Tamaulipas Government

Tensions Rise Between Mexican Border State and Federal Government amid Governor’s Prosecution

Tensions are rising in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas as federal forces work to arrest the governor who claims to have prosecutorial immunity. The governor claims the arrest warrant is political in nature and ordered by Mexico’s president. The tension has led to some talk about Mexico’s federal government pushing to assume control of Tamaulipas and fully remove the elected government.

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Mexican Border State Extends Coronavirus Emergency Measures into July

Health officials from the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas extended coronavirus emergency measures through July 15 as the region continues to see a spike in cases. The move comes in direct opposition to messages pushed by Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who is already calling for resuming normal activities — even as cases continue to spike.

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Epiphany Celebrated Amid Gunfire in Border City, Government Minimized Reports

With the loud sounds of gunfire as convoys of gunmen clashed with authorities is how the residents of this border city were forced to celebrate Epiphany which is also known as the visit of the Three Magi. As customary, Tamaulipas officials released basic information that does not match with the actual events as the official version is only a fraction of what actually happened.

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Celebran Día de Reyes Magos Con Balacera en Matamoros; El Gobierno Trata de Minimizarlo

Con fuertes sonidos de disparos, cuando grupos de hombres armados se enfrentaron con las autoridades, es como los residentes de esta ciudad fronteriza celebraron la Epifanía o la visita de los Tres Reyes Magos. Como es habitual, los funcionarios de Tamaulipas dieron información básica que no coincide con el evento real, ya que la versión oficial es sólo una fracción de lo que realmente ocurrió.

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