Tamaulipas

Shootouts, Armed Robberies Plague Border City in Mexico

Shootouts, carjackings, armed robberies, and other violent crimes plague the Mexican border city of Reynosa as two rival factions of the Gulf Cartel fight for control. The violence in the region continues despite claims by government officials of a decrease in crime.

Reynosa Main

Watch: Fierce Cartel Gun Battle Rocks Mexican Border City near Texas

A fierce cartel shootout rocked a Mexican border city as gunmen fired hundreds of rounds of ammunition. The attack is the most recent clash between cartels battling over control of lucrative smuggling routes into Texas. The clash took place just hours before a cartel smuggler in Texas ran thru a border checkpoint as he tried to escape authorities by fleeing to Mexico.

Miguel Aleman

Tráiler con 71 Migrantes Detenido en Ruta a la Frontera de Texas

Traficantes de personas pusieron a 71 migrantes, incluyendo a un niño de dos años de edad, en la caja de tráiler en un intento de llegar a la frontera con Texas. El conductor del vehículo, que aparentemente está relacionado con el Cártel del Golfo de México, se paso  un puesto de control policial en el estado fronterizo de Nuevo León e incluso peleó con la policía mientras intentaba escapar.

Nuevo Leon Smuggling

Cartel Gunmen Attack Mexican Border City Military Building

Cartel gunmen carried out out a successful drive-by attack on a Mexican military building. The building is located just a few blocks from an international bridge that connects the border city of Matamoros to Brownsville, Texas. One Mexican marine sustained a serious injury in his back during the attack.

Matamoros 1

Sicarios Atacan Edificio de Marina en Matamoros

Un grupo de sicarios pudo llevar a cabo con éxito un ataque contra un edificio militar mexicano a solo unas cuadras de un puente internacional que conecta la ciudad fronteriza de Matamoros con Brownsville, Texas. Un infante de marina mexicano resultó gravemente herido en la espalda durante el ataque, que se produce cuando la ciudad fronteriza comienza a ver un aumento en la violencia del cartel.

Matamoros 1