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Tag: Gulf Cartel

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.

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 Murders 7-Year-Old Boy near Texas Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — A group of cartel gunmen used machine guns to murder a seven-year-old boy during a failed carjacking in the outskirts of this border city. The Gulf Cartel and has a long history of targeting, extortion, kidnapping, and murdering innocent victims.

GRAPHIC: 74 Killed in Weeks-Long Cartel War near Texas Border

The raging cartel war for control of this city resulted in at least 74 officially-counted murders. Many more victims have been incinerated just south of the Texas border. In early May, Breitbart Texas began reporting on rival factions of the Gulf Cartel fighting for control of this border city. The continuing conflicts resulted in convoys of cartel gunmen roaming the streets looking for their rivals.

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