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September 18, 2018
Mexico's next anti-money laundering czar vows action after 'shameful' Odebrecht
MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s incoming financial intelligence chief said it was "shameful" how little had been done about bribes that Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht executives said were paid to secure Mexican public works contracts, and vowed to reexamine the case once in office. Santiago Nieto will head the finance ministry’s Financial Intelligence Unit, which analyses suspicious...
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New High-Grade Mineralization Discovered at Mexico Project
Goldplay Exploration Ltd. (GPLY:TSX.V; GLYZF:OTCQB) announced additional results from sampling of the historical core drill holes, completed in 2010, from the company’s San Marcial Project in Mexico. Goldplay "confirmed upside potential for resource expansion with advancement of the sampling program, new 3D geological modelling and discovery of new precious and base metals mineralization at San...
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Mexico Fleet Managers Join AFLA to Create Advisory Board
Members of the Mexico Fleet Managers Group met with AFLA Executive Director Bill Elliott (second from right) and AFLA Global Task Force Chairman Mike Antich (far right) in Mexico City to discuss partnership between the two fleet groups to share best practices between Mexican and U.S. fleets. Photo provided by Mike Antich. The Automotive Fleet...
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Saga of truck filled with bodies of homicide victims sparks scandal in Mexico
In Mexico, officials and citizens routinely announce the discoveries of clandestine graves baring skeletal remains from the gang violence that has convulsed the country for years. The official count of the “disappeared” nationwide exceeds 30,000, and relatives of the legions of missing call that a low-ball estimate. But the macabre saga of a roving government-contracted...
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Mexico's next government starts oil contract reviews with Talos-led deal
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s incoming government has begun its promised review of oil contracts, starting with a major project won by a consortium led by U.S.-based Talos Energy, the country’s next energy minister said. Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador waves while arriving to his campaign headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico September 13, 2018....
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Student protests sweep Mexico
Image: Twitter, Hillary Goodfriend New waves of student protest have been erupting in the universities and colleges of Mexico City. Students in all the major universities in the capital have come out en masse in solidarity after 14 students at UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) were injured by porros (semi-fascist shock groups) earlier this...
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Central America and Mexico’s Independence celebrated on Ambergris Caye
Tweet Save With a first of its kind colorful parade through the streets of San Pedro Town, island residents with roots from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Mexico, celebrated the independence of the nations above on Saturday, September 15th at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Arena. Organized by members of the island...
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Pope Francis’ role in Argentina’s most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic Church’s troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused. Francis, who at the time was still Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, in 2010...
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Yale RITM Center talk to explore music, social justice, contemporary Mexico
A panel discussion featuring one or more of the members of the Grammy Award-winning Mexican band Café Tacvba will take place on campus on Sunday, Sept. 23. The talk, which will focus on music, social justice, and contemporary Mexico, will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. in Rm. 201, Sudler Hall, William L. Harkness...
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The National Water Commission ( Conagua ) announced that it will suspend water service in 50% of Mexico City and part of the State of Mexico for maintenance works in the Cutzamala System from October 31 until November. He indicated that the measure will affect 4.5 million people in the capital of the country and...
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ATF Documents Show How Traffickers Exploit Lax Sellers and Weak Laws
Rogelio Barajas got off his flight from central Mexico to O’Hare with empty luggage that smelled of gunpowder. It smelled that way because Barajas had returned from one of his regular journeys transporting guns: More than 100 in all, smuggled from Illinois to Mexico over the course of four years. His scheme eventually drew the...
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Mexico: Communal Landowners Respond to Attack From Shock Groups
People of different communities from Atenco protesting against the New International Airport of Mexico City and injustices. Atenco, Mexico. September 11, 2018. | Photo: Twitter @AtencoFPDT The people belonging to the Peoples’ Front in Defense of Land came in defense of Acuexcomac when their partners were attacked in a protest. Communal landowners from Acuexcomac, Atenco,...
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Mexico fires Jalisco morgue director after complaints of 157 bodies kept in truck
MEXICO CITY — The governor of the western Mexico state of Jalisco has fired the director of the state morgue after a refrigerated truck carrying 157 unidentified bodies drew complaints from neighbors over the smell. The ousted director of the Jalisco Forensics Institute told local media Tuesday that two trucks had been rented to hold...
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The Center for Comprehensive Care for the Elderly (CAIAM) is a ray of hope for seniors who do not have any family members to support them in their later years in Puerto Vallarta. For the elderly, and with the support of citizens and socially responsible companies, the DIF System has recently rehabilitated the facilities for...
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The former head of the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences (IJCF) Luis Octavio Cotero, revealed today that the refrigeration container that was recently abandoned with about a hundred corpses in western Mexico is not the only one. There is a second truck, which in total would be about 300 bodies being stored in refrigerated trucks....
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