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Cash, Heroin in Crotch and Dead Iguanas – Just Another Day at Border Patrol

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo port of entry over a 24-hour period seized more than half a million in undeclared currency, 43 dead, skinned iguanas and more than a pound of heroin in separate enforcement actions. continue reading »

Border City of El Paso, Texas Named Safest U.S. City

As Texas Governor Rick Perry calls for U.S. troops to enter Mexico and continues to ask for more help to secure the border, El Paso, Texas has been named the safest large city in the U.S. continue reading »

Women Living at Border Stage Hunger Strike While Protesting in Front of White House (VIDEO)

A group of women, all part of a grassroots organization, are protesting in front of the White House and staging a hunger strike to bring attention to the lack of economic security at the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Shootout Near U.S.-Mexico Border Leaves Drug Kingpin Dead

Over the weekend the Mexican Navy and security forces carried out a surprise raid in the border city of Matamoros right across the border from Brownsville, Texas. The raid was targeted at various strongholds of the Gulf Cartel continue reading »

New International Border Crossing Opens between Arizona and Sonora, Mexico

Further implementing Presidents Obama and Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon’s commitment to build a 21st century border that promotes economic competitiveness while enhancing security, the United States and Mexico began operating a new border crossing called “San Luis II” in San Luis, Arizona and San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora. continue reading »

New International Border Crossing Opens between Arizona and Sonora, Mexico

Further implementing Presidents Obama and Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon’s commitment to build a 21st century border that promotes economic competitiveness while enhancing security, the United States and Mexico began operating a new border crossing called “San Luis II” in San Luis, Arizona and San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora. continue reading »

Tijuana Drug Clinic Ambush Leaves 10 Dead

This morning a group of armed men stormed a drug rehab clinic in the border city of Tijuana, Mexico leaving 10 dead early this morning. Mexican officials are not confirming the number of dead or injured at the scene. continue reading »

Mexican Doctors Protest Violence and Murders at the Border

Yesterday, hundreds of medical personnel from the violence-plagued-city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico staged a three-hour work stoppage to protest the violence in the city that never seems to abate. continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez Massacre Leaves 13 Young Partygoers Dead

Late Friday 13 young partygoers were killed and 15 injured when two vehicles pulled up to them in a residential neighbor in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and opened fire. This attacked comes on the heals of a similar attack on October 17 in the same town that left 7 dead. continue reading »

Horse Smuggling at the Border

Recalling days of the wild wild west, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Mexican nationals on Friday for cross-border horse smuggling after agents observed them attempting to illegally import five horses. continue reading »

Texas Officials Accuse Mexico of Hindering Falcon Lake ‘Murder’ Investigation

Texas officials involved in the disappearance of jet-skier David Hartley are accusing the Mexican officials of trying to "intimidate and discourage [Tiffany Hartley] from the pushing for a fuller inquiry." continue reading »

Mexican Official and his Son are Killed in Ciudad Juarez

The Mexican drug cartels are continuing to target elected and government officials with the latest killing coming this weekend in Ciudad Juarez where a local official and his son were gunned down. continue reading »

U.S. Consulate Confirming Murder of Texas College Student in Mexican Bus Hijacking

The U.S. Consulate in Mexico is confirming the shooting death of University of Texas student, Jonathan William Torres, last week on a bus he was riding in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Border City Mayors Blames U.S. Deportations on Violence Surge

Last week a group of Mexican mayor's gathered for a conference to discuss cross-border issues; the mayor from San Diego was the only U.S. mayor in attendance. From the Mexican side mayor's from Tijuana, violence plagued Ciudad Juarez, Nogales and Nuevo Laredo were in attendance. continue reading »

Last Week Record Amount of Drugs Seized at U.S. Border in Arizona

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the San Luis Port of Entry in Arizona have been extremely busy over the last four days. A combined seizure of heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine with a record high level of $12.5 million had not been encountered until last week. continue reading »