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VIDEO: Cartel Gunmen Clash with Mexican Soldiers at Texas Border

Cartel gunmen and Mexican Army soldiers clashed right at the Texas border in a fierce shootout where three gunmen died. The gunfight spread terror among motorists trying to cross one of the area’s international ports of entry. The shootout is one of several clashes that have taken place in that location as rival factions of the Gulf Cartel fight for control of the region, while government officials in Mexico try to minimize the situation and claim all is safe.


Mexican Government Silent on Border City Raid Targeting Cartel Boss’s Son

Mexican authorities remain tight-lipped about a weekend raid in the border city of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, targeting the son of a top regional Gulf Cartel boss. The quietness behind the raid led locals to speculate if the move could be an attempt to negotiate a deal in order to stop the recent turf war between rival factions of the Gulf Cartel plaguing the border region.

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Gulf Cartel Continues Border Turf War Despite Mexican Government’s Claims of Regional Safety

In the Mexican border cities of Reynosa and Matamoros, locals are locking themselves in their homes as soon as the sun goes down due to an ongoing war between rival factions of the Gulf Cartel. The renewed fighting led to more than a week of fighting in several parts of the state of Tamaulipas despite an intense effort by state and federal authorities to deny the violence and minimize what they can’t hide.

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Border State Officials in Mexico Falsely Claim All is Well Amid Cartel Turf War

Public officials in the border state of Tamaulipas are working to marginalize the violence that is spreading through their cities. Violence escalated in recent days as rival cartels fight for control of drug and human trafficking routes. The violence manifested itself in numerous blockades inside multiple cities while convoys of gunmen in armored vehicles fight in the outskirts and along key highways.

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Detienen a Miembro del CDG Derribando Cámaras de Vigilancia en Frontera

Policías estatales arrestaron a un presunto miembro del Cartel del Golfo que supuestamente estaba usando un tracto-camión para derribar cámaras de vigilancia policiales en la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa. El arresto se produce después de que varios operadores del CDG han estado derribando cerca de una docena de cámaras en todo Reynosa esta semana.

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Cartel Del Golfo Derriba Cámaras de Vigilancia en Ciudad Fronteriza

La facción del Cartel del Golfo que opera en la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa llevó a cabo una serie de acciones coordinadas encaminadas a desmantelar las cámaras de vigilancia instaladas por las autoridades estatales. Utilizando camionetas y camiones robados, los operadores del cartel derribaron varios postes que se usaban para sostener las cámaras de la policía.

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Gulf Cartel Knocks Down Surveillance Cameras in Mexican Border City

The Gulf Cartel faction that operates in the border city of Reynosa carried out a series of coordinated actions aimed at disrupting the surveillance cameras set up by state authorities. Using SUV and carjacked cargo vehicles, cartel operators knocked down several light poles being used to hold up police cameras.

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Mexican State Cops Seize Guns, SUV After Border City Shootout

State police officers in Matamoros managed to seize an SUV and several weapons after fighting off an attack from members of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. That criminal organization recently made headlines for trying to gain favor through a social media campaign where they handed out boxes with food to poor communities in the region.

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Sicarios del CDG Queman a Rivales Vivos en Zona Fronteriza

Sicarios del Cártel del Golfo intentan una vez más difundir el terror entre sus rivales y ciudadanos filtrando fotografías y videos de sus horribles ejecuciones. En el caso más reciente, los miembros del CDG de la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa capturaron el momento en que prendieron fuego a dos de sus rivales mientras ellos aún estaban vivos.

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CHIP ROY: Recognize Mexican Cartels as Terrorist Threat to U.S.

U.S. Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) told Breitbart News Sunday it is time to recognize that certain Mexican cartel factions are a terrorist threat to the United States. His interview follows a letter sent to the U.S. Secretary of State requesting the designation of specific cartel factions as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO).

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Congressmen Call for U.S. Designation of Mexican Cartels as Terror Orgs — Los Zetas, Gulf in Crosshairs

U.S. Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX) and Dr. Mark Green (R-TN) drafted a letter that will be sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting specific Mexican cartel factions be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs). The letter follows years of coverage by Breitbart News and calls from Border/Cartel Chronicles Director Brandon Darby for these specific cartel factions to be added to the terror list.error list.

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