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Mexican State Targeting Cartel Front Operations

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Mexican authorities are raiding cartel casinos, bars, and seizing unlicensed taxicabs; all part of a concerted effort to target business fronts of the various drug cartels that operate in the state. Authorities seized more than 1460 slot machines throughout the state and seized 26 unlicensed taxicabs.

Se Incrementan Operativos en Carreteras Ante Inseguridad por Carteles

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — En un intento por salvar la temporada turística de Semana Santa, autoridades estatales y federales desplegaron varios operativos de seguridad en las carreteras que conectan esta ciudad fronteriza con el resto del estado. Ahora empresarios locales piden que los operativos sean permanentes.

Suspected Cartel Boss Who Burned Hundreds of Victims Killed

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — While authorities and cartel gunmen have been fighting for days Reynosa, this border city has managed to avoid most of the recent violence. However during a recent gun battle, one of the most feared cartel leaders allegedly responsible for having incinerated hundreds of victims was killed.