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Five Reasons Why the U.S. State Department’s Anti-Cartel Programs Fail in Mexico

The U.S. State Department is wasting our tax dollars in Mexico on a series of programs tied to the Merida Initiative to battle cartels and drug trafficking. Transnational criminal organizations (cartels) based in Mexico thrive as the U.S. State Department balances U.S. law enforcement agencies’ priorities with diplomatic concerns, often placing politics and diplomacy above priorities such as dismantling the criminal networks pumping narcotics across the border into U.S. communities.

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Cartel Secuestra Agentes Federales para Grabar Mensaje Amenazante Contra el Gobierno

Dos agentes especializados en investigar a los carteles de la droga fueron secuestrados por uno de los mismos carteles que investigan. A punta de pistola, los agentes fueron forzados a grabar un video donde dicen que el gobierno roba, tortura y secuestra a los criminales con impunidad total y que los carteles se han cansado. Se desconoce el paradero de los agentes.

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WATCH: Mexican Cartel Uses Kidnapped Federal Cops to Make Threats Against Government

Two Mexican federal agents investigating drug cartels were kidnapped by the same people they had been tracking. At gunpoint, the officers were forced to record a video where they say that the government steals, tortures, and kidnaps cartel members with complete impunity. Their whereabouts are currently unknown.

Mexican Federal Police

Mexican Federal Police Intel Unit Arrested for Serving Gulf Cartel

Police in Mexico arrested a top commander and four agents of the nation’s federal police unit assigned to carrying out intelligence operations along the border region. Authorities discovered the federal cops were serving Mexico’s Gulf Cartel.

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Sigilosamente Liberan a Líder Fundador del Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación

Mientras que el gobierno Mexicano públicamente dice estar luchando en contra de los carteles de la droga, un juez federal sigilosamente dejo en libertad al líder fundador de uno de los carteles mas poderosos y peligrosos del país. La razón por dejarlo en libertad, la presunta falta de pruebas.

Nuevo Leon Police

Two Mexican Cops Arrested for Cartel Executions, One Died in Prison

Officials tied two local police officers from this border state to the kidnapping and execution of a businessman and his secretary as part of the ongoing cartel war. One of the police officers later died from an apparent suicide inside a state prison.

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Mexico Marks 2017 as Bloodiest in 20 Years Despite Incomplete Cartel Crime Statistics

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — The raging cartel violence spreading throughout the country has marked 2017 as the bloodiest year since 1997 when the government began documenting such murders. The official figures, however, pale in comparison to reality since they do not account for the number of victims “disappeared” by cartel gunmen–including those who were incinerated or buried in clandestine graves.

Nuevo Leon Zeta Cops

Dos Policías Mexicanos Detenidos Por Narco-Ejecuciones Para Los Zetas

MONTERREY, Nuevo León– Dos policías del municipio rural del Hidalgo han sido arrestados en conexión a ejecuciones y otras actividades violentas a favor del cartel de Los Zetas Vieja Escuela. Uno de los presuntos narco-policias es el hermano del director de la policía municipal y el grupo tenia un arsenal escondido en un a casa de seguridad.

Nuevo Leon Zeta Cops

Two Cops Arrested for Narco-Executions in Mexican Border State

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — Two police officers from rural Hidalgo were arrested in connection with executions and other violent activities for Los Zetas Vieja Escuela Cartel. One of the alleged narco-cops is the brother of the local police director. The pair had an arsenal of weapons at a stash house.

Mexican Federal Court

Estados Unidos Solicita Extradición de Ex-Gobernador Mexicano Fugitivo Ligado Con Carteles

Más de tres meses después de que las autoridades estatales de Tamaulipas arrestaran a un exgobernador de ese estado por cargos de malversación, el Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos emitió formalmente una solicitud de extradición solicitando que el ex político sea enviado a Texas donde es buscado por lavado de dinero federal y cargos de fraude.

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U.S. Requests Extradition of Fugitive Mexican Cartel-Linked Governor

More than three months after Tamaulipas authorities arrested a former governor on embezzlement charges, the U.S. Department of State has formally issued an extradition request, asking that the politician be sent to Texas for federal money laundering and fraud charges.