Wednesday May 15
Federal Bureau of Investigation
San Antonio: Gulf Cartel plaza boss sentenced to life in prison.
Juan Roberto Rincon-Rincon, one of the highest ranking members of the Gulf Cartel, has been ordered to federal prison for life following his convictions related to a large drug trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today along with Vincent Iglio, acting special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations ... (more)
New device helps eight-year-old hear mom's voice for the first time
Jamie Fernandez , who's eight and a half years old, recently moved to Maryville from Matamoros, Mexico, along with his mom and little brother, to join his father.
Arkansas grand jury indicts alleged drug figure
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Federal prosecutors in Arkansas say a high-ranking member of a Mexican drug cartel has been charged in a cocaine conspiracy.
FBI Casts Wide Net over Mexican Drug Cartel That Stretches to Arkansas
Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Randall C. Coleman, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Little Rock Field Office announced that a 25-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury on May 2, 2013, was unsealed today charging sixteen defendants in Arkansas, Texas, ... (more)
Phoenix New Times
Where to Eat and Drink -- and Buy Cowboy Boots -- in Hermosillo, Sonora
The problem with traveling to eat is that by 11 a.m., with terrible coffee, pastries, tortillas and seafood in my stomach, I was full to the point of wanting nothing more than a nap in an air-conditioned room.
MEXICO: 11 Killed in 3 Shootouts in Tamaulipas
At least 11 people, including a soldier, died in three shootouts between army troops and armed civilians in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Sunday.
Cartel henchman wants to be sent back to Mexico
Juan Carlos De La Cruz Reyna, a former Gulf Cartel henchman, who is charged in the same thick indictment as the group's leader, Osiel Cardenas Guillen , is asking the United States to send him home.
Gulf Cartel, and its enforces, began control of northern Mexico in 2001
The cartel, led at the time by Osiel CA rdenas GuillA©n , now serving time in a U.S. prison, began expanding from its base in Matamoros, at the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Gulf of Mexicoaccording to testimony last week at a federal money laundering trial.