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To continue making progress in the prevention of gender violence in Puerto Vallarta, the State Commission of Human Rights in Jalisco (CEDHJ) in coordination with the Municipal Government, formally created a specialized group that will...






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Debate rages over recession in Mexico

Mexico’s economy, the 2nd largest in Latin America, has hit a rough patch, weighed down by dwindling business confidence and an industrial slump. But ahead of GDP data for the second quarter due on July 31, a debate has raged over whether all that gloom adds up to a recession. Several banks say definitely yes...

Mexico uncovers massive migrant smuggling ring using trucks

Mexican officials said Monday they have uncovered an industrial-scale migrant smuggling ring using tractor-trailer rigs disguised as freight deliveries for major companies. President Andres Manuel López Obrador said authorities found a tractor-trailer disguised with the logo of Soriana, a major grocery store chain. But instead of groceries, it was carrying about 150 migrants. In a...

Mexico sets 1st half murder record, up 5.3%

Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018, fueled partly by cartel and gang violence in several states. Mexico saw 3,080 killings in June, an increase of over 8% from the same month a...

Mexico announces discovery of 5 unknown reefs in Gulf

Researchers in Mexico say they have discovered five previously unknown coral reefs off the country’s southwestern Gulf coast. The federal Education Department says the reefs collectively cover an area of more than 2,700 underwater acres (1,100 hectares). It says in a statement that they lie both inside and outside a marine protected area, and scientists...

Conditions at migrant detention center in Mexico come under fire

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says a migrant detention center in the capital suffers from bedbugs, bad food, and overcrowding. The governmental commission on Friday said the issues were pointed out more than a year ago and still haven’t been resolved. It also said the Las Agujas center needed fumigation and better training for employees....

Thieves stage armed robbery at Mexico’s ex-first lady’s home

A gang of at least seven gunmen burst into the Mexico City home of former first lady Angelica Rivera and forced employees to hand over valuables. The city prosecutor’s office said Friday that guards managed to shoot one of the robbers in the leg and also caught another. Prosecutors say one of the suspects in...

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