A woman known throughout the online world for her photos depicting a lavish jet-setting lifestyle is now facing drug trafficking charges after U.S. authorities found close to six kilos of cocaine in her luxury car.
A fierce firefight in a Mexican rural community near the Texas border resulted in the death of nine gunmen. The are believed to be part of one of the factions of the Gulf Cartel.
The U.S. Coast Guard arrested four Mexican fishermen who had crossed into Texas waters for illegal fishing earlier this week.
A large security detail and a last minute change of venue by city officials in this border city made it difficult for 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to visit the actual Texas-Mexico border. Trump intended to get a first-hand look at how porous this sector of the border actually is.
Presidential Candidate Donald Trump had some harsh words towards Spanish news outlet Telemundo when one of their top anchors tried to verbally attack him during his visit to this border city. “Telemundo should be ashamed,” Trump told the saddened reporter during a press event with various law enforcement officials.
A suspected human smuggler faces charges in Mexico in connection to transporting a Ukrainian man and six other illegal immigrants toward the border.
A Texas family remains in limbo as they try to find out if the body of a partially nude elderly man found near a shopping center in the Mexican city of Matamoros is in fact their loved one who went missing more than 11 days ago.
A Texas police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with a complex scheme to steal several kilograms of cocaine while claiming to make a large drug bust.
Mexican soldiers clashed with a self-defense group in a rural town in southern Mexico during an effort to rescue several soldiers held by villagers. The clash resulted in the death of a 12-year-old and injuries to four other villagers, including two children.
One question regarding the infamous prison escape by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera has been addressed by Mexican authorities when they confirmed this week that prosecutors in the U.S. had asked for El Chapo to face drug charges in America.
Since the brazen prison escape by famed drug lord El Chapo, the Mexican government has been dealing with an overwhelming amount of criticism that has turned the country’s image into a big joke. The latest addition to the ridicule comes from Next Media Animation, a Taiwan-based studio that has turned the escape of Joaquin Guzman Loera into a short animated parody that highlights Mexico’s corruption by portraying the drug lord as a tiny, cocaine-snorting, taco-eating, VIP guest pampered by the guards and enjoying inside help in escaping the prison.
Six Mexican nationals confessed to federal agents of smuggling marijuana bundles in order to pay off their river crossing fees to enter the U.S. illegally.
Mexican authorities have released the jail house video of infamous drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera as he is seen preparing his escape.
Two aliens from Mexico and a Texas border man have been sentenced to more than 21 years in federal prison for their role in the kidnapping and ransoming at gunpoint of four illegal immigrants.
A previously convicted cartel kidnapper and illegal alien has been charged in connection with a double execution in Texas tied to a cartel-affiliated, human-smuggling organization.
In yet another public corruption scandal on the Texas border, a judge in this city has been arrested on bribery and drug charges. “You’re going to leave me without my Christmas money,” the judge allegedly told investigators.
The veracity of two photographs, initially published by El Blog De Narco, has been questioned by various individuals on both sides of the border. The photos, allegedly of Joaquin Guzman Loera, more commonly known as “El Chapo,” have been aggregated by countless news organizations. They appear to show a mustached man who some claim to be Guzman riding in an airplane or drinking a beer.
Since 2014, U.S. federal agents learned of various plots by Mexico’s most famous drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and his people to bust out of prison. The U.S. government shared that information with Mexico yet the capo still managed to escape.
In the aftermath of the escape of famed capo Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Leora, a Mexican bishop has made headlines by arguing for a statue built in honor of the drug lord.
As the world continues to be in awe at the apparent escape by Mexico’s most famous drug trafficker, “El Chapo,” public opinion continues to castigate the Mexican government’s inability to extradite top capos or corrupt officials.
MCALLEN, Texas — As border security and illegal immigration continue to be at the forefront of the national debate, one of the main arguments continually thrown out by politicians is the erroneous idea that border cities are safe.
The world’s most famous drug lord has managed to escape from a maximum security prison in Mexico for a second time. Mexico’s National Security Commission confirmed that on Saturday night Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera had escaped the maximum security prison known as Altiplano.
Two churches in a rural community near the Texas border were intentionally set on fire almost simultaneously. Investigators of the crime are puzzled about the motive for the fires.
A group of Gulf Cartel gunmen murdered a grandmother, her son, and her three grandchildren—one of them only 10-years-old—in the latest chapter of inhuman horror taking place just south of the Texas border.
Mexico’s Supreme Court has struck down a law passed in the border state of Tamaulipas that banned the use of road spikes, a tactic commonly used by drug cartels to avoid capture.