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Sicarios de CJNG Matan 3 Policías Secuestran 4 Personas en Guanajuato

Sicarios del Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación atacaron una estación de policía en el estado de Guanajuato matando a tres policías, secuestrando a un juez y otros tres policías, además de llevar a cabo varios ataques contra residentes, incluyendo el robo de automóviles y la quema de varios vehículos a lo largo de las carreteras de la zona.

Guanajuato Attack

Mexico’s Former Top Law Enforcement Official Took Millions from Drug Cartel, Say U.S. Feds

Mexico’s former public security secretary took millions from the Sinaloa Cartel in exchange for letting the organization operate with impunity, federal prosecutors revealed following his arrest in Dallas, Texas. While in office, he served as Mexico’s top security official who oversaw the country’s entire Federal Police apparatus reporting directly to the former president. He faces multiple drug conspiracy charges in a New York federal court.

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Mexican Ambassador to Argentina Allegedly Stole from Bookstore

Mexico’s ambassador to Argentina is expected to be recalled after news broke about police investigating the diplomat in connection with a petty theft case in October. The scandal comes soon after another diplomat was outed for targeting a Mexican journalist for her work. While the incident went unnoticed for weeks, new details of the alleged theft caused controversy in Mexico.

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Gulf Cartel Becoming More Violent in Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector say they are becoming more concerned for their safety after several incidents with the Gulf Cartel dating back to August of this year. Several agents recently explained their concerns on the condition of anonymity.

Gulf Cartel SUV

Migrant Family Apprehensions at Border Fall 90 Percent in Six Months

The apprehension of migrant families illegally crossing the border from Mexico in November fell by nearly 90 percent from the peak in May. Border Patrol officials cited closed loopholes in immigration and asylum laws as having a direct impact on the reduction of illegal border crossings by migrant families.

Ajo Station Border Patrol agents apprehend two large groups of Central American migrant families after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

‘Catch-and-Release is Done,’ Says CBP Acting Commissioner

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told reporters Monday that “Catch-and-Release is done.” He explained that temporary policies to close loopholes in U.S. immigration and asylum laws led to a 70 percent decrease from the peak levels experienced earlier this year.

MCALLEN, TX - JULY 25: Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. Federal agencies have been overwhelmed by tens of thousands of immigrant families and unaccompanied minors from Central …

Sicarios del CDG Queman a Rivales Vivos en Zona Fronteriza

Sicarios del Cártel del Golfo intentan una vez más difundir el terror entre sus rivales y ciudadanos filtrando fotografías y videos de sus horribles ejecuciones. En el caso más reciente, los miembros del CDG de la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa capturaron el momento en que prendieron fuego a dos de sus rivales mientras ellos aún estaban vivos.

Reynosa Fire

Narcoviolencia en Michoacán Mata a 19 en Menos de 3 Días

Al menos 19 personas han muerto en una serie de asesinatos como parte de una narco-disputa alrededor de la capital del estado occidental de Michoacán. Este año, el estado ha reportado oficialmente 1.650 asesinatos, sin embargo, los lugareños afirman que el número real es mucho mayor.

Michoacan Violence