Lack of faith in government and violence have led many Mexicans to flee Nuevo Laredo and move to Texas.
Julio Gonzalez, 62, worked as a janitor at a high school in Nuevo Laredo.
But on the other side of the border, in Nuevo Laredo, there is a real war going on.
In December 2010, 153 inmates escaped from a prison in Nuevo Laredo with the assistance of 41 guards.
I may have walked around in Nuevo Laredo but I did those interviews in the American Laredo.
Teresa Puente talks to voters in Nuevo Laredo about whether a new leader can bring peace.
Rafael Alcala, 33, a musician from Nuevo Laredo, said he was not afraid to vote.
Suneson was vice president of the Nuevo Laredo Chamber of Commerce.
Pablo Jacobo “Jack” Suneson Bautista moved his family business out of Nuevo Laredo and reopened in San Antonio two years ago.
Nuevo Laredo, opposite, is held by the Huertistas and Americans don't go over there.