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Laredo, Texas - Mexican drug cartels using teenage death squads in America

Teenage hitman Rosalio "Bart" Reta confesses 30 hits in Mexico and several in the US between the age of 13 and 17.

"Drug Violence Spills Over The Border From Mexico. The scrawny young man at the defense table was only 17, and had only a peach-fuzz mustache in his mugshot. But authorities say he was already a seasoned assassin in the U.S. for some of Mexico's drug lords.

The trial last month of American citizen Rosalio "Bart" Reta, combined with the case against a co-defendant and interviews with law enforcement officials, has cast a spotlight on a new danger along the border.

Mexican drug lords locked in a bloody fight for control of a pipeline that runs from Mexico to Dallas and up through middle America have brazenly stationed hit squads and reconnaissance teams in Laredo.

In the past two years, rival cartels have killed at least seven people in Laredo, including a victim s

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Added: Mar-1-2009 
By: lasrever
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Tags: death squad, death squads, lasrever, danielmountain, drug cartel, drug cartels, gang member, gang, gang members, texas, reta, rosalio
Location: Laredo, Texas, United States (load item map)
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