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VIDEO: Pirates Rob Tourists on Party Boat in Mexico

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A group of tourists celebrating a birthday on a party boat in Mexico came face to face with a crew of heavily armed pirates who robbed them at gunpoint. A passenger captured the ordeal on a cell phone video as gunmen can be heard and partially seen waving guns at the tourists as they demand wallets and purses.


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VIDEO: Pirates Rob Tourists on Party Boat in Mexico

A group of tourists celebrating a birthday on a party boat in Mexico came face to face with a crew of heavily armed pirates who robbed them at gunpoint. A passenger captured the ordeal on a cell phone video as gunmen can be heard and partially seen waving guns at the tourists as they demand wallets and purses.

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GRAPHIC: Half-Eaten Remains of Migrant Found on Texas Ranch near Border

A Brooks County Sheriff’s Office deputy faced the gruesome task of recovering the half-eaten remains of a migrant who died on a Texas ranch about 80 miles from the Mexican border. The migrant is the 36th to have lost his life attempting to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281.

Brooks County Sheriff's Office officials recover the remains of a migrant on a Texas ranch about 80 miles from Mexican border. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office/Deputy Robert Castanon)

GRAPHIC: Cartel Gunmen in Western Mexico Storm Bar Killing Four

A group of cartel gunmen stormed a restaurant bar in western Mexico and fired into a group of patrons killing four and injuring several others. The shooting took place in the city of Uruapan, where initial information points to gunmen from Mexico’s Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion being behind the attack.

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GRAFICO: Sicarios Atacan Bar en Michoacán Matando a Cuatro

Un grupo de sicarios irrumpió en el bar de un restaurante y disparó contra un grupo de comensales matando a cuatro e hiriendo a otros. El tiroteo tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Uruapan, donde la información inicial apunta a que sicarios del Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) estaban detrás del ataque.

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More Trash Bags of Human Remains Found in Western Mexico

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco continue to discover dozens of trash bags filled with dismembered human remains. The discoveries point to an ongoing extermination tactic by cartel members fighting for control of the region. Officials found the remains in wells, shallow pits, and grassy areas as authorities continue to put the pieces back together and identify the victims.

Mexican police carry body. (© AFP/File Pedro Pardo)

FOTOS EXCLUSIVAS: Mueren Tres Sicarios Zetas en Balacera de Nuevo Leon

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – Tres sicarios de Los Zetas murieron durante un enfrentamiento con agentes policiales de Nuevo Leon. En el momento del tiroteo, los sicarios tenían el cuerpo de un hombre no identificado en la cajuela del vehículo. No está claro si el hombre acababa de ser secuestrado o si los sicarios lo habían matado previamente e iban a arrojar el cuerpo.

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Amenaza de Bomba Causa Evacuación de Presidencia Municipal en Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – Una amenaza de bomba dentro del Palacio Municipal en la ciudad fronteriza de Matamoros provocó un estado de alerta máxima cuando los empleados salieron apresurados del edificio, mientras militares y policías entraron en el área en busca de explosivos. El caso es el tercer incidente de este tipo en el ayuntamiento bajo la administración actual que comenzó en noviembre.

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Cops Accused of Joining Extortion Gang in Central Mexico

An extortion gang, which included two municipal police officers, was busted in central Mexico after authorities received anonymous complaints from businesses. Merchants were threatened with violence and property damage if they did not make cash payments to the group.

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3K Migrants Rescued from Human Smuggling Abuses in 2019, Say Feds

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued and apprehended more than 3,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019 who were abused in the process of human smuggling operations in the U.S. Many migrants are extorted, raped, beaten, or placed in life-threatening situations during the human smuggling process.

Border Patrol agents rescue an illegal immigrant who fell victim to the Texas heat near the Rio Grande River. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Los Zetas Le Cortan La Cara a Victima Inocente en Nuevo León

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – Sicarios del sangriento Cartel de Los Zetas le cortaron la cara han cortado la cara a un hombre quien su único error fue involucrarse románticamente con un pariente de un miembro de la organización criminal. Después de ser amenazada, la víctima intentó huir de la ciudad fronteriza de Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, pero no pudo escapar de la organización criminal quienes lo encontraron en Nuevo Leon.

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Sicarios de Los Zetas Matan a Policía Estatal Fronterizo en Emboscada

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila – Un equipo de sicarios tendio una emboscada a un escuadrón de policías estatales fronterizos a pocos metros de la frontera con Texas. Los sicarios lograron dispararle a un oficial de policía en la cabeza, mientras el policía no murió de forma instantánea, si falleció poco después en un hospital local.

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