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Family of former Marine kidnapped in Mexico speaks out, hope he's alive
Armando Torres, 27, and two other family members have been reported missing in Mexico by his family after crossing the border to visit his dad.
Tue May 21, 2013
Blog Del Narco: 5 Tons of Marijuana Valued at $7.5 Million Found in Texas Warehouse
Texas authorities along with U.S. Immigration & Customs have announced the seizure of 5 tons of marijuana in a Harlingen warehouse late Friday evening.
Mon May 20, 2013
Cartel towns pose challenge for immigration reform Just across the...
Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.
Cartel towns pose challenge for immigration reform
As Congress takes up immigration reform, lawmakers seeking tighter border security may have to confront the reality of places such as Matamoros, Mexico, and other border towns controlled by drug cartels.
Fri May 17, 2013
South Texas man survives more than 200 bee stings
An elderly South Texas man has survived more than 200 bee stings when he was swarmed while mowing some grass.
Wed May 15, 2013
Life on a deadly border, photos from Texas and Mexico
Photographer Eric Thayer traveled to Brooks County, Texas and Reynosa, Mexico to investigate the rising rates of immigrant deaths along the border there, spending time at a migrant's hostel in Mexico and with U.S. Border Patrol in Brooks County.
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)
Tue May 14, 2013
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)
Mon May 13, 2013
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.
Sun May 12, 2013
Globe and Mail
Thermo Fisher sued over sale of plant used by Mexican drug cartel
Bullet casings are seen on the ground after a gun battle between soldiers and two suspected drug hit men on the highway to Reynosa, about 100 kilometres from Monterrey, March 30, 2010.
Fri May 10, 2013
Lawsuit says Thermo Fisher deliberately concealed information -WSJ
A lawsuit filed on Friday alleged that laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc sold a Mexican plant last year without revealing that a drug cartel was operating sthere, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Tue May 07, 2013
OMA Reports a 5.9% Increase in April 2013 Passenger Traffic
Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA , reports that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports increased 5.9% in April 2013, as compared to April 2012.
Coahuila Disasters - Nasa Develop: Piedras Negras
Coahuila, one of the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico, shares a border with the U.S. for a 512-kilometer stretch along the Rio Bravo, also known as the Rio Grande.
Mon May 06, 2013
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.
Sun May 05, 2013
Top Ten Mexican Craft Brews for Cinco de Mayo
The history of craft beer in Mexico traces its history to before the Spanish conquest when the natives brewed fermented beverages with ingredients ranging from corn, cocoa beans to agave.
Sat May 04, 2013
De Leon, Mares, Cruz, Munoz,Love and Rosado final press conference
The six fighters who will compete on the pay-per-view undercard portion of " MAY DAY: Mayweather vs.
Fri May 03, 2013
This recipe is my personal favorite because it came from a special friend. I first met Petra Munoz de Rojas while on a mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Huffington Post
Paul Ryan Uses 'Anchor Baby' Slur In Town Hall Meeting
Rep. Paul Ryan may have emerged as a leader on immigration reform, but he's still got a thing or two to learn about the issue.