Border Violence

More Trash Bags of Human Remains Found in Western Mexico

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco continue to discover dozens of trash bags filled with dismembered human remains. The discoveries point to an ongoing extermination tactic by cartel members fighting for control of the region. Officials found the remains in wells, shallow pits, and grassy areas as authorities continue to put the pieces back together and identify the victims.

Mexican police carry body. (© AFP/File Pedro Pardo)

Mexican President Pushes Amnesty on Crime, Senate to Decide

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is pushing for a new bill that would grant amnesty to thousands of currently jailed individuals. The bill called Ley de Amnistia or Amnesty Law is expected to go before Mexico’s Senate. If the senate passes the bill, it would lead to the release of thousands of individuals who have been “unjustly jailed”.

Mexico turns page with win for leftist 'AMLO'

Los Zetas-CDN Persiguen a Estatales de NL, Autoridades Tratan de Minimizar Hechos

Un grupo de sicarios de Los Zetas que viajaban en camionetas blindados y portaban rifles calibre .50, ametralladoras y explosivos enfrentaron y corretearon a un grupo de policías de Nuevo León que habían ingresado brevemente a la ciudad fronteriza de Nuevo Laredo en Tamaulipas. Tres oficiales sufrieron varias heridas en el ataque, y Los Zetas lograron incendiar uno de los vehículos de la policía. Las autoridades estatales están tratando de minimizar el ataque alegando que Los Zetas no usaron lanzagranadas o lanzacohetes, a pesar de que varias fuentes policiales confirmaron a este medio el uso de artefactos explosivos.

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Mexican Officials Downplay Los Zetas Chasing Border State Cops Out of Cartel’s Territory

A group of Los Zetas gunmen riding in armored trucks while carrying .50 caliber rifles, machine guns, and explosives chased a squad of Nuevo Leon police officers out of the cartel’s territory. The police briefly entered the border city of Nuevo Laredo in Tamaulipas. State officials are trying to downplay the attack claiming that Los Zetas did not use grenade launchers or RGP’s, despite multiple law enforcement sources confirming the use of explosive devices.

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Another Narco-Music Singer Killed in Mexican Border City

Cartel violence in the border city of Tijuana continued this week as cartel gunmen murdered a Mexican narco-music singer at an upscale outdoor mall. A total of 145 homicides have been registered in Tijuana during the month of July as of late Friday night bringing the total killed in 2019 to, 1,244.

Cartel gunmen killed Samuel Barraza in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo: Facebook/Samuel Barraza)

VIDEO: Ejecución de Contador del CDG Apunta a Otra Lucha Interna

El asesinato de un hombre descrito como un contador del Cartel del Golfo señala un reinicio de la violencia dentro de las filas de la facción conocida como Los Metros. El cruel asesinato fue grabado por los mismos sicarios y luego compartido en las redes sociales como una advertencia miembros rivales del cartel.

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Exclusive: Identities of Gang Bosses at War with Los Zetas Cartel Revealed

A territorial expansion by the Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) faction of Los Zetas throughout the border state of  Nuevo Leon is now being challenged by two small independent drug gangs. The gangs are fighting to hold on to their territories in key municipalities in the Monterrey Metropolitan area. Breitbart News obtained exclusive access to police and military intelligence identifying the leaders of those gangs and their areas of influence.

Three members of the Mexican army keep watch in the residential Anahuac neighborhood in Monterrey, Nuevo León state, Mexico on Feb. 5, 2012, after clashes between a group of gunmen and Mexican army. Photo: Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images

EXCLUSIVA: Jefes de Pandillas que Pelean Contra Los Zetas por Zonas de Narcomenudeo – Son Revelados

Una expansión territorial realizada por la facción Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) de Los Zetas en el estado fronterizo de Nuevo León está siendo desafiada por dos pequeñas pandillas independientes de narcotraficantes que están peleando para mantener sus territorios en municipios clave del área metropolitana de Monterrey. Breitbart News tuvo acceso exclusivo a inteligencia policiaca y militar que identifica a los líderes de esas pandillas y sus áreas de influencia.

Three members of the Mexican army keep watch in the residential Anahuac neighborhood in Monterrey, Nuevo León state, Mexico on Feb. 5, 2012, after clashes between a group of gunmen and Mexican army. Photo: Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images

Cartel Attacks in Northern Mexico Leave Five Dead Including Two Cops

Cartel gunmen in the Mexican border state of Sonora carried out two separate attacks within 30 minutes this past Saturday. The attacks left five dead, including two police officers and three civilians. The gunmen wounded an additional three police officers and a civilian during the two attacks.

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