Brandon Darby

Brandon Darby

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Current Mexican Border State Governor Faces Organized Crime Probe

Federal prosecutors in Mexico are targeting a border state governor in an organized crime investigation and are asking that nation’s legislature to strip his criminal immunity protections. Prosecutors also say they are reviewing money laundering and tax fraud allegations.

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GRAFICO EXCLUSIVA: Investigan Alianza Entre el Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación y La Línea

Las autoridades mexicanas están investigando el funcionamiento interno de una nueva alianza entre dos de los cárteles de la droga más violentos de México. La información confirmada a Breitbart Texas en exclusiva por altos funcionarios de seguridad en México señala a que el Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación y La Línea han unido sus fuerzas contra el Cártel de Sinaloa.

Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion leakes video showing what appears to be a paramilitary armored unit. (Breitbart Texas / Cartel Chronicles)

AMLO Blames U.S. for Mexico’s Power Grid Failures

Mexico’s president blamed Texas and the natural gas industry for a series of electrical blackouts that affected several Mexican states, primarily those along the northern border. The blackouts came as many parts of the country are suffering from the same winter storm that has brought most of Texas to a standstill.

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U.S.-Mexico Top 10 Cartel ‘Most Wanted’ List Gets Update

Authorities on both sides of the border updated a regional list of the top 10 wanted cartel figures responsible for most of the violence and smuggling activities in recent months. The list includes Gulf Cartel and Cartel Del Noreste-Los Zetas members.

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Mexican President Tests Positive for COVID-19

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed he tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He said he will take a step back from his usual duties. The announcement comes at a time when Mexico is undergoing an alarming spike in infections and fatalities.

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Mexican Government Pledges to Target Migrant Caravan Organizers

Mexico’s immigration officials are now tasked with targeting “opportunists” who profit from and are promoting migrant caravans. The call for action comes as authorities deploy their National Guard to their southern border in anticipation of another caravan of about 9,000 looking to reach the U.S.

Mexican National Guards stand on the Mexican side of the Suchiate River near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, where they watch Central American migrants standing on the Guatemalan side of the river, early Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The number of migrants stuck at the Guatemala-Mexico border continued to dwindle Wednesday as detentions …

WATCH: Gunmen Kidnap Mexican National Guardsmen from Service Station

Gunmen raided a government-run highway service station and kidnapped two Mexican National Guardsmen over the past weekend. The abductions come at a time when federal security forces are harshly criticized for their inability to counter the spreading cartel violence.

Mexican National Guards (GN) stand on the bank of the Suchiate River during a press tour organized by the GN near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. A National Guard commander explained to the agents that they were there to support immigration enforcement, but not to interfere in the …

Mexico Publishes Confidential U.S. Case Files from Narco-General’s Case

Mexico’s federal government published confidential information shared by U.S. law enforcement as part of the investigation of that nation’s former Secretary of Defense.  The U.S. Department of Justice charged the former defense secretary for allegations related to drug trafficking.

Mexico's Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda gestures as U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens during a reception ceremony in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Mattis is meeting with senior Mexican government officials in the capital on the eve of Mexico's national Independence Day. At right is Secretary of …

Narco-Guerra en Guanajuato Mata a 120 en 12 Dias

El que en su momento fue un pacífico estado en el centro de México se ha convertido en la región más violenta del país con más de 120 asesinatos desde principios de 2021. La región está en disputa por dos organizaciones criminales conocidas por violencia extrema y el uso de explosivos.

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Drug Cartels Deliver Holiday Toys, Pastries Throughout Mexico

Drug cartels delivered toys and pastries to needy families throughout Mexico during the Epiphany celebration in yet another attempt to improve their public image. The very public outreach efforts come as Mexico’s government remains unable to curb the escalating violence taking place across the country.

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