The four U.S. citizens who were kidnapped on Friday got caught in an ongoing feud between Gulf Cartel factions battling over drug smuggling territories in Tamaulipas, sources say.
The two U.S. citizens who survived the kidnapping in Matamoros were taken to a Valley hospital Tuesday morning.
On the day that four Americans traveled into Matamoros from the United States, a travel advisory issued by the State Department had been in effect advising Americans not to visit the State of Tamaulipas because of ongoing violence such as crimes and kidnappings.
MATAMOROS — Insufficient appointments available for asylum seekers to enter lawfully into the U.S. via a government phone application is provoking families to consider a drastic choice: separating the family.
A Matamoros woman arrested by federal authorities on a methamphetamine smuggling charge said she was being paid to smuggle the illegal narcotics and had done so on previous occasions, federal court documents reflect.
MATAMOROS – As the U.S. begins taking asylum cases through its new app, the government is simultaneously discovering and fixing problems.