Cartel Violence

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

10 Cops Killed in Popular Mexican Tourist Port Since October

Cartel gunmen shot and killed an off-duty municipal police officer from the popular tourist port of Guaymas, Sonora, on Tuesday morning. With this most recent attack, the number of police officers killed in the municipality of Guaymas reached ten since October of 2018.

Sorora, Mexico, police at crime scene. (Ronaldo Schemidt/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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Policías Federales Mexicanos Matan a Oficial Estatal de Nuevo León en Rescate Fallido

Las autoridades en este estado fronterizo están investigando la muerte de un investigador de la policía estatal que fue baleado por policías federales mexicanos. El tiroteo tuvo lugar durante una operación de rescate en un intento por salvar a una oficial de policía estatal encubierto que había sido secuestrado por un equipo de sicarios. No está claro si el agente fue asesinado por error en una confusión o si el tiroteo fue intencional y los agentes federales estaban trabajando para uno de los carteles que operan en el área.

Nuevo Leon Investigations

Mexican Federales Kill Border State Cop During Failed Kidnapping Rescue

Authorities in the border state of Nuevo Leon are investigating the shooting death of a state police investigator killed by Mexican federal agents. The shooting took place during a rescue operation in an attempt to save an undercover state police officer who had been kidnapped by a team of gunmen. It remains unclear if the agent was killed in error in a friendly fire situation or if it was intentional and the federal agents were working for one of the cartels that operate in the area.

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Watch: Cartel Gunmen in Cancún Ambush Mexican State Police

A team of cartel gunmen in the popular resort city of Cancún ambushed members of the Quintana Roo State Police. The officers traveled along a busy street in a private non-duty vehicle this past Tuesday night.  The brazen attack left one police officer in serious condition and wounded other officers and administrative staff who were also in the vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries. A civilian riding on a motorcycle nearby was also wounded by stray gunfire.

Mexican state police ambushed in Cancun by Cartel Gunmen. (Photo: Twitter/@Ejecutometro2)

Stray Cartel Gunfire Kills 11-Yr-Old Boy in Cancun, Says Family

Stray gunfire from cartel gunmen in the Mexican resort of Cancún struck and killed an 11-year old child. The stray round came from cartel gunmen who had opened fire on an adult male target. Officials transported the child to a local clinic where he died several hours later. 

Federal police in Cancun, Mexico.

Grupos de Los Zetas Luchan por Control de Prisión de Ciudad Victoria

Dos facciones del cartel hiperviolento de Los Zetas luchan nuevamente por el control de la prisión estatal en esta ciudad. A pesar de las medidas de seguridad tomadas por el gobierno, los miembros del cártel continúan realizando varias operaciones de tipo lucrativo desde adentro de la prisión, lo que hace que el control del centro de detención sea de suma importancia.

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Mexican Cartels Fight for Control of Border State Prison

Two main factions of the hyper-violent Los Zetas cartel are once again fighting for control of the state prison in this city. Despite government crackdowns, cartel members continue to run various moneymaking operations from inside prison walls making the detention facility a lucrative territory to control.

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Cartel Gunmen Kill Four Honduran Migrants in Juárez Drug House

Cartel gunmen raided a drug house in the border city of Ciudad Juárez and killed four Honduran migrants. The cartel gunmen who stormed the property and opened fire early Friday morning. In addition to the two Central American migrants, two other unidentified victims were wounded and transported to a local hospital in very serious condition.

ACAPULCO, MEXICO - MARCH 03: A Mexican army soldier stands guard at a suspected drug-related murder site March 3, 2012 in Acapulco, Mexico. A forensics team excavated five corpses from the floor of an abandoned house. Officials said the five victims were apparently buried alive in concrete. Drug violence has …