A video taken by a citizen
journalist in Reynosa revealed the intensity of the clashes between gunmen and
During the clashes, cartel
members use SUV convoys with code signs such as M-28, M-42, and M-100 painted
on vehicles. In the most recent series of clashes, three gunmen died firefights
on the city’s eastern side.
Despite the efforts of the
Tamaulipas state police forces and the Mexican military, cartel gunmen continue
their brazen attacks on each other. As Breitbart Texas reported,the Gulf Cartel used a hit squad to
execute a man outside of a tire shop. The gunmen shot their victim in the middle of the street and
then loaded the body in the bed of a pickup before fleeing.
Note: Breitbart Texas traveled to the Mexican States of Tamaulipas, Coahuila,
and Nuevo León to recruit citizen journalists willing to risk their lives and
expose the cartels silencing their communities. The writers would face
certain death at the hands of the various cartels that operate in those areas
including the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas if a pseudonym were not used. Breitbart
Texas’ Cartel Chronicles are published in both English and in their
original Spanish. This article was
written by “A.C. Del Angel” from Reynosa, Tamaulipas.