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January 24, 2018
The first call, from someone claiming to belong to the Michoacan Family drug cartel, came in February 2015. “They said they knew who I was and where I lived,” said Alberto Arredondo, who got the call at work as a pump technician at an oil refinery in the central Mexican city of Salamanca. “They wanted...
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Spanish chroniclers may have altered the name of the pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan to erase its importance as a place of governance, Mexican experts said Tuesday. The Aztecs may have called the city “Teohuacan” — literally “the city of the sun.” That contrasts with “the city of the gods” or “the place where men become...
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