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Mexican Prosecutor Targeting Gulf Cartel Boss Killed, Say Police

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CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – A team of gunmen shot a state prosecutor handling a kidnapping case against the leader of the Gulf Cartel. The attorney was murdered in front of her children as she was preparing them for school. The cartel also allegedly threatened the governor and attorney general of Tamaulipas.


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Sicarios Matan a Fiscal que Llevaba Caso Contra Jefe Del CDG

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – Un equipo de sicarios atacó a una fiscal estatal que estaba liderando un caso de secuestro contra el líder del Cartel del Golfo. Los sicarios asesinaron a la fiscal frente a sus hijos cuando ella se estaba preparando para llevarlos a la escuela. El cartel del Golfo presuntamente también amenazó al gobernador de Tamaulipas y al Procurador General del estado.

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Mexican Prosecutor Targeting Gulf Cartel Boss Killed, Say Police

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – A team of gunmen shot a state prosecutor handling a kidnapping case against the leader of the Gulf Cartel. The attorney was murdered in front of her children as she was preparing them for school. The cartel also allegedly threatened the governor and attorney general of Tamaulipas.

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Narcoterrorista Desafía a Narco-Fugitivo de USA en Guerra por Estado Fronterizo

Uno de los cárteles de droga más violentos de México ha anunciado su decisión de tomar una de las ciudades más acaudaladas de México, argumentando que el alcalde está con ellos y advirtiendo a otros cárteles que se salgan o se atengan a las consecuencias. A diferencia de otras organizaciones criminales, este cartel está actualmente liderado por el terrorista detrás de un ataque con granadas a un Consulado de Estados Unidos. El narcoterrorista esta comenzando una guerra contra un cartel rival liderado por un capo que es buscado en Estados Unidos por ordenar ejecuciones en Dallas.

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Narco-Terrorist Challenges U.S. Fugitive in Mexican Border State Turf War

One of Mexico’s most violent drug cartels announced its intent to take over wealthy San Pedro, claiming the mayor is an ally. Rival groups were warned to fall in line or face violence. Unlike other criminal organizations, this cartel is currently led by the terrorist behind a grenade attack on a U.S. Consulate office. The cartel is waging war against a rival group led by a man wanted in the U.S. for ordering an assassination in Dallas.

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288 Pounds of Meth Seized at California, Arizona Border Checkpoints

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized approximately 223 pounds of methamphetamine and two pounds of heroin worth $648,288 over the weekend during four vehicle inspections in California and Arizona. The alleged seizures resulted in the arrests of three U.S. citizens and two Mexican nationals.

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Previous Deportee Busted Running Fentanyl Ring, Say Phoenix Police

A Mexican national arrested last week at a west Phoenix motel for possession of 15,000 fentanyl pills was identified as a previously deported criminal alien suspected of leading a local fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine ring, say police.

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400 Migrants Apprehended Within Five Minutes in El Paso Sector

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended two large groups of Central American migrants after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. Agents apprehended the two groups totaling more than 400 during a five-minute period early Tuesday.

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 400 migrants in a five-minute period on March 19, 2019. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/El Paso Sector)

GRAFICO — Cinco Muertos por Enfrentamientos en Ciudad Fronteriza

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – Al menos cinco hombres fueron asesinados en los últimos días en esta ciudad fronteriza mientras dos facciones rivales del Cartel del Golfo luchan por el control de los lucrativos territorios de trasiego de la droga y el contrabando de personas.

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Feds Seize 3 Tons of Cocaine at Sea in Two Days

Aircrews assigned to U.S. Customs and Border Protection P-3 Orion surveillance aircraft assisted in the seizure of nearly three tons of cocaine during two separate missions. Officials estimate the drug seizures to be worth in excess of $76 million.

A CBP P-3 Orion Aircrew monitors the seizure of bails of cocaine in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Costa Rica. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Group of 170 Migrants Dug Under Arizona Border Fence, Say Feds

Border Patrol agents in Arizona continue to deal with “large” migrant groups exploiting weaknesses in outdated border technology to illegally enter the U.S. Most recently, human smugglers coordinated the border crossing by a group of more than 170 who dug under a portion of a barrier in the Yuma Sector.

A large group of Central American migrants exploit outdated border barriers with the aid of a human smuggler to illegally enter the U.S. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol video screenshot)

VIDEO: Político Mexicano Secuestrado Es Obligado a Hablar Sobre Narco-Nexos

MIGUEL ALEMAN, Tamaulipas – Sicarios del cártel de Los Zetas obligaron a un político mexicano que habían secuestrado a hablar sobre sus vínculos con un cartel rival que domina esta ciudad fronteriza. La confesión fue grabada en video por los sicarios y compartida en las redes sociales como una forma de justificar el secuestro y anunciar su intención de apoderarse de la región.

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VIDEO: Kidnapped Mexican Politician Forced to Disclose Gulf Cartel Ties

MIGUEL ALEMAN, Tamaulipas – Cartel gunmen from Los Zetas forced a kidnapped Mexican politician to talk about his ties to a rival organization that dominates this border city. The confession was video recorded and shared on social media as a way to justify the kidnapping and announce the Zeta’s plan to take control of the region.

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Cartel Gunman Executes Patient in Tijuana Hospital

A cartel gunman entered a Tijuana hospital early Sunday morning and opened fire on a patient being treated for wounds sustained earlier, raising the total number of homicides in March to 81 with 446 in 2019.

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Guerra en Veracruz por ‘Venganza’ de CJNG

VERACRUZ, Veracruz — Intensas balaceras, tráileres quemados, carreteras bloqueadas, cierre masivo de negocios y violencia sin fin es el saldo inicial de un violento fin de semana que sicarios desataron en este estado costero. La violencia fue pronosticada días antes por el Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) a través de narco mantas por todo el estado donde retaban al gobierno por enfrentarse a ellos.

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