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Two Honduran Congressmen Worked with Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, MS-13, Says DEA

Two Honduran congressmen are facing federal drug trafficking and weapons charges in the U.S. for their alleged roles in helping the Sinaloa Cartel move large cocaine loads from Colombia and Venezuela into Honduras, then to Mexico, and eventually into the United States. One of the congressmen is accused of using MS-13 hitmen for security and escorting cocaine loads.

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Mexican Cartel Gunmen Release Kidnapped Border City Mayor

Almost 10 hours after kidnapping at gunpoint the mayor of a small Mexican city near the Texas border, a team of gunmen released and sent him on his way. While the incident took place right outside of city hall, the newly freed mayor claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.

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Cartel Gunmen Kidnap Mexican Mayor near Texas Border

A team of cartel gunmen kidnapped the mayor of the small rural border-town of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, setting off a large-scale search and rescue operation. As of press time, the efforts to rescue the local politician has proven unsuccessful. Ciudad Mier sits immediately south of the Rio Grande Valley Sector of Texas.

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U.S Citizen Gunned Down in Mexico City Taco Restaurant

Mexican gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed a female U.S. citizen as she dined at a popular taco restaurant in Mexico City. The two gunmen rode up on a motorcycle and stopped in front of the business and began

Screen capture of a paramilitary group which vowed to "eliminate" the Zetas, reputedly Mexico's most violent drug gang, in a video posted on the Internet on July 27, 2011 several days after 49 bodies were found on the streets of Veracruz. The video, according to its creators, shows a group …

Feds Bust Mexican Cartel Ammo Smuggling Scheme in Texas

McALLEN, Texas — Federal agents arrested a legal permanent resident from Mexico who bought 5,000 rounds of ammunition for smuggling into the Mexican border city of Matamoros — the scene of large-scale internecine Gulf Cartel gun battles.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a leftist who has vowed to "put (US President Donald Trump) in his place," is widely expected to be the next president of Mexico

AMLO Wins Mexican Presidential Election

Mexico’s leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has won his presidential bid after the rest of the candidates backed out of the race. The early poll results showed the president-elect pulling more than 40 percent of the votes in the early voting results. 


32 Mexican Journalists Murdered Since 2016

Mexico continues to be the most dangerous place for journalists where most attacks on press freedom come at the hands of organized crime and government officials. Despite the constant assurances by the Mexican government, since 2016, the nation suffered the murders of 32 journalists with most of those cases still unsolved.

U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick

South Texas Fed Prosecutor: Heavy Migrant Family Caseloads Are ‘Nothing New’

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The higher numbers of prosecutions tied to the “Zero Tolerance” policy are not a problem for attorneys from the U.S. Southern District of Texas. The District is accustomed large caseloads from recent years, officials say. Even with Zero Tolerance in place, the number of cases is actually lower than seen in 2014.

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U.S. Border Patrol Opens Doors to Processing Center at Texas Border

U.S. Border Patrol officials opened the doors of a Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector processing center to journalists on Sunday. The media tour provided journalists with information about the ongoing situation at the border and the debate surrounding a policy called Zero-Tolerance.

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114 Mexican Politicians Assassinated in 10 Months

A team of cartel gunmen in the violent state of Michoacan murdered the current mayor of a small city as he was campaigning for re-election days after a hitman killed a congressional candidate in the border state of Coahuila.

Edgar Valdez Villarreal

Texas-Born Cartel Boss ‘La Barbie’ Sentenced to 49 Years in Prison

The Texas-born drug boss known as “La Barbie” was sentenced to 49 years and one month in prison and ordered to turn over $192 million. The drug lord is believed to have started a fierce drug war with Los Zetas Cartel in the Laredo-Nuevo Laredo metropolitan border area.

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Journalist Beaten to Death in Mexican Border State — 3rd in May

Mexican authorities are investigating the murder of a journalist in Tamaulipas, marking the second killing of its kind in the border state this year and the sixth overall in 2018. In May, Mexico suffered three media homicides alone.

Screen capture of a paramilitary group which vowed to "eliminate" the Zetas, reputedly Mexico's most violent drug gang, in a video posted on the Internet on July 27, 2011 several days after 49 bodies were found on the streets of Veracruz. The video, according to its creators, shows a group …

WATCH: Authorities Arrest Wife of Top Mexican Drug Lord

Mexican authorities arrested the wife of one of the top drug lords in the nation–a man blamed in large part for spreading cartel violence and the distribution of significant portions of drugs in the U.S. opioid crisis.

Marine veteran upsets Dem favorite in Ky. as 4 states vote

Four Arrested for Alleged Voter Fraud in Texas Border City

EDINBURG, Texas — Four individuals were arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged illegal voting practices during a local election in 2017. One of the individuals who is accused of voter fraud is also a convicted human smuggler.

Brownsville Police

EXCLUSIVE — Retired Texas Cop Recalls Worst Border City Murders

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — While politicians in border cities often try to portray their region as safe, those areas are often home to some of the most dramatic crimes typically overlooked by legacy media. Breitbart Texas interviewed a recently retired homicide detective from Brownsville Police who recalled helping solve some of the most horrific crimes, including the beheading of three infants by their parents and other murders with direct ties to Mexican cartels.

More than 100 journalists have been murdered since 2006 in Mexico, one of the deadliest countries in the world for the profession, according to the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders

Mexican Border State Journalist Beaten to Death in Her Home

A financial writer for one of Mexico’s largest publications was beaten to death in her home in Monterrey. The case marks the fifth journalist to be murdered in Mexico, a country labeled by press freedom groups as the most dangerous for media workers.

Nuevo Laredo Protest

Narco-Cartel Sponsors Mexican Border City Protest Against Military Presence

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — Roughly 200 protesters took to the streets demanding the Mexican military leave the city. The protest was sponsored by Los Zetas faction Cartel Del Noreste, which has been on the receiving end of numerous raids costing the criminal organization drugs, weapons, and cash.

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Texas Candidate Arrested After Threatening Fellow Democrat with ‘Zetas’ Cartel

A candidate for Maverick County judge in Eagle Pass, Texas, was arrested in connection with a threat he allegedly made claiming he would send a Mexican cartel against the county’s Democratic Party chairman. In the region where the threat was made, Los Zetas Cartel is responsible for hundreds of disappearances where victims from both sides of the border were kidnapped, murdered, and incinerated.