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  • Failed state: Cartels parade through Guanajuato, Mexico's safest, prettiest, conservative state

    11/12/2019 7:25:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/12/2019 | Monica Showalter
    Mexico's cartels always find ways to put on some kind of sick clown show to draw attention, and sure enough they did so again with some sort of victory parade of vehicles through a Mexican town in the state of Guanajuato. According to the U.K. Daily Star (hat tip: Drudge Report): A convoy of armoured cars reportedly belonging to El Chapo’s cartel have been filmed brazenly driving into a Mexican town in a show of strength. The scenes were recorded in Guanajuato in central Mexico as the Sinaloa Cartel were reportedly showing their strength after forming an alliance with a local gang. In the video, filmed by...
  • 58 Bodies Found in Cartel Mass Graves near Mexican Tourist Town 60 Miles from Arizona

    11/11/2019 4:49:34 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 24 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 11 Nov 2019 | Robert Arce
    58 Bodies Found 60 Miles from Arizona Volunteers from Madres Buscadoras de Sonora search a mass grave near the city of Puerto Peasco. [VIDEO] Mexican authorities reported the discovery of a mass grave containing at least 10 bodies on the outskirts of a popular tourist port city 60 miles south of Arizona. The .... Investigative personnel from the state attorney general's office working with a group of volunteers located the mass grave, according to local reports. Madres Buscadoras de Sonora is a group made of mothers searching for their missing children. Most are believed kidnapped and murdered by local...
  • Mexican Ambassador Blames Drug Cartel Violence On Demand From Addicted Americans

    11/08/2019 7:38:56 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 92 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/08/2019 | Tristan Justice
    The Mexican ambassador to the United States responded to Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley’s call to sanction Mexico for the recent escalation of violence from the nation’s ruling drug cartels by blaming the American public’s demand for black-market drugs.“My government categorically rejects your recent mischaracterization on Mexico not actively combating transnational organized crime and suggesting to impose sanctions on Mexican officials,” Ambassador Martha Barcena wrote to Hawley, adding in a handwritten note at the end of the letter that she hopes to address the matter with the senator personally to discuss how to “reduce drug demand in the U.S.” In...
  • A Drug Cartel Just Defeated The Mexican Military In Battle!

    10/21/2019 8:00:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/21/2019 | John Daniel Davidson
    The southwest U.S. border might be quieter now than it was this spring at the height of the migrant crisis, but south of the Rio Grande the Mexican state is disintegrating.Last Thursday in the city of Culiacan, the capital of Sinaloa state, a battle erupted between government forces and drug cartel gunmen after the Mexican military captured two sons of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. The elder son, Ivan, was quickly freed by his men, who overpowered government forces and secured his release. Ivan then launched an all-out siege of the entire city in an effort to...
  • Mattis: Obama Failed to Respond to Iran Bomb Plot on U.S. Soil Because of Nuclear Deal

    09/05/2019 4:33:35 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 79 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/05/19
    After the surprise resignation of Secretary of Defense James Mattis last December, Democrats were quick to politicize the news, and have certainly been hoping ever since that Mattis would provide them with new information they could use to attack Donald Trump. He does have a memoir coming out, Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, but it looks like its Barack Obama and Joe Biden who get the bulk of the criticism. Prior be being Secretary of Defense under Trump, Mattis served as commander of U.S. Central Command under Obama and Biden. Mattis had predicted that Iran would continue to provoke...
  • Border smugglers now ramming down corrugated border fences with trucks in San Diego

    02/23/2019 2:37:30 AM PST · by blueplum · 42 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 22 Feb 2019 | Monica Showalter
    As California's leftist Gov. Gavin Newsom grandstands about suing the Trump administration over its construction of a concrete border wall, Mexico's human smugglers are having a grand old time, ramming through the corrugated junk metal fencing that's there with heavy smuggling vehicles, terrorist-style. Here's the U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo from independent San Diego television news station KUSI, reporting the matter last night...(snip) KUSI, if you recall, was the local San Diego television news station that was just doing its job when CNN asked its top reporter, Dan Plante, a grizzled old newsman who knows border issues like the...
  • U.S. Government and Top Mexican Drug Cartel Exposed as Partners

    02/18/2019 11:46:55 AM PST · by detective · 31 replies
    The New American ^ | 14 January 2014 | Alex Newman
    For over a decade, under multiple administrations, the U.S. government had a secret agreement with the ruthless Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed it to operate with impunity, an in-depth investigation by a leading Mexican newspaper confirmed this week. In exchange for information and assistance in quashing competing criminal syndicates, the Bush and Obama administrations let the Sinaloa cartel import tons of drugs into the United States while wiping out Sinaloa competitors and ensuring that its leaders would not be prosecuted for their long list of major crimes. Other revelations also point strongly to massive but clandestine U.S. government involvement...
  • U.S. Government and Top Mexican Drug Cartel Exposed as Partners

    02/17/2019 11:41:44 PM PST · by AzNASCARfan · 116 replies
    New American ^ | Tuesday, 14 January 2014 | Alex Newman
    For over a decade, under multiple administrations, the U.S. government had a secret agreement with the ruthless Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed it to operate with impunity, an in-depth investigation by a leading Mexican newspaper confirmed this week. In exchange for information and assistance in quashing competing criminal syndicates, the Bush and Obama administrations let the Sinaloa cartel import tons of drugs into the United States while wiping out Sinaloa competitors and ensuring that its leaders would not be prosecuted for their long list of major crimes. Other revelations also point strongly to massive but clandestine U.S. government involvement...
  • EXCLUSIVE Terrorist Who Targeted Americans Takes Over Mexican Cartel on Texas Border

    01/28/2019 9:42:22 AM PST · by bitt · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/28/2019 | BRANDON DARBY
    A verified and convicted terrorist who attacked a U.S. Consulate with a grenade and automatic rifle fire has taken over the ruthless Los Zetas cartel, a group headquartered at the Texas border in the Nuevo Laredo-Laredo metropolitan border area. Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, sits immediately across the border from Laredo, Texas, and is the only urban location along the entire U.S.-Mexico Border that does not have any fencing or constructed security barrier of any kind. The convicted terrorist, Hector Raul Luna Luna, is known as El Tory and was convicted in the 2008 terror attack on the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey,...
  • Major Drug Bust at U.S./Mexico Border: $7 Million Worth of Cocaine, Meth & Heroin Seized

    12/13/2018 6:29:11 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    MRCTV ^ | 12/13/2018 | Nick Kangadis
    Seven million dollars might not seem like a lot when you consider that the illegal drug business generates hundreds of billions of dollars of revenue for organized crime all over the world. But, at least theres $7 million worth of hard drugs off the streets. A major drug bust occurred earlier this week at the U.S./Mexico border in Texas. Border officials said that an estimated $6,998,000 worth of methamphetamine, cocaine and what is believed to be heroin were discovered. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment of stone blocks on Monday. Officers...
  • Beto ORourke: Clean-Cut Man with a Dirty Family File Pt. 1

    Texas Representative Beto ORourke, who is seeking to unseat Incumbent Senator Ted Cruz, has been linked to a family that has had skirmishes with law enforcement, as well as the federal government over the past few decades, as well as covering potential ties to aiding drug cartels in El Paso since the 1980s, evidence shows. ORourke, who is playing up a family man and good boy picture, is quickly trying to scrub or censor any mention of his familys wrongdoings, as well as his ethical violations from public view on social media. The criminal-like behavior and history dates back to...
  • Diaz-Canel tapped to steer Cuba through post-Castro uncertainty

    04/18/2018 9:31:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    AFP ^ | April 18, 2018 | Staff
    Cuba turns to a model Communist Party official, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to steer it through a period of uncertainty when it finally turns the page on the Castro era in a vote on Thursday. The 57-year-old First Vice President is the pre-ordained choice of Raul Castro as he steps down, ensuring that the vote in the National Assembly to appoint him will be little more than a formality.
  • Sessions Urges Crackdown on Rampant Asylum Fraud

    04/02/2018 6:30:19 PM PDT · by henbane · 14 replies
    FAIR ^ | October 17, 2017 | Legislative Update By: Liz Jacobs
    During a speech at the Department of Justices Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) last Thursday[Oct. 12, 2017], Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that U.S. asylum policies are open to rampant abuse and fraud and must be reformed to ensure the integrity of our immigration system. (Department of Justice, Oct. 12, 2017) The nations top law enforcement officer called on Congress to reform immigration laws to ensure that only credible claims are granted in the asylum review process. (Id.)Although federal law requires the government to keep asylum applicants in custody until their claims are processed, former President Barack Obama fostered...
  • Vicente Fox calls Trump a spoiled child, demands Americans stop him

    04/02/2018 2:37:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 94 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 2, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said the U.S. is facing decay and called President Trump a spoiled child after the president said hes no longer willing to deal on granting permanent legal status to illegal immigrants under the Obama-era DACA program. Mr. Fox, who as president of his country from 2000 to 2006 oversaw a massive exodus of people to the U.S., praised the DACA program that protects hundreds of thousands of them from deportation. Acting like a spoiled child, wont get you anywhere in politics! Mr. Fox said via Twitter. DACA is not only a program, its a way...
  • An ICE Agent's Quest for Justice

    11/08/2017 9:23:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 8, 2017 | Michelle Malkin
    "Betrayed." Victor Avila is a survivor. Soft-spoken but iron-willed, he dedicated his life to law enforcement and to his country. Yet, the feds are now fighting tooth and nail to bury the full truth about the 2011 ambush by Los Zetas drug cartel thugs in Mexico that left him gravely wounded and his partner, special agent Jaime Zapata, dead. This week, two of the Mexican gangsters convicted in the horror on Highway 57 between Mexico City and Monterrey were sentenced to double life terms in prison. "HSI Special Agents Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila were in Mexico to protect and...
  • Fast and Furious scandal: Suspected triggerman in border agent's murder arrested

    04/12/2017 5:10:55 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 12, 2017 | William Lajeunesse, Laura Prabucki
    EXCLUSIVE The cartel member suspected of shooting and killing Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in 2010 with a gun supplied by the U.S. government was arrested in Mexico Wednesday, senior law enforcement, Border Patrol, and congressional sources told Fox News. The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, was apprehended by a joint U.S.-Mexico law enforcement task force that included the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals and the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC). A $250,000 reward had been sought for information leading to the arrest of Osorio-Arellanes, who was captured at a ranch on the border of the Mexican states of Sinaloa and...
  • Drug trafficking Los Zetas cartel creates ISIS-style beheading video to spread fear

    03/10/2017 6:11:20 PM PST · by Mariner · 6 replies
    Chron ^ | March 10th, 2017 | By Fernando Ramirez
    For a few years, a wide-spread effort by the Mexican military to arrest or kill cartel leaders, most notably Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, seemed to be making progress. But as Cartels began to fight for the territory of military-weakened rivals, the homicide rate once again exploded. Now, a disturbing video shows the extreme length that participants in the emerging all-out gang war will go to retain or take power. The graphic video shows two Los Zetas gunmen insulting rival gangs behind a shirtless, kneeling man. The gunmen claim that their victim is part of a rival gang who was sent...
  • A Peace Prize for Aiding and Abetting the Worlds Largest Drug Cartel?

    10/19/2016 10:41:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/19/16 | Michael Fumento
    Educated Colombians also know the FARC will see no purpose in laying down its weapons and encouraging peasants to change crops from white gold to something mundane like coffee There have been some curious recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize such as terrorist Yasser Arafat. Yet somehow its managed to lower its prestige even further with its award to Colombian President John Manuel Santos for his efforts in negotiating a peace accord to end a half-century war with communist guerrillas. As educated Colombians seem to know with their rejection of the treaty (albeit narrowly) there are no communist guerrillas nor...
  • El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis

    08/15/2016 7:13:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Esquire ^ | August 9, 2016 | Don Winslow
    If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot, which destroyed the profits of the Mexican cartels. How did they respond to a major loss in revenue? Like any company, they created an irresistible new product and flooded the market. The scariest part: this might not have happened with El Chapo in charge.
  • WARNING: Mexican Cartel at Texas Border Has Russian RPGs

    07/05/2016 1:46:34 PM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jul 5, 2016 | Brandon Darby
    The Mexican Los Zetas cartel controls portions of the Texas-Mexico border and has proven to possess Russian rocket-propelled grenade launchers and the grenades (RPGs). This is significant in that the Mexican transnational group has shown a willingness to fire upon U.S. aircraft, such as they did on June 5, 2015 in the Laredo Sector along the Texas border. Another significant consideration pertains to the groups ability to smuggle persons, narcotics, or any other item they wish into the U.S.for the right price. The RPGs could easily end up in the hands of someone or a group within the U.S. The...