Archive for November 8th, 2011

Killings grow more gruesome as Mexican drug cartels try to out-shock; Government fines jailed Border Patrol agent’s family

November 8, 2011

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There are 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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El Universal reports 65% of Mexican territory, including 20 states and the Federal District, have been named as insecure zones by the governments of Australia, US, France, Italy, UK, Spain and Germany due to the high levels of violence associated with organized crime.

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

ECATEPEC, STATE OF MEXICO

A group of men were mingling when gunmen drove up and began shooting. Two men were kidnapped, one was killed outright, and two others were gravely wounded.

STATE OF MEXICO

The federal police have captured one of the founders and leaders of La Barredora, named Víctor Manuel Rivera Galeana, alias Víctor El Gordo. His girlfriend, identified as Miriam Ramírez Delgado, was also caught. Seized were an AK-47 rifle, a handgun, two magazines, one fragmentation grenade , 600 grams of crack cocaine, and communications equipment. The criminal group works primarily in the Acapulco area, and is devoted to kidnapping, drug sales and executions especially of rivals.


CHACO, STATE OF MEXICO

Federal police conducted a raid where they captured Héctor Russel Rodríguez Báez, alias El Toro, a leader of La Familia Michoacana. The raid is the result of months of investigation and intelligence gathering. As federal police approached the location, they came under fire with rifles and also grenades and returned it, killing two bad guys. A search found and they captured El Toro, and also Aminadad Juárez Heredia, alias Oaxaco, 22 years, originally of Chiapas, who worked as an assassin and body guard for El Toro. Also caught was Rosa María Villanueva Cano, 20 years, originally of the State of México, who distributed and sold drugs. Seized were a rifle, a handgun, cartridges, magazines, fragmentation grenades, 24 plastic bags containing marijuana, two mass storage devices, 18 mobile phones , various documentation, and a vehicle. El Toro was responsible for controlling the distribution and sale of drugs in this municipality, as well as and extorting traders and businessmen. Rodríguez Báez also participated in the kidnapping and execution of several people.

ESCOBEDO, NUEVO LEÓN

At about 8 pm Monday 11/7, a radio announcer was leaving an event in a plaza when his passage was blocked by 3 taxis and he was kidnapped. As the taxis left, they encountered police officers and thus began a chase. The officers stopped the taxi with the victim and another taxi, pulled him to safety and arrested three of the kidnappers. Other gunmen escaped in the third taxi.

SANTIAGO, NUEVO LEÓN

On Sunday afternoon, gunmen attacked a vendor selling oranges , honey, potting soil and houses for dogs along the busy national highway. He was executed and his 13 year old daughter was gravely wounded.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA

Saturday night the municipal police received a citizen’s complaint of armed men in a specific colony. Only 2 of 7 men were captured, but confessed they were there to execute someone.

LERDO, DURANGO*

On Sunday, the Municipal Police Commander left home and was intercepted at the police facility by gunmen, taken in a taxi to a house where they then executed him.

CHIHUAHUA, CHIHUAHUA

Three men were shot by gunmen during the day Tuesday, 11/8, killing 2 and gravely wounding the third.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA

On Tuesday evening, 11/8, gunmen dumped the dismembered bodies of two men into the street. The butchered bodies remain unidentified.

LERDO, DURANGO

The Mexican Army has found three more narco graves in 3 separate locations. A woman and two men, buried about 6 months, were found on an abandoned farm. Another person was found in a vacant lot a few meters away. Another 3 men, dead about one year, were found on the Ejido San Francisco. None have been identified. The search continues due to reports that there are more graves. (Information often obtained from arrested subjects.)

MAZATLAN, SINALOA

On Monday night (11-8), Alejandro Higuera Osuna, Mayor of Mazatlan, Sinaloa , was attacked when heavily armed gunmen intercepted his vehicle while driving on the Pacific Highway. Neither he nor any of his bodyguards were injured. The head of the State Dept. of Public Safety confirmed the attack, although the Mayor denied it.

TIJUANA, BAJA CALIFORNIA

Police responded Monday night (11-7) to reports of a man shot inside a cyber (internet) cafe. He was transported by paramedics, but died enroute to the hospital. Eight shell casings were located, per the report.

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Killings grow more gruesome as Mexican drug cartels try to out-shock

<http://tinyurl.com/bskwrxa>

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Americans Who Commute to Reynosa Describe Dangers of City

<http://tinyurl.com/chx4dzw>

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RCMP probe suspected drug smuggling; Seek public’s help

<http://tinyurl.com/dy52r3d>

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Mexico says key figure in Tijuana drug gang caught

<http://tinyurl.com/cgwhop2>

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Bolivia and US ‘to restore diplomatic relations’

<http://tinyurl.com/co6y993>

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Drake’s ships believed found off Panama

<http://tinyurl.com/cpneedr>

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Confessions of a Cartel Hit Man

<http://tinyurl.com/cxxxb54>

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Gang sets fire to newspaper office in Mexico

<http://tinyurl.com/7y2qvq3>

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Mexico Declares the End Has Come for Familia Gang

<http://tinyurl.com/dxowp4u>

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D.E.A. Squads Extend Reach of Drug War

<http://tinyurl.com/cb2g55d>

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The Hunger for News of Mexican ‘Spillover’ Violence

<http://tinyurl.com/7bpd6dl>

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Nicaragua Is Poised to Re-elect Ortega

<http://tinyurl.com/cwy9b8n>

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PANAMA
Former Governor Shot and Killed

<http://tinyurl.com/cu72bx2>

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Morales: Colombian, Mexican Traffickers Operate in Bolivia

<http://tinyurl.com/dx9kq3p>

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Mexico is abandoning plans to build 10 nuclear reactors , will focus instead on natural gas-fired electricity plants

<http://tinyurl.com/cwmalcj>

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The FARC After ‘Alfonso Cano’

<http://tinyurl.com/cwtubnn>

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Venezuela watching Carlos the Jackal case

<http://tinyurl.com/bpjlczm>

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Australian-born boy (autistic) faces deportation

<http://tinyurl.com/cay6z2>

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Domestic News – United States

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Government fines jailed Border Patrol agent’s family

<http://tinyurl.com/c8mszy7>

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TEXAS
SWAT teams dispatched as gun battle unfolds near Escobares

<http://tinyurl.com/cspgwno>

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Smuggling Attempt Ends in Shootout

<http://tinyurl.com/bu2pshf>

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Holder testifies no apology needed for Fast and Furious murdered Agent Terry

<http://tinyurl.com/d5jmllr>

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Murdered U.S. agent’s family wants answers

<http://tinyurl.com/d25dxjc>

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AG expresses regret in death of border agent

<http://tinyurl.com/d3qeeag>

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Cornyn to Holder: ‘Are You Winging This?’

<http://tinyurl.com/dxya8ma>

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Fast and Furious ‘Worse Than Watergate’?

<http://tinyurl.com/7odep3a>

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Distinguished graduates recognized in university ceremony

<http://tinyurl.com/c62zohh>

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Border Patrol access bill should be supported

<http://tinyurl.com/bnf3gry>

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Notes from a Retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent…

<http://tinyurl.com/bmcmemp>

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TEXAS
Illegal Border Traffic Overwhelms Brooks County

<http://tinyurl.com/7sjj7c4>

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Signs of Mexican cartels in Kentucky

<http://tinyurl.com/d3dg3uz>

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Border Patrol Looks to Boost Ranks in Face of Attrition

<http://tinyurl.com/cuxqp6t>

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Mexican Drug Cartels Moving into Texas

<http://tinyurl.com/cpm64ed>

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Tragedy thrusts young man into demanding new role

<http://tinyurl.com/cgybg8w>

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LOUISIANA
Phony Document Rings Broken Up

<http://tinyurl.com/cywhbf8>

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VERMONT
3 won’t be prosecuted for protesting police detention of Mexican farm workers

<http://tinyurl.com/d4lgmf5>

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ILLINOIS
Belizean Bloods gang members face passport fraud, narcotics charges

<http://tinyurl.com/8xwzaj9>

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ARIZONA
Casa Grande Border Patrol agents seize 1,800 lbs of abandoned marijuana

<http://tinyurl.com/cthkx4e>

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South Carolina Immigration Law Gets Obama Administration Challenge

<http://tinyurl.com/d72t77v>

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CALIFORNIA
Human trafficking suspects being retried in kidnappings

<http://tinyurl.com/bqjyze7>

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The Growing Demand for U.S. Visas in China and Brazil

<http://tinyurl.com/bretpac>

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LOUISIANA
Men from Mexico accused of using fake documents to get drivers licenses

<http://tinyurl.com/brdlokc>

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