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  • Univision report connects Operation Fast and Furious scandal to murders of Mexican teenagers

    09/30/2012 11:58:51 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 1, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    The Spanish language television news network Univision unleashed a bombshell investigative report on Operation Fast and Furious Sunday evening, finding that in January 2010 drug cartel hit men slaughtered students with weapons the United States government allowed to flow to them across the Mexican border. “On January 30, 2010, a commando of at least 20 hit men parked themselves outside a birthday party of high school and college students in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez,” according to a version of the Univision report in English, on the ABC News website. “Near midnight, the assassins, later identified as hired guns for...
  • Paul Ryan: Eric Holder must go over Fast and Furious

    09/30/2012 11:52:49 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 30, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    .................Ryan now becomes the 131st House GOP member to demand Holder’s resignation over the scandal. Fast and Furious was a program of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, overseen by Holder’s Department of Justice. It sent thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels via straw purchasers — people who purchased guns in the United States with the known intention of illegally trafficking them somewhere else. Fast and Furious guns were used to kill U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry on Dec. 14, 2010, in Peck Canyon, Ariz. Others whose murders have been connected to Fast and Furious weapons...
  • Juarez Officer Shot, Killed Near US-Mexico Border(2 others wounded)

    10/07/2010 5:25:26 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 12 replies
    KFOX ^ | October 7, 2010
    Two Others Hospitalized MEXICO -- Authorities investigated a crime scene along the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday morning after shots were fired on the embankment on Mexico's side, near Paisano by Asarco. According to our partners at the El Paso Times, a Juarez traffic officer was ambushed and killed by an unknown shooter near the U.S. border. Roxana Monroyl, 33, was shot about 10:30 a.m., said Juarez city spokesman Jaime Torres. After she was shot, she called for help. Two other traffic officers arrived at the scene to assist her and were also shot, he said. Those officers were taken to a...
  • Precedent for using US military to secure our borders? (Vanity)

    04/28/2010 5:03:30 PM PDT · by hoosier_RW_conspirator · 9 replies · 432+ views
    Mr. Hoosier_RW_Conspirator | Mr. Hoosier_RW_Conspirator
    The recent murder of an Arizona rancher has spurred debate over whether US Troops can be deployed along the US - Mexican border to stop the flow of illegal aliens and drug smugglers into the United States. Arguments are made that the military cannot be used to patrol the border ... that this is a matter of law enforcement. However, it was one of the fathers of the progressive movement that did just that in April 1915 ... 95 years ago. Doroteo Arango, alias Francisco “Pancho” Villa, was born in 1877 (1879 according to some sources) in San Juan del...
  • Justice Department Reports 60 Percent Increase in Number of Drug-Smuggling Tunnels

    04/21/2010 3:25:28 AM PDT · by Man50D · 12 replies · 399+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | April 21, 2010 | Edwin Mora
    Rest of Title: at U.S.-Mexican Border The number of tunnels being used to smuggle illegal drugs across the Southwestern border grew by more than half from 2008 to 2009, according to a March 25 report from the National Drug Intelligence Center. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents stationed along U.S.-Mexico border discovered 26 illegal tunnels – a 60 percent increase over the 16 tunnels that authorities discovered in 2008. Most of the subterranean routes were discovered in Arizona, with 20 found in the “Tucson Sector” – a 262-mile long section of the border from...
  • Homeland Security Considers Using Guard Along U.S.-Mexico Border

    03/24/2009 4:54:53 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 759+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Lt. Col. Ellen Krenke, USAF
    WASHINGTON, March 24, 2009 – The Department of Homeland Security is “still considering” the use of National Guard troops along the U.S.-Mexico border, along with several other initiatives, the DHS secretary said in a White House press briefing today. “This issue requires immediate action,” Janet Napolitano said. “We are guided by two very clear objectives. First, we are going to do everything we can to prevent the violence in Mexico from spilling over across the border. “And second, we will do all in our power to help President [Felipe] Calderón crack down on these drug cartels in Mexico.” Napolitano...
  • Gang expert backs Tancredo charges

    06/27/2006 4:18:59 AM PDT · by Man50D · 51 replies · 1,658+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | June 27, 2006
    WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom Tancredo's charge that Mexican drug cartels are buying up legitimate businesses in U.S. cities to launder money and using some of the proceeds to win local mayoral and city council seats for politicians who can shape the policies and personnel decisions of their police forces, has been backed up by a veteran gang investigator. Richard Valdemar, a retired sergeant with the L.A. County sheriff's department and a longtime member of a federal task force investigating gang activity, went beyond the charges made by Tancredo, the chairman of the House Immigration Reform Caucus who has led the...
  • Mexico Arrests Smugglers of Iraqis, Iranians to U.S.

    08/25/2004 4:57:13 PM PDT · by 4.1O dana super trac pak · 35 replies · 701+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8/25/2004
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican federal police arrested a people smuggler who sneaked illegal immigrants, including Iraqis and Iranians, into the United States, the attorney-general's office said on Wednesday.Police detained Agustin Chan Montoya as he left his home in the city of Mexicali, near the border with California.The attorney-general's office said Chan Montoya was one of the people smugglers most sought by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.His clients were often "of Asian origin, including Iraqis and Iranians," the attorney-general's office said. He helped them reach Mexicali by plane and then cross into California.Security analysts say the U.S-Mexican border is...