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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.15.2011

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Republicans Spar Over Anti-Piracy Law
The New American
... Firearms and Explosives and overseen by the DOJ which resulted in a number of illegal guns being permitted to “walk” and land in the hands of violent drug cartels. Guns permitted to walk under this operation turned up at various crime scenes. ...
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ATF critics mark anniversary of incident that brought down Fast & Furious
Examiner.com
When asked the other day by Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) who signed off on this operation, Attorney General Eric Holder's response was a tepid suggestion that there is likely no document bearing an official signature that approved this fiasco, ...
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories
Hawaii News Daily
Both were members of the Camden Police Special Operations Unit, an elite crime-fighting team formed to crack down on drug dealing and violent crime in the city. Three other officers in the unit have already pleaded guilty to planting drugs on suspects ...
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Seven Arrested in Texas Drug Bust
EIN News (press release)
Federal charges usually come into play when a federal agency, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration, investigates a crime. If you've been charged with a Texas drug crime, you need experienced legal help. Talk to a Dallas criminal defense attorney ...
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US proposes staffing new Mexican border crossing in West Texas ...
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas - The bloody drug war in Mexico shows no sign of relenting.
www.startribune.com/nation/135407398.html
Texas-Mexico border safer than you think - Alpine Daily Planet
By Shannon Murray, CBS7kosa.com PRESIDIO – Big changes are coming to the border when it comes to security and travel. Border Patrol officials are ...
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Government Says Hezbollah Profits From U.S. Cocaine Market Via Link to Mexican ...
ProPublica
“According to information from sources, his alleged drug and money laundering activities facilitated numerous global drug-trafficking organizations, including the criminal activities of the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel.” Filed by the US Attorney in ...
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ProPublica
Game warden cases: The price of poaching, poor choice of headgear and a run-in ...
Houston Chronicle (blog)
The letters CDG are the Spanish initials of the Gulf Cartel (Cartel del Golfo), a criminal drug trafficking organization. A joint investigation involving wardens and Mission Police Department is ongoing to find the subjects involved. ...
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Houston Chronicle (blog)

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Mexico says captured cartel leader had arsenal | mexico, city, leader ...
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO, Associated Press
The Zetas organization was formed by a small group of elite soldiers based in Tamaulipas state, across the border from Texas, who deserted to work for the Gulf drug cartel in the 1990s. The Zetas split from their former allies in the Gulf cartel ...
The Brownsville Herald - Headlines...

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Seven Arrested in Texas Drug Bust
It is suspected that some members of the group were associates of the Mexican drug cartel La Familia Michoacana. Texas Drug Crime Penalties. Texas drug ...
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Mexico says captured cartel leader had arsenal - Associated Press
... Fernandez is one of the most wanted criminals in Mexico and the U.S., and is ... across the border from Texas, who deserted to work for the Gulf drug cartel in ...
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President Obama to Reduce Troops Along Mexican Border, Congressman Says
Fox News
NOGALES, AZ - JUNE 22: US Army National Guardsmen scan the US-Mexico border on June 22, 2011 in Nogales, Arizona. The Obama administration will reduce the number of troops along the Mexican border, a spokesman for a Texas congressman said on Dec. ...
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National Guard presence at border to be reduced
The Associated Press
The number of arrests of illegal border crossers along the southern border is also at a near 40-year low. The Border Patrol said agents made 327577 arrests at the Mexican border during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas ...
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Recession, more agents reduce detentions on Mexican border
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
By states, 129118 undocumented migrants were detained in Arizona, 41 percent fewer than during Fiscal Year 2010, while in Texas 118911 were captured, in New Mexico 6910 and in California 72638. The number of detentions in Arizona, one of the most ...
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Drug seizures increase as immigrant arrests fall
TucsonSentinel.com
In all, about 1.5 million pounds of narcotics were seized in Texas, 1.2 million pounds in Arizona, about 332130 pounds in California, and 55260 pounds in New Mexico, according to year-end statistics released Monday by US Customs and Border Protection. ...
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Christmas Bird Count Bastion
Audubon Magazine
For example, Bolivar Peninsula tallies revealed that the number of northern birds spending winter on the Texas coast—species like pine siskins and slate-colored juncos—has decreased, and that birds from the Texas-Mexico border have started showing up ...
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Audubon Magazine
One Year Ago, Holder's Operation Fast and Furious Came Undone
Human Events
by Neil W. McCabe One year ago today, The Washington Post published its “Hidden Life of Guns” article exposing how under-regulated gun sales along the Mexican border were sending firearms into that country feeding its crime and instability. ...
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Human Events
Attorney general promises hard-line approach when evaluating voting changes
Dallas Morning News (subscription)
In a speech assailing both Texas' redistricting map and its new law requiring voters to provide identification at the poll, Holder said “overt and subtle remains of discrimination remain all too common” in these processes, signaling the federal ...
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Steve Earle - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Music Box
With The Gulf of Mexico, Earle not only highlights the impact that the shrimping and oil industries have had upon America's aqueous southern border, but he also empathetically examines three generations of working men who made their living from the sea ...
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Music Box
CBP releases new information for 2011 fiscal year
KSWT-TV
The state of Arizona had more apprehensions for the 2011 fiscal year than Texas and New Mexico combined. The Grand Canyon state leads all border states in the southwest with almost 130000 apprehensions. CBP officers and agents seized almost five ...
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Perry blasts Obama over Guard drawdown at border
TucsonSentinel.com
There are currently about 1200 National Guard soldiers on the border, about 250 of whom are operating in Texas. Perry, who has long requested a total of 1000 National Guard troops for the Texas-Mexico border alone, in a statement called the proposal ...
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Gresham's Law at Work: Pennies and Nickels Are Disappearing
The New American
Across the border in Canada or Mexico. (OK, it was a long ride on horseback. Maybe there were banking trading ships just off San Francisco.) You then take your three ounces of gold to the bank and demand 45 ounces of silver. You repeat the procedure ...
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Perry blasts Obama over Guard drawdown at border
By Julian Aguilar
A decision by the White House to reduce the number of National Guard troops on the country's border with Mexico has provoked a fierce but expected reaction from Gov. Rick Perry, a longtime advocate for more boots on the ground in Texas. ...
All Headlines | TucsonSentinel.com
US Proposes Unmanned Border Crossing with Mexico
By The Associated Press
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas (AP) — The bloody drug war in Mexico shows no sign of relenting. Neither do calls for tighter border security amid rising fears of spillover violence. This hardly seems a time the U.S. would be willing to allow ...
The Charger Bulletin
Georgetown Security Law Brief: Obama administration to reduce the ...
By Georgetown CNSL
12/14/11: The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the Obama administration is planning to reduce the number of National Guard troops deployed at the US border with Mexico, the spokesman for a Texas congressman said Tuesday.
Georgetown Security Law Brief

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Unmanned Border Crossing Proposed Between Texas & Mexico
As if it is not easy enough for Mexicans to illegal cross the border into the United States the federal government has proposed a new, unmanned border entry in ...
www.libertyjuice.com/.../unmanned-border-crossing-proposed...
President urged to reconsider reducing National Guard troops along ...
“There are multiple reports you intend to reduce the number of National Guard troops currently deployed along the Texas-Mexico border, which currently stands ...
www.yourhoustonnews.com/.../article_6ce7fef2-e0c3-5570-b...
Border Patrol constructing unmanned Texas border crossing Alex ...
The west Texas port of entry, the first unmanned border crossing with Mexico, sits along the Rio Grande across from the hardscrabble Mexican town of Boquillas ...
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Mexico: Shootout Kills 11 Gunmen Near Texas Border - YouTube
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Authorities in Calif. crackdown on drug cartel
San Jose Mercury News
Authorities in the San Joaquin Valley have arrested 24 people and seized guns and methamphetamine as part of a crackdown against the Mexican drug cartel, La Familia Michoacana. At a news conference announcing the arrests and seizures on Monday, ...
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Mexican city takes 'perp walks' to another level as dealers pose with weapons
New York Post
NEZAHUALCOYOTL, Mexico -- Mexico likes to put on a good show for the press after arresting an alleged drug cartel member. The already infamous press presentation process, normally featuring detainees lined up in front hulking amounts of narcotics or ...
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Ask a Mexican: Special Conquistador Edition
Riverfront Times
I don't know if readers are allowed "seconds" but here it goes: Much has been said about the terrible things happening to the United States and its citizens by the Mexican drug cartels. But what's the difference between the modern-day cartels and the ...
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Hezbollah And The US Government: Tangled Ties To Drug Cartels - OpEd
Eurasia Review
Meanwhile, when it comes to investigating ties to the Mexican drug cartels, the operations of the investigators themselves seem to warrant as much scrutiny as the subjects of their investigations.
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Why I Protest: Javier Sicilia of Mexico
TIME
But the tragedy made Sicilia realize how all too anonymous most of the 50000 victims of Mexico's bloody drug war have been. Believing that President Felipe Calderón's five-year-long military campaign against Mexico's narco-cartels has simply ...
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Resorts continue opening in Mexico
USA Today
By Kitty Bean Yancey, USA TODAY Mexico is a controversial word for US tourists because of drug cartel violence. So much so that the country has launched a big PR effort to convince vacationers that the tourist areas of the country are safe and that ...
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USA Today
5 Former soldiers get prison time for drugs in Mexico
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The Beltran Leyva cartel has been weakened by the killings and arrests of several of its leaders, as well as infighting. The Beltran Leyva cartel arose as a splinter group of the Sinaloa drug cartel, Mexico's oldest and most powerful drug trafficking ...
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Mexico says captured cartel leader had arsenal
Newsday
... CASTILLO (Associated Press) (AP) -- Mexican authorities said Tuesday that an alleged founder of the Zetas drug cartel had an arsenal of 169 weapons when he was captured Monday, and may have been linked to the abduction of nine Mexican marines. ...
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Newsday
Mexican druglord unhappy with move from Chicago
ABC7Chicago.com
Now that he is somewhere new, Zambada-Niebla is complaining about that as he awaits trial in Chicago on charges that he oversaw the Sinaloa drug cartel. During his two years at the Chicago MCC, Zambada-Niebla wasn't once allowed to the rooftop sports ...
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ABC7Chicago.com
Remains of 9 peasants killed by Zetas exhumed in Guatemala
Fox News
Los Zetas, which is led by Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, known as "El Lazca," is considered Mexico's most violent drug cartel. Lazcano deserted from the Mexican army in 1999 and formed Los Zetas with three other soldiers, all members of an elite special ...
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Canada and Mexico Aim for an Oscar Nomination Repeat
New York Times (blog)
All of the main events portrayed in “Miss Bala” — the kidnapping of a beauty queen, the murder of a Drug Enforcement Administration agent in Mexico, shootouts on the streets, cops and soldiers who are informers for cartels–have all occurred in the ...
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Gulf Cartel lieutenant's associates enter plea agreement
Monitor
Sheriff Lupe Treviño labeled that incident the first case of direct spillover violence here from Mexico's drug war. Ildefonso Ortiz covers law enforcement and general assignments for The Monitor. He can be reached at iortiz@themonitor.com and (956) ...
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Person of the Year Introduction
TIME
Or that that spirit of dissent would spur Mexicans to rise up against the terror of drug cartels, Greeks to march against unaccountable leaders, Americans to occupy public spaces to protest income inequality, and Russians to marshal themselves against ...
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A president-in-waiting?
Macleans.ca
He didn't speak that much about crime during his time in office, even though drug cartels have waged turf wars in the state of Mexico, which surrounds most of Mexico City and contains its grittiest suburbs. The 45-year-old contender's stated ideas for ...
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Macleans.ca
Cyber war accelerates between Iran and US
RT
Earlier in 2011, American authorities alleged that Iran had recruited members from a Mexican drug cartel to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States on American soil. While the plot was foiled by US intelligence, the latest revelations add ...
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RT
National Guard Reduction At The US-Mexico Border
KUT News
The Perry campaign further criticized the news, in light of the Fast and Furious program that allowed guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. US Attorney General Eric Holder will be in Austin today, but he will not address the program. ...
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U.S. probing alleged cyberattack plot by Venezuela, Iran
Washington Times
Earlier this year, US prosecutors charged an Iranian official based in Tehran with trying to recruit a Mexican drug cartel to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States by bombing a Washington restaurant. “If Iran is using regional actors to ...
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Washington Times
Rep. Ben Quayle on Holder: 'I call for his immediate resignation'
Daily Caller
It facilitated the sale of thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels via straw purchasers — people who legally purchase guns in the United States with the known intention of illegally trafficking them somewhere else. Those straw purchasers were ...
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Daily Caller
Gulf Cartel members guilty for giving false statements
Brownsville Herald
The indictment also alleges Cardenas Vela, along with co-conspirators, collected millions of dollars in US currency, proceeds of the criminal organization's drug operation, and transported the money to Mexico. He also purchased weapons and bulletproof ...
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Starr County family fears teenage daughter may be in Mexico
KGBT-TV
The area between Camargo and the Mexican side of Falcon Lake is one of the most dangerous along the border. Known as “La Frontera Chica,” the area has seen some of the worst drug war violence as former allies the Gulf Cartel and the Zetas drug cartel ...
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Reputed Colombian drug lord extradited to US
MiamiHerald.com
AP MIAMI -- A reputed Colombian drug lord described as a former top lieutenant in the North Valley Cartel has been extradited to the US to face cocaine trafficking charges. Federal prosecutors in Miami say Ramon Quintero Sanclemente made his first US ...
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16 Texas Mexican Mafia members arrested
KVUE
Like cartels in Mexico, the Texas Mexican Mafia followed a paramilitary structure. Members paid dues and swore a lifelong allegiance. They dealt directly with the Mexican cartels for drugs, and their reach extended well beyond Austin. ...
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2 Bodyguards killed in attack on Mexican official
Fox News
... did not take office until late last month due to injuries he received in a September 2010 attack. Mexican federal authorities view municipal officials as particularly susceptible to being threatened or co-opted by the country's powerful drug cartels.
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High Tide: From Hezbollah's Finance Connect To Siemens Fallout
Wall Street Journal (blog)
It follows an indictment unsealed Tuesday that charged Ayman Joumaa with trafficking drugs and laundering money through the Lebanese Canadian Bank for Colombian drug cartels and Los Zetas, the Mexican gang. Why would Mexican gangs need Hezbollah to ...
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Arizona congressmen want AG Eric Holder out
Phoenix Business Journal
The Fast and Furious investigation involved federal agents trying to track guns bought in the US, including Arizona, and then shipped back to Mexico for use by drug cartels and gangs. The problem arose when those guns were used in cartel hits and ...
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European powers, US erect Caribbean “maritime wall” against traffickers
Dominican Today
The criminal groups are migrating towards the so-called “Caribbean corridor” in the wake of Mexico's military attacks against its cartels and the war unleashed within rival groups for the region's territorial control. In Colombia meanwhile its cartels ...
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Guest opinion: Americans must adjust to influx of Mexicans
The News-Press
A corrupt Mexican government pillages the people and — if they are not in cahoots — has lost control of the drug cartels. America's Homeland Security is a hopeless joke, and it should be obvious our current administration, along with the past four, ...
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Feds Indict Suspected Link Between Mexican Drug Cartels And ...
By BitterQueen
A "Lebanese drug kingpin who allegedly has connections to the Zeta drug cartel and Hezbollah has been charged with drug dealing and money laundering" as reported by Jason Ryan for ABC News: "Ayman Joumaa, a.k.a 'Junior,' and his ...
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Prison Planet.com » Want to end Mexican drug gang violence ...
By admin
Mexico is a perfect example of the failed war on drugs. In 2006, Mexican President Felipe Calderon summoned a military crusade of 50000 troops to crack down on the nation's drug cartels, which are a main source of drug flow into the US, ...
Prison Planet.com
UPDATED: Mexico Says Captured Cartel Leader Had Arsenal ...
By The Associated Press
MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities said Tuesday that an alleged founder of the Zetas drug cartel had an arsenal of 169 weapons when he was captured Monday, and may have been linked to the abduction of nine Mexican marines. ...
ABQJournal Online
Hezbollah and the U.S. government — tangled ties to drug cartels ...
By Paul Woodward
Meanwhile, when it comes to investigating ties to the Mexican drug cartels, the operations of the investigators themselves seem to warrant as much scrutiny as the subjects of their investigations. Earlier this month, the New York Times reported: ...
War in Context
Mexico says captured cartel leader had arsenal - iZambia - People ...
By Masimba Biriwasha
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday that an alleged founder of the Zetas drug cartel had an arsenal of 169 weapons when he was captur...
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Hezbollah's Drug Problem, and the FDA's Government Problem ...
By Dashiell Bennett
... Lebanese banks that control its money shows that the political party/terrorist organization runs off a massive money laundering operation that is directly involved with Colombian and Mexican drug cartels, among other criminal enterprises. ...
The Atlantic Wire
Hezbollah, Yet Another Western Hemisphere Link | The Poblete DC ...
By Jason Poblete
This fellow not only has ties to the Mexican drug cartels — that in some cases are entities that are bordering on earning a space on our Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) list — but, Joumaa also has ties to Hezbollah. This Hezbollah nugget ...
The Poblete DC Dispatches
Lebanese Drug Lord Charged in US: Links to Zetas and Hezbollah ...
By Carmen Cox
“According to information from sources, his alleged drug and money laundering activities facilitated numerous global drug trafficking organizations, including the criminal activities of the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel,” DEA Administrator ...
World News - ABC News Radio
Holder Threatened With Impeachment, Contempt in Fast and ...
... have called for Holder's resignation because of Fast and Furious, an operation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that promoted the sale of guns in an effort to track the weapons to Mexican drug cartels. ...
Grendel Report
Gustavo Arellano: ¡ASK A MEXICAN!: Special Conquistador Edition
By Gustavo Arellano
I don't know if readers are allowed "seconds" but here it goes: Much has been said about the terrible things happening to the United States and its citizens by the Mexican drug cartels. But what's the difference between the modern-day cartels ...
The Huffington Post Full Blog Feed
UPDATE: County Threatens To Sue Marijuana Dispensaries - Lake ...
By Toni McAllister
John Ferguson · 5:16 pm on Tuesday, December 13, 2011. No one is going to smoke any more or less marijauna if they close these places down, the neighborhood weed dealer will be back in bussiness selling Mexican drug cartel marijauna. ...
Lake Elsinore-Wildomar Patch

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American Agents Launder Money for Mexican Drug Cartels
American Agents Launder Money for Mexican Drug Cartels Undercover agents from the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have been laundering large ...
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Mexican drug cartel behead and dismember. - YouTube
Based on a underground video of the execution of a rival cartel. The man genitals were ...
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WHDH-TV - World News - Mexican Drug Cartels
A look at Mexico's drug war. ... Interactive with video explainer about lunar drug- cartels updated with photos and time-elapse views of the drug-cartels. [ more ] ...
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War on Mexican Drug Cartels needs Congress
War on Mexican Drug Cartels needs Congress. WASHINGTON & SANTA FE, NM (By Congressman Adam Schiff) December 8, 2011 ― For more than 30 years, ...
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Want to end Mexican drug gang violence? Legalize drugs and the ...
In 2006, Mexican President Felipe Calderon summoned a military crusade of 50000 troops to crack down on the nation's drug cartels, which are a main source ...
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Borderland Beat - How Mexico's drug cartels profit from flow of guns ...
How Mexico's drug cartels profit from flow of guns across the border. By Chris McGreal in Houston If anyone at Academy sports shop in Houston was suspicious ...
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Australia: Mexican drug cartels profiting from high local cocaine ...
Authorities are struggling to combat Mexican drug cartel operations in Australia, with the NSW Crime Commission revealing that importations can get back up ...
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Behind decline in US-Mexico border crossings: higher risks, lower rewards
Christian Science Monitor
The number of illegal immigrants arrested on the US-Mexico border is the lowest since the 1970s. Officials say beefed up border manpower and a less-attractive US economy have led to fewer attempted border crossings. By Lourdes Medrano, Correspondent ...
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Christian Science Monitor
National Guard Presence At US-Mexico Border To Be Reduced
Huffington Post
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL 12/13/11 04:53 PM ET AP WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is planning to reduce the number of National Guard troops deployed at the US border with Mexico, the spokesman for a Texas congressman said Tuesday. ...
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Apprehensions Of Migrants Down Along US-Mexico Border
Fronteras: The Changing America Desk
In fact, there's been a massive reduction in illegal immigrant arrests across the entire US-Mexico border in fiscal year 2011, which ended in September. CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin said Monday the success stems from a Border Patrol that has doubled in ...
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DelaIsla: GOP candidates get it wrong on Mexican border issues
ScrippsNews
Obnoxious movements like the Minute Man group helped establish in the public's mind the idea that informal border crossings from Mexico facilitated terrorists' entry into the United States by hiking along the dangerous Southwestern deserts (don't ...
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UTEP President Diana Natalicio Decorated by Mexican Government
Kansas City infoZine
She was chosen by Mexican President Felipe Calderón for her efforts to maintain and encourage a bilingual and bicultural environment at the university, while embracing the virtues and challenges of the El Paso-Juarez border region. ...
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Why Would Mexican Drug Cartels Need Hezbollah To Launder Their Money?
Slate Magazine (blog)
By Matthew Yglesias Sebastian Rotella has a story out for ProPublica with the blockbuster headline "Government Says Hezbollah Profits From US Cocaine Market Via Link to Mexican Cartel". Does that mean Hezbollah is running blow across the border on ...
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Slate Magazine (blog)
ICE Agents Knowingly Let Drugs Cross the Border
TheFix.com
By Jessica Moreland An anonymous Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent, speaking exclusively with The Fix, paints a stark picture of the drug war along the US-Mexico Border. The cartels' traffickers are punching through our borders without ...
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Saying no to Arizona
Los Angeles Times
Two men cross the US-Mexico border fence in Arizona. The Supreme Court has voted to hear an appeal on Arizona's tough law on illegal immigrants, which the Obama administration has challenged. (Jae C. Hong, Associated Press / July 28, 2010) Next year, ...
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Los Angeles Times
Border towns split asunder
Arizona Daily Star
Part three of a five-part series exploring changes on the US-Mexico border. • The Wall then:The fence has been used as a volleyball net and has been removed so horses could race along the border. Page A12 • The Wall Now: Even planning ahead, ...
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New World Border
Salt Lake City Weekly
But then, something like the wall being built by the United States government along the US-Mexico border is a startlingly concrete symbol of an action that has dramatic effects on everything from the sociopolitical landscape to geography to the lives ...
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