Ildefonso Ortiz

Ildefonso Ortiz

Articles by Ildefonso Ortiz

Ecuadoran Navy Stops Narco-Sub near Columbia

A sail-powered training vessel for the Ecuadoran Navy intercepted a narco-submarine and arrested four crewmen. Authorities did not disclose if the vessel was carrying drugs at the time.

Ecuadoran Navy

VIDEO: CDG Uso Camiones de Municipio Fronterizo para Bloqueos

Sicarios del Cártel del Golfo utilizaron camiones de basura del municipio para establecer numerosos bloqueos en toda la ciudad fronteriza de Matamoros como una forma de frenar la respuesta militar y policial durante una fuerte balacera. No está claro si los vehículos de la ciudad fueron tomados por la fuerza o con la complicidad de funcionarios de la ciudad, ya que la organización criminal y algunos funcionarios locales tienen una larga historia de cooperación.

Matamoros Trucks

VIDEO: Mexican Border City Government Vehicles Used by Gulf Cartel to Block Police

Gulf Cartel gunmen used municipal vehicles to set roadblocks throughout the border city of Matamoros as a way to slow down military and police responses to a shootout. It remains unclear if the government vehicles were taken by force or not, however, the criminal organization and local authorities have a long history of cooperation.

Matamoros Trucks

Alto Mando del CDG Muere en Fuerte Balacera en Matamoros

Un importante operador del Cártel del Golfo de México murió en un fuerte tiroteo que mató a cuatro personas, incluido un niño que era una victima inocente. Otras dos víctimas inocentes, fueron alcanzadas por disparos. El operador del narco fue el primer individuo en tener una canción de rap dedicada a él por un grupo reconocido.

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‘Gangsta-Rapper’ Arrested in Mexico on Murder Charges near Border

A well-known “gangsta-rapper” in Mexico is sitting in a prison cell after authorities in the border state of Nuevo Leon arrested him on murder charges. The recording artist had previously worked together with several musicians, including the mainstream rap group “Cartel De Santa,” and had even acted in movies.

Mexican Rapper El Millonario

EXCLUSIVA: Esperan Más de 125,000 Haitianos en México para Fin de Año

Los funcionarios mexicanos están preocupados porque se espera que más de 125,000 migrantes haitianos estén en el país para fin de año, y la mayoría de ellos querrán llegar a la frontera con Estados Unidos. Sin embargo, la cifra podría ser mucho más alta debido a que más migrantes pueden ingresar al país sin interacción con las autoridades, por lo que esos permanecerían sin contar. Las preocupaciones expresadas por los funcionarios no solo se refieren a cuestiones migratorias, sino a cuestiones humanitarias y sanitarias, ya que México no cuenta con instalaciones, salubridad, y alimentos para hacer frente a tal aumento.

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EXCLUSIVE: 125K More Haitian Migrants Expected in Mexico by December

Mexican officials are concerned that more than 125,000 Haitian migrants are expected to be in their country by the end of 2021 with the majority trying to reach the U.S. border. However, the figure could be much higher due to migrants who enter Mexico without notifying authorities. The concerns expressed by officials range from law enforcement to humanitarian and sanitary issues since Mexico does not have the resources to absorb the influx.

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EXCLUSIVE: 40K Haitian Migrants in Mexico Bound for U.S.

Mexican officials estimate more than 40,000 Haitian migrants are currently in that country trying to find a way to reach the U.S. border. A small fraction are trying to get documents to stay in Mexico.

Haitians Mexico

14 Mexican Soldiers Detained by U.S. CBP After Incursion at Texas Border

A group of 14 Mexican soldiers riding in two vehicles crossed into Texas at an international port of entry. The incursion led to officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection taking their weapons and temporarily placing them in handcuffs. One of the soldiers had a small amount of marijuana.

Drivers line up at the Cordova-Americas international bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico as Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in El Paso, Texas, U.S. partially closed the lanes, delaying the crossing of vehicles on March 31, 2019. - President Donald Trump on Friday again accused Mexico of failing …