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Children’s remains found in Mexican mass graves

Tiny pants for a baby no older than 6 months and shiny pink sandals for a toddler are among the personal items that have turned up at mass graves in the Gulf state of Veracruz, driving home the brutality of rising violence in Mexico. Mexican authorities have found remains of children along with adults in...

Male body recovered in Río Mascota, Puerto Vallarta

The body of a 28-year-old man was located in the Mascota River near the Ameca River in the municipality of Puerto Vallarta by Jalisco Civil Protection elements in coordination with municipal Civil Protection personnel. On Friday night security elements received the report of a man who had disappeared at the river. The relatives mentioned that...
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Judge in Mexico frees suspect of poaching in vaquita habitat

A judge in Mexico ordered the release Friday of a man accused of illegal fishing that endangers the world’s smallest porpoise. The arrest of Oscar Parra in September had been depicted as an advance in efforts to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, of which fewer than 30 remain. Instead, it has proved an embarrassment....

Homicides in Mexico increase 17% so far in 2018

Intentional homicides in Mexico has increased by 17% in the first eight months of this year when compared with the same period of the previous year. The statistics of the National Public Security System reports a total of 18,835 investigation files initiated by violent deaths from January to August 2018, by the 32 prosecutor offices...

Puerto Vallarta earthquake and tsunami system fails test due to theft

Testing of the earthquake and tsunami warning network in Puerto Vallarta has failed once again, due to the constant theft of infrastructure. This week’s earthquake and tsunami drills exposed the problem, according to Luis Arturo García Pulido, regional commander of Civil Protection of the State of Jalisco. At 11:00 o’clock in the morning on September...

Malaysian death sentences commuted for 3 Mexican brothers

The death sentences against three Mexican brothers convicted of drug trafficking in Malaysia have been commuted to prison terms, a lawyer said Friday. Lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik said the prison department confirmed the sentences had been commuted by the state sultan on March 26. They are serving new sentences of 30 years in prison,...

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