Court documents indicated that García Ábrego was bribing several law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and politicians on both sides on the border to keep himself impune and untouched. "Cardenas Guillen awaits trial". 55 His goal was to protect himself from rival drug cartels and from the Mexican military, in order to perform vital functions as the leader of the most powerful drug cartel in Mexico. "Video inédito del la muerte de Cardenas Guillen, "Tony Tormenta". Agent mentioned that the drug cartels that operate on the MexicoUnited States border, and principally across from Texas, are "in control of not only the narcotrafficking, but also the human smuggling." 306 Critics say that the strategy of capturing drug kingpins often resulted in the. 234 Authorities are still trying to understand how the prisoners escaped. Animal Politico (in Spanish). Archived from the original on Retrieved "La guerra Golfo-zetas, en 11 municipios tamaulipecos; nueve son fronterizos con EU". 288 In April 2011 in the border city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, 68 kidnapped victims from different parts of Mexico and Central America were found in a safe house of the Gulf Cartel. Retrieved "Arrestan nuevamente a Óscar Pérez Inguanzo, ex alcalde de Tampico". Hola, me llamo Gabriela Alejandra. They are allowed to carry low-profile executions without permission from their bosses. "Carnage along border continues". "Juan Garcia Abrego arraigned.S. United states senate caucus. "Asesinan a Rodolfo Torre Cantú, candidato al gobierno de Tamaulipas". 253 CNN news mentioned that the troops "replaced half of the policemen" in the state of Tamaulipas.