Ildefonso Ortiz

Ildefonso Ortiz

Migrant Protests Close Border City Bridge into Texas

Federal authorities were forced to close traffic at an international port of entry in Brownsville, Texas, after a group of approximately 300 migrants gathered in protest after not being allowed to pass.

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Nat Geo Journalist Shot While Interviewing Drug Dealer in Mexico

Gunmen attacked a National Geographic journalist during an interview with a drug dealer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. After the shooting, authorities escorted the journalist and his team from the drug den to an international bridge where U.S. consular officials helped them cross the border into El Paso, Texas.

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Militares Mexicanos Decomisan Drogas, Armas y Efectivo en Operativos Fronterizos

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Después de semanas de aparentemente no enfrentarse a los carteles de la droga, las fuerzas militares mexicanas han llevado a cabo diversas operaciones y se enfrentaron a presuntos criminales donde han decomisado efectivo, las armas y drogas pertenecientes al Cartel del Golfo de México.

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Capo Del CDG Detenido en México Había Sido Arrestado en Texas y Deportado Dos Veces

McALLEN, Texas – Las autoridades mexicanas han arrestado a un importante teniente del Cártel del Golfo a quien las autoridades estadounidenses habían arrestado y deportado anteriormente dos veces. En su arresto más reciente en Texas, el operador del cartel pasó 30 días en la cárcel antes de ser enviado de regreso.

Reynosa Shootout

Texas Deputy ‘Ambushed’ During ‘Routine Traffic Stop,’ Say Police

A man stepped out of his car near the end of a “routine traffic stop” and ambushed a Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Friday afternoon. The execution of Deputy Sandeep Dahliwal came as he returned to his car after a pleasant conversation with the driver, officials stated. Dahliwal later died from his wounds.

Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal talks with a young boy at a memorial at the scene of the August 2015 rutal murder of fellow Deputy Darren Goforth. (Breitbart Texas Photo: Lana Shadwick)

Texas Border Judge Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Bribery

MCALLEN, Texas – A Texas judge from a border county will spend five years in prison for a series of bribery and conspiracy charges in a pay-to-play scheme where a local attorney bought favorable rulings. Earlier this year, the judge ran for a higher office and won, yet had to vacate the seat after trial.

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Mexican Senate Targets Political Rivals for Inaction on Cartels

Mexico’s federal senate majority is trying to remove two state governors due to their alleged inability to control cartel violence. The move appears to only focus on states led by a rival political party and is supported by talking points previously made by cartel-connected groups.

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Jailed Mexican Governor Apparently Tweets Veiled Threat to Journalist

A former Mexican governor in prison facing various corruption charges apparently tweeted a veiled threat to an investigative journalist. The message triggered condemnation from press freedom groups. The affected reporter said her state and federal government should be held responsible if any harm comes her way.

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Mexican Police Commander Kidnapped, Beheaded in Cancun

A group of cartel gunmen in Cancun kidnapped, tortured, and beheaded a top state law enforcement commander. The case apparently uncovered a wave of corruption where officials allegedly favor certain criminal organizations over others.

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VIDEO: Pirates Rob Tourists on Party Boat in Mexico

A group of tourists celebrating a birthday on a party boat in Mexico came face to face with a crew of heavily armed pirates who robbed them at gunpoint. A passenger captured the ordeal on a cell phone video as gunmen can be heard and partially seen waving guns at the tourists as they demand wallets and purses.

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GRAFICO: Sicarios Atacan Bar en Michoacán Matando a Cuatro

Un grupo de sicarios irrumpió en el bar de un restaurante y disparó contra un grupo de comensales matando a cuatro e hiriendo a otros. El tiroteo tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Uruapan, donde la información inicial apunta a que sicarios del Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) estaban detrás del ataque.

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More Trash Bags of Human Remains Found in Western Mexico

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco continue to discover dozens of trash bags filled with dismembered human remains. The discoveries point to an ongoing extermination tactic by cartel members fighting for control of the region. Officials found the remains in wells, shallow pits, and grassy areas as authorities continue to put the pieces back together and identify the victims.

Mexican police carry body. (© AFP/File Pedro Pardo)

GRAFICO: Tres Sicarios de Los Zetas Mueren en Balaceras Fronterizas

Tres sicarios del cartel de Los Zetas murieron mientras se enfrentaban con las fuerzas militares y policiales estatales mexicanas en la ciudad fronteriza de Nuevo Laredo. Los tiroteos se producen cuando la despiadada organización criminal continúa aterrorizando a la región con convoyes de sicarios que viajan en camionetas blindadas con ametralladoras montadas y rifles de calibre .50.

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Grupo de ‘Derechos Humanos’ Ligado a Cartel Alega Brutalidad Policial en Ciudad Fronteriza Cerca de Texas

El Comité de Derechos Humanos de Nuevo Laredo afirma que las autoridades mexicanas están secuestrando y ejecutando a civiles inocentes para hacerlo parecer que fueron tiroteos con sicarios de Los Zetas. Ese grupo de derechos humanos es la misma organización que ataca continuamente a las fuerzas militares y policiales, pero ha permanecido en silencio durante años mientras los sicarios de Los Zetas continúan aterrorizando, secuestrando y asesinando a cientos de personas en las comunidades fronterizas.

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