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Sunday, December 04, 2011

Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.4.2011- Weekend

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Actual terror threat on border debated
San Antonio Express
Yet despite these dire possibilities — including Perry's contention that Hamas and Hezbollah are working in Mexico to come to the US — experts say such Iranian-financed factions are not crossing the Southwest border. They point instead to the 327 ...
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Police Officers Find That Dissent on Drug Laws May Come With a Price
New York Times
Looking for signs of smugglers near Nogales, Ariz., alongside the fence that now marks part of the nation's border with Mexico. Stationed in Deming, NM, Mr. Gonzalez was in his green-and-white Border Patrol vehicle just a few feet from the ...
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New York Times
Police Bust Mexican With 300 Pounds Of Coke, About To Cross Northern Border
Channel 7 Daily News
And after coming in through Benque, the Mexican truck and its driver, 44 year old Martin Rafeal Machado heads straight for the Belize-Mexico border and crosses over there to his home country of Mexico. He carries with him - and dutifully checks into ...
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Channel 7 Daily News
U.S. lawmakers push for better treatment of illegal immigrants in Mexico
Washington Times
... Mexico to try to reach the US The 2010 Amnesty report, citing Mexican government figures, said the number has been declining since 2006 — just as authorities in the US believe the flow of illegal immigrants across its own border has decreased. ...
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Arrests of illegal migrants on US-Mexico border plummet
Washington Post
The Border Patrol apprehended 327577 illegal crossers along the US-Mexico border in fiscal year 2011, which ended Sept. 30, numbers not seen since Richard Nixon was president, and a precipitous drop from the peak in 2000, when 1.6 million unauthorized ...
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Fewer arrested at U.S-Mexico border
UPI.com
The Department of Homeland Security said the Border Patrol captured 327577 illegal immigrants along the US-Mexico border in fiscal year 2011. That's is comparable to numbers when Richard Nixon was president -- the peak was in 2000 when 1.6 million ...
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Mexican family escapes violent border city only to find bloodshed, despair ...
Washington Post
Another study, by demographer Rodolfo Rubio at Colegio de la Frontera Norte, says 200000 people left Juarez alone for other Mexican cities between 2007 and 2010. Many of the affected are working class or poor who can't leave the country. ...
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Tons of drugs found in U.S.-Mexico border tunnel
Examiner.com
Lauren Mack, another ICE spokeswoman, described the tunnel as one of the "most sophisticated" ever discovered on the border. Meanwhile, the US Border Patrol announced they had seized more than five tons of marijuana at a south Texas US-Mexico border ...
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DEA Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels
New York Times
After the agency lost track of hundreds of weapons, some later turned up in Mexico; two were found on the United States side of the border where an American Border Patrol agent had been shot to death. Former DEA officials rejected comparisons between ...
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New York Times
Crossing the international border sours for some
Imperial Valley Press
By CHELCEY ADAMI Staff Writer Mexicali resident Michelle Walsh no longer wants to cross the US-Mexico border by herself. An incident involving a US Customs and Border Protection officer allegedly calling her a “drug hag” and a “tweaker,” among other ...
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Steve Kornacki on “Hardball” and “Countdown”
Salon
But Gingrich's Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996 ultimately goes nowhere. Asked by Yahoo News in November if he stands by this position, Gingrich responded, “I think if you are, for example, the leader of a cartel, sure.” 2005: Gingrich calls for ...
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GPS Tracking Systems In El Paso, TX
El Paso, Texas consumers, businesses and law enforcement agencies turn to GPS ... El Paso their home, the Texas city has seen significant increases in crime and ... Although drug cartel violence is nothing new, rarely has it spilled over the ...
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Bedford Texas.Donis Ruiz « It dont Matter!
Tag Archives: Bedford Texas.Donis ... Los Zetas, considered Mexico's most violent drug cartel, is involved in a number of different criminal activities, including ...
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Chapter 1: Arizona immigrant students find way together
Arizona Republic
Authorities followed tracks from the scene 20 miles south to the Mexican border. Suddenly, SB 1070 found traction. People were frustrated and angry. Polls began showing widespread support for the bill. On April 19, an amended version of SB 1070 passed ...
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Arizona Republic
Tamaulipas News: Border Governor on PR Offensive
Salem-News.Com
Many people, especially residents of the so-called “Little Border” between Reynosa and Matamoros, fled the violence for safe havens in Texas or other parts of Mexico. Tamaulipas was the site of the August 2010 massacre of 72 mainly Central American ...
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Salem-News.Com
Rick Perry Endorsed By Arizona Sheriff
ThirdAge
The sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County, Arpaio has built a reputation for his stance on border security and immigration issues. He said that he likes the Texas governor's efforts to tighten border security. "The federal government has failed on ...
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ThirdAge
Boise State coasts, eyes Vegas bowl
Las Vegas Review - Journal
9 Boise State rolled over New Mexico 45-0 on Saturday. Moore, the winningest starting quarterback in college football history, was nearly flawless, and the Broncos' defense had no problem bottling up the punchless Lobos. The win gave Boise State (11-1, ...
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Three takes on paradise
Toronto Sun
Mexico is a massive country -- about one-fifth the size of Canada and three times the size of Texas -- bordered on three sides by the grandness of the Gulf of Mexico, the prettiness of the Caribbean Sea, and the wilds of the Pacific Ocean. ...
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Cops Fired for Opposing War on Drugs
Newser
By Kevin Spak, Newser Staff (Newser) – Bryan Gonzalez was working as a Border Patrol agent in New Mexico when he made the fatal mistake of musing to a colleague that legalizing marijuana would end Mexico's violent drug war. He was fired soon afterwards ...
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John McCain: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico Could Be 'Up For Grabs' In 2012
Huffington Post
If Republicans continue to push border security and "humane" treatment of the undocumented, they could win in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas, he said. "I view the Hispanic vote as up for grabs," he said. "I still believe that most Hispanics ...
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The Ethics of Eric Holder
American Thinker
By Ronald Kolb When Attorney General Eric Holder recently testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about his role in the Fast and Furious operation, where 2000 rifles were deliberately "walked" from the United States into Mexico, his answers at ...
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The GOP's immigration rhetoric focuses on expensive, ineffective fence
Bradenton Herald
About a third of the Mexican border has been fenced, and the price tag for finishing the remaining 1400 miles or so is variously estimated at $22 billion (the New York Times); $30 billion (Texas Gov. Rick Perry); or much more, according to government ...
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Tons Of Drugs Found In US-Mexico Border Tunnel
By Jim Kouri
Meanwhile, the U.S. Border Patrol announced they had seized more than five tons of marijuana at a south Texas U.S.-Mexico border checkpoint. Border Patrol agents discovered the drugs in a truck loaded with broccoli at the checkpoint. ...
Eurasia Review
John McCain Warns GOP: Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado Could Be ...
By Josh Feldman
He called Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado, but left out Texas. Why? Every state on the border with Mexico has a track to going for president Obama since the TEA-GOP-Republican party has turned their backs on immigrants, legal or other ...
Mediaite
Migrants Say They're Unwilling Mules For Cartels | KOSU Radio
By KOSU News
Strong, resourceful and poor, they arrived at Ojinaga, Mexico, with the intention of crossing the border and making their way to Colorado to look for work as roofers. But when they arrived at the ... “About a year and a half ago, ourselves as well as our investigators started seeing these clients that would say, 'I don't care how long I'm going to get, I can't go home — they'll kill me,'” says Elizabeth Rogers, a federal public defender in West Texas for 27 years. Rodolfo and Jose Luis were ...
KOSU Radio

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Texas Online Radio: Texas / Mexico Border News - 12.2.2011
Schools along the US-Mexico border face many unique challenges not shared by schools elsewhere in the nation. In Texas, one of these problems is growing at ...
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50000 Feral Pigs Overrun US-Mexico Border - Old Hippie's Forums
Mexican Officials have unveiled a play to slaughter some 50000 feral wild boars that have crossed the US border into and now threaten Mexican.
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What is your opinion of Along Mexican border, US ranchers say they ...
What is your opinion of Along Mexican border, US r… ... a South Texas farmer complained about living in fear of Mexican traffickers smuggling drugs and illegal ...
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Insurance : Amerifresh Opens New Texas Location
SkyNewswire.com
The new Amerifresh office takes advantage of the recently expanded infrastructure and modernized highway at the Texas-Mexico border crossing at McAllen. The expanded capacity at the crossing increases product availability and better supply for US ...
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Officers punished for supporting eased drug laws
San Jose Mercury News
If marijuana were legalized, Gonzalez acknowledges saying, the drug-related violence across the border in Mexico would cease. He then brought up an organization called Law Enforcement Against Prohibition that favors ending the war on drugs. ...
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North Mexico wilts under worst drought on record
msnbc.com
The same happened along the Texas border in Chihuahua state, where half of the 1.3 million acres (545000 hectares) planted with corn, beans and oats didn't yield anything, according to the Agriculture Department. Chihuahua state Rural Development ...
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msnbc.com
Mexico's ex-ruling party leader quits amid scandal
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Humberto Moreira speaks during the closing ceremony of the border governors conference in Austin, Texas. Moreira, head of Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, resigned Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 over a financial scandal that threatened the ...
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Sunland Park meeting opens with focus on 3-year-olds
Daily Racing Form
Tuesday, a new meet opens at Sunland Park, and officials at the New Mexico track, located just across the border from El Paso, Texas, are taking steps to try and continue to lure quality 3-year-olds to town. In addition to again placing the Grade 3, ...
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UPDATED: Trial Postponed in Final Gun-Ring Case
ABQ Journal (subscription)
She is accused of conspiring with her co-defendants from January 2010 to March 2011 to purchase firearms in the United States, knowing that the firearms were intended to be smuggled into Mexico, according to the indictment. ...
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Publisher brings Mexican-themed literature to English speakers
Guadalajara Reporter (subscription)
The idea of a publishing house came to Grabman while living in southern Texas, as he “grew more interested in the history and culture” from across the border. As he read up on it, he “realized so much of this was not written for the common person, ...
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Mexico/Border - ValleyCentral.com
Mexico/Border Headlines ... Thursday hidden in a tractor trailer at one of the international bridges at Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Laredo, Texas. ...
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Los Zetas Use 'Straw Purchasers' to Buy South Texas Ranches border
The Mexican drug war has devastated the farming and agricultural industry along the Texas-Mexico border. Many ranchers and property owners are either ...
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Borderland Beat - Mexico's Drug war sends emotionally troubled ...
Mexico's Drug war sends emotionally troubled kids to Texas. EL PASO, Texas ( AP) — The classroom falls silent as the teacher explains that victims of violence ...
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Cartel Sends Gruesome Message In Western Mexico; Mexican ...
Cartel Sends Gruesome Message In Western Mexico; Mexican Cartel Violence In Texas. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS ...
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Threat from Mexican crime cartels has grown far beyond drugs ...
The American-Statesman recently caught up with Grillo to ask him how cartel violence is affecting the Texas-Mexico border, which has become perhaps the most ...
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George T. Díaz, Ph.D.
Border: The Mexican Revolution and Tejano Communities, Arnoldo De León, ed. (Houston: Mexican American Studies Center and Texas A&M University Press, ...
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Mexico drug war refugees escape to more bloodshed
Boston.com
The Echevarrias are among thousands of Mexicans who make up the internal diaspora trying to escape drug violence that seems to migrate rather than cease, with more than 45000 troops fighting cartels and more than 40000 dead by many counts. ...
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Migrants Say They're Unwilling Mules For Cartels
NPR
A Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the US- Mexico border in 2010. Traffickers have begun using immigrants as drug smugglers, recruiting voluntarily and forcibly. Mexican drug cartels have found a new source of ...
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Mexico's president pledges to continue fighting cartels
CNN International
Mexico's security situation, and the government's tactics for dealing with drug cartels, are likely to figure heavily in debates leading up to next year's elections. In his remarks Sunday, Calderon warned that drug cartels were already "threatening ...
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Can Mexico's pervasive drug-violence be considered 'terrorism'?
Alaska Dispatch
Michael McCaul (R) of Texas proposed legislation earlier this year that would label six Mexican drug cartels foreign terrorist organizations (FTOs). "Calderón said it's an attempt to replace the state," says Mr. McCaul, "and he's right. ...
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Gateway drug policy
Vallejo Times-Herald
27): Mexican drug cartels are no doubt thrilled with the Obama administration's crackdown on voter-approved medical marijuana dispensaries. So much for change and 2008 campaign promises to respect states' rights. So much for jobs. ...
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Mexican army dismantles gang's antennas, radios
Las Vegas Sun
Also on Thursday, the US government delivered inspection technology and a surveillance plane to help Mexico's navy fight drug cartels. The equipment is part of the Merida Initiative, a program for which the US government has spent $1.4 billion since ...
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A Win-Win On Drugs? Fighting Gangs By Legalizing Pot
Huffington Post
For Mexican traffickers along the Southwest border, the money is literally driven across the border in bulk amounts and then deposited into Mexican banks. I have an idea. Try fighting gangs by not purchasing, not using. Stoners are complicit in murder. ...
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Documents Show Top Officials Lied About Fast & Furious
The New American
The scandal surrounding the Obama administration's operation “Fast and Furious,” which sent thousands of American guns to Mexican drug cartels, continues to escalate. Senior officials and a new trove of documents released yesterday further confirm that ...
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Mexican women's rights activist shot in Ciudad Juarez
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The northern state of Chihuahua has accounted for about 30 percent of the nearly 50000 murders committed in Mexico since late 2006, when President Felipe Calderon militarized the struggle against Mexico's drug cartels. Juarez, a coveted drug-smuggling ...
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Agents: Sophisticated drug tunnel discovered that leads to US
14 News WFIE Evansville
Federal agents suspect it's the work of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug Cartel, currently harvesting its ever-increasing fall marijuana crop. The Sinaloa Cartel is headed by Joaquin Guzman, known as "el chapo" or "shortly." Since his daring escape from ...
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Meth users rarely 55 or older
NewsOK.com
"You can find your way into any drug activity you are looking for," Gerhardt said. "Once you make the choice to get involved, you have options out there." Methamphetamine labs are on the decline in Colorado, but Mexican drug cartels continue to ship ...
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$E$ NEWS: THE GOOD , THE BAD , THE UGLY
AllHipHop
An Iraqi / Mexican Drug ring was broken up in Detroit and San Diego , with the Mexican Cartel selling the Iraqi Americans in Detroit guns and drugs. The FBI investigated a police officer in the 68th Precinct after an informant introduced him , for the ...
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Our Favorite TV Origin Stories
TV Guide
In Season 4's "Hermanos," we finally learn why Gus is so darned hostile toward the cartel: They killed his partner (lover?) Max. In a tense, taut, all-in-Spanish flashback to 1980s Mexico, we learn that Gus and Max began cooking meth on the side in an ...
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Bizarro US: BATF supplies guns to drug cartels, DEA launders their ...
By LeisureGuy
The CIA's involvement in the narcotics underworld during the Vietnam war continues to be rumored, and we know that the BATF send thousands of firearms to Mexican drug cartels, with deadly effective. Though some US officers were killed, ...
Later On
Clear and Present Danger - Part 2
By SemperGumbi
Cartel: The coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars,” details a thorough analysis of the drug violence along our border, within Mexico and explains the consequences of this brewing conflict. She discusses among other things America's ...
National Security Policy
M of A - U.S. Government Is "Tracking" Its Business
By b
U.S. Government Is "Tracking" Its Business. In the Fast & Furious operation the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives handed thousands of automatic guns to the Mexican drug cartels. This was supposed to "track" where the guns ...
Moon of Alabama
Migrants Say They're Unwilling Mules For Cartels
A Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.- Mexico border in 2010. Traffickers have begun using immigrants as drug smugglers, recruiting voluntarily and forcibly. Mexican drug cartels have found a new ...
GPB News Feed
US agents laundered drug money in fight vs Mexico's cartels: NYT ...
By Agence France-Presse
Anti-narcotics agents working for the US government have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds to see how the system works and use the information against Mexican drug cartels, The New York Times reported Sunday.
Interaksyon.com
Of Arms and the Law: Quote of the day
By David Hardy
"This investigation is further proof of the relentless efforts by Mexican drug cartels, especially the Sinaloa Cartel, to illegally acquire large quantities of firearms in Arizona and elsewhere in the U.S. for use in the ongoing Mexican drug war," Bill ...
Of Arms and the Law
Americas MexicoBlog: Mexico Drug War: Rival cartels take bloody ...
By Reed Brundage
Rival cartels take bloody drug war to the heart of the country: "Mexico's two most powerful criminal gangs are locked in a titanic battle for control of the country's heartland in a struggle that's redrawn Mexico's map of violence. Violence has ...
Americas MexicoBlog
A View From the Ranch: Quick Hits - December 4, 2011
By Athos
Not only is the Obama Administration actively involved in providing assault and sniper weaponry to the Mexican drug cartels via the DoJ / ATF Operation Fast and Furious which has directly caused hundreds of deaths in Mexico, the DoJ / DEA ...
A View From the Ranch
Sunday Morning Rant: Obama, Worn Out from Grueling Fundraising ...
By Robbie Cooper
The Democrat-led Senate hasn't passed (or even proposed) a budget in nearly 1000 days. Our Border Patrol agents are being murdered by Mexican drug cartels — with guns sold to them by our own government (using tax payer dollars). ...
UrbanGrounds
Moe Lane » Friday's Fast & Furious Fallout: Fatal Falsehoods From ...
By Moe_Lane
To break this down: 'willing stooges for the Gun Lobby' is of course inflammatory, not to say utterly unproven; if a program where up to 1200 guns were essentially thrown to the Mexican drug cartels is considered an 'incredible success,' I am ...
Moe Lane
Virtual Mirage: The War Next Door
By LL
Part of the problem with the whole examination of Mexican drug cartels is a general ignorance on the part of Americans (even most in law enforcement circles) as to how they really work. There was a time when 220 lbs (100 kg) of cocaine ...
Virtual Mirage

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U.S. Drug Agents Launder Profits of Mexican Cartels - NYTimes.com
Undercover agents have laundered millions in drug proceeds because it helps them identify how cartels move money, where they keep it and who their leaders ...
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Mexican Drug Cartels Active Nationwide, Obama Administration Officials Say · America's Third War: American Teens Recruited by Mexican Drug Cartels ...
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DEA launders Mexican profits of drug cartels - msnbc.com US ...
Some of same concerns from 'Fast and Furious' gun program arise in these operations.
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24 killed in drug cartel-plagued Mexican state | Mexico Drug Wars
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Attacks in the home state of Mexico's most powerful drug cartel left 24 people dead and 17 ...
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DEA Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels. December 4th, 2011. Via: New York Times: Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled ...
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D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels
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D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels | TuscaloosaNews ...
WASHINGTON - Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington's expanding ...
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NewsDaily: Mexico to probe links to drug gangs in election
The office of Mexico's attorney general said on Tuesday it would investigate reports that drug gangs had sought to influence voters in a state election won by the ...
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D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels - Silobreaker
D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels. WASHINGTON — Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in ...
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Ongo | US agents are said to launder cash for Mexican drug cartels
Undercover U.S. narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington's expanding role in Mexico's fight ...
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Mexican Drug Cartels and the Limits of Rational Choice
InSight Crime
Though alluring, the idea of analyzing Mexico's drug cartels based on economic principles may be a false hope for policymakers, giving the false idea that these group's actions can be explained and predicted. In a recently published paper entitled ...
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Zetas Issue Open Challenge to US and Mexico Governments
Fox News
The Zetas were formed in 1999 Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, known as "El Lazca," who along with three other soldiers deserted an elite special operations unit within the Mexican army to become the armed wing of the Gulf drug cartel. ...
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Alleged Drug War Tactics Under Fire
Wall Street Journal
The Mexican government says that whatever human-rights violations have taken place in its campaign against the drug cartels have been neither systematic nor part of an institutional strategy. It says the government has supported legal efforts to punish ...
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Wall Street Journal
Human smuggling complementing drugs on US 59
KTRE
By Donna McCollum - bio | email "ThE Mexican drug cartel and other people have turned it into a very lucrative business," said Sheriff Thomas Kerss. "So not only are they trying to smuggle illegal substances into the United States, ...
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Mexico's other challenge: to burnish its brand
Christian Science Monitor (blog)
News last year of the killing of an American jet-skier – by Mexican drug traffickers, perhaps – on border-straddling Falcon Lake got Americans' attention. Now come reports that potent "black tar" heroin from Mexico is creeping into eastern US states. ...
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Christian Science Monitor (blog)
No Court Will Hear Suit by Alleged Cartel Asset
Courthouse News Service
Chinese-born Zhenli Ye Gon is a Mexican businessman and alleged member of the Sinaloa Cartel, the most powerful drug cartel in Mexico. He denies this allegation. Ye Gon was the legal representative of Unimed Pharm Chem México, which was authorized by ...
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Perception of public sector corruption in Mexico worsens
SmartPlanet.com (blog)
By Lauren Villagran | December 3, 2011, 5:00 AM PST MEXICO CITY—The public perception of corruption in Mexico has worsened in the five years since the country launched a war on drug cartels in 2006. The country ranked No. ...
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3 arrested in alleged gun trafficking ring
Monitor
McALLEN — Federal agents arrested three people accused of buying assault rifles to be smuggled to Mexican drug cartels. Agents with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted surveillance outside an undisclosed gun retailer Thursday in McAllen. ...
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Santos raises issue of drug trafficking at Celac Summit
El Universal
He acknowledged, however, that drug trafficking still exists, as big cartels have been uprooted, but "small cartels" are now operating. In this regard, he highlighted the efforts made in Mexico by Felipe Calderón's government. ...
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A Mexican journalist in the crosshairs
SignOnSanDiego.com
Peggy Peattie TIJUANA — If the drug cartels were ever going to stop the crusading newspaper Zeta, this was the time. She reached this conclusion in November 2006, on the death of her mentor, the paper's founder. Cancer killed J. Jesús Blancornelas, ...
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Fast and Furious: Justice Department Submitted Knowingly False Information to ...
Town Hall
... which oversees the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) never knowingly allowed straw purchasers working for ruthless Mexican drug cartels to purchase thousands of guns and then openly traffic them into Mexico. A few weeks ago, ...
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Organised crime exploiting NZ company law
Waikato Times
The revelation backs up year-long Sunday Star-Times investigations linking shell company operations to the Russian mafia and Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel and North Korean arms trading. The paper, Strengthening New Zealand's Resistance to Organised ...
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Clinton urged to press Mexico on migrants' safety
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The letter also referred to the 2010 massacre in the northern state of Tamaulipas of 72 mostly Central American illegal migrants - apparently after they refused to work for a drug cartel - and said it put the spotlight on the perilous journey migrants ...
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Drug tunnel discovered from San Diego to Tijuana
allvoices
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement official Derek Benner commented about the large quantities of drugs in the warehouse calling it similar to operating other businesses. "It's a significant amount of inventory that the cartels need to move and they ...
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Truth and Transparency
State Gazette (blog)
The Fast and Furious program, initiated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE), is an undercover operation designed to nab gun smugglers taking US firearms into Mexico and to the country's violent drug cartels. ...
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Radio Personality Slain in Northern Mexico
Latin American Herald Tribune
Most of the carnage is blamed on a conflict pitting powerful drug cartels against each other and the security forces. Muruato's radio program showcased the grupera genre: traditional Mexican music played with modern, electric instruments. ...
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Pity the poor gun nut: Nobody to hate.
StandardNet (blog)
I think the best thing we could do to limit the illegal distribution of fire arms is demand demand the immediate resignation, of Eric Holder, and get the US Justice Department out of the Mexican Drug Cartel Gun Running business. ...
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World Digest: Mexican party leader steps down over scandal; Honda announces ...
Austin American-Statesman
MEXICO CITY — One of the nation's most notorious criminals issued an ominous message to the US and Mexican governments, an apparent response to a series of military blows against the Zetas cartel, including the dismantling of a sophisticated ...
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Guterson's 'Ed King' among top weekend book picks
USA Today
By Tricia Fields In this gritty debut novel, a young female police chief in a Texas border town battles a Mexican drug cartel, not to mention some local bad guys. Chief Josie Gray is an appealing loner whose idea of nourishment is a shot of bourbon. ...
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USA Today
Recommended: Beware of the hard sell at vacation resorts
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Mexico has been particularly affected in the past two years, suffering tourism hits from the swine flu outbreak, drug cartel violence and the economic recession. Occupancy rates have dipped 30 percent to 60 percent. "They basically have rooms sitting ...
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Latin American biz raises global film stakes
Variety
It's mostly set in a Buenos Aires slum plagued by delinquency, corruption and two warring drug cartels, where Julian brings a close friend, fellow French priest Geronimo (Jeremie Renier, "L'Enfant," "In Bruges"), who has himself just survived a mass ...
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Variety
Allegations about Iranian Plot against US Military in Germany Refuted
Fars News Agency
... Mexican drug cartel, los Zetas, to kill a Saudi envoy, which was then followed by a US dictated report by the UN nuclear watchdog against Iran which lacked any substantive information to corroborate its allegations against Iran's nuclear program. ...
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Letters: Where the heart is
Malakoff News
Obama's Chief Justice is more concerned with the fair treatment of foreign enemies than with the many innocent men and women who were killed with the 2400 guns that the Justice Department sold to the deadliest drug cartel in Mexico. ...
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Americas MexicoBlog: Drug War: Mexican Drug Cartels and the ...
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InSight Crime: "Though alluring, the idea of analyzing Mexico's drug cartels based on economic principles may be a false hope for policymakers, giving the false idea that these group's actions can be explained and predicted." read more ...
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Borderland Beat: Honduras Army to Take on Drug Gangs
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Honduras has voted to deploy the army to fight encroaching Mexican drug cartels in an effort to curb violence in the country. By an overwhelming majority, congress decided to follow a model used by the Mexican president, Felipe Calderón ...
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Holder Withdraws Fraudulent Fast & Furious Congressional Letter ...
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4 letter, Assistant Attorney General Ronald Weich broadly denied that ATF officials had allowed assault weapons to “walk,” which meant ending surveillance on weapons suspected to be en route to Mexican drug cartels, allowing the guns to ...
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Our illustrious group of contributors has written about everything from the earthquakes in New Zealand to crackdowns on Occupy Wall Street, from Mexican drug cartels in the Malibu mountains to American expats in Finland, from the ...
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Fast and Furious,Only Part of Obama/Holder's International Plan ...
By Jennie Jones
Without the knowledge that the federal government was behind the exportation of guns to Mexico through the ATF's 'Operation Fast and Furious', when those guns were used for Mexican Drug Cartel violence and killings, and after the Mexican ...
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If the Fast and Furious scandal where the Obama team is being blamed for getting American guns into the hands of the Mexican drug cartels which then have killed Americans (including American border patrol agents) had been committed by ...
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Borderland Beat: Undermining Mexico's Dangerous Drug Cartels
Since President Felipe Calderón launched a military-led offensive against Mexico's powerful drug cartels in December 2006, some 42000 people have perished ...
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Mexican drug cartels moving north. « Locust blog
Echoing complaints made by authorities in other border towns, law enforcement authorities say that Mexico drug cartels are a growing force in northern New ...
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24 killed in drug cartel-plagued Mexican state - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Attacks in the home state of Mexico's most powerful drug cartel left 24 people dead and 17 of the victims' bodies were found burned in two ...
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Mexico Monitor: Scores found dead where Mexican drug cartels fight
Scores found dead where Mexican drug cartels fight. Video Monitor Bodies found in abandoned cars in Guadalajara, one day after 16 burned bodies found in ...
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Anonymous once promised a “ruthless attack” against the Mexican drug cartels and the government officials that allegedly support them. A person claiming to be ...
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Mexico mass slaying blamed on allied drug cartels
Mexico mass slaying blamed on allied drug cartels, GUADALAJARA, Mexico - A baker, a truck driver, a soft-drink vendor and a dental technician were among ...
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CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Twenty-three people were killed in attacks in a state that is home to Mexico's most powerful drug cartel and 16 of the victims' bodies ...
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Obama May be Biggest Supplier of Mexican Drug Cartel's Guns ...
The most recent numbers from 2010 show the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) — the State Department agency responsible for overseeing the.
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Manassas, Manassas Park and Prince William County, the ball is in your court. Mexican drug cartels are building turf in your communities, and it's up to you to do ...
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Money Laundering Banks Fuel Mexican Drug Cartels Political News and Discussion.
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This specific case involves an informant who was moving up in the ranks of a notorious Mexican drug cartel. At the same time the informant was getting paid to ...
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Mexican Drug War: 16 Charred Bodies Found in Guzman's Home ...
The decapitated body of a Mexican blogger has been found in what marks the latest brutal murder in a violent crackdown by drug cartels on bloggers and ...
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