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Estado Fronterizo Mexicano ofrece Recompensa por Narco-Jefes

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — El gobierno del estado de Tamaulipas ha intensificado sus esfuerzos para capturar a tres altos líderes del Cártel del Golfo, cuya lucha interna ha dejado múltiples enfrentamientos armados y un incremento de violencia en esta ciudad fronteriza. Los rostros de los tres jefes del cártel han sido colocados en varios espectaculares en las ciudades de Reynosa, Río Bravo y otras áreas donde se sabe que operan los miembros del cártel.

Mexican Border State Offers Reward for Top Cartel Bosses

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — The Tamaulipas government stepped up its effort to capture three top leaders with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel, whose internal struggle led to multiple gun battles and heightened violence in this border city. The faces of the three cartel bosses were placed on multiple billboards throughout Reynosa, Rio Bravo, and other areas where the cartel members are known to operate.

Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Increase 73 Percent in 2017

A year-end report from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials reveals a 73 percent increase in the number of Border Patrol agents assaulted by illegal immigrants. A total of 786 agents were assaulted in 324 incidents over the period ending September 30, 2017.

In this July 18, 2016, file photo, Milwaukee County, Wis. Sheriff David Clarke speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The Department of Homeland Security says Milwaukee Clarke is no longer a candidate for a position in the agency. In May 2017 Clarke said he was taking a job as an assistant secretary in DHS. But a political adviser to Clarke says the sheriff notified DHS Secretary John Kelly late Friday, June 16, 2017, that he "had rescinded his acceptance of the agency's offer" to join DHS. Clarke says he believes he could help promote President Donald Trump's agenda "in a more aggressive role." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

David Clarke to Congress: ‘Build the Damn Wall’

In the wake of a San Francisco jury finding illegal immigrant Jose Ines Garcia Zarate not guilty for the death of Kate Steinle, former Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke urged Congress to “build the damn wall” to keep similar