Mexican Federal Police

Se Incrementan Operativos en Carreteras Ante Inseguridad por Carteles

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — En un intento por salvar la temporada turística de Semana Santa, autoridades estatales y federales desplegaron varios operativos de seguridad en las carreteras que conectan esta ciudad fronteriza con el resto del estado. Ahora empresarios locales piden que los operativos sean permanentes.

Mexican Federal Police

Mexico Cracks Down on Cartel Highway Robberies near Border

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — In an attempt to save the Holy Week tourist season, Mexican authorities deployed multiple operations along highways that connect this border city with the rest of the state. Businessmen are asking the government that operations become permanent.

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Cartel Terrorism at Border: 15 Kidnapped Off Hijacked Mexican Passenger Bus

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila — Government officials from this border state have confirmed that cartel gunmen hijacked and kidnapped 15 passengers from bus that was headed from Tamaulipas to Coahuila. While the Tamaulipas government remains silent, the fate of the sequestered remains unknown.

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Bus Hijackings and Robberies Continue Near Texas Border

Bus hijackings and robberies enable Cartel members in this border city to make a quick buck and continue to pray on the public while federal and state authorities are unable to meet the community’s demand for safety.

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Asalto Armado De Camiones Continua En la Frontera

La delincuencia organizada en esta ciudad fronteriza se mantiene latente en diferentes ámbitos, atentando contra la población, sin que autoridades de las fuerzas federales, estatales puedan hacer frente a la demanda de la comunidad, por lo cual la Cámara de Comercio en Matamoros está solicitando la reactivación de la policía Municipal.

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Cartel Chronicles: Cartel Gunmen Hijack Buses and Extort Anonymous Tipsters Near Texas Border

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Kidnapping and extortion continue to hold hostage the population of the border city of Matamoros regardless of their social strata. Most recently cartel members have once again resorted to hijacking commercial buses inside the city limits and have also begun making telephone threats and extortions at the brave few citizens that have provided authorities information about the location of illegal gasoline sales.