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Breitbart: Texas Cattle Raisers: Border Not Secure, Drug War Hurting Business

March 31, 2015


There are few things that are more American than raising cattle in the great State of Texas. Every






AP: Mexico nabs suspected Zetas cartel figure near Texas border

March 24, 2015


MEXICO CITY- A suspected leader of the violent Zetas drug cartel who was on Mexico's list of 122






My Harlingen News: Alleged High Ranking Member of Los Zetas Cartel Arrested

March 19, 2015


LAREDO, Texas – Jose Manuel Saldivar-Farias aka “Z-31” or “El Borrado” has been charged with






Breitbart: Two Gulf Cartel Commanders Arrested in Texas Sentenced to Federal Prison

March 16, 2015


MCALLEN, Texas – A Gulf Cartel commander who at one time commanded a strike team of 60 trucks with






Houston Chronicle: Are Mexico tech experts being kidnapped to run drug cartel networks?

March 10, 2015


Just like legitimate businesses, Mexico drug cartels put a premium on the use of technology, such as






My San Antonio: 10 arrested in Amarillo for drug smuggling linked to Mexican drug cartel

March 10, 2015


Ten Amarillo men and women have been arrested on felony drug smuggling charges in connection with a






Breitbart: DPS Report Mexican Drug Cartels are Texas' Most Significant Threat

March 06, 2015


A Department of Public Safety (DPS) report states that Mexican drug cartels are among the “most






Yahoo News: Mexico nabs Zetas drug cartel leader 'Z-42'

March 06, 2015


Mexico City (AFP) - Mexican authorities captured Zetas drug cartel leader Omar Trevino, dealing a






Washington Post: Texas officials warn of immigrants with terrorist ties crossing southern border

February 27, 2015


A top Texas law enforcement agency says border security organizations have apprehended several






Breitbart: US Arrests 17 Suspected Members of Mexican Zetas Cartel Cell Operating in Texas

February 24, 2015


Federal agents arrested 17 suspected members of a Mexican Zetas cartel cell operating in Texas.






KVUE: Wife of Central Texas man kidnapped by Zetas tells their story

February 19, 2015


AUSTIN -- Paul and Mary Roland never expected their lives would take such a bizarre turn when he was






Yahoo News: Son of Mexico cartel boss pleads guilty to U.S. smuggling charge

February 13, 2015


AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The son of a former Mexico cartel boss faces up to 10 years in prison






My San Antonio: Mexican authorities discover cartel's vehicle armoring factory near Texas border

February 09, 2015


Mexican soldiers have discovered a shop for armoring vehicles near the border with Texas.In a news






KVUE: Mexico's drug war: A new way to think about Mexican organized crime

February 03, 2015


Editor's Note: This week's Security Weekly is a condensed version of our annual Mexico drug cartel






Yahoo News: Mexican opium farmers expand plots to supply US heroin boom

February 03, 2015


SIERRA MADRE DEL SUR, Mexico (AP) — Red and purple blossoms with fat, opium-filled bulbs blanket the






The Washington Post: Losing marijuana business, Mexican cartels push heroin and meth

January 30, 2015


SAN YSIDRO, Calif. — Mexican traffickers are sending a flood of cheap heroin and methamphetamine






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
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