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WATCH: Mexican Protesters Tell Caravan Migrants to Go Home

Mexican citizens began protesting the migrant caravan arriving in Tijuana as they attempt to claim asylum in California. The protests turned violent–leading law enforcement to separate the migrants from the demonstrators.

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22 Buses with 900 Caravan Migrants Nears U.S. Border

Portions of the migrant caravan consisting of nearly 900 Central Americans in 22 buses arrived in the northern border state of Sonora, escorted by state and federal police on Wednesday.

Border Patrol agents arrest suspected illegal immigrants in Rio Grande Valley Sector. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Sex Offenders, Gang Members Apprehended near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents stopped migrants with histories of violence, gang membership, and sex offenses from successfully making their way into the U.S. interior. The arrests occurred in multiple incidents over the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend.

Existing border barriers in Rio Grande Valley Sector to be replaced with concrete levee wall and 18-foot bollard wall. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Border/Cartel Chronicles)

Feds Ink Second Contract for Border Walls in South Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced the awarding of a second contract to begin construction of new border walls in the Rio Grande Valley Sector. The contract calls for the building of approximately eight miles of new or replacement border barriers beginning in February 2019.

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WATCH: Mexican Businessman Describes Being Kidnapped by Cops

MORELIA, Michoacán – A businessman claims state cops tried to kill him when he attempted to speak out against corrupt law enforcement. He is demanding the Michoacán government investigate the matter and stop protecting dirty lawmen.

Nuevo Leon Shooting

VIDEO: Sicarios Hieren a 3 Policías y 2 Víctimas Inocentes Cerca de la Frontera con Texas

MONTERREY, Nuevo León — Un grupo de sicarios con vestimenta táctica atacó a un escuadrón de oficiales de la policía local en la ciudad norteña de Anáhuac, desatando un feroz enfrentamiento armado antes de darse a la fuga. El ataque dejo a tres oficiales heridos y también fueron heridas dos personas inocentes que fueron identificadas como residentes locales.

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Amenaza de Bomba Cierra Temporalmente Puente Internacional en Texas

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Una llamada sobre una bomba en un puente internacional provocó temporalmente la evacuación de dicho puerto de entrada durante más de una hora mientras las autoridades trabajaban para localizar el dispositivo. Después de una búsqueda en el área, las autoridades no encontraron ningún explosivo y se reanudó el tráfico.

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Bomb Scare Briefly Closes International Bridge to Texas

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – A call about a bomb at an international bridge connecting Mexico to South Texas temporarily caused an evacuation as authorities worked to locate the device. Law enforcement did not find any explosives.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto seduced voters six years ago with his movie-star looks and promises of sweeping reform, but leaves office as the most unpopular president in Mexican history, according to some polls

Mexican Presidents Deny They Took Bribes from El Chapo

Two former Mexican presidents publicly denied taking bribes from the Sinaloa Cartel. The statements came after the legal defense for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera made contrary claims this week.

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Could DOD’s Active Denial System Stop Caravan Migrants 700 Yards from Border?

Could a non-lethal defensive system developed by the Department of Defense nearly ten years ago play a role in deterring large groups of migrants from storming across the U.S. border? The system, referred to as a Solid State Active Denial System (SSADS), creates an intolerable pain response without causing any injury or long-term effects and forces the target to flee from the area.

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Policías Estatales Encuentran Cenizas Humanas Al Buscar una Víctima de Secuestro

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – La búsqueda de una víctima de secuestro llevó a las autoridades estatales al descubrimiento de cenizas humanas en lo que parece ser un campo de exterminio en la parte norte de Nuevo León. Las cenizas parecen haber sido los restos de varias víctimas que fueron incineradas por sicarios en una área que tiene una larga historia de violencia.

Nuevo Leon Ashes

Mexican Border State Cops Find Human Ashes in Kidnapping Probe

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon – The search for a kidnapping victim led authorities to the discovery of human ashes in what appears to be a cartel killing field in northern Nuevo Leon. The remains apparently belong to various victims incinerated in an area well-known for such violence.

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Cártel Secuestra Policías de Nuevo Leon Como Venganza por Arresto de Mando Criminal

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – Las autoridades mexicanas están investigando los secuestro de policías estatales y la presunta violación de otro policía estatal como revancha por el reciente arresto de uno de sus líderes. Los ataques parecen ser una serie de ataques dirigidos a las agencias detrás de las operaciones recientes dirigidas al temible Cártel del Noreste (CDN).

Border Patrol agents find 81 migrants locked in a refrigerated tractor-trailer in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/LaredoSector)

81 Migrants Found in Refrigerated Trailer near Texas Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to an immigration checkpoint in South Texas apprehended 81 migrants being smuggled in a refrigerated tractor-trailer. Elsewhere in the sector, Zapata Station agents disrupted another smuggling attempt and apprehended six foreign nationals.

Fearing the Acapulco police force had been infiltrated by drug cartels, Mexican marines, together with state and federal police, deployed in a massive ground and air operation around the Pacific coast city's police headquarters

Mexico Detiene a Capo Entre los Mas Buscados por la DEA

Las autoridades mexicanas han arrestado a un operador de alto rango del Cartel de Sinaloa, responsable de coordinar el flujo de cocaína y efectivo a los Estados Unidos desde Colombia y México. En el momento de su arresto, el narcotraficante tenía guardaespaldas con identificaciones de autoridades Mexicanas.

Fearing the Acapulco police force had been infiltrated by drug cartels, Mexican marines, together with state and federal police, deployed in a massive ground and air operation around the Pacific coast city's police headquarters

Mexico Captures Drug Trafficker from DEA’s Most Wanted List

Mexican authorities arrested a top ranking Sinaloa Cartel operator responsible for coordinating the flow of cocaine and cash to the U.S. from Colombia and Mexico. The drug lord had armed bodyguards with Mexican police credentials at the time of his arrest.

Reynosa College Manhunt

WATCH: Cartel Gunmen Set Off Manhunt Inside Mexican Border City College

A team of Gulf Cartel gunmen fleeing from state police set off a manhunt inside a college campus in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. While authorities reported no injuries, the school campus went into a full lockdown as cartel gunmen moved about the hallways in order to escape from authorities.

Reynosa College Manhunt

VIDEO: Sicarios Desatan Cacería Dentro de Universidad Fronteriza

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Un grupo de sicarios del Cártel del Golfo que estaba huyendo de la policía estatal desató una situación tensa dentro de un campus universitario en esta ciudad fronteriza. Si bien no se reportaron heridos, se esparció el pánico dentro de la escuela cuando los sicarios comenzaron a correr por los pasillos en un intento de escapar de las autoridades.

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Mexican Authorities Arrest ‘Los Aztecas’ Gang Leader in Border State

Mexican Federal Police with assistance from the Mexican Navy (SEMAR) and Army (SEDENA) captured René Gerardo Santana Garza, “El 300,” one of the leaders of Los Aztecas. The gang is believed to be responsible for much of the recent cartel bloodshed in the border city of Ciudad Juarez.