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30. "If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.28.2011

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Surveillance Drone Added to Patrol the U.S. Mexico Border: Some Question If ...
allvoices
Reports came out of Washington last week stating the use of drones along the Mexico border would be increasing and flying six miles into Mexico for the purpose of surveillance for illegal drug trafficking and undocumented migrants attempting to cross ...
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Mexico Nueva Leon Police Find Bodies Dumped In Well, Shallow Graves
Huffington Post
By nightfall, Nuevo Leon state police had found seven sets of human remains around the cities of Linares and Montemorelos, near the border with Tamaulipas state. Four bodies were found burned or half-buried, and three others had apparently been thrown ...
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Drug violence kills 11 in Mexico
The Province
At least 11 people were killed overnight into Tuesday in drug violence across northern Mexico, authorities said. In Ciudad Juárez, the city across the border from El Paso, Tex., known as Mexico's crime capital, a 45-year-old nurse and her 25-year-old ...
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Mexico Versus China Logistics Costs Topic of Offshore Group Podcast
MarketWatch (press release)
International Logistics Solutions (ILS) is an Offshore Group Company, and offers a complete cross border supply chain management (SCM) solution. Its menu of third party logistics (3PL) services includes supply chain expertise, freight and raw materials ...
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Cocaine king El Chapo's head of security captured in Mexico
allvoices
El Chapo Guzman's cartel controls trafficking on the Mexican border with California and in a few areas along the border of Arizona. He has become not only a billionaire by undertaking such illegal activities, but his rank among the world's most ...
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Imperial Valley's Unique Combination of Solar and Geothermal Resources Make it ...
CleanTechnica
Stretching 50 miles from southeastern California's Salton Sea across the border with Mexico to the Gulf of California, the Imperial Valley is an area of unique desert beauty, one that lies almost entirely below sea level. The area is also somewhat rare ...
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'Gump' 'Bambi' Nicholas Bros tap movies added to National Film Registry today
Examiner.com
“El Mariachi” is an energetic, highly entertaining tale of an itinerant musician, portrayed by co-producer and Rodriguez crony Carlos Gallardo, who arrives at a Mexican border town during a drug war and is mistaken for a hit man who recently escaped ...
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Palmilla serves Mexican dishes with a twist
Daily Breeze
And what it lacks in sports-fan lunacy, it makes up for with a pretty wild design style - sort of South of the Border seraglio. There's stuff to look at all over the restaurant, with barely an inch left untouched. It may be the most designerish ...
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Ex-police chief gets 10 years for helping Mexican traffickers
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Herrera Valles, who had been a law enforcement officer for more than 30 years, provided protection to drug traffickers in Tamaulipas while serving as regional chief in the northeastern border state, where the powerful Gulf cartel operates. ...
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¡ASK A MEXICAN!
San Antonio Current
As I've written before in this column, "alcohol" and "logic" repel each other like "border" and "enforcement" — apologies for the reiteration, gentle readers, but sometimes the most obvious answers are those that are pirated. Ask the Mexican at ...
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San Antonio Current
UFO News: OVNI 'Mother Ship' Explodes Over Tijuana (Video)
Gather.com
In the latest UFO news, an unidentified flying object "exploded" into smaller discs over the skies of Tijuana, Mexico, on Christmas Day. What was it? The stunning video below shows a glowing orb in the skies over the Tijuana-San Diego border in the ...
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Gather.com
Can foreign tourists help US economy?
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tourists from the rest of the world, including India, China, Mexico and other nations with affluent travelers looking to use their passports, must obtain a nonimmigrant visa. The process can be expensive and time-consuming. ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution

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US adds surveillance drone on Mexico border - Israel - eWallstreeter
The addition brings CBP's fleet of surveillance drones along the nearly 2000-mile southwest border with Mexico to six. Four are based at the Arizona center, and two more overfly the border from Corpus Christi, Texas. Continue reading this ...
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National Guard at border cut to fewer than 300 | guard, national ...
National Guard members along the Texas-Mexico border assist Border Patrol by surveying the terrain from the tower. The Department of Defense said Tuesday ...
www.themonitor.com/.../guard-57429-national-washington.ht...
piglipstick: The Political Farce Known As The Border Wall
The Texans who live on the 'Mexican side' of the border fence: 'Technically, we're in the United States' "BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Pamela Taylor's living room ...
piglipstick.blogspot.com/.../political-farce-known-as-border-w...
Congressman Henry Cuellar Lauds National Guard Troop Mission
“Since 2006, the National Guard's presence along the U.S.-Mexico border has been a ... the Southwestern border in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. ...
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Sinaloa cartel member wanted by US arrested in Mexico City
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The Sinaloa organization, sometimes referred to by officials as the Pacific cartel, is the oldest drug cartel in Mexico and Guzman, considered extremely violent, is one of the most-wanted criminals in Mexico and the United States, where the Drug ...
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Ten thousand dead and counting: Ciudad Juarez, the Mexican city that's ...
National Post (blog)
The violence here, as across the nation, fundamentally stems from a turf war among drug cartels. US and Mexican officials say the battle in Ciudad Juarez pits the Sinaloa cartel, run by Mexico's most wanted man, Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman, ...
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National Post (blog)
KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7 ...
KSWO
The Attorney General's Office said in a statement Tuesday that Herrera Valles had been convicted of organized crime charges for aiding the Sinaloa drug cartel, Mexico's most powerful gang. He was arrested in 2008, around the same time Mexico arrested a ...
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Mexican drug cartels use sophisticated radio system
Catholic Online
By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) A shadow communications system, utilizing sophisticated radio equipment powered by solar power has allowed the Mexican drug cartels to coordinate drug deliveries, facilitate kidnapping, extortion and other crimes ...
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Mexican drug cartels build their own radio network
TechEye
Mexico's drug cartels have proven that all the snooping on State networks just drives criminals elsewhere. According to Associated Press, the drugs barons are so miffed at coppers trying to listen into their conversations that they have built their own ...
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TechEye
Mexico Arrests Senior Member Of Sinaloa Drug Cartel
RTT News
(RTTNews) - Authorities in Mexico have arrested a senior member of the infamous Sinaloa drug cartel in an operation carried out in Sinaloa state capital Culiacan, Mexican media reported early Tuesday. Felipe Cabrera Sarabia, also known as the "Engineer ...
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Mexico arrests drug dealer linked to boss Guzman
Reuters
| MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has captured a senior drug trafficker with links to the country's most wanted man, Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, who has suffered a series of blows in recent weeks. Mexico's federal police said on ...
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Mexican Cartels Seek Recruits Among California Latinos
Fox News
Most of the crimes are associated with assaults, robbery, drug trafficking or consumption, since according to the authorities, being near the border also makes the youths easy targets for Mexican cartels that recruit them to smuggle drugs. ...
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Police find 7 bodies in northern Mexico linked to arrest of kidnap gang
Washington Post
The Attorney General's Office said in a statement Tuesday that Herrera Valles had been convicted of organized crime charges for aiding the Sinaloa drug cartel, Mexico's most powerful gang. He was arrested in 2008, around the same time Mexico arrested a ...
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Chicago teen Alexis Marron's dead body found burned in trunk of a car in Mexico
Daily Mail
The body of an Illinois high school student was found in the trunk of a burned out car in Mexico Christmas Eve as police paint a foggy investigation around a possible drug cartel. Chicago-area student Alexis Marron, 18, was visiting family near the ...
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Daily Mail
Mexican hit man's a hit
New York Post
After 20 years in which he killed, tortured and kidnapped for a Mexican drug cartel, a sicario — hit man — tells all in the documentary “El Sicario, Room 164.” The unnamed man's gruesome confession pours forth in a nondescript motel room — No. ...
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Over 2000 Suspected Criminals Have Died in Mexico Clashing with the Military
Hispanically Speaking News
Calderon declared war on Mexico's drug cartels shortly after taking office and deployed about 45000 soldiers and 20000 Federal Police officers to areas plagued by drug-related violence. The army and air force “follow the law” in all their operations, ...
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Hispanically Speaking News
Patrick Wayne Germond: Fast and Furious explanation has holes
Craig Daily Press
Many of these guns are now in the hands of this continent's most deadly criminals — the Mexican drug cartels. In hundreds of cases, the straw buyers couldn't afford the guns, so the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms used taxpayer money to buy ...
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Texas family killed in Mexico
Today's THV
Violence in the state of Veracruz, were the fatal attack happened, has increased sharply this year as a result of a turf war being fought by two extremely violent Mexican drug cartels. Military authorities said the same. Assailants killed a total ...
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Mexican drug carnage continues
Windsor Star
Arosecutor said seven people were killed in attacks allegedly perpetrated by gang members linked to drug trafficking in different parts of Chihuahua state as it grapples with a confrontation between the Juarez and Sinaloa cartels. ...
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Dozens Sickened in Mexico Drug Rehab, Sausage & Gangs are Blamed
Fox News
(AP Photo/Nick Ut) Not even drug rehabs are safe from Mexico's drug cartels. Medical officials say five recovering drug addicts died and dozens of others were sickened by soy sausage served for Christmas dinner at a rehabilitation center in western ...
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