Two Buses Fire bombed in Ciudad Quetzal

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La Hora (Guatemala) 1/26/2011

Two Buses Fire bombed in Ciudad Quetzal

Two buses went up in flames this morning (Wed) when unknown attackers threw a firebomb in one, and sprayed the other in gasoline before torching it also. The buses belong to a man being investigated for a bombing on January 3rd which killed nine people. The National Police are investigating whether the attack is a vendetta. The owner of the one bus is believed to have bought it with extortion money. However, a union official believes the attacks are for failure to pay extortion of about Q300,000 per month, which is over $37,000 US. He estimated the losses would amount to Q200,000.

Frontera (Mexico) 1/262011

Police Arrest Kidnappers of Young Migrant

(Tijuana, Baja California) State Police have arrested five men for kidnapping of a young migrant attempting to cross illegally into the U.S. The 18 year old man was taken to a house yesterday by the 5 men and told he would be held until his relatives paid them $500. Police had responded to a report of the kidnapping with the location of the condominium.

El Universal (Mexico) 1/16/2011

Marines looking for “Zetas” in Mexico City

Heavily armed Mexican Marines are on the second day of operations in Mexico City looking for members of the cartel known as “Los Zetas”.  This is in response to citizen complaints of the presence of cartel members. Weapons and ammunition have been seized.

Diario de Queretaro (Mexico) 1/26/2011

More than 30,000 Children Work with Criminal Groups

(Mexico City) The head of the Human Rights Commission for the Federal District says that over 30,000 children are involved with criminal groups, and commit some 22 types of crimes. He said that the problem is that from an early age children and adolescents have no institutional mechanisms to access their rights, like education, health, in the case of adolescents to work, which means this generates a breeding ground for recruitment into the ranks of organized crime,”he said.

La Prensa Grafica (El Salvador) 1/26/2011

Police Supervisor Being Investigated for Keeping Explosives

The inspectorate of the National Police confirmed today that hey were beginning disciplinary proceedings against the head of the Transnational Anti-Gang Center because he stored a suitcase of explosives without authorization. The legislature recently created a special commission to investigate this situation which occurred a few months ago.

Blog del Narco (Mexico) 1/26/2011

More Dismembered Bodies in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon

Recently five dismembered bodies were found here and this morning police received a call of 3 more found. The bodies were completely cut up, and it is believed they could be municipal police officers recently kidnapped. Relatives of the missing policemen soon appeared at the scene and begged to see the bodies to find out if it was their missing family.
Blog del Narco (
-Torreon, Coahuila; two executed men dumped; heads left elsewhere

-Tancitaro, Michoacan; military/gunmen clash; gunmen dead; weapons,
  guns, ammo, grenades, seized
-Mexicali, Baja California; 5 executed, one nephew of cartel head
-Ciudad Juarez; Federal Police Officer bodyguard for Mayor killed, 2nd

Domestic News – United States

Smugglers with “medieval catapult” nabbed at U.S. border Arizona
Border authorities arrest controversial Muslim cleric east of San Diego
Drug Bureau – Cartel activity increases in Oklahoma
Van Susteren Presses White House for Details on Border Agent’s Slaying
Man Sentenced for Smuggling Firearms to Mexico-Minnesota
Acapulco is both heaven and hell
ICE-led document and benefit fraud investigation leads to arrests in Eastern Washington

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one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.”
~Theodore Roosevelt 1919

2 Responses to “Two Buses Fire bombed in Ciudad Quetzal”

  1. norm9do Says:

    Mexico is and has been a failed state for quite some time. Most everything that is read or view on national TV minimizes the violence and supports the Mexican government.

    The drug cartels rule and run Mexico with almost no exceptions, the police and military may have small sucesses here and there with arrests and confiscations of drugs and firearms, but they are well beyond their means of control of the country.
    Mexico’s future looks dim and it dims further with each passing month.

  2. June Says:

    We must keep calling, faxing and emailing our representatives until the get tired enough to do the right thing. Americans are being murdered – the latest, a missionary, who was shot on her way home with her husband. Washington doesn’t care. If it did, they would have brough our troops home and lined the border with them. The corrupt third world country of Mexico has declared war on us. They are winning by stealth occupation, and now by killing our citizens. And if anyone has noticed, our government stays silent and doesn’t ever demand an investigation. They are turning our country over to uneducated, poverty-stricken criminals who should never be allowed to apply for citizenship if they’ve once broken into our country. Keep after your reps until they act!

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