Skip to comments.Death Toll of Cartel Gunmen in Mexican Border City Shootout Rises to 16
Posted on 07/05/2020 10:01:04 PM PDT by BeauBo
Mexican military forces killed a total of 16 gunmen from a faction of Los Zetas in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas...
The shootout took place on Friday early morning in the Los Fresnos neighborhood when members of the Mexican army were patrolling the streets of Nuevo Laredo. The soldiers encountered a convoy of SUVs filled with cartel gunmen in military-style uniforms, Breitbart Texas initially reported...
The deceased gunmen are believed to be members of a paramilitary group known as Hells Troops or Tropa del Infierno. The group is part of the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas. That criminal organization continues to have full operational control of Nuevo Laredo and in recent months, has been taking part in a large expansion campaign to take over the key smuggling areas that have no border fencing and are currently controlled by the Metros faction of the Gulf Cartel.
That expansion led to numerous shootouts in the border areas immediately south Roma and Rio Grande City, Texas, as the two cartels fight for control of those smuggling routes. The CDN has also been linked to much of the ongoing violence in the border state of Nuevo Leon as the criminal organization tries to take over the lucrative drug distribution market.
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This is going to speed up quickly, as the best routes are among the first to get wall. We are building about a mile a day, and will be accelerating that pace through the rest of the year.
It is an historic disruption of the gangs' turf. We should start seeing major conflict among them - just one of the many significant effects of an effective Border Wall System.
16 of them are now.
The routes they are fighting over today (Laredo, Roma, Rio Grande City) are on track to be walled off this year and next.
Pretty much every month from here on out, some smuggling operations are going to have to move, and the only alternative routes are already occupied by some cartel.
Seems like we need to create a border zone on the Mexican side of the board and move Mexicans back 10, 50, maybe even a hundred miles.
Awesome. Until a Dem President opens them up for good.
DumbBlasio counted them all as COVID deaths
Who in Texas is getting paid off to allow these 'cartels' to sell their wares?
Heck Chicago had At Least 77 People Shot 14 Of Them Killed over the weekend.
That was my first thought, is this Illinois?
you’ve read my plan
we declare a 100-mi dmz the first 100 miles into mexico
its a no-go zone
anyone alive in it dies
the dmz becomes a training ground for us troops and weapons testing.
the upside for mexico is we get rid of any criminals of theirs in that 100 mile area
if they ever want more of their criminals dealth with, they dump them into the dmz and we get fresh targets
16? Heck, that’s a slow Monday in Chicago.
Years ago I often went to Nuevo Larado. There was little danger and the price at the Holiday Inn was half that of on the American side of the border. Fortunately I also speak Spanish due to being raised on the border and have a wonderful Mexican lady as my wife. In the same time period I would drive all over Mexico. Today that would be foolish in the extreme. You can get dead.
In those days were corruption and “la mordita” which translates to the little bite. It actually means a small bribe to make it all good. I could work with that. Today you can get killed. I do not recommend one to go to Mexico nor not. One must know exactly where they are going and the risks. If you do not know this, do not go.
A few years ago we went down to a very exclusive resort some miles South of Cancun. It was a Barcelo Hotel of which I do recommend. Per their advice we took a minibus from the Airport to the Hotel. The minibus was pre-registered with the passengers via reservations. Their was a list of passengers given to the exit point to the Guardia National. Upon arrival at the resort the same list was given to the guards at the entrance to the resort. We were in perfect safety. It is rather sad this is necessary today. I miss the old days.
It’s good to know that it was so lucrative all these years that they killed each other and will do anything to get control. Thanks Congress. And Democrats would probably like to pull the wall back down.
the question is how many have gotten in since the last election and are going to vote in 2020.
I can’t imagine the number of times attractive women who wanted to enter illegally were raped on the other side
This is a good news story.
When do the CLM (Cartel Lives Matter) protests start ???
I used to go to Mexico pretty frequently also (Nogales and Tijuana many times, and many other places once or twice).
I kind of quit after my credit card number get misused there the last time.
The violent crime has gotten much worse in Mexico over the last several years, by objective measures.
Those cartels are in for a big shakeup in President Trump is re-elected - it is already starting to happen, but required a long lead time to prepare.
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