Archive for July 29th, 2011

Job of defending border complicated, some say; Mexican police find 18 bodies in secret grave

July 29, 2011

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There may be graphic photographs that accompany some articles in the body of this report. It is not our intention to sensationalize. We include these photos in order to give to you, the American public, a clearer understanding of the seriousness of the situation in Mexico and Central America.

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Mexican homicides totaled 24, 374 in 2010, a 23% increase over 2009. The State of Chihuahua (Ciudad Juarez)  topped all others with 4, 747 homicides, followed by Sinaloa ( Mazatlan) with 2, 505, the small State of Mexico with 2, 096, Guerrero (Acapulco) with 1, 629 and Baja California (Tijuana) with 1, 539. (Chart from Justice In Mexico July 2011 Report) – http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/782318.html

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Blog Del Narco (http://www.blogdelnarco.com/)

**Asterisk denotes death involving a police officer or a member of the military serving in that capacity.

AJUCHITLAN DEL PROGRESO, GUERRERO

The Mexican military received of a group that carried out kidnappings and extortion. On arrival in the locale, they were fired on and returned fire, killing all four gunmen Inside the vehicle, they found a man who had been gagged, handcuffed and executed. They also found 4 rifles and magazines.

JUAREZ, NUEVO LEÓN

Another clandestine narco grave has been found about 10 kilometers from the county seat. So far, 16 bodies have been located, some just skeletons, others decomposed and even eaten by animals. None of the victims have been identified, and the search for other graves is continuing. The grave was located through investigation and questioning of arrested suspects.

COYUCA DE CATALAN, GUERRERO

The Knights Templar executed a young man, and then hung the body upright near a primary taxi stand. He was tied up with ropes, his ears were mutilated, and he had been shot several times. Near his feet, a narco message was left. The victim is still unidentified.

GUADALUPE, NUEVO LEÓN

Gunmen in a pick up chased two on duty municipal police officers, shooting and gravely injuring both. In addition, as a result, the police patrol vehicle struck a civilian vehicle and a traffic signal light.

IGUALA, GUERRERO

A shootout over the weekend is still being debated between the military and the police as to who killed the nine bad guys. Seized were firearms, magazines, ammunition, radios, vehicles, among other things.

NAVOLATO, SINALOA***

Three municipal police officers stopped while on patrol at a food vending cart to eat dinner. While eating, they were gunned down and executed. A civilian at the scene was wounded. The officers were identified as Mario Francisco Hermosillo Ibarra, Martín Uriarte Sauceda, and Valentin Flores Bueno.

MICHOACÁN

A total of nine people were executed on Wednesday, 6 of them in Yurécuaro in the morning, with another four gravely wounded there. Another 3 were found tortured and executed in Morelia.

ESCOBEDO, NUEVO LEÓN

The bodyguards of Clara Luz Flores, Mayor of Escobedo, have again been targeted for violence. While the 7 month pregnant Mayor and bodyguards were eating at about 4 pm, someone in a passing vehicle a bomb into the bodyguard’s truck, destroying it. The Mayor affirmed not change any of their anti-crime efforts, but likely increase action.

MONTERREY, NUEVO LEÓN

Authorities received a report at about 5 am Thursday of human remains. On arrival, officers found the butchered remains of a man and a woman, the pieces thrown around in the street. Both victims remain unidentified.

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A New Way to Fight Mexico’s Vicious Cartels: Legalizing Marijuana

(Although legalization might eliminate the profit from pot, the cartels are businesses and would simply make their money in other, and perhaps more violent ways. It could be kidnapping, extortion, large scale theft from warehouses or from fuel/gasoline/oil pipelines, sex trafficking and drugs to other countries.)

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2084224,00.html#ixzz1TKWIUvE

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Crime no bar to big business in Mexico border town-Video

http://youtu.be/2zrFAoqQV1

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Worse Than Wartime Baghdad

https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/mexico/articles/20110728.aspx

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Mexican Drug Gang Threatens Dallas Filmmaker-includes video

(Although this is an older story from 2010, it is included to show that the cartel influence has been in the US for some time.)

http://www.ksat.com/news/22688828/detail.html

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Flying high for the Sinaloa drug cartel-Part 3 of 4

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/cartel/la-me-cartel-20110727,0,6478850.story

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Brazil Police Seize 18,000 Ecstasy Pills

http://tinyurl.com/3cn4kpe

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A Zeta Narcorepublic?

http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/579652/201107271837/A-Zeta-Narcorepublic-.htm

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Mexican police find 18 bodies in secret grave

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/world/7672066.html#ixzz1TMXo4V00

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Guatemala ‘Sleeper’ Cartel Corrodes State, Military

http://tinyurl.com/3nnqw7j

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Killer, 15, Is Sentenced in Drug Case in Mexico

(Accused of beheading 4 men, El Ponchis gets 3 years prison for organized crime, homicide, kidnapping, and drug and weapons possession. The teen is a U.S. citizen. Life doesn’t have much value south of the border. See next item also.)

http://tinyurl.com/44u7qs2+

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Teen killer’s light sentence dismays a violence-weary Mexico

http://tinyurl.com/3s8k343

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Flow of immigrants slowing

http://timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/27/flow-immigrants-slowing/?local

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Almost 8 Tons Cocaine Seized in Caribbean

http://insightcrime.org/insight-latest-news/item/1302-almost-8-tons-cocaine-seized-in-caribbean

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Guns from U.S. sting found at Mexican crime scenes

http://tinyurl.com/3q4av5m

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Sinister Details Emerge of Mexico Jail Massacre

http://tinyurl.com/43gdga7

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Money sent from U.S. changes landscape of Guatemalan town

http://tinyurl.com/3wc5uc7

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Could Mexico City Become the Next Cartel Battleground?

http://tinyurl.com/44bgbpu

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Mexican cartels move into human trafficking

http://tinyurl.com/3apd4we

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Domestic News – United States

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Donations to unofficial website don’t go to build fence

http://www.yumasun.com/articles/don-71749-donations-fence.html#ixzz1TSUnq92n

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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter July 21 – July 27

http://tinyurl.com/4yzmyf8

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ATF Manager says he shared Fast and Furious Info with White House

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31727_162-20083772-10391695.html

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Farago: Unload the ATF-Commentary

(Gun-running debacle should bring troubled agency to an end.)

http://tinyurl.com/3svgmwy

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Bill would rename Bisbee station for slain agent

http://tinyurl.com/3qlyeoc

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Members of Ring Convicted of Lying to Buy Firearms Bound for Mexico Sentenced

http://tinyurl.com/3bvtwqy

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New Homeland Security campaign’s goal: Stopping slavery

http://tinyurl.com/43thz5p

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Mexican cartels picking up slack in meth production

http://tinyurl.com/3fcncfl

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TEXAS  

15 Arrested In Federal Methamphetamine Investigation

http://www.ksat.com/news/28698405/detail.html

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TEXAS  

Border Patrol Agents Save Tourists From Rushing Rio Grande River

http://www.cbs7kosa.com/news/details.asp?ID=27668

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CALIFORNIA  

Gunfire, standoff lead to record heroin bust

(One suspect from Tijuana, with arrest about 120 miles north of there.)

http://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/PE_News_Local_D_nheroin27.3a4f8ae.html

Cartel ties probed in heroin arrest

 http://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/PE_News_Local_webheroin.68646f9f.html

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Drug Smugglers Fly Ultra Light Planes over Border

http://tinyurl.com/3mzw65f

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TEXAS  

Valley law enforcement officials get ‘military-style’ training 

http://www.valleycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=645205

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Job of defending border complicated, some say

http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/say-129132-border-complicated.html

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Immigrants Sue Alabama Over Immigration Law

http://tinyurl.com/4xodncp

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TEXAS  

DPS Builds Up Assets Along Border

http://www.ksat.com/news/28614932/detail.html

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Deportations climbing year by year

http://timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/26/deportations-climbing-year-year

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Between Two Worlds

(The journalist has several other related pieces worth reading. Go to http://timesfreepress.com/staff/perla-trevizo/ and then scroll down for what she has written.)

http://timesfreepress.com/site/between-two-worlds/

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New WA driver license rules may be discouraging illegal immigrants

http://tinyurl.com/3aq2pr8

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TEXAS

Uniformed Mexican Soldiers Cross Into South Texas

http://tinyurl.com/3s6l8zh

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ARIZONA 

Migrant says assailants fired at group of illegal border-crossers

(Vigilantes??)

http://tinyurl.com/3zgxdzy

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SITE: Victims of Illegal Alien Crime

http://www.fncic-voiacm.org/index.php

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