Tag: Border Violence

Se Confirma La Muerte de Española en Estado Fronterizo

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — Autoridades Tamaulipecas han confirmado la muerte una ciudadana española quien fue secuestrada mientras visitaba con su familia una playa de este estado fronterizo. La zona del secuestro y donde se encontraron los restos llevan meses con una gran actividad por parte de los carteles de la droga los cuales se disputan la región.

Mexican Cops Capture Armed Cartel Operator near Texas

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila — State authorities cracking down on escalating violence in the region arrested a heavily armed cartel operator in this Mexican border city. The collar comes after one of Mexico’s most dangerous organizations announced their intention to take over the state.

Pistoleros Ejecutan Director de Penales en Estado Fronterizo

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — Un grupo de pistoleros relacionados al crimen organizado ejecutó a el encargado de limpiar las prisiones estatales al mismo tiempo que hirieron a varias personas que lo acompañaban. La victima habia estado recibiendo amenazas de parte de los carteles que operan en este estado.

Cartel Executes Mexican Border State Prisons Chief

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — A team of cartel gunmen executed the man responsible for trying to clean up the prisons in this border state and injured several others. The victim received prior threats from the drug cartels that operate near Texas.


Police Vets Worry Phoenix PD’s Immigration Policies Could Spike Cartel Crime

PHOENIX, Arizona — As this city’s police department prepares to implement a soft approach to dealing with illegal immigrants during traffic stops and investigations, veteran law enforcement officials worry that the measure could provide a safe haven for Mexican drug cartels and lead to yet another explosion in gory crime scenes.

Mexican Border Group Promotes Tourism Despite Cartel Violence

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Despite the raging cartel violence that continues to take place in the border state of Tamaulipas resulting in ransom kidnappings, highway robberies, shootouts, and gory executions, a local chamber of commerce is not giving up its effort to promote the region for tourism and investment.

Sicarios de Cártel Abruman a Ejército Mexicano en Región Fronteriza

SAN FERNANDO, Tamaulipas — En dos enfrentamientos separados en dos días, soldados mexicanos se han visto abrumados por las fuerzas del Cártel del Golfo, resultando con tres soldados muertos por disparos del cártel y otros siete resultaron heridos durante los enfrentamientos. Los soldados lograron matar a tres hombres armados y decomisaron armas.

Cartel Gunmen Overwhelming Mexican Military near Texas

SAN FERNANDO, Tamaulipas — In two separate firefights in as many days, Mexican soldiers found themselves overwhelmed by Gulf Cartel forces, resulting in three killed by cartel gunfire and seven others injured. Troops did manage to kill three gunmen and seized weapons.

Mexican Cartel Leader Gets 30-Year Sentence after Helping DEA

A federal judge sentenced one of the top Los Zetas cartel leaders to 30 years in a U.S. federal prison for his role in helping smuggle ton quantities of drugs and playing a role in the raging violence that continues to plague Mexico. The former cartel boss turned into a government witness following his arrest.



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