Archive for March 18th, 2011

First attack on new Juárez police commander; Grenade launcher, assault rifles found

March 18, 2011

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PROPOSAL FOR COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION
ENFORCEMENT AND REFORM

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Frontera  (Mexico)  3/17/2011

First attack on new Juárez police commander

CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA – Lt. Col. Julian Leyzaola was attacked this morning (Thursday) at about 8 am.  Gunmen in a gray Explorer fired at the commander, resulting in one gunman dead and the arrest of 2 others.  Due to security concerns, no further information was disclosed.


https://www.frontera.info/EdicionEnLinea/Notas/Nacional/17032011/
503839.aspx
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Jornada  (Mexico)  317/2011

Plant to manufacture aircraft parts

QUERETARO, ORO – The company Eurocopter, the leading global producer of helicopters for the civilian market, officially announced the construction of a plant to manufacture aircraft parts and components in the state of Querétaro.  The project involves an initial investment of $100 million and will create 85 highly skilled jobs. The vice president of global supply chain of the Franco-German-Spanish company, Bert Stegkemper, said the plant, the second for Eurocopter in Latin America will reach a total investment of 550 million dollars and will be ready by the end of next year . The new plant will produce tail cones, vertical stabilizers and door structures, components for different assembly lines of EADS. Eurocopter to which it belongs is used worldwide in aerospace, defense and related services.

http://tinyurl.com/465ljky
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La prensa  (Honduras)  317/2011

22 Cuban migrants arrived in Tela, Honduras

TELA, HONDURAS – 22 Cuban migrants arrived today Tela Bay.  The rafters are 19 men and three women, who were assisted by residents of the Miami (Honduras) community so they had no problem getting to the beach. “We left Cuba on Sunday 6 March, we ran out of diesel, and four days of sailing and we sailed three days without food,” said one of the rafters. Authorities said that they (Cubans) are in stable health conditions and are seeking the conditions for them to be safe.


http://tinyurl.com/64a2gt9
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Jornada  (Mexico)   3 /17/2011

Discover 910 sites in 15 months for stealing oil and gas

MEXICO, DF – Eighteen members of a criminal gang dedicated to fuel theft from Petroleos Mexicanos, or PEMEX, were arrested March 15 by members of the Federal Police, said Juan José Suárez Coppel, director general of Pemex, and Luis Cárdenas Palomino, intelligence coordinator of the corporation under the Ministry of Public Security during a news conference.  Besides those arrested, 14 pipes were secured, seven of them filled to capacity with 153 thousand liters of LP gas, and that according to the authorities was illegally taken from two clandestine footage connecting to a Pemex pipeline. During the media conference, Suarez Coppel said that during 2010 there were 710 illegal connections detected of which 10 were LPG, while so far this year have been located 200, with 13 for the liquefied petroleum gas.  For his part, Cárdenas Palomino said that this is the fourth theft group dedicated to the theft of gas being detained so far this year.  When asked about the economic impact, they indicated that according to unofficial information, it could amount to three billion pesos (about US $248 million) a year.

http://tinyurl.com/45dnmct
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Shorts:
ACAPULCO – 6 executed, including another 4 year old.


MEXICO CITY – All crime down 15%; auto thefts from 120 to 60 daily.

COLIMA – Body of Governor’s chief of staff found; kidnapped last month.

LAGUNILLAS, MICHOACAN – New cartel, Knights Templar, execute man; leave message “We killed a robber and kidnapper” on body.


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Blog del Narco (www.blogdelnarco.com)

PUEBLA – Two Federal Police kidnapped from toll road; later 2 bodies dumped along same toll road; no confirmation if it is the officers.


MONTERREY, NUEVO LEON – Shootout between Federal Police and cartel; 6 officers, 1 civilian wounded; homes damaged.




GUADALUPE, NUEVO LEON – Student kidnapped in front of municipal police station.

VILLA AHUMANDA, CHIHUAHUA – Man executed, then tied to train car; mutilated by train.


ESCOBEDO, NUEVO LEON – Mayor’s bodyguard executed on day off.

DURANGO – Pursuit leads to house and gunfight; 2 gunmen dead, 7 others arrested, officer wounded; seized guns, ammunition, boots, body armor, grenades, among other items.


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More than 18,000 springbreakers enjoy Cancun
http://www.mexico.vg/tourism/springbreakers-enjoy-cancun/3638
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Mexico Drug War Claims Seventh Child Victim In A Week
http://tinyurl.com/4dqw5n5
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Panama: At the Mouth of the Funnel
http://tinyurl.com/4myltvx
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The Knights Templar Cartel?
http://tinyurl.com/4mow6g4
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Domestic News – United States

USBP Weekly Blotter: March 10 – March 16
http://tinyurl.com/4gbuay4
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Texas – Grenade launcher, assault rifles found near Rio Grande



http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/grande-124039-rio-assault.html
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Arizona – Border Patrol finds tunnel and arrest two smuggling suspects
http://tinyurl.com/45r854n
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Arizona – Agents arrest 5 identified as sex offenders
http://tinyurl.com/46bjv9s
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$169,000 in Methamphetamine’s discovered at Texas Border
http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/newsroom/news_releases/local/03142011_3.xml
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Virginia – County chairman blasts Dept. of Homeland Security over illegal immigrants
http://tinyurl.com/4p8ft6l
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California – Father-son nabbed in $715,000 pot bust
http://tinyurl.com/4kdr7jz
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The New Mafia – Part 1
http://www.examiner.com/drug-cartel-in-national/the-new-mafia-part-i-video
The New Mafia – Part 2
http://www.examiner.com/drug-cartel-in-national/the-new-mafia-part-ii-video
The New Mafia – Part 3
http://www.examiner.com/drug-cartel-in-national/the-new-mafia-part-iii-video
The New Mafia – Part 4
http://www.examiner.com/drug-cartel-in-national/the-new-mafia-part-iv-video
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Mexican Army corrupted and now largest Drug Cartel in Mexico
http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/220728
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~Theodore Roosevelt 1919


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