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April 27, 2015

MISSION, Texas — A fully operational criminal organization connected to the Gulf Cartel in Mexico

Los Angeles Daily News: Mexico’s drug cartels make millions robbing multinational corporations

April 24, 2015

MEXICO CITY — When gunmen in Mexico carried out one of the world’s biggest ever gold heists this

The Week: This is Mexico’s fastest growing drug cartel

April 17, 2015

From the outside, the two buildings looked like thousands of other farmhouses in Mexico's


April 10, 2015

MCALLEN, Texas — The sentencing of a Gulf Cartel commander has been postponed after a federal judge

Mexican Los Zetas Cartel Grew $2 Million Drug Field on Texas Soil

April 07, 2015

U.S. law enforcement discovered a two million dollar marijuana field in Texas linked the Mexican Los

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,
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