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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.29.2011

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Texas Gulf Coast Gains Retirees in Weak Economy
ABC News
It's not nearly as hip as popular spring break destination South Padre Island along the Texas-Mexico border. But the price is right, the economy is weak, and Texans are winning these folks over with Southern charm. AP "Here, we're called Winter Texans. ...
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ABC News
Invading Species Threaten Texas Gulf Coast
RedOrbit
The Asian Tiger Prawn, an invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico that can grow nearly a foot long and threatens native wild stocks, has been found on the Texas coast. The tiger prawns, native to the western Pacific, have been spreading along the Gulf ...
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RedOrbit
Alarming Indictment in South Texas
Courthouse News Service
By DAVID LEE BROWNSVILLE, Texas (CN) - A phony doctor and two co-defendants were arrested and charged with making $1.5 million from selling stem cells harvested from umbilical cords at a border town maternity clinic, and performing unauthorized ...
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The National Guard's Top 10 of 2011
OregonLive.com (blog)
National Guard members along the Texas- Mexico border assist Border Patrol by surveying the terrain from the tower. Here's the link to the Pinterest page. It's an invitation site, but you don't need to be a member to see the selections, which include ...
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OregonLive.com (blog)
Legendary Lawman Harry Love
Officer.com
Some accounts have Love working in Texas as a ranch hand and as a longshoreman in Alabama. Volunteering in the army during the Mexican American War with a regiment of Alabama volunteers he quickly made a name for himself as a courier working the border ...
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KCTV 5Police sound alarm over rise in heroin use
KCTV Kansas City
Police say the majority of the drug is smuggled from Mexico into border states like Texas. "It's basic supply and demand. Some of the reasons attributed to the increase is the crackdown on ingredients used to make methamphetamine, which makes meth ...
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Ramirez: Salud America working to combat obesity among Latino children
Austin American-Statesman
One grantee found that, in examining body image perceptions among Latinos along the Texas-Mexico border, 32 percent of children believed they were overweight, but only 15 percent of parents reported seeing their children as overweight. ...
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Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of Anabolic Steroids
KVIA El Paso
Deputies also received assistance from Border Patrol agents. The vials were labeled with what was later determined to be anabolic steroids. Castrejon reportedly told deputies that the vials contained steroids he obtained from Mexico. ...
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destined for Greatness
San Antonio Express
He has already been selected a member of Mexico's junior national team, with an outside shot at the 2016 Olympics. Closer to home, he qualified to compete in the 50-, 100- and 200-butterfly at the prestigious Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches ...
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Texas Gulf Coast gains retirees in weak economy « Artesia News
By admin
Evenson, 73, has been coming to Texas for 11 years, though until about six years ago, she and her husband would drive down to “the Valley” — the popular winter destination along Texas' border with Mexico. Now, with gas prices rising and ...
Artesia News

Web 5 new results for texas and mexico border
Texas Online Radio: Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.27.2011
To get a better understanding of this cuisine, one should bear in mind that Texas shares a border with Mexico and was until around 1836 part and parcel of ...
www.texasonlineradio.com/.../texas-and-mexico-border-news-...
U.S. adds surveillance drone on Mexico border - US news - msnbc ...
U.S. adds surveillance drone on Mexico border ... across the common Mexican land borders of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas," CBP said in a statement. ...
www.msnbc.msn.com/.../us-adds-surveillance-drone-mexico-b...
U.S. adds surveillance drone on Mexico border - Yahoo! News
Mexican Cartels are recruiting US high school kids from the Texas border cities to work for them. They are also laundering drug money in US businesses inside ...
news.yahoo.com/u-adds-surveillance-drone-mexico-border-17...
North Texas family murdered in Mexico - Wichita Falls Law ...
Three members of a North Texas family were shotgunned to death on a bus ... in a long list of tragic experiences for Americans crossing the Mexican border. ...
www.examiner.com/.../north-texas-family-murdered-mexico
United States imperialism along the border - Wikipedia, the free ...
... expansionist ideas along the border is the U.S.-Mexican War. ... getting Mexico to recognize Texas as an official U.S. state. ...
en.wikipedia.org/.../United_States_imperialism_along_the_bor...


Judicial Watch Announces Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Fast and Furious was a DOJ/Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) "gun-running" operation in which guns were sold to Mexican drug cartels and others, apparently in hopes that the guns would end up at crime scenes. ...
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'The Blondies' cartel chief caught in Mexico City
MiamiHerald.com
"When controls over precursors were strengthened in the United States, manufacture shifted to Mexico," according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime 2011 World Drug Report. "As Mexico has responded with strong counter-methamphetamine initiatives, ...
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BC-US--US-Drug Cartels,130
WGME
Get details of the crimes of which they are accused. Install a free QR Code reader on your smart phone. Once the app is downloaded to your phone, open the app and click "Scan". Using your phone's camera, scan or take a picture of our code with your new ...
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Luis Olivera, 'The Blondies' Drug Trafficker, Arrested In Mexico City
Huffington Post
Authorities have not said which cartels the shipments may have belonged to. The port of Lazaro Cardenas is located in the home territory of the Knights Templar drug cartel, but the Sinaloa and Zetas cartels have been more active in Central America. ...
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US slaps sanctions on alleged money launderers for Mexican, Colombian drug cartels
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has hit two men with sanctions for allegedly laundering money on behalf of Mexican and Colombian drug cartels. The move blocks any assets in the US belonging to Lebanese-Colombian nationals Jorge Fadlallah ...
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Mexico arrests drug dealer linked to boss Guzman
Reuters
By Dave Graham | MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico captured a suspected drug trafficker with links to the country's most wanted man, Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, whose operations have recently suffered a string of blows. ...
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Domestic abuse victims of cartel members seek help
YouTube
An increased fear of Mexican drug cartels has more and more domestic abuse victims of cartel members seeking help. Those victims are from both sides of the border. " A lot of people are becoming more fearful of what (cartels are) capable of," said ...
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For Central America's pura vida state, a drug war test
Washington Post
And now, with Mexican drug cartels moving in, Costa Rican exceptionalism is being challenged by the same criminal forces dragging down the rest of Central America. Costa Rican officials and US drug agents say this country of 4.6 million is one more ...
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Mexico's Los Zetas Using Encrypted Radio Networking to Conduct Business
Hispanically Speaking News
Mexico's Los Zetas drug cartel is now said to be using encrypted radio frequencies to covertly control their operations. The drug cartel has been using the encrypted radio network since 2006. It is said to be working in all of Mexico's 31 states as ...
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Hispanically Speaking News
'The Blondies' cartel chief caught in Mexico City
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Authorities have not said which cartels the shipments may have belonged to. The port of Lazaro Cardenas is located in the home territory of the Knights Templar drug cartel, but the Sinaloa and Zetas cartels have been more active in Central America. ...
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Police arrest top drug trafficker at Mexico City airport
Channel 6 News Online
Luis Rodríguez Olivera, alias "El Guero," was arrested on Tuesday at Mexico City International Airport. The 39-year-old is accused of money laundering and dealing drugs for the Sinaloa cartel, one of the country's most powerful drug cartels. ...
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Boy who survived recalls fatal Mexico bus attack
Fort Worth Star Telegram
He is one of two children in his family who survived a deadly gun attack on their bus in the Mexican state of Veracruz -- where violence has escalated as two Mexican drug cartels battle. More than a half-dozen passengers were killed, including Mike's ...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Mexico nabs drug trafficking kingpin wanted by US
Herald Sun
People march during a protest against drug-related violence in Mexico City. Picture: AP Source: The Australian MEXICAN police have captured suspected drug kingpin Luis Rodriguez Olivera, a key Sinaloa cartel operative who had a $5 million bounty on his ...
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US teen found dead in Mexico on Christmas Eve was heading to see girlfriend
Washington Post
But the area has also been the scene of bloody turf battles between drug gangs. The Knights Templar and Jalisco New Generation cartels are believed to be active in the area. Marron was a US citizen, according to the documents, but his family was from a ...
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Boxing trunk political ad leads to cancellation of Mexican municipal elections
Washington Post
The PAN and the leftist Democratic Revolution Party had also complained that Michoacan's powerful drug cartels had intimidated voters on behalf of the PRI. On the eve of the elections, one local cartel placed an advertisement in a newspaper in the town ...
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Fast & Furious AG laments cop deaths, illegal guns
Washington Examiner (blog)
Attorney General Eric Holder, still facing scrutiny over a federal government scheme that sent weapons to Mexican drug cartels, lamented today that "illegal guns" have contributed to the deaths of law enforcement officers in the line of duty. ...
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Barrio Azteca suspect accused of burning auto tied to US Consulate slaying in ...
El Paso Times
The Mexican attorney general's office said federal police arrested Caudillo (also known as Adrian Villanueva) and six other men allegedly working for the Juárez drug cartel and found firearms, communication radios and bulletproof vests on July 1, 2010. ...
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Charles Bowden discusses 'El Sicario, Room 164′ – PART ONE
HollywoodSoapbox.com
The writer's latest project is El Sicario, Room 164, a documentary that highlights the testimonial of a former contract killer for the Juárez, Mexico drug cartel. Bowden wrote the original story about the sicario (hit man) and co-produced the ...
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Social Media Aiding in the Tracking of Drug Dealers in Mexico
Hispanically Speaking News
As Mexico continues its battle with drug cartels, residents are taking to the internet to help authorities find the drug dealers in their neighborhoods. Using Twitter and Google Maps, residents with knowledge of criminal activity in Reynosa, ...
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Increasingly sophisticated narco tunnels along Mexican border resemble types ...
WND.com
Prosecutors say officials in Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps believed they were dealing with a "large and sophisticated" Mexican drug cartel to carry out the hit. A $100000 down payment on the hit shows the Iranians were comfortable dealing with the ...
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Confessions of a drug thug. The inside story on killers, blood and your next fix.
scallywagandvagabond
That said, the latest foray into the inside world of drug cartels and drug trafficking is illuminated in the highly charged documentary, El Sicario, Room 164 courtesy of Gianfranco Rosi which opened in the US yesterday. npr: Filmed in a motel room on ...
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A message I'd like to see sent to the US
Drug WarRant
This has led some advocates to suggest Mexico should go it alone. At the very least, they say, allowing drug production and sale in Mexico would relieve law enforcement of the obligation to fight cartels. According to Castaneda, that would make ...
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'El Sicario' movie review, trailer: A haunting portrait of a cold-blooded killer
newjerseynewsroom.com
Based on an original story by Charles Bowden, the 84-minute movie proves to be an extended monologue by a former contract killer for a high-profile drug cartel in Juárez, Mexico. With his face hidden by a black veil, the full-bodied man sits in a dingy ...
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Mexico Arrests Leader of La Linea Band
Prensa Latina
Together with the arrest on Wednesday at a house in Felipe Angeles neighborhood the police seized several weaponry, communications technology and drugs. La Línea, considered the armed cell of Juárez Cartel, is notorious for the violence of its boss, ...
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Mexico vote annulled over Juan Manuel Marquez shorts stunt
BBC News
The PAN has also alleged that Michoacan's powerful drugs cartels intimidated some voters into supporting the PRI, something it denies. The left-wing Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) also complained, and now wants election results throughout ...
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BBC News
Cartel kidnappings subject of T. Jefferson Parker's "The Jaguar"
Examiner.com
She is ordered to compose a unique narcocorrido, a modern-day folk ballad of the kind that have recorded the exploits of the drug dealers, gunrunners, and outlaws who have highlighted Mexican history for generations. Under threat of death, ...
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Alleged Mexican drug trafficker snagged
CNN International
The Rodriguez brothers were indicted in New York in 2009 for drug trafficking. The US State Department offered the hefty reward for Luis Rodriguez's capture. While Mexican authorities said Wednesday that Rodriguez was associated with the Sinaloa cartel ...
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The 2011 Public Misconduct Awards
Newsworks.org
A federal operation at the southwestern border, known as Fast and Furious, allowed US weapons to illegally pass into the hands of suspected gun smugglers so that the arms could be traced to higher-ups in the Mexican drug cartels. Weird idea. ...
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Earth, Air, Fire and Water: Mythical 'four elements' left an impact on ...
The Gonzales Cannon
The arrest of the two men, who were believed to be connected to a Mexican drug cartel, cleared a number of burglaries and thefts in several area counties including Gonzales, Caldwell, Fayette, Lavaca and Colorado. Loni Lester of Gonzales was named ...
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America's top elected leader makes ethically challenged list yet again
WND.com
Judicial Watch said his actions regarding the Operation Fast and Furious gun-running scandal, "in which guns were sold to Mexican drug cartels and others, alone should have brought about Holder's departure." "This reckless insanity seems to have ...
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WND.com
Piling on the political vendetta against Arpaio
Sonoran News
... that allowed straw buyers to purchase guns and place them in the hands of drug cartels across the Mexican border, while US Attorney General Eric Holder has been simultaneously frying on the hot seat of a congressional investigation into the matter. ...
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Sonoran News
Iconic and memorable images from 2011
Washington Post
The corpses of a woman and a girl lie on the floor after an assault by gunmen in Acapulco, Mexico, in March. A woman and her two granddaughters, 6 and 2 years old, were killed; tens of thousands have been slain as drug-cartel violence in the country ...
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cryptogon.com » Mexican Drug Cartels Have Their Own Radio ...
By Kevin
Mexican Drug Cartels Have Their Own Radio Communications Networks. December 29th, 2011. Via: AP: When convoys of soldiers or federal police move through the scrubland of northern Mexico, the Zetas drug cartel knows they are coming. ...
cryptogon.com
Equipment seizures show Mexican drug cartels operate ...
By FDFF.org
The Zetas split from the Gulf cartel in 2010 and have since become one of the nation's most dominant drug cartels, with profitable sidelines in kidnapping, | End Human Trafficking and Slavery.
Frederick Douglass Family Foundation
US Customs and Border Protection Agency Plans 24 Predators by ...
By The Editor
They are irresistible to border hawks and the “Drone Caucus” in Congress, who consider the aircraft a must-have technology to meet the threat of spillover violence — yet unrealized — from Mexican drug cartels. Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.) ...
UAS VISION
It's not a "Mexican thing" | Anything Goes...
By Stan Zoller
By saying Marron had it coming because he was in Mexico is little more than arrogant racial profiling. While it is true that crime in Mexico is running rampant because of drug cartels, the same could be said for many, if not most, of the major ...
Anything Goes... Recent Posts
Mexico Arrests Cocaine Smuggler Wanted by US | Pakistan News
By VOA
Officials said Cabrera rose through the ranks by using violence against his rivals. Mexican President Felipe Calderon has deployed thousands of troops across Mexico to fight the country's drug cartels. The spiraling violence has left at least ...
Pakistan News
polecat news and views: Want Answers About Fast and Furious ...
By Don Polson
Attorney General Eric Holder has been under a lot of pressure lately about his role in Operation Fast and Furious, the Department of Justice program that put 2000 high powered weapons into the hands of ruthless Mexican drug cartels. ...
polecat news and views
Breitbart.tv » NRA News: Obama Released Statement Saying He ...
By Meredith Dake
Just no more guns to murderers in Mexican drug cartels and murdered Americans and Mexicans at your hands to undermine the Constitution like in your Operation Fast and Furious treacherous scheme, please. nceeno December 28th, 2011 ...
Breitbart.tv
How Bazaar « threedonia.com
By Floyd
Powerline links to a sobering story from The Investigative Project on Terrorism about a ring of used car dealerships around the U.S. in places like Tulsa, OK, and Mt. Joliet, TN with ties to Hezbollah and Mexican drug cartels….: A Treasury ...
threedonia.com
U.S. most wanted Guzman's senior drug dealer nabbed today by ...
By noreply@allvoices.com
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (Dec. 28) – Mexican authorities have arrested a senior drug trafficker with close links to the country's most wanted man, Sinaloa cartel boss and Mexico's most wanted.
Allvoices.com - Top Stories
Bill Baar's West Side: Judicial Watch Announces Washington's “Ten ...
By Bill Baar
Fast and Furious was a DOJ/Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) “gun-running” operation in which guns were sold to Mexican drug cartels and others, apparently in hopes that the guns would end up at crime scenes. ...
Bill Baar's West Side
Help A Bigoted, Gun-Hating Liberal Win an AK-47 | The Truth About ...
By Bruce W. Krafft
... a weapon that is the favourite of Mexican drug cartels and international terrorist organizations; the very weapon found in Osama bin Laden's bedroom? The answer is that if I win, I will have the gun professionally converted into a plowshare, ...
The Truth About Guns
Americas MexicoBlog: Drug War - Central America: For Costa Rica's ...
By Reed Brundage
Washington Post: "...with Mexican drug cartels moving in, Costa Rican exceptionalism is being challenged by the same criminal forces dragging down the rest of Central America. Costa Rican officials and U.S. drug agents say this country ... is ...
Americas MexicoBlog

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