BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A citizen journalist, known for calling out corruption with a devil-may-care attitude in this Texas border city, has taken the even bolder step of running for Mayor. The move by Erasmo Castro appears to have the local establishment concerned.
Cartel gunmen in Matamoros have thrown a grenade at a Mexican TV station near the Texas border for the second time in as many months. The latest attack took place at the Televisa station. This is the same station that in February, Breitbart Texas reported that two employees were injured when Gulf Cartel gunmen lobbed a grenade at the security booth at the entrance.
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas -- The constant infighting within the groups that make up the Gulf cartel point to a new wave of violence coming to in this border city. One of the fights that may bring more violence has to do with the apparent betrayal by one of the commanders who is believed to have tipped off authorities on another commander. That cartel leader answered with a swift revenge and execution.
WESLACO, Texas -- The White House has been failing America in securing the border forcing Texas to step up to the plate and do what the federal government won’t do. That is the message that Texas governor Greg Abbott relayed during his most recent visit to the border.
WESLACO, Texas – The most wide open area along the Texas border may soon get a boost in law enforcement presence as well as technology, said Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The border city of Laredo and its surrounding areas has a long history of being used for drug and human smuggling by the Los Zetas cartel. A lack of a border fence and populated areas just yards from the Rio Grande have led to detentions of illegal immigrants and drug smugglers around city streets Breitbart Texas previously published.
MCALLEN, Texas -- A minor teenage male believed to be in the country illegally is currently facing murder charges for his suspected role in shooting another underage male in the head after a police pursuit. Both teens have been tied to a human smuggling ring that used teenagers as drivers and guides because they are rarely prosecuted.
MCALLEN, Texas -- In a surprise move, a member of the Texas border militia group Rusty’s Rangers pleaded guilty to a weapons charge of being a felon in possession of a weapon. The surprise plea came just one day after John Foerster went before U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen held a competency hearing to determine if the so-called militia member was competent enough to understand the charges and face trial, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.
MCALLEN, Texas – Federal agents arrested an illegal alien who had previously been convicted on drug trafficking after they found more than 5,800 rounds of ammunition destined for Mexico in his home.
Four Illegal Immigrants stuffed in the trunk of a car used for human smuggling were captured by U.S. Border Patrol agents at an immigration checkpoint about 80 miles north of the Texas border. The checkpoint is located in Brooks County where more than twenty bodies of human smuggling victims have been found this year.
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas -- La ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa vivió una noche de terror cuando un intento fallido de apresar a un comandante del Cartel del Gofo desato un enfrentamiento armado en una de las principales avenidas. El enfrentamiento paralizó a la ciudad y aterrorizó a las familias que se divertían en centros comerciales y restaurantes en el cierre del fin de semana.
The border city of Reynosa lived through a night of terror when a failed attempt to capture a Gulf Cartel commander set off a fierce shootout in one of the city’s main avenues. The shootout brought the city to a halt and terrified many families who had been out in shopping centers and restaurants to finish off their weekend.
MCALLEN, Texas – El Gobierno de Tamaulipas se ha adjudicado la captura de un comandante de alto rango del Cartel Del Golfo el cual fue arrestado en Texas, afirmando que su captura al igual que la de otros 12 capos de alto nivel es parte de una nueva estrategia de seguridad para Tamaulipas del Gobierno Mexicano.
MCALLEN, Texas – The Tamaulipas government has taken credit for the capture of a high ranking Gulf cartel commander caught in Texas, claiming his capture along with 12 other top capos was part of the Mexican Government’s new security strategy for Tamaulipas.
Cartel Chronicles: Autoridades Arrestan a Presunto Heredero de Los Zetas y a Comandante de CDG en dos Operaciones
MCALLEN, Texas – Autoridades mexicanas anunciaron la detención de un jefe Zeta el cual ha sido identificado como el heredero del grupo criminal y la detención de un comandante del Cartel del Golfo (CDG) tras varias redadas. Uno de los mandos criminales trato del sobornar a las autoridades las cuales rechazaron la oferta.
MCALLEN, Texas – Mexican authorities announced the capture of a top commander from Los Zetas who was the heir to the organization, and one from the Gulf Cartel in a series of raids. One of the commanders tried to bribe Mexican police officers but his offer was turned down.
DONNA, Texas – A Breitbart Texas investigation into corruption within the school district of this border city has revealed suspicious activities regarding their team doctor; a doctor with a history of sanctions by the Texas Medical Board who appears to be buying controlled narcotics through the school.
Five Federal police officers, three hitmen and two bystanders were killed and eight other officers were injured during a fierce ambush on the part of a Mexican drug cartel. At least a dozen vehicles with gunmen fired at police in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
Authorities raided a large cockfighting facility near the Texas border where hundreds of roosters fought to the death while onlookers would cheer and gamble. Deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office received information about a major cockfighting ring at a ranch near the border city of Mission and about an upcoming fighting event that was set to take place, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office revealed.
Border Patrol agents rescued two illegal immigrants who had been stuffed inside a speaker box in an effort to get around an immigration checkpoint.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A raid at an underground casino allegedly operated by two Palestinian men located near the Texas border resulted in the arrest of the two managers as well as the seizure of 18 machines and over two thousand dollars in bulk cash. Breitbart Texas reporter Ildefonso Ortiz was embedded with the law enforcement officials during the raid and captured the photographic information shown below.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The U.S. Government lied to a federal judge, misrepresented facts and illegally gave 100,081 illegal aliens immigration status despite a pending lawsuit and an injunction. That is the argument that attorneys representing Texas and more than two dozen other states made.
Breitbart Texas viajo a las ciudades fronterizas Mexicanas de Reynosa y Matamoros para reclutar a ciudadanos periodistas dispuestos a arriesgar sus vidas para exhibir a los carteles que amordazan a sus comunidades. Los escritores recibirían una muerte segura a manos
MCALLEN, Texas—One of the top leading figures of the Los Zetas cartel is facing federal drug charges after Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers arrested him near Falcon Lake following a boat chase.
Mexico’s efforts to silence critical media have proven successful with the recent firing of one of the few hard hitting journalists in that country along with her staff. Last week, a number of independent news outlets announced a team effort to create an anti-corruption outlet called #Mexicoleaks. The effort called for brave citizens to leak documents to the group which after vetted would be published by all the outlets in an effort to make a dent in Mexico’s ever growing corruption. The effort went viral though Twitter and Facebook, however the news quickly turned away from the effort when one of the group’s leaders became a target of her own outlet.
ALAMO, Texas -- Fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers of 43 kidnapped education students refuse to give up in their quest to find their loved ones alive despite what they call an ongoing effort on the part of the Mexican government to brush aside the case. Under the moto of “they took them alive, alive we want them” the relatives continue their quest for answers and justice.
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