PUERTO VALLARTA DAILY NEWS: LOCAL, NATIONAL AND LATE BREAKING NEWS

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August 3, 2018
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Incoming Mexican president will take new approach to drug war

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will review security agreements with the United States, including the $2.9 billion Merida Initiative, and wants to refocus aid to social and economic projects, a senior security aide said on Friday. “When the time comes, we will review initiatives such as Plan Merida,” said Alfonso Durazo, who will head...

Gulf Cartel leader arrested in Puerto Vallarta

Mexican police on Thursday arrested a former officer believed to be a regional leader of the criminal group Gulf Cartel, the National Security Commission said Friday. Victor Manuel Perez, alias “Pantera 16” (Panther 16) or “Comandante Viento” (Commander Wind), was arrested without incident in the Pacific coast resort of Puerto Vallarta in western Mexico. Police...