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Two Honduran Congressmen Worked with Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, MS-13, Says DEA

Two Honduran congressmen are facing federal drug trafficking and weapons charges in the U.S. for their alleged roles in helping the Sinaloa Cartel move large cocaine loads from Colombia and Venezuela into Honduras, then to Mexico, and eventually into the United States. One of the congressmen is accused of using MS-13 hitmen for security and escorting cocaine loads.

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EXCLUSIVO — Cartel Trata de Distanciarse de Masacre en Bares Tras Reporte de Breitbart Texas

MONTERREY, Nuevo León — El despiadado cártel mexicano de drogas conocido como Los Zetas fue obligado a participar en el control de daños para proteger su imagen luego de que un informe de Breitbart Texas los vinculó a una reciente masacre en múltiples bares en Monterrey, México. El informe exclusivo de Breitbart Texas identificó específicamente a la facción del Cártel Del Noreste (CDN) de Los Zetas como responsable de la masacre. Los Zetas respondieron al informe colgando una manta en la región donde ocurrieron los brutales asesinatos.

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Exclusive — Mexican Cartel Tries to Distance Itself from Massacres After Breitbart Texas Report

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — The ruthless Mexican drug cartel known as Los Zetas was forced to engage in damage control to protect its image after a Breitbart Texas report linked them to a recent massacre in multiple bars in Monterrey, Mexico. The exclusive Breitbart Texas report specifically identified the Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) faction of Los Zetas as being responsible for the massacre. Los Zetas responded to the report by hanging narco-banners in the region where the brutal slayings occurred.

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Cartel Del Golfo Mata a Policía Estatal en Emboscada en Ciudad Fronteriza

Una vez más, miembros del cártel del Golfo han matado a un oficial de la policía del estado de Tamaulipas en uno de sus ataques de emboscada más recientes en esta ciudad fronteriza. El ataque ocurrió cerca de Nuevo Progreso, una ciudad conocida por su turismo médico por visitantes de los EE. UU.

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Mexican Cop Killed in Ambush by Gulf Cartel near Texas Border

Members of the Gulf Cartel killed, once again, a Tamaulipas state police officer during one of their most recent ambush attacks in this border city. The attack took place near Nuevo Progreso, a city known for its medical tourism by U.S. visitors.

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Grupo Armado Balea a Migrantes Hondureños en Estado Fronterizo

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — Diez integrantes de una familia de origen hondureño fueron atacados por un grupo armado que se metió a la fuerza a la casa donde dormían para dispararles. Uno de ellos murió mientras que otros dos que son menores de edad resultaron lesionados.

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Mexican Cartel Gunmen Release Kidnapped Border City Mayor

Almost 10 hours after kidnapping at gunpoint the mayor of a small Mexican city near the Texas border, a team of gunmen released and sent him on his way. While the incident took place right outside of city hall, the newly freed mayor claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.

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Cartel Gunmen Kidnap Mexican Mayor near Texas Border

A team of cartel gunmen kidnapped the mayor of the small rural border-town of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, setting off a large-scale search and rescue operation. As of press time, the efforts to rescue the local politician has proven unsuccessful. Ciudad Mier sits immediately south of the Rio Grande Valley Sector of Texas.

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Sicarios Disparan Contra Camión, Chofer Los Salva en Ciudad Fronteriza

MONTERREY, Nuevo León — Un chofer de autobús que quedo en medio de una balacera en la ciudad fronteriza de Nuevo Laredo, pudo salvar a sus pasajeros y a pesar de que estuvo a punto de ser baleado, logro llevarlos fuera del estado. En días recientes, Nuevo Laredo ha tenido múltiples balaceras de alta intensidad donde sicarios y militares se han estado enfrentando.

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Mexican Cartel Gunmen Shoot at Passenger Bus near Texas Border

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – A bus driver caught in the middle of a cartel gun battle in Nuevo Laredo was able to save his passengers. In recent days, Nuevo Laredo saw multiple high-intensity shootouts between cartel and military forces.

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Narco-Terrorismo: Sicarios Matan a 12 en Ataques a Bares de Monterrey

Una serie de ataques contra cinco bares en Monterrey y sus alrededores dejó 12 personas muertas y a otras seis lesionadas. Fuentes policiales señalan a la facción de Los Zetas llamada Cártel Del Noreste como la que ha estado detrás de los ataques con tinte de terrorismo.

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Sicarios del CDG Emboscan a Policías de Tamaulipas en Ciudad Fronteriza

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – El miedo y el caos regresó a la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa cuando los pistoleros del cártel iniciaron una serie de ataques contra oficiales de la Policía del Estado de Tamaulipas. Hasta el momento, los ataques han matado a un oficial ya que los pistoleros del cártel parecen estar tratando de vengarse por la captura de uno de sus líderes.

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Cartel Gunmen Ambush Police in Mexico near Texas Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Fear and chaos returned to Reynosa as cartel gunmen began a series of attacks targeting Tamaulipas State Police. The attacks killed one officer as cartel fighters seek revenge for the capture of a leader.

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VIDEO: Sicarios Roban Vehículos a Punta de Pistola en Ciudad Fronteriza

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Hombres armados del cártel en la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa han aumentado sus operaciones de robo de automóviles mientras se preparan para nuevos enfrentamientos con sus rivales. En los últimos días, la ciudad ha visto un fuerte aumento en el número de automóviles robados a punta de pistola o bajo amenaza de fuerza.

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WATCH: Armed Mexican Cartel Gunmen Carjack near Texas Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Cartel gunmen in Reynosa are increasing their car theft operations as they prepare for further clashes with rivals. In recent days, the city saw a sharp increase in vehicles stolen at gunpoint or under threat of force.

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Report: James Comey Ignored Possible Murders by Mexican Cartel Informant

A high-ranking operator was able to continue climbing the ladder of the Juarez Cartel and supposedly ran a human slaughterhouse while being a U.S. informant. The actions of the former Mexican cop turned U.S. asset in the early 2000s could have been stopped by then-Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey who, along with other high ranking officials at the time, did nothing in response. After his time as an informant was done, the man received asylum and moved to New York where he allegedly terrorized and kidnapped a local woman.

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Mexico Arrests Top Gulf Cartel Leader near Texas Border

Mexican authorities arrested one of the top leaders of the Gulf Cartel in the region. The kingpin has been singled out as one of the men responsible for the escalation of violence that has taken place in this border city. 

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Mexican Authorities: Border City Cartel Gunmen Behind Political Stunts

The Tamaulipas government confirmed the arrest of five cartel gunmen who they linked not only to drug trafficking, kidnapping, and extortion. The five also allegedly carried out a series of political stunts aimed at trying to make residents believe that a political party was buying votes.

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Autoridades Detienen a Sicarios Responsables por Trucos Políticos

El gobierno de Tamaulipas confirmó el arresto de cinco sicarios vinculados no solo al tráfico de drogas, secuestro y la extorsión, sino también con una serie de eventos políticos destinados a hacer creer a los residentes que un partido político estaba comprando votos.