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Monterrey in Municipality of Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, Mexico — The Northeast
 

Jaime Jorge Zapata

 
 
Jaime Jorge Zapata Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 23, 2019
1. Jaime Jorge Zapata Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated in memory of Special Agent Jaime Jorge Zapata
DHS/Immigration and Customs Enforcement
May 7, 1978 - February 15, 2011

Killed in the line of duty on a San Luis Potosi, Mexico highway, by members of a criminal organization.
 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 25° 39.631′ N, 100° 26.65′ W. Marker is in Monterrey, Nuevo León, in Municipality of Santa Catarina. Memorial can be reached from Avenida Alfonso Reyes just north of Francisco Villa, on the left when traveling north. The marker is on the grounds of the US Consulate in Monterrey. Access is limited to the marker area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterrey, Nuevo León 66196, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Monterrey (approx. 10.2 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 10.3 kilometers away); Combat at the Bishop's Palace (approx. 10.3 kilometers away); The Bishop's Palace (approx. 10.3 kilometers away); The Purísima Statue (approx.
Jaime Jorge Zapata Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 23, 2019
2. Jaime Jorge Zapata Marker
This view of the marker is roughly towards the north.
10.4 kilometers away); The Purísima Cemetery (approx. 11.8 kilometers away); 674 Miguel Hidalgo (approx. 11.9 kilometers away); Monterrey Surrender Site (approx. 13.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterrey.
 
Also see . . .  Jaime Zapata. Jaime Jorge Zapata (May 7, 1978 – February 15, 2011) was an Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent who was ambushed and murdered by the Mexican criminal group Los Zetas in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. (Submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Additional keywords. Drug War, Zetas
 
Categories. Law EnforcementWars, Non-US
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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