Border VIolence Cartel Violence

Tres Soldados Mueren Durante Ataque de Los Zetas en la Frontera con Texas

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — Tres soldados Mexicanos murieron y tres mas fueron heridos durante una batalla en esta ciudad fronteriza en contra de fuerzas del cartel de Los Zetas. Los soldados que fueron heridos y los que murieron fue cuando su camioneta se volcó durante el enfrentamiento.

Nuevo Laredo Shooting

Mexican Gov’t Lists Border City Among ‘Most Violent’

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Despite a tense sense of calm hovering over this border city, state officials with the new administration confirmed that the majority of the murders are tied to brutal cartel turf wars.

Matamoros

Captured Hitman: Cartels Forging New Ties in Drug War

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — While the government in this border state denies any alliances between drug cartels, the recently arrested leader of a hit squad confirmed ties with some members of the Los Zetas and Gulf Cartels in order to fight off their shared rivals.

Los Zetas

Local and National Media Ignore RPG Attack Just Miles from Texas Border

Local and National media outlets have all but ignored an RPG attack on a Mexican police headquarters building located just south of the Texas border town of Eagle Pass. This seems to follow a pattern of news outlets ignoring the cartel war occurring just south of the major Texas cities of McAllen and Brownsville.

Mexico RPG - Getty Image-Lucas Castro