Tag: Rio Bravo

Mexican Border Gas Station Sold Stolen Cartel Fuel for Years, Say Prosecutors

For more than two years, a gas station in this border city worked as a front for the sale of fuel allegedly stolen by Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. State and federal authorities raided the business after an investigation revealed that, since June 2015, the gas station had not been buying gasoline from Mexican Petroleum (PEMEX), the entity in Mexico that controls all of the extraction, refining, and sale of fuel in the country.

EXCLUSIVO GRAFICO: Autoridades Descubren Narco-Fosa en Ciudad Fronteriza

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas — Los horrores de la guerra de cárteles que se vive en esta ciudad fronteriza se revelaron una vez mas con el descubrimiento de una narco-fosa. El descubrimiento se llevo acabo en un momento en que grupos rivales del Cartel del Golfo llevan una cruenta lucha por control de la región que ha dejado mas de 158 muertes en balaceras o ejecuciones y un numero sin fin de desaparecidos en la vecina ciudad de Reynosa.

EXCLUSIVE–GRAPHIC: Authorities Discover Cartel Mass Grave near Texas

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas — The horrors of the cartel war in this border city have once again been revealed with the discovery of a new mass grave. The find comes at a time when rival groups from the Gulf Cartel wage war for control of the region–leading to more than 158 deaths through gun battles, executions, and disappearances in Reynosa.