he
MCALLEN, Texas — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Agents received weapons from Colombian paramilitary terrorist groups for personal use and engaged in wild sex parties as if they were teens on Spring Break, yet rather than face stiff punishment, they either got
Two reporters in Mexico have exposed the second most powerful man in that country’s government for living in lavish mansions at the dime of contractors. He denied the accusations and they slammed him with even more proof.
A former Texas state district court judge from San Antonio has pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with taking cash for favorable rulings from defense attorneys and will spend two years in prison. Angus Kelly McGinty, the former state judge for the 141st State District Court went before a U.S. federal judge in New Mexico where he pleaded guilty to one of the five counts filed against him which included wire fraud and bribery.
A Texas border county's reserve deputy constable remains behind bars after federal agents arrested him along with three illegal aliens that he is alleged to have been transporting in his car. Agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested Luis Enrique Guevara this week after Robstown Police pulled him over for speeding and authorities learned that he had three illegal aliens from Mexico in his car, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.
As the once relatively quiet Mexican state of Jalisco becomes battleground of brazen attacks between cartel gunmen and police, it seems that a major news outlet, the Washington Post, may have jumped the gun in claiming that Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion is becoming the most powerful crime syndicate in Mexico.
MCALLEN, Texas – A television station in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has sued the border city of Weslaco over their refusal to release public information to them while freely giving the information to another local television station.
A recent statement released by the federal government acknowledged that street gangs in the U.S. work as hired foot soldiers for Mexican and Central American transnational criminal organizations. The revelation was made by U.S. law enforcement after a massive national raid that
U.S. federal agents could soon be working in Mexico with their service weapons holstered by their side after a hotly debated historic bill that has been approved by Mexico’s Senate. The bill is likely to make its way into law.
MCALLEN, Texas –The Mexican drug cartel blamed for the recent ambush that killed 15 police officers in the state of Jalisco has now made the list of criminal organizations targeted by the U.S Department of Treasury.
MCALLEN, Texas -- The sentencing of a Gulf Cartel commander has been postponed after a federal judge refused to hand down a slap on the wrist. He asked prosecutors and the federal probation office to do more research before sentencing him.
A Chinese food restaurant in the border city of Tijuana has been shut down after authorities found out that the main dish was … DOG.
A new cartel war appears to be taking place in Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Unlike the wars in the northern part of the country where rival cartel factions fight each other for control of lucrative areas, the new war pits a drug cartel against Mexico’s police. In the most recent shootout, a group of cartel hitmen ambushed a convoy of state police officers travelling along the highway that connects the state capital of Guadalajara with the resort town of Puerto Vallarta. The attack killed 15 police officers and injured 5 others, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Jalisco Attorney General’s Office revealed.
Agentes de la ley de Estados Unidos descubrieron un campo de marihuana de dos millones de dólares en Texas vinculado al cártel mexicano de Los Zetas. El campo fue descubierto en el Condado de Webb, cerca de la ciudad fronteriza de Laredo, Texas. El vínculo con el grupo delictivo fue confirmado por el agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza, Héctor Garza, en declaraciones a Breitbart Texas en su papel como presidente del Consejo Nacional de la Patrulla Fronteriza (NBPC, por sus siglas en inglés) Local 2455. El agente Garza se negó a nombrar la organización criminal transnacional mexicana específica implicada en este caso, a pesar de que reconoció que tanto en Nuevo Laredo, México, y Laredo, Texas, son regiones que están controladas por el cártel de Los Zetas y que despiadadamente niegan la competencia en su territorio.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The injunction that has blocked President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty will remain in place following the ruling of a federal judge Tuesday night in this Texas border city.
The upcoming federal elections in Mexico has resulted in a number of actors, clowns and soccer stars seeking a spot in the arena of Mexico’s political elite. While many pundits already consider Mexican politicians to be buffoons, this latest political move adds a literal sense to the joke.
A suspected underage human smuggler with 14 illegal aliens in a stolen truck threw road spikes at U.S. Border Patrol agents during a chase near the Texas border. The teenage driver was fleeing in an effort to elude capture. The spikes disabled two of the Border Patrol's SUVs.
A former Mexican governor wanted in the U.S. and in Mexico on drug conspiracy and money laundering charges may soon find himself behind bars after a Mexican high court denied his request for an injunction on the warrant issued out for his arrest. A recent ruling by the Second Tribunal in Penal Matters in Mexico sided with a previous ruling by a Mexican federal judge that the arrest warrant against former Tamaulipas governor Tomas Yarrington was valid, Mexico’s SDP Noticias reported.
MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas -- Mexican authorities caught a regional commander of the Gulf Cartel near the Texas border. Despite his ridiculous nickname, he had made a name for himself as one of the fiercest and most cruel enforcers for the criminal organization.
REYNOSA – Una tarde más en la frontera, un día más de peligro en la ciudad de Reynosa Tamaulipas donde esta semana se dieron dos enfrentamientos entre integrantes del crimen organizado y fuerzas federales. El clima sigue tenso en esta ciudad y la violencia no se detiene a pesar de los constantes operativos de fuerzas armadas que se intensificaron después de la nueva confrontación entre grupos dentro del Cartel del Golfo.
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas –Another afternoon near the border, another day of shootouts in the border city of Reynosa where earlier this week cartel gunmen and federal forces clashed. The community remains tense in the city and the violence does not stop in spite of the various operations by government task forces that were recently intensified when the various factions of the Gulf cartel went to war.