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Arizona Dad: Mexican Cartel Executed My Son

A still greiving father, Steve Ronnebeck, shared with Breitbart Texas on Wednesday that a Mexican cartel “executed my son.” Ronnebeck’s son was killed by an illegal alien, self-proclaimed Sinaloa cartel member. The criminal alien is now facing charges for shooting Grant Ronnebeck during the 21-year-old’s overnight shift at the Mesa, Arizona, QT convenience store.

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Sinaloa Cartel’s Chicago Leaders Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

Calling them the “most significant drug dealers” he’d dealt with in two decades on the bench, U.S. District Chief Judge Ruben Castillo sentenced twins Pedro and Margarito Flores to 14 years each in prison for smuggling at least 71 tons of cocaine and heroin and nearly $2 billion in cash from 2005 to 2008 for Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel. The Flores brothers served as the control point for the drug trafficking organization in the Windy City for years, and would have received life sentence had they not agreed to fully cooperate with U.S. authorities to bring down major players in the cartel.

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Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles; Effort Begins to Help Citizen Journalists in Mexico

Breitbart Texas is now working with citizen journalists who are willing to report on cartel activity and public corruption in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, immediately south of the Texas border. The citizen journalists’ reports will be published in English and in Spanish. Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles will help bring attention to the level of violence and corruption along the U.S.-Mexico border. The truth and realities of the region will be on full display for citizens of the U.S. and Mexico.

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Mexico Refuses to Extradite Infamous Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ to the U.S.

Mexico’s drug war was completely rocked in February 2014 after news broke of the arrest of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the notorious long-time head of the Sinaloa cartel and arguably the most wanted man in the Western Hemisphere. But despite the U.S. government’s deep desire to prosecute and incarcerate Guzmán in the United States, Mexico’s attorney general announced the kingpin would not be extradited.

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Venezuelan Defector Says National Leader Runs Drug Cartel

A Venezuelan defector says his former boss, the head of Venezuela’s National Assembly, runs a secret drug cartel. Leamsy Salazar was a bodyguard and former head of security for Diosdado Cabello, the 2nd most powerful man in Venezeula’s socialist party.

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Human Smugglers Thrive With Help of U.S. Banks

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants enter the US illegally across our southwest border every year with the help of coyotes, more formally known as human smugglers. Making this journeys isn’t cheap, and can set a migrant back anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000 depending on his or her circumstances. As a result, gangs are making upwards of $10 billion per year according to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime. Worse yet, Bloomberg Markets magazine will be reporting in its February issue that these profits are rolling in with the assistance of several U.S. banks.

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Border Patrol: ‘All Of Our Agents Accounted For’

MCALLEN, Texas – As federal agencies continue to look into a series of 911 threats where a suspected Mexican cartel member claimed to have kidnapped a U.S. Border Patrol agent, the agency tasked with securing the borders confirms that none of their agents have been kidnapped.

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Outrage in Mexico as Priests Become Targets of Organized Crime

The high profile murders appear to have no end in Mexico as the country now rallies around the kidnapping and murder of a Catholic priest in the violent Mexican State of Guerrero; the priest is the third religious man to be murdered in that state this year and just one of many kidnapped priests.

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Three Cartel Hitmen Killed Near Texas Border

A fierce firefight just south of the Texas border resulted in the death of two gunmen as well as a considerable amount of property damage. A third gunman also died in a recent shootout. The shootout took place this week

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Eight Mexican Cartel Operatives Ran Atlanta Meth Ring

Eight operatives of a Mexican drug cartel were sentenced to U.S. federal prison for their role in running a Methamphetamine distribution ring in Atlanta, Georgia. Court records don’t specify which drug cartel the group belonged to, but most of the

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