Ildefonso Ortiz

Ildefonso Ortiz

Articles by Ildefonso Ortiz

Gunmen Kill Two Mexican Journalists in One Week

Gunmen shot and killed two Mexican journalists this week as the country continues to be labeled one of the most dangerous places for media workers in the world. Mexico recorded five murders of media workers so far this year.

Forensic personnel work at the crime scene where four police officers were killed in Tonala, Jalisco State, Mexico, on September 3, 2018. (Photo by Ulises Ruiz / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Mexican Border City Threatens to Demolish Migrant Shelter

One of the oldest migrant shelters in the Mexican border city of Reynosa was issued a notice to vacate the building or face demolition. City officials claim the rush is due to the dangers of flooding and lacking permits. The shelter has been in operation for longer than 15 years.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO - MARCH 17: Asylum seekers cross an international bridge from Mexico into the United States on March 17, 2021 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The immigrants crossed officially into El Paso as part of the Biden administration's unwinding of the Trump-era Migrant Protection Protocols, (MPP), also known as …

Ejecutan en Nuevo León a Narco Buscado Por La DEA

Un sicario en el estado fronterizo mexicano de Nuevo León ejecutó a un peligroso narcotraficante que estaba en la lista como uno de los fugitivos más buscados por la Administración de Control de Drogas de Estados Unidos (DEA).

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Gunmen Kill Western Mexican Journalist — 4th in 2021

Gunmen shot and killed a journalist in the state of Michoacan, marking the fourth murder of a news worker in that country this year. Press freedom organizations continue to label Mexico as one of the deadliest places for journalists worldwide.

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Gulf Cartel Frees Captured Commander From Mexican Border City Hospital

A group of Gulf Cartel gunmen broke out one of their commanders from police custody at a Mexican border city hospital. That commander had been injured and captured while successfully rescuing one of their top regional bosses earlier this week. Police recaptured the commander after several hours police.

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Cartel Del Golfo Rescata Otro Mando en Reynosa – Dos Rescates en Una Semana

Un grupo de pistoleros del Cartel del Golfo liberó a uno de sus comandantes detenidos que estaba en un hospital de la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa. Ese comandante había sido herido y capturado mientras rescataba a uno de los principales jefes regionales esta semana; luego de varias horas la policía, volvió a capturar a ese comandante.

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EXCLUSIVE: Fugitive Drug Lord Behind Massive Construction Racket in Mexican Border State

A Mexican drug lord who is currently listed as a Most Wanted Fugitive by the FBI is reportedly the mastermind behind a large-scale extortion and racketeering operation. The drug lord’s operation took control of most of the construction business in one of Mexico’s richest suburbs. The construction racket operated with complete impunity for years and with the clandestine support of local and state officials.

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EXCLUSIVA: Narcotraficante Buscado Por FBI Detrás de Extorsiones a Constructoras en Nuevo León

Un temible narcotraficante que actualmente está catalogado como el fugitivo más buscado por el FBI, es el cerebro detrás de una operación de extorsión y crimen organizado a gran escala que ha tomado el control de la mayor parte del rubro de la construcción en uno de los municipios más ricos de México. La extorsión en el rubro de la construcción ha podido operar con total impunidad durante años y cuenta con el apoyo clandestino de funcionarios locales y estatales.

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EXCLUSIVA: El Contador Del Cartel Del Noreste de Los Zetas — Desenmascarado

Un temible cártel de droga sigue aterrorizando a las regiones fronterizas de México al establecer puestos de control y secuestrar a conductores desprevenidos. Breitbart Texas ha obtenido información exclusiva sobre la identidad del individuo principal que dirige las finanzas de esa organización criminal. El hombre había sido arrestado anteriormente en 2015, pero logró obtener su libertad a través de una orden judicial cuestionable.

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EXCLUSIVE: Chief Financial Operative for CDN-Los Zetas Cartel Unmasked

Breitbart Texas obtained exclusive intelligence about the identity of the main figure responsible for the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas’ finances. The relatively obscure individual was arrested in 2015 but managed to obtain his freedom through a questionable court ruling.

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Mexican Cartel Gunmen Cross into Texas Brandishing Weapons

Mexican cartel gunmen crossed into Texas and brandished weapons in front of a family fishing the Rio Grande. The gunmen were escorting a drug load and are believed to be part of the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas.

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VIDEO: State Cops Hunt Cartel Gunmen After Mexican Border City Terror Attack

State police and Mexican Navy forces clashed with Gulf Cartel gunmen in the days following a terrorist attack which killed 15 innocent border city civilians. Gunmen roamed Reynosa, Tamaulipas, targeting innocent bystanders and motorists to spread fear as rival factions of the cartel fight for control of the region.

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EXCLUSIVA: Retenes de Los Zetas En Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana Ligados a Cerca de 100 Desapariciones Forzadas

Una serie de retenes del cártel de Los Zetas en la ciudad fronteriza de Nuevo Laredo se han relacionado con más de 100 desapariciones forzadas, incluido el reciente secuestro de tres ciudadanos estadounidenses. Los retenes se realizan con total impunidad y son parte de una compleja estrategia de inteligencia del cártel que le da a la organización criminal más control que el gobierno de México.

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EXCLUSIVE: Los Zetas Cartel Builds Big Data Surveillance System on Mexican Border City

Los Zetas Cartel checkpoints in the border city of Nuevo Laredo are linked to more than 100 forced disappearances–including the recent kidnapping of three U.S. citizens. The checkpoints exist with complete impunity and are part of a complex strategy to give the criminal organization more control by harvesting the data of those stopped at the roadblocks.

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Gulf Cartel Massacre Targeted Mexican Border City Civilians, Says AMLO

A weekend massacre that left 18 dead was a cowardly attack on innocent civilians, said Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The politician did not address claims from nearby residents who say military and National Guard forces only worked to secure scene perimeters while state police actually clashed with the gunmen.

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