Puro Tango Blast
Puro Tango Blast, or Tango Blast, is a term used to collectively describe various regionally-based groups of generally Hispanic men from major Texas cities such as Houston, San Antonio, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Rio Grande Valley, and West Texas- although anyone can join – have banded together for protection from established security threat groups, like Mexikanemi and the Texas Syndicate.Each regional group is individually called a Tango.[ The term Tango Blast, in actuality, does not refer to a separate group; rather, it refers to the idea that a particular Tango member is more criminally active than others.)) Some Tango members say that Tango is an acronym for “Together Against Negative Gang Organizations”; however, Tango originally meant something like ‘hometown clique.