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Border News

The Monitor: One month after abduction, Reynosa university director still missing

January 27, 2015


A Reynosa university director remained missing after unknown kidnappers took him from his home the






Business Insider: Mexican Drug Cartels Are Using Magnets To Create Unwitting Mules

January 26, 2015


SAN DIEGO (AP) — Drug smugglers are turning "trusted travelers" into unwitting mules by placing






CBS News: Meth-filled drone crashes in Mexican border town

January 22, 2015


TIJUANA, Mexico - Police in a Mexican border city say a drone overloaded with illicit






Houston Chronicle: Son of major drug lord busted at border for ammo smuggling

January 16, 2015


The son of one of the biggest Mexican drug lords ever to see a U.S. courtroom is charged in Texas






KSAT: Suspected ex-cartel chief enters guilty pleas in Texas

January 14, 2015


Suspected Mexican cartel leader pleads guilty in Texas to drug trafficking, money laundering






Fox News Latino: New cartel emerges in Mexico as government dismantles larger drug gangs

January 13, 2015


A new cartel has emerged in the southern part of the state of Mexico – home to the country’s capital






Washington Post: U.S. surveillance drones largely ineffective along border, report says

January 09, 2015


U.S. drones deployed along the borders are grounded most of the time, cost far more than initially






Washington Times: Alleged boss of Mexican drug cartel in Chicago arrested

January 05, 2015


Prosecutors in Chicago said Wednesday that they arrested an alleged Mexico drug cartel boss who






Fox News: Border officials report record number of meth seizures at US-Mexico border

January 05, 2015


Seizures of methamphetamine at the U.S.-Mexico border surged to a new high in fiscal year 2014,






Breitbart: Three Mexican Cartel Leaders Caught in Texas Since October

December 09, 2014


MCALLEN, Texas -- Agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration have arrested another high






Breitbart: Texas Border Man Arrested With $250 K in Cartel Cash

December 02, 2014


BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas border man came close to having his thanksgiving dinner in a jail cell






Brownsville Herald: Prosecutor: Cartel associate arrested in Texas

November 24, 2014


SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities have arrested an alleged associate of a Mexican cartel kingpin's sons






Fox News: Turkish Terrorists Caught In Texas After Being Smuggled Across Border

November 19, 2014


Four men flew from Istanbul through Paris to Mexico City in late August, where they were met by a






Times Record: Border Patrol Makes Many Arrests Deep In Heart Of Texas

November 19, 2014


AUSTIN, Texas — Jaime Zaldana was driving to work on Interstate 35 through the San Antonio suburb of






El Paso Times: Sinaloa cartel associate arrested in Texas

November 17, 2014


SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities have arrested an alleged associate of a Mexican cartel kingpin's sons






Business Insider: DEA Agent Explains What It's Like To Infiltrate Mexican And Colombian Drug Cartels

November 10, 2014


Anti-drug agents are usually extremely cautious about spilling the beans on their secret world,






Mojave Valley Dailey News: Mexican meth supplants at-home labs: Drug cartels turn to old recipe that’s cheaper, purer than local version

November 10, 2014


ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation’s Heartland is ridding itself of the scourge of homemade






Breitbart: In Mexico's Drug War, Kingpins Fall While Kidnappings and Fear Rise

October 29, 2014


TUCSON, Arizona -- Drug lords in Mexico have officially been put on notice: President Enrique Peña






Businessweek: Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Drug Kingpin Captured in Texas

October 22, 2014


Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) --The head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel drug trafficking ring was arrested by federal






ABC: Immigrants found inside washing machine, cardboard box near Texas border

October 20, 2014


FALFURRIAS, Texas - Officials say a man found hiding inside of a washing machine and four other






The Monitor: Gulf Cartel plaza boss sought after fellow leader's arrest in Edinburg

October 13, 2014


EDINBURG — Federal agents Thursday night arrested the man purported to be a top-ranking Gulf Cartel






Corpus Christi Caller-Times: Texas ag commissioner, law enforcement update land owners on border security

October 10, 2014


KINGSVILLE - Fred Cappadona spends a lot of time mending fences.He estimates coyotes smuggling






Fox News Latino: Border Patrol on alert after 71 people from hard-hit Ebola countries illegally enter U.S. this year

October 07, 2014


With a number of prominent conservative politicians raising fears that the Ebola outbreak could






The Christian Post: 4 Possible Terrorists May Have Tried to Enter US Through Texas-Mexico Border, Says House National Security Subcommittee Chairman

October 07, 2014


The chairman of the House subcommittee on National Security said that he had heard reports that four






The Texas Tribune: Dewhurst tells D.C. crowd prayer rugs found on Border

September 29, 2014


In a speech in Washington, D.C., on Friday, outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst doubled down on claims






Austin American-Statesman: Authorities seize liquid meth at Texas border

September 24, 2014


LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they have seized nearly $800,000






The Latino Post: Texas Manhunt Underway After Immigrant Teen Commits Alleged Drug Cartel 'Hit'

September 24, 2014


Texas police officers are searching for a 14-year-old who is suspected of trying to execute a






Breitbart: Feds Arrest Cartel Gun Buying Ring Along Texas Border

September 22, 2014


BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A group of over a dozen U.S. citizens are facing federal weapons charges for






Dallas Morning News: Dallas police drug squad sees jump in heroin smuggling

September 16, 2014


The Dallas Police Department’s interdiction squad is still doing what it always has: using






BREITBART: Alleged Mexican Cartel Hitmen Arrested After Assassination in Texas

September 09, 2014


MCALLEN, Texas -- Two suspected cartel gunmen went before a federal judge this morning in connection
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