Gulf Cartel

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.

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Cartel-Linked Kidnappers Kill Businessman in Mexican Border City

A group of Gulf Cartel-linked kidnappers killed a local businessman they kidnapped this month. The move comes at a time when the criminal organization has been linked to a wave of fear that continues to sweep through the border city of Matamoros as numerous kidnapping and extortion cases go unreported.

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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.

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Cartel Del Golfo Derriba Cámaras de Vigilancia en Ciudad Fronteriza

La facción del Cartel del Golfo que opera en la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa llevó a cabo una serie de acciones coordinadas encaminadas a desmantelar las cámaras de vigilancia instaladas por las autoridades estatales. Utilizando camionetas y camiones robados, los operadores del cartel derribaron varios postes que se usaban para sostener las cámaras de la policía.

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Gulf Cartel Knocks Down Surveillance Cameras in Mexican Border City

The Gulf Cartel faction that operates in the border city of Reynosa carried out a series of coordinated actions aimed at disrupting the surveillance cameras set up by state authorities. Using SUV and carjacked cargo vehicles, cartel operators knocked down several light poles being used to hold up police cameras.

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Mexican Border State Cops Raid Armored Truck Shop near Texas Border

A series of raids by Tamaulipas state police officers targeting the operations of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel led authorities to a clandestine garage used to make armored vehicles. In addition to the vehicles, authorities also seized almost 80 weapons that were being used by cartel operators in Tamaulipas as they continue a series of fierce turf wars despite the current coronavirus epidemic.

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Mexican State Cops Seize Guns, SUV After Border City Shootout

State police officers in Matamoros managed to seize an SUV and several weapons after fighting off an attack from members of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. That criminal organization recently made headlines for trying to gain favor through a social media campaign where they handed out boxes with food to poor communities in the region.

Matamoros Shootout

GRAPHIC: Mexican Gulf Cartel Faction Leader Dies in Shootout near Border Years After Faking His Own Death

A leader of a faction of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel who faked his death in 2017 died this week in a fierce shootout with rival cartel gunmen. The faction leader cooperated with authorities in Mexico and court records in the U.S. point to him having provided information to investigators in exchange for a light sentence in an old criminal case.

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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.

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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.

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Empistolado Causa Pánico al Entrar en Escuela de Matamoros

Un hombre armado que huía de las autoridades mexicanas irrumpió dentro de una escuela y apunto su arma a algunos estudiantes mientras se escondía, hasta que la policía estatal pudo arrestarlo. La incursión en la escuela se produjo solo horas después de que un tiroteo en el centro de la ciudad extendió el pánico entre los residentes.

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