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Tamaulipas, Mexico News

Local news for Tamaulipas, Mexico continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Breitbart.com

Media Blackout: Citizen Journalists Risk Death to Expose Mexican Cartels

In a city overrun by drug cartels, shootouts, kidnappings, extortion, and executions, a group of citizen journalists continues to shed light into what local media will not report and on what Mexican officials continue to deny: the extent of cartel violence and the corruption of officials in the Mexican government.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

jdsupra.com

Governor Brown Taps Cuellar to Fill Latest Vacancy on California Supreme Court

Governor Jerry Brown has nominated Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to fill the most recent vacancy on the California Supreme Court created by the impending retirement of Justice Marvin Baxter.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, World News, Mexico, Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Daily Caller

Texas Sheriffs Speak Out On Damage From Illegal Immigration

Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Falfurrias, TX, World News, Mexico, Prison

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Police Arrest Romanian for Cloning Debit Cards in Mexico

A Romanian man was arrested by the Mexican Federal Police in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, in connection with a scheme to clone debit cards, the National Security Commission said.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Lansing State Journal

Shinsky, Roberts to receive Dick Letts Service Award

In 2009, the former Michigan State defensive tackle opened an orphanage in Matamoros, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Michigan, World News, Mexico

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

1,154 unaccompanied, illegal immigrant children released in Georgia

Carlos, 17, fidgets with the draw string of his pants while sitting at the Senda de Vida shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration, World News, Mexico, Immigration Reform, US Governors

Breitbart.com

Brutal Cartel Battles Rage Just South of TX-Mexico Border

A recent rash of gunfights just south of the Texas border points to an internal conflict within factions of the Gulf Cartel over control of lucrative riverside real estate.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Donna, TX, Progreso, TX

The Daily Caller

Obama Administration Might Grant Refugee Status To Young Hondurans

Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Falfurrias, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Mexico, Prison,

ABC News

6 Dead in Mexico Border Shootings

The Tamaulipas state government says the shootings followed a series of gun battles between rival gangs in the area around Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

The Miami Herald

6 dead in Mexico border shootings

The Tamaulipas state government says the shootings followed a series of gun battles between rival gangs in the area around Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KWTX

Texas Woman Used Bingo Cash To Buy Assault Rifles

Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown names law school professor to California Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor to the California Supreme Court, his office announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, World News, Mexico

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Salinas: Following the trail of the mi...

Everybody has a theory about why more than 40,000 unaccompanied children have been detained at the border since last fall while attempting to enter the country without documentation.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

A declaration of disdain

There has been a huge rise in the number of illegal immigrants making the journey from Central America to the United States, and most of them are children.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, San Antonio, TX

Townhall

Cartels Fire on Border Patrol in Texas

Over the weekend Border Patrol agents were fired upon by cartels operating on the border in Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Media, Television, FOX News Network, World News, Mexico, Drugs, Illegal Immigration

The Washington Post

I went to Central America to find out why all those children are immigrating alone

Two young girls at a detention center in Nogales, Ariz., where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Chron

Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley

Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Constable Lazaro Gallardo, Jr., and a deputy talk with a 4-year-old boy and his 17-year-old uncle from Honduras who approached Gallardo in Anzaldulas Park after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico in Mission.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Hidalgo County, TX, Mission, TX, World News, Mexico,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Amarillo.com

Immigration issues become lost in border crossing crisis

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were being routinely abused.

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Related Topix: Activism, Brownsville, TX, World News, Mexico, ACLU

SFGate

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

In this July 12, 2014, photo, a young boy is helped down from a freight car, as Central American migrants board a northbound freight train in Ixtepec, Mexico.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Fox News

Gunfire on border - Border Patrol targeted along Rio Grande, sources say

U.S. Border Patrol agents on the American side of the Rio Grande were forced to take cover Friday night when high-caliber weaponry was fired at them from the Mexican side of the river, sources told FoxNews.com .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, World News, Mexico, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

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