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Friday, November 22, 2019

U.S. Prohibits Employee Travel in Chihuahua City Due to Cartel Violence

The United States Consulate General in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, issued a security alert prohibiting U.S. government employees from traveling to the state’s capital city. The newly released travel restriction is in effect until further notice. This security, alert issued on November 8, goes into effect immediately and cites a marked increase in criminal activity throughout the…

Five Mexican Cops Gunned Down in Southern Mexico

A group of gunmen ambushed and killed five state police officers in the southern state of Oaxaca. Two other officers sustained serious gunshot wounds during the attack. The attack took place on Friday afternoon in the municipality of San Vicente Coatlan, near a rural area known as La Cementera. According to Mexico’s Excelsior, a group…

10 Dead After Cartel Gunmen Attack in Juarez — Many Victims Innocent Factory Workers

A team of cartel gunmen torched at least 16 vehicles Tuesday, November 5, in Ciudad Juárez, resulting in the deaths of at least 10 victims. Members of “Los Mexicles,” an armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel, also opened fire on a government building adjacent to the offices of the state attorney general’s office. Violence erupted…

11 Migrants Apprehended in Two Human Smuggling Attempts near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with a CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew and the Texas Department of Public Safety to stop two human smuggling events. The traffic stops led to the arrest of 11 illegal immigrants and the seizure of two smuggling vehicles. McAllen Station Border Patrol agents received…

VIDEO: Five Used Car Salesmen Killed in Mexican Cartel Attack

Breitbart Texas / Cartel Chronicles A group of cartel gunmen stormed an open-air market in a Mexican coastal state, killing five used car salesmen. The attack suggests an extortion attempt as cartels continue to terrorize communities in Michoacán. The attack took place at an open-air market near the Macarena Events Center in Uruapan, where various…

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation’s busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists. CBP officials partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began the…

4900 Migrants Rescued by CBP, Border Patrol in 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Border Patrol agents teamed up to rescue nearly 5,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019. These rescues saved the lives of thousands who were abused at the hands of cartel-connected human smugglers. During Fiscal Year 2019, which ended on September 30, CBP officers and Border Patrol agents combined…

Gulf Cartel’s Anti-Aircraft Weapon Found near Texas Border

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas – A series of raids and arrests targeting the regional leader of the Gulf Cartel revealed alarming firepower at their disposal. In addition to rifles and pistols, authorities found a .50 caliber anti-aircraft weapon. The seizure took place last week south of the border with Donna, Texas. According to the Tamaulipas government,…

Will Mexican Cartels Use Car Bombs near the Texas Border Again?

Breitbart Texas/Cartel Chronicles Over the past few months, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) executed a policy of choosing not to target cartel leaders with the hope of lowering overall violence. A shift began, however, on October 8 when Mexico City announced its military would actively target key figures in the state of Tamaulipas, abutting…

42 Bodies Found in Mass Grave near Popular Mexican Tourist City

Authorities reported the discovery of a mass grave containing at least 42 bodies on the outskirts of a popular Mexican tourist port city near the Arizona border. The grisly discovery occurred just outside Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, also known as Rocky Point — located approximately 60 miles south of Arizona. Sonoran authorities announced the discovery of…

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