Kicking and screaming, Mexican authorities took a 14-year-old Alondra Luna from her school and flew her to Houston in an attempt to resolve a child custody dispute. They sent Luna to Houston to reunite her with the woman they thought was her mother. It turned out later that she was not the girl's mother.
As U.S. oil companies look south of the border in order to take advantage of the new energy reform, one of Mexico’s sad realities surfaces. Drug cartels have unrivaled control of vast territories in that country and in order to exploit the natural resources, American companies will likely have to deal with theft and other crimes from those cartels just like other companies are already doing. In some cases, they will even have to pay protection money.
Mexican authorities have recovered a piece of radioactive equipment that had been stolen out of a pickup truck in the state of Tabasco. This is the fourth time that radioactive material from X-ray machines has been stolen in Mexico.
Border Patrol agents arrested 49 illegal immigrants during three separate cases where human smugglers had stuffed them inside a trailer, in the trunk of a car and in an SUV in an effort to get them across a checkpoint.
MISSION, Texas -- A fully operational criminal organization connected to the Gulf Cartel in Mexico which had been operating on the American side of the border using underage teenagers to smuggle humans using stolen vehicles has been taken down by local and state authorities near the border.
A previously convicted felon from Houston who posted on social media messages stating that he hated America and like ISIS is now facing federal weapons charges for posing in photos with firearms that he as a felon can’t have.
EDINBURG, Texas – Five previously deported illegal aliens and a human smuggler have all been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and stabbing of another illegal alien that was left for dead in a rural border area. Authorities were able to identify the stabbing victim as only a 25-year-old previously deported convicted felon who remains in serious condition at a local hospital.
As Mexico continues to spiral into chaos with their out of control cartel violence, the U.S. government continues to fuel the drug war by providing weapons, helicopters and hummers to what is considered by many to be one of the most corrupt countries in the world.
A Honduran man who had entered the country illegally but had been allowed to stay under Obama’s DREAM Act is now facing federal charges after he allegedly tried to lure a 14-year-old into a hotel room for sex. The girl turned out to be a federal agent. "Hernandez-Rodas is a Honduran National who resided in Laredo legally under the deferred action for childhood arrivals (Dream Act)," according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office obtained from Breitbart Texas .
MCALLEN, Texas -- A Texas border police detective who worked narcotics cases is facing federal charges after an undercover sting caught him allegedly helping to steal what he thought were 8 kilos of cocaine from the a Mexican cartel. The drugs didn’t belong to the Gulf Cartel, which is the dominant criminal organization in the area, but in fact were planted by federal agents with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations as part of the operation in an effort to capture the detective and his alleged accomplice, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.
MISSION, Texas -- A wanted fugitive with apparent connections to a Mexican drug cartel is dead after attacking Texas border sheriff’s deputies who were trying to arrest him. The shooting took place just north of the border city of Mission where authorities tried to arrest the wanted man. It remains unclear, at this time, if the fugitive fired a weapon at authorities or if he used some other weapon to attack them.
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.