Category Archives: MEXICO

Mexico Criticizes Lack Of US Control Over Uniforms

In an extensive item detailing the increasing number of cartel guns confiscated in Mexico, Borderland Beat also notes the preponderance of US military uniforms in Cartel hands. Briefly quoting the Borderland Beat item linked above, Reporter Gerardo says: “Of particular … Continue reading

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210 "Automatic Weapons" Seized Near Border

The Houston Chronicle reports Mexican Marines have made a major gun bust in Mexico, a few miles from Eagle Pass, Texas. Briefly quoting the Chronicle item: “ Mexican marines seized 201 automatic rifles, nearly 600 camouflage uniforms and 30,000 bullets … Continue reading

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Where Did Those Cartel Weapons Come From Again?

Here is a video report that details exactly where the NarcoCartel guns are coming from: Obama is selling them, Calderon is buying them, and the Cartels are getting them. And law abiding American gun dealers and gun show traders get … Continue reading

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Mexico Confiscated 83,000 Weapons in 2010

A Mexidata report shows the number of guns Mexican authorities have confiscated has increased by 1,603% since Presidente Felipe Calderon began the “war on drugs” in 2007. Briefly quoting the Mexidata release linked above: “ Since 2007, the first year … Continue reading

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Cartel Arsenal Seized, Czech, Russian, Chinese, and US Weapons

Borderland Beat reports the Mexican Army seized a major cartel arms stash near Nadadores, Coahuila. Included in the haul were “154 rifles (assault weapons, rifles, shotguns and machine guns), 7 handguns, 1 rocket launcher (RPG) and 2 rockets, 4 sixty … Continue reading

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Former Tijuana Mayor Arrested On Gun Charges

Mexican troops raided the home of Former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rhon and found 88 guns, officials said. In the relatively crime free United States Hank would be a minor collector! Seriously, the only way Mexico is ever going to … Continue reading

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Is The US Arming Mexican Cartels?

Those of us who have been paying attention are well aware that only a small fraction of the guns SEDENA reports taking from criminals come from the United States. While a little more than half of a carefully selected sampling … Continue reading

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"Las Chicas De Carteles Mexicanos?"

Someone came by searching for “las chicas de carteles mexicanos,” “the girls of the Mexican Cartels.” Sorry, this is not a photo blog. Not unless you want to call your AK’s Ruby, Rita, y Hermione. But I can only judge … Continue reading

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256 People In One Trailer, 257 In The Other

The Daily Mail reports on a human smuggling operation that packed a staggering 513 people into two tractor trailers, with the intention of delivering them to the United States. Briefly quoting the Daily Mail news item linked above: “Packed together … Continue reading

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Town Vs Cartel Sicarios; Town Wins

Two news items this week highlight the contrast between supporters of the rigid gun controls Mexico’s Socialist politicians instituted, and the real facts of life. Mexico’s leftist El Universal newspaper conducted a poll showing that few Mexicans had few guns … Continue reading

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