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Sicarios del CDG Atacan a Policías Federales en Frontera Tras Decomiso De Armas

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – Un grupo de sicarios del Cártel del Golfo disparó contra la estación de la Policía Federal Mexicana en esta ciudad fronteriza en una aparente respuesta a un decomiso de rifles. La ciudad fronteriza mexicana de Reynosa se encuentra inmediatamente al sur de las ciudades Texanas de McAllen, Pharr, Hidalgo y Mission.

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Gulf Cartel Attacks Federal Police After Gun Seizure near Texas

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – A team of Gulf Cartel gunmen performed a drive-by attack on a Federal Police station in apparent response to a prior seizure of rifles. Reynosa is immediately south of the Texas border cities of McAllen, Pharr, Hidalgo, and Mission.

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Narco-Bloqueos del CDN Causan Caos en Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana

Una serie de bloqueos en la ciudad fronteriza de Nuevo Laredo desato el caos al detener de forma total el tráfico. Las autoridades mexicanas desplegaron un gran número de fuerzas policiales y militares para quitar los bloqueos y para repeler alguna agresión o enfrentamiento por parte del crimen organizado.

Nuevo Laredo Blockades

Cartel Blockades Bring Mexican Border City near Texas to Standstill

A series of blockades in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo brought traffic to a complete halt. Mexican authorities deployed a large number of police and military forces in case gun battles erupted while they confronted the causes of congestion.

Nuevo Laredo Blockades

125 Pounds of Fentanyl, Heroin Seized at Arizona Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 125 pounds of heroin and fentanyl with an estimated street value of $2.6 million during a vehicle inspection at the Arizona border Saturday.

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Fentanyl Lab, 33K Pills Seized by Mexican Feds

Mexican federal investigators discovered an active fentanyl lab and seized 33,000 pills and 25 pounds of powder after a search warrant was executed at a residence in Culiacán, Sinaloa.

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Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana Vive Tres Balaceras en 48 Horas

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — En un lapso de 48 horas, autoridades mexicanas y sicarios se enfrentaron tres veces en la ciudad fronteriza de Matamoros, lo que llevó a tres arrestos, la incautación de varios vehículos, armas y también llevo a la muerte de un sicario.

Matamoros Violence

Feds Seize 425 Pounds of Meth at Texas Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 425 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $8.5 million during three separate seizures at the Texas border over the weekend and into Monday.

138 kg Meth IL41219 courtesy CBP Hidalgo

Sicarios Matan a Mujer Embarazada en Secuestro Fallido en Tamaulipas

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – Dos sicarios mataron a una mujer embarazada que estaba en el lugar equivocado equivocado durante un secuestro fallido. El asesinato ha provocado indignación en esta ciudad donde los secuestros, asesinatos y extorsiones continúan siendo acontecimientos habituales.

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PHOTOS: Group of 170 Migrants Surrender at Texas Border

McALLEN, Texas – A group of 170 migrants from Central America surrendered to U.S. authorities shortly after crossing the waters of the Rio Grande. The maneuver occurred within one of the main smuggling corridors used by the Gulf Cartel into Texas.

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Congolese Migrants Monitored for Ebola Along Texas Border, Says Official

A public health official in Laredo, Texas, said 20 Congolese migrants were monitored for Ebola and other diseases in shelters in his city and across the Mexican border in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. Shortly after his announcement during a Laredo City Council meeting, the World Health Organization (WHO) considered declaring a “global emergency” in response to a massive outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

A CBP officer processes arriving bus passengers at Laredo Port of Entry.