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  • Lazca Dead Knight Templar Again Asks for Help to End Z40

    Thursday, October 11, 2012 | Borderland Beat Reporter Chivis

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    Comments Maxed out again on Lazca post 2

    Other wars open as Heriberto Lazcano is killed 

    Rio Doce

    The criminal group of Knights Templar reiterated his call for his allies to “eliminate” Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, The Z-40, who will assume sole leadership of Los Zetas.  Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, The Lazca, was killed during a confrontation with members of the Navy in the state of Coahuila .
    Through narcobanners placed at different points this morning states of Guerrero and Guanajuato, the criminal organization in Michoacán, called on Mexicans to unite to provide data to eliminate the Z-40 .
    In Guerrero appeared banners in the municipalities of Atoyac de Alvarez, Jose Azueta, Union Isidoro Montes de Oca and Coyuca de Benitez,  in Guanajuato, in the municipalities of Acambaro, Jerécuaro, Coroneo, Tarandacuao, Apaseo the Great, and Yuriria Uriangato .
    “Take the word of the Knights Templar: Treviño Morales face Z-40 is a terrorist and indiscriminate killer.
    “Let all us  Mexicans  contribute data and together we can avoid the bloodshed that have brought these vestías (?) to our homes from evil Mexicans, all civilians unite for the good of Mexico, of our countrymen and show that together we are a great power. “
    This makes the second call from Knights Templar to end the criminal group Zetas and  Z-40 .  Previously they  also placed narcobanners in municipalities of the Costa Grande presenting the same challenge.
    Almost at the same time, in several municipalities in the south of the state were hung banners with messages similar to those that appeared in Guerrero, where calls to join the Knights Templar to fight and kill Miguel Angel Trevino, the Z 40 , which now is called the leadership of the Zetas.
    The assistant attorney general in the region of Celaya, Armando Amaro Vallejo, said at a news conference that the messages were located in the municipalities of Acambaro, Jerécuaro, Coroneo, Tarandacuao, Apaseo the Great, and Yuriria Uriangato.

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    BODIES SNATCHED: LAZCA POST COMMENTS PART 2

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | Borderland Beat Reporter Chivis

    Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat
    Comments are not posting on the Lazca Killed Post ..we may have maxed out..I apologize but there are many that were approved and not published. For now, use this post for all comments. . Post comments on this post Thank you!.

    Rio Doce is reporting this is Lazca
    


    Full Statement of PJGE and SEMAR( Sec of Navy):

    Regarding the press release 196/12 given by this institution, yesterday, where it is informed about the killing of two alleged members of the organized crime, Secretariat of Navy informed the indications that signal that one of the bodies belong to Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano (aka) “El Lazca”, leader of the Criminal Organization of “Los Zetas”.
    After researching in the data bases, the fingerprints of the thumb, index and middle finger, taken from the right hand of one of the killed criminals, the following demographic data was obtained:

    Name: Lazcano Lazcano Heriberto

    Year of Birth: 1975
    Sex: Male
    Height: 1.60 mts.
    On the other hand, the analysis of the photographs of the killed criminal that is annexed to this press release, show that the facial features match those of Heriberto Lazcano. (photo above was attached to press release)
    With the information and samples gathered during the autopsy, the expert evidence continues to be examined and tested.
    Regarding the versions that were disseminated in different press media, related to the location of the fallen criminals, this information release confirm what was said on the press release 196/12, in the sense that in addition to the material, they were made available to local authorities for, integrating APP/535/2012 Preliminary Investigation on the First Board of the Public Ministry in Sabinas, Coahuila. 

    Note:  the last paragraph means, they were finished with their exam and collections of evidence and released the bodies to the funeral parlor and the Sabinas police.  The APP/535/2012 is the case number of the Sabinas police. This  may explain why the bodies were no longer under guard.  Some reports say federal authorities did not know at that point the identity of the dead men, however, autopsies are rarely done in Mexico, especially is small cities, the fact that it was conducted in this case, lends itself to the thought they knew  the indentification of the dead man as being Lazcano.   When the custody of the body was completed they transferred custody to the state and local authorities.

    President Calderon speaks:
    “Today I want to express my appreciation to the Navy of Mexico because the evidence clearly indicates that Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, aka The Lazca, was killed while resisting the authority as a result of an operation implemented by the Navy, Sunday in Progreso, Coahuila “
    Here is the scenario of the body snatching, I translated from the video this narrative:

    This happened after the Marina  saw a suspicious vehicle and asked them to stop. They refused and the shootout began, killing the driver of the truck.  The passenger was able to flee temporarily but was stopped and killed in a hail of bullets from the Marina.
    Beside him was a weapon known as R-15.  After searching him, they found a driver’s license with the name of Mario Alberto Rodriguez Rodriguez.
    The other suspect wasn’t identified since he had no documents with him.
    Both bodies were taken to the Funeral Parlor Garcia of Sabinas.  After arriving at the  funeral home, the agents proceeded to take fingerprints, as well as photographs of the bodies to proceed with identification.   Later an autopsy would be conducted to determine the cause of death.
    At 8:05 on October 8th the owner of the funeral home reported 1:00 and 1:30 of the same day, an armed commando with faces covered,  (masks) entered the funeral home.  After restraining  the funeral home  personnel, the gunmen took the  two  bodies after placing them in a hearse  and  forcing the owner to drive the vehicle.
    Meanwhile  experts continued with the investigation and identifying the suspects.  After  conducting a search of the finger print data base ,  the fingerprints of the  thumb, index and middle taken of the right hand of one of the killed suspects,  matched those belonging to  Lazcano Lazcano which was born in 1975. 

    In a statement, the Navy of Mexico and Coahuila PGJE (state attorney general)  confirmed “that based on the analysis of photographs and fingerprints of an alleged criminal killed over the weekend after a confrontation in Sabinas, Coahuila, it was found that matched Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano”.

    Comparing the facial feature of both photos
    The Baseball Field
    New Home for Lazca? 

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    CONFIRMED:Marina Releases Statement on Lazca: Reporting he was Killed in Sabinas, Coahuila Yesterday

    Monday, October 8, 2012 | Borderland Beat Reporter Chivis

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    PHOTO corpse at Sabinas Garcia funeral home
    NEW VIDEO: Commando took body, says it was taken Sunday..

    Superimposing old and death photos-exact jawline and eye placement etc
    The owner of the Sabinas Garcia funeral notice at  8: 00 transferred the corpse
    Similarities:Chin, eyebrows, nose even hairline. 

    A string of reports as they came in….


    Bodies gone, given to relatives after autopsy:

    Lazca built his “pantheon” as his final home (El Universal)
    Both Acuna and Piedras are apx 1:50 min drive from Sabinas

    El Universal:

    Reports the conflict was at 2:30PM on Sunday.  Reporting further that the official announcement will not be released until the DNA results have concluded and confirm identity.  In the report it says that the Marina was on regular duty and patrol when meeting up with the Zetas, the Zetas began launching grenades at them and the conflict ensued.

    SEMAR CONFIRMS:
    The navy just issued a press release that there is strong evidence that Lazano leader of the los zetas cartel was killed yesterday.

    Proceso reports:
    Lazca was in a convoy in Sabinas at 1:30PM on Sunday when one of the vehicles began launching grenades at the Marina which began the conflict that resulted in two dead narcos, one was identified as Lazca.  One sailor also was killed in the conflict.

    This is what other reports say that occurred in the capture:

    Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, El Lazca, leader of the Zetas, is dead according to preliminary identification techniques.  SEMAR released a statement in this hour that they are waiting on final testing to give a positive confirmation, must indicated the possibility is high that it is the Z leader.
    What is known is that the confrontation occurred in Juniper road to Progreso, in Coahuila, which killed two suspected members of the Los Zetas criminal organization.
    During the armed conflict an element of the Marina was wounded.  The federal force took the Zetas by surprise as the cartel members  watched a baseball game.
    A third Zeta manage to escape.
    The bodies of the subjects were lying inside of a Ford Ranger truck white at the height of the arc that welcomes progress.
    According to eyewitnesses the armed men enjoyed a baseball game when suddenly arrived elements of the Navy of  Mexico.  After  a Chase which sparked a shootout two subjects were killed and one sailor wounded.  In the chase the Marina were fired upon with the grenade launcher.
    This action occurred after that elements of intelligence had been tipped off that at the site was the leader of the Zetas.  It was said those who called in the tip were at the game.
    Reportedly found at the crime scene, in the truck the Zetas were driving  were long rifles, 13 grenades and a rocket launcher with missiles to bring down helicopters.
    The Marina is still  working on the identification of the bodies, waiting for forensics to confirm positively.
    United States authorities offered up to five million dollars for information leading to his capture, while in Mexico there is a reward of 24.6 million pesos.
    On 5 June 1991, at age 17, Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano enlisted in the ranks of the Mexican army and lasted seven years. At the age of 24 he left the armed forces to venture into the world of drug trafficking.
    On 27 March 1998, according to records of the national defense Secretariat (Sedena), Lazcano requested his discharge from the army when he had reached the rank of corporal infantry. 

    Here is another report

    Just now from Washington PostMEXICO CITY — The Mexican navy says top Zetas drug cartel leader Heriberto Lazcano has apparently been killed in a firefight with marines in the northern border state of Coahuila,

    The navy says there is strong evidence the body of one of two men killed in the shootout is Lazcano, who is also known as “El Lazca.”
    From Vanguardia/Milenio/The Economist:
    After a series of clashes the day yesterday, which began in Progreso, Coahuila and lasted until Sabinas, the Mexican Marina fought against  command  in which Heriberto Lazcano, leader of the Z, was killed.
    The death of “Lazca” was after at least three clashes  on the road to Progreso Sabinas, Coahuila.
    Heriberto Lazcano, was one of the founders of Los Zetas, a criminal organization dedicated to drug trafficking.
    The confrontations were last night, but waited to confirm indentification of the casualties suspecting Lazcano may be one.  He was indetified today.
    thought it looks promising…until a formal Marina or PGR announcement I won’t be happy.
    UPDATE …not GATES says Lazca killed in confrontation with Marina.  still says Sabinas.
    sorry, this is sloppy but news trickling  in…doing my best
    UPDATE 10:43PM
    apx 10 minutes ago a national network from DF (Mexico City) ran the report on TV saying is is Lazca that was killed in Sabinas….still no government confirmation.
    reports on Mexican radio and Twitter is a violent confortation between GATES and Zetas resulted in the capture or death of Miguel Trevino the leader of the Los Zetas cartel.  This took place either in Sabinas or Saltillo.  Sabinas is a city close to Piedras Negras and Acuna.  Saltillo is the capital and is also in the states of Coahuila…waiting for conformation…for now it is rumor but wide spread.  It is either Lazca or Trevino, however Trevino would be th more likely one, if true. This has not been confirmed.  Keep in mind we have gone down this rumor path before….if  anyone has additional information please send in.

    “The confrontation in which could have fallen a founder of the Zetas, was in Sabinas, Coahuila” wrote Lopez-Doriga. (Milenio news chief) 

    “I can confirm: the confrontation in which would have killed the founder of the Zetas, was in Sabinas, Coahuila,” said then the communicator. 

    So far it is waiting for an official statement or a version of the relevant authorities. 

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    Police Charged With Murder,The Moreira Split, The Governor Failed to Protect Lalo

    | Borderland Beat Reporter Chivis

    Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat

    The brothers clash and  police chief reported charged with Lalo’s murder
    Family in grief
    THE MOREIRAS RIFT
    Jose Eduardo Moreira, affectionaly known as Lalo (the Spanish nickname for Eduardo), was buried within 12 hours of his execution in his home town of Acuña, Coahuila.  Prominent absentees were the uncle of the 25 year old deceased man, Ruben Moreira.  Ruben Moreira is the current governor of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila.
    Lalo is the eldest son of Ruben’s brother Humberto Moreira, the former governor of Coahuila, who resigned in December, 2010, to begin his successful bid for National Chairman of the powerful PRI party.  It was expected that if Enrique Peña Nieto won the presidency, Humberto would be appointed Secretary of State.  Jorge Torres López was appointed to fill the vacant seat as a transitory governor until the election of 2011 concluded.   It was election that Ruben easily won, no surprise as the Moreira’s were loved by the people of Coahuila.
    Humberto’s plans to seek the presidency in 2018 seemed firmly in place.  However the bottom fell out of those plans early this year, when Humberto resigned in disgrace as party chairman earlier this year under the cloud of a 3 billion state government debt that accumulated when he was governor of Coahuila, a debt financed largely by falsified documents.
    PRI party officials were apprehensive that the scandal would harm Peña-Nieto’s chances of a victory, considering the PRI party was in an all-out effort to improve their image of corruption by a campaign of honesty and transparency.  Humberto was sacrificed and was told to resign for the good of the party.  No one believed that that cocky PRI president walked away empty handed.  Surely a deal was cut, however for now he was told to disappear until after the election.
    Ruben on left, Humberto far right in Happier times
    Humberto left Mexico with a statement that he was “studying abroad”, which translated to San Antonio Texas, staying at one of his pricy US real estate properties.  After his brother Ruben began his governorship he returned to Saltillo with his family, wife Vanessa and their two toddler daughters.  There was not an enthusiastic welcome.  The fact of the matter is that he was ostracized by the movers and shakers of Coahuila.  His brother Ruben still incensed over the scandal was not waiting in the state capital with open arms.
    The brothers’ relationship was rendered ruptured from months of clashing, to the point families did not spend Christmas together as was tradition in the Moreira family.  The Moreira matriarch Evangelina tried to mediate, but was unsuccessful resulting in the first Christmas that the brothers Moreira spent apart.
    Rubens glaring absence at his nephew’s funeral was a shock to people, most people had heard of the relationship having difficulties between the two brothers, but for the governor to skip the funeral was baffling.  Though not confirmed it was said that Humberto sent word to his brother that he would not be welcome.
    WHERE WAS THE MAYOR?
    The presidente (mayor) municipal of Acuña, Alberto Aguirre Villarreal, was also missing at the funeral.  The mayor’s absence was almost as jarring as Ruben’s. Attendees of the funeral placed aside their fear to honor the fallen Lalo, and the realization that dignitaries were absent at the service caused heighten concern and confusion.
    Aside from a short statement from the mayor in which he stated “Lalo was a great kid, he worked diligently for the poor”, there was silence.  Eyebrows were further raised from the no-show.  After all he was one of the last persons to be with Lalo before his murder.
    Possibly sensing citizens were talking among themselves and angry at the mayors perceived disrespect, he finally issued a short interview giving his less than believable explanation, he explained that he could not attend the funeral as he was busy with Lalo’s murder investigation.  Further he stated he had given a complete declaration to the federal agency FGR who was conducting the investigation.  He began by announcing that 7 police elements were suspended due to the investigation.
    According to the mayor, on the day of the murder, Wednesday October 3, he had spent the day with Lalo, to the Colonia Enrique Martinez y Martinez, to prepare for the inauguration of the “Build a Roof” program.  They began the day with a 9 AM television interview, the group then went to lunch accompanied by representatives of the media.
    The media was along to determine logistics and prep for the following day’s celebration for the project.  Lalo’s uncle, governor of the state, was travelling to Acuña the following day to support the project.  The governor’s agenda was discussed and also inspected the area where the governor would visit.
    The mayor says they said their goodbyes he getting into his car and went directly to his home, and he saw Lalo enter his truck and depart.  They were to meet again with others at 6 PM for a sports field dedication..  The mayor said he did not attend the 6 PM event.
    He ended his statement to The Zocalo by saying he will give full availability to assist in the investigations, hoping to shed light on the truth, of the “unfortunate” events.  He reiterated his affection and esteem he had for the young Moreira, saying the always had a great relationship and friendship, emphasizing his willingness to cooperate with the investigation and offered whatever was in his power to clarify the facts.
    This is the man that could not manage one hour to pay his respects with the young man who he held in such high regard.
    On his way to a sportsfiled dedication when he was killed
    “I’M ON MY WAY, BUT FIRST I WILL SEE RODOLFO”.. Lalo Moreira
    The mayor spoke of the 7 police officers suspended due to the investigation.  That number quickly amended to include every member of the force and 4 dispatchers on duty the day of the murder.  A total  of 48 police  were transferred Thursday evening to Saltillo, the state capital of Coahuila, along with Rodolfo Castillo (photo at left) and José Trinidad Cisuentes (possibly Sifuentes) and Victor Cisuentes.    Victor, was reported as first on the scene of the murder on the road to Santa Eulalia, in  southern Acuña , and discovered Lalo dead with two gunshot wounds to the head.  Reports are unclear if José was
    with him.  Jose is a police officer and Victor the supervisor on duty the day of the murder.
    One of the last persons to speak to Lalo was his close friend and collaborator, in the regional office of social development, Guillermo Arzola. He was at the site of their 6PMevent; it was to dedicate a sports field next to the Marcoplaza. He called Lalo’s cell and asked if he was coming. Lalo replied, “I’m on my way, but first I will see Rodolfo to see what he wants”. He was referring to Rodolfo Castillo, Chief of the Municipal Police in Ciudad Acuña. The conversation took place at 5:45. Lalo would never arrive at the sports field.
    It was the final time the two friends would ever speak.

    Guillermo’s father, congress representative (Acuna region) Cuauhtémoc Arzola, phoned the police chief when Lalo failed to show.  Informed by  his son that Lalo told him he was meeting with the chief while on route to the sports field dedication he told the chief;   “we are concerned about Lalo, he did not arrive and we can’t locate him, Guillermo spoke to him while he was in route to the sports field and he said he had to meet you first to see what

    you needed” said the senior Arzola to the chief.
    The police chief denied speaking to Lalo, or requesting to meet with him.
    NARCOMANTAS APPEAR “A NEPHEW FOR A NEPHEW”
    Photo from Tuesday’s clash in Piedras

    Piedras Negras, Coahuila is a city an hour east of Acuña.  Acuña borders the Texas city of Del Rio, and “Piedras” is adjacent to Eagle Pass Texas.  Violence has escalated in Piedras since the prison break in which 131 inmates gained freedom through an underground tunnel.  The 131 escapees were of the powerful Los Zetas cartel.
    Since the prison break, daily shootouts, killings and violence have gripped the city with terror. Governor Moreira made the decision to send in state forces including Special Forces known as GATES.  Social networks screamed with tweets and posts from residents advising the when and where of violence activity.  Such reporting is necessary in Mexico where a woeful amount of violence is reported in the media, often at the instructions from cartels.
    On Tuesday extreme violence erupted in Piedras, resulting in at least three deadly shootouts in heavily populated areas.  One of the conflicts resulted in the killing of five known Zetas, one was named Alejandro Treviño Chávez.  Alejandro is the nephew of Miguel Trevino, aka Z40, a fierce primary leader of the Zetas.
    That night narcomantas appeared, this would be the eve of Lalo’s murder.   A rumor on the street was that they appeared in Piedras or close by.  However, subsequent to Lalo’s death, Carlos Moreira went public that the narcomantas appeared in Acuña Tuesday evening.  The exact text has not been made public, though Carlos contends they were a direct threat that a “Moreira” would pay, he stated the text included the phrase “ Family for Family.  Other reports state that some of the mantas included the words “an eye for an eye a nephew for a nephew”.
    A WIDOW’S ANGUISH
    Lucero Moreira Davis, and Lalo Moreira were married in 2010 and have an infant son.  At the funeral service she appeared inconsolable and grief stricken.  It was her actions following the funeral that made headlines in Mexico.  She utilized Twitter to post a series of tweets in quick succession; all were addressed to Ruben Moreira;
    “Justice!!!!!  Justice!!!!”, You don’t know how to govern!!! This is your damn fault!!!! Resign”,
    “I demand Justice!!!!! For the assassination my husband Jose Eduardo”.
    The governor’s spokesman generated a patronizing statement in an attempt to portray the governor of taking the high road with a patronizing reply, “we understand the widow is grieving at this time”.
    Sorry Pelon, (Pelon is the name many people give the bald governor) the accusations did not arise from grief.  Let’s put it in the vernacular, the widow is pissed to high heaven, and she has a mountain of reasoning behind her anger.
    Lalo’s Dodge Ram was free of bullet holes
    Lalo as the son of a former governor, nephew of the governor and a general sense that the family is targets by people that wish them harm for one reason or another.  As such he was provided 4 body guards from the state police to guard him around the clock, in addition to a Jeep Cherokee Armored vehicle.
    That protection for Lalo was withdrawn a month ago.  The governor made the decision that level of protection was not needed for Lalo in Acuña, in its place he ask the police chief Rodolfo Castillo to provide municipal police to act as body guards, in place of the highly trained state police, and in exchange for the Armored Jeep Lalo  was given a stock Dodge Ram pickup.  The same Dodge Ram tuck in which his executed body was found in.
    The second event that involved the governor was his inaction after notification of the warnings issued in the narcomantas.  While he ordered extra protection for his own already protected family, he did nothing for his nephew or Acuña for that matter.  Lalo Moreira was a sitting duck.  The probability is 100% that this lack of protection, along with his accessibility played into the selection of his life becoming retribution.
    Therein lays the young widows fury.
    THE MURDER
    Today in the Coahuila Diario and other reports began early that Rodolfo Castillo the Acuña police chief was charged with complicity of pre-meditated murder in the death of Jose Eduardo Moreira aka Lalo.  Later reports add that Victor and Jose Cisuentes also have been charged of the same counts in the murder.  It is reported that they are related in some way, and that Victor  has vanished.
    A hypothesis based on the evidence known,  this was a revenge murder ordered by Zetas leader Z40.  Municipalities along the border are controlled by cartels, Acuña  is controlled by the Zetas cartel.  Everyone from the media to the mayors office including the police are controlled by Zetas.  Lalo was on his way to the sports field dedication when he received a call from Chief Rodolfo Castillo that he needed to see him, this was between 5:15 and 5:45.  The Cisuentes were most likely Lalo’s guards for the day.
    Guillermo Arzola at the sport field called Lalo’s cell and asked if he was coming to the dedication, Lalo said he was on his way but he needed to see what Rodolfo needed first.  Rodolfo probably was the one who got Lalo to pull over while on the road to the 6 PM event.  The officer in the rear seat behind Lalo was most likely the shooter, and Lalo’s passengers were whisked away by Rodolfo in his vehicle. 

    Note that the exact names of the two officers has been reported differently in various media outlets.

    After this was posted came the report that Rodolfo Castillo has confessed to his role in the murder of Lalo, admitting his role was to lure Lalo to the site of his execution.

    Complicity in the murder of Lalo Moreira; El Flaco, El Pelon, El Chagui
    CONCLUSION
    Lalo Moreira’s personal history differed from his siblings.  He grew up in the unremarkable, quiet border town of Acuña. His parents never married; in fact Humberto did not formally recognize Lalo as his son until his campaign for Governor.  By the very nature of Lalo being raised by his single mother in small town Acuña set him apart from his brothers and sisters.  He was not raised in the luxury lifestyle that his siblings enjoyed in big cities such as Saltillo, DF and San Antonio.
    At Lalo’s funeral Humberto stated that he encouraged his son to leave Acuña and move to Saltillo, and Lalo said no, he did not want to leave Acuña.  He worked 4 years in social services and his dream was to stay in Acuña and become the mayor.  The citizens of Acuña loved him his run for the mayor would have been a slam dunk.
    There are those that say he would have been corrupted at some point and follow the path of his father and other relatives.  Perhaps so, but we will never know and can only fairly judge his 25 years on this earth.
    But this is the story of one just murder in Mexico.  Although Lalo Moreira was known as a kind, and caring, worker for social causes, his death is no more a tragedy than the thousands of deaths brought by the violence of the drugwar.
    What it does illustrate is the path taken by some citizens in Mexico. Those who begin with honorable dreams that are obliterated by threats or payment and replaced by corruption, greed and complicity.
    Humberto was a professor. His life dream was to teach.  His brother Carlos was also a teacher.  Humberto met his wife Vanessa when he toured the Monclova school she taught in.  A family of teachers.
    The corruption of the Moreira brothers is well spoken about.  Most glaring is a lowly paid professor does not experience a drastic change in financial status in a few short years without help. Humberto’s lofty financial status amassed; luxury real estate holdings, automobiles, private jets, and substantial business holdings.
    In the case of Humberto it began prior than any funds he may commandeered from Coahuila state funds. Rumor has it that the man was in collusion with those that reign terror of the people of Coahuila and parts of Mexico.
    Having good intentions and honorable goals are very difficult to maintain in the regions of narco violence in Mexico.  If cartels want your assistance you give in to threats, accept payment, or die.
    And that is the greatest tragedy.
    Thank you to the reader who sent in the PN photo…please extend thank you to your cousin
    Thank you to my friends and associates in Acuna and Coahuila for their contributions to this post

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    Presentation of Salvador Alfonso Martinez Escobedo, “Ardilla”

    | Borderland Beat Reporter Havana

    Borderland Beat

    Navy spokesman, José Luis Vergara, confirmed that the death of American David Hartley in 2011  attributed to “Ardilla” as well as a commander of the Ministerial Police Rolando Flores
    The Navy presented Salvador Alfonso Martínez Escobedo, “Ardilla”, alleged regional commander of Los Zetas in Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon and Coahuila, considered responsible for more than 320 executions, including those of the narcofosas of San Fernando, Tamaulipas, and the “release” of than 280 inmates in the last two years.
    During their presentation in the la Subprocuraduría de Investigación Especializada (SIEDO), Martinez Escobedo spent time ‘mugging” to mass media
    The zeta leader, arrested on October 6 in Nuevo Laredo, hours after an attack on Marines in the city, had been imprisoned in Veracruz in 2008, but was released by a group of assassins, reappearing  the same year in the dispute for the places of Durango and Chihuahua.
    Martinez Escobedo, 31 years of age, is held responsible for killing with his own hands 50 people in several States of the country, as well as the recent “release” of 131 inmates of the criminal of Piedras Negras and the 151 prisoners of prison again Laredo, so far largest evasion in criminal in the country.

    They secured five rifles, 2 pistols, two grenades, 2 thousand cartridges, two vehicles and a diverse array of radio and communications equipment

    “Ardilla” originated in Nuevo Laredo with five accomplices Carlos Martínez Benavides, Eduardo Alvizu Martínez, Javier Arturo Dueñas Méndez, Baudilio Manuel Villarreal González y Francisco Manuel Obregón Fernández.

    The Navy said that Martinez Escobedo is linked to the death of 72 undocumented workers found in August of 2010 in San Fernando, as well as with the more than 200 corpses that months later were found in the same locality. 

    Reforma

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    La Rosy detained in Ensenada

    Sunday, October 7, 2012 | Borderland Beat Reporter J

     

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  • White House 'Congratulates' Venezuela on Election...

     

    Chavez revels in win...

    REPORT: Ambassador Stevens Wanted Security Team to Stay in Libya Past August...

    Made 'Multiple Pleas' For More Security...

    Warned of Danger on Day of Death...


    US-Taliban talks 'collapsed over Guantánamo deal'...


    IMF Sees 'Alarmingly High' Risk of Deeper Global Slump...


    Israel Launches Airstrikes After Attacks From Gaza...

    Mosque hit...


    Florida man dies after winning roach eating contest...

    Bombshell: Obama State Dept. Withdrew 16 Member Security Team From Libya Before Attack

    Iran, Israel on Verge of Agreement
    Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. – 10/5/2012
    Prompted by senior figures in both the current, Obama, administration and the previous, Bush administration, Israel agreed to major concessions in secret negotiations with Iran which have been taking place in Geneva since April of last year.

  • U.S. Diplomats in Libya Begged for More Security to No Avail

    by JIM KOURI, CPP

    House Oversight leaders sent a letter to Hillary Clinton asking why requests for more protection were denied to the U.S. mission in Libya by officials prior to the violent and deadly terrorist attack that killed Ambassador Stevens.

  • The Wreckage of Benghazi

    by CLAUDIA ROSETT

    Why did the Obama administration go to such lengths early on to portray the attacks as “spontaneous”? Why did it take more than three weeks for U.S. investigators to reach the scene?

  • Philippine government reach historic deal with Muslim rebels
    October 7, 2012
    Ends decades of conflict. More

    BOMBSHELL! Obama Regime withdrew 16-member Navy SEAL security team from Libya one month before attacks

    And they did this even though there were 13 attacks on American facilities in the past several months. Head of the SEAL team repeatedly told the State Department how dangerous the situation was for American personnel in Benghazi. But they ignored him.

     

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    Oct 7 2012

    MAINE: Mayor of Lewiston sticks to his guns telling Somali Muslims to leave their godforsaken culture at the door

    Still under fire for telling Somali Muslim parasites to assimilate or leave, Mayor Bob MacDonald defended his position saying, “If you want to come in here and you want to celebrate your holidays, I don’t care, just don’t try to insert your culture, which obviously isn’t working, into ours, which does.”

    ORIGINAL STORY: under-fire-mayor-of-lewiston-maine-for-trying-to-keep-his-town-from-turning-into-a-somali-muslim-slum

     

    SUPPORT MAYOR ROBERT MACDONALD

    EMAIL:  rmacdonald@lewistonmaine.gov

    TEL:  (207) 513-3000, X3202

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    By BareNakedIslam • Posted in Islam in America

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    Was the Iranian drone shot down over Israeli air space headed for the Dimona nuclear reactor?

    After Israeli fighter jets shot down a drone over the Yatir forest in the south Mount Hebron area on Saturday, the army is trying to figure out what its destination was.

    YNET News One of the possibilities the security establishment is looking into is that the unmanned aircraft, which was apparently Iranian-made, was on its way to test the option of infiltrating the nuclear reactor in Dimona, perhaps even to examine the option of targeting the plant in a future conflict.

    And we can thank Barack Hussein Obama for helping the Iranian drone program along. As CNN reports:

    President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States has asked Iran to return a U.S. drone aircraft that Iran claims it recently brought down in Iranian territory. “We’ve asked for it back. We’ll see how the Iranians respond.” (Now we know, Iran laughed)

    A drone such as the one that was downed on Saturday after penetrating Israel’s airspace through the Mediterranean Sea could not cause serious damage to the reactor, but such an incident would mark a psychological victory for Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah, whose leader Hassan Nasrallah recently threatened to attack strategic targets in Israel, including power plants.

    The Iranians are aware that Israel has the capability to deal with rockets and missiles with its Iron Dome and Arrow air defense systems, but dealing with the threat of a slow drone poses a different kind of challenge.

    Operating a drone by remote control from such a long distance requires advanced capabilities. By examining the drone’s parts, the army hopes to find out whether the drone was controlled from a command center in Lebanon or was directed by a space-based satellite navigation system (GPS) according to predetermined coordinates. If that was the case, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) may have directed itself automatically and was supposed to return to its base or self-destruct over the sea.

    BNI reader Lyn sends a story that the drone might be American made, sent by Egypt: Who’s drone is it anyway?

     

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    NEXT TARGET? CodePinkos in Pakistan protesting American drones

    The Taliban are threatening suicide bombings against an anti-drone march from Islamabad to South Waziristan led by notorious trust fund baby, Medea Benjamin, and her CodePink anti-American activists. Gee, wouldn’t it be a pity if an American drone found its way to this march?

    The Blaze About three dozen American anti-war activists from CodePink are headed toward Pakistan’s militant-riddled tribal belt to protest U.S. drone strikes, but a faction of the Taliban has warned that suicide bombers will prevent their demonstration.

    The anti-war activists– many of whom are from the far left women’s organization Code Pink– are reportedly joined by thousands of Pakistanis in their march, and their motorcade is being led by ex-cricket star turned politician Imran Khan.  Militants have dismissed Khan as a mere tool of the West despite his condemnation of the drone strikes, which have killed many Islamist insurgent leaders. Odds are, the Taliban aren’t too crazy about getting help from women who dress up as giant vaginas either. The activists who gathered in Islamabad this week are also considering a hunger strike outside the US Embassy in the Pakistani capital as part of their anti-drone campaign.

    Ahead of the march, local media carried reports Friday of alleged suicide bombings planned against the demonstration and a pamphlet distributed in a town along the march route warned participants they would face danger. The main Pakistani Taliban faction issued a statement criticizing the event. Ahsanullah Ahsan, the spokesman for the main Pakistani Taliban faction, issued a statement Friday calling Khan a “slave of the West” and saying that the militants “don’t need any sympathy” from such “a secular and liberal person.”

     

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    Obama Regime spits on Congressional mandate that made its $2 billion annual aid to Pakistan contingent on cooperation in counter-terrorism activities

    With a wink and a nod, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has once again agreed to overlook Pakistan’s international transgressions, this time for its continued patronage of terrorism in the region, and waived legal requirements that made its $2 billion annual aid to Pakistan contingent on its cooperation in counter-terrorism, ending nuclear proliferation and building democratic institutions.

    Times of India Secretary of state Hillary Clinton is said to have informed Congress, which has mandated the restriction subject to a national security waiver, that she is setting aside legal restrictions that would have blocked the $2 billion in US economic and military assistance. Disbursing the funds is “important to the national security interests of the United States,” she has told Congress.

    The waiver is evidently linked to securing Pakistan’s cooperation in the upcoming US withdrawal from Afghanistan and preventing all all-out civil war in the country once the US leaves. A blunt way of putting it would be the US is trying to buy peace in the region on its way out while Pakistan is blackmailing Washington with its ability to create trouble in the land-locked country.

    According to the latest report, Clinton, in her September 13 message to Congress, said she is waiving provisions of the 2009 Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act (EPPA) and the state department’s 2012 budget requiring that she certify that Islamabad has met certain conditions before the $2 billion in economic, military and counter-terrorism assistance can be disbursed.

    The conditions require Islamabad to have made progress in “ceasing support, including by any elements within the Pakistani military or its intelligence agency, to extremist groups,” especially those that have attacked US.-led forces in Afghanistan. Islamabad is also required to make progress in stopping its extremists from operating in Pakistan, staging attacks in neighboring countries, and shutting down terrorist bases in the tribal areas and other parts of its country. The wording of the legislation, while not mentioning India, makes it implicitly clear that Pakistan has to cease using terrorism against its neighbors. Clinton’s waiver suggests it has not.

    One way of looking at the latest development is that Clinton, by invoking the waiver clause, has implicitly charged Pakistan with continuing its dalliance with terrorism. She had previously certified Pakistani compliance even though the clean chit was privately challenged by many in her own administration (not to speak of Afghan and Indian officials) who believe that Pakistan has not given up on its use of terror groups to achieve its goals.

     

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  • Reality: In Their Own Words

    by GADI ADELMAN

    The question “when will the West wake up to the truth” has been asked by me and numerous others over the past decades. I never thought that it would be asked by a high ranking retired Royal Saudi Navy Commodore, let alone during the height ‘Arab Spring’.

  • Security team pulled out of Libya in August
    October 7, 2012
    16 man team sent home just weeks before the attack. More

     

    Anatomy of a Disastrous Debate Performance

    by Victor Davis Hanson

    Over 60 million Americans witnessed that the clothes have no emperor.

    Gingrich: Obama’s Campaign Would Have Been Over if Not for Friday’s Jobs Report

    by Bridget Johnson

    “This campaign is going to go down to the end. It’s going to be one of the most interesting campaigns in American history.”

    How the Soviet Union Seeded Antisemitism into The Nation

    by Ion Mihai Pacepa

    The strident anti-Israel policies and hateful rhetoric of today’s Nation find their origins in the Kremlin-sponsored efforts of former Washington editor I.F. Stone.

    Why Libya Is No Accident

    by Armando De La Torre, Steve Hecht & David Landau

    There is similar magical thinking by the Obama administration in Guatemala.


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