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Unknown persons shot and killed a woman and wounded her 20-year-old son in the Lázaro Cárdenas neighborhood in the municipality of Puerto Vallarta. Neighbors in the area reported firearm shots inside a home and immediately saw two people running out who boarded a van with ‘Star TV’ logos and escaped. Shortly afterward, police and paramedics...
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On Wednesday afternoon, a lone individual with an explosive device tried to set fire to a truck parked outside of Plaza Villa Vallarta and everything indicates that it was addressed to the administrator, although the police are still investigating. Despite the device being of homemade quality, the elements of the Vallarta Public Security Bureau recognized...
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he was committed to helping curb illegal immigration after renewed Twitter criticism by U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, but he suggested it was an issue chiefly for the United States and Central America to address. Illegal immigration across the U.S. border has caused persistent bilateral tensions ever...
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A new migrant caravan of about 2,500 people was making its way through southern Mexico on Tuesday, headed for the U.S. border, facing greater heat — and a much cooler welcome — than last year’s caravans. The caravan walked past the city of Huixtla in the southern state of Chiapas on Monday, but police were...
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Mexican police and federal officials on Saturday detained 107 Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States in the border city of Reynosa, the government of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas said. Following a tip-off, state police intercepted a group of migrants who had been taken out of trucks in a western part of...
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A minor of about 5 years of age, was reported to 911 after being found walking in the streets with a chain and padlock locked at the waist. The police report indicates that at 09:21, María “N” reported in the streets of Joaquín Amaro and Francisco I. Madero in Las Juntas, there was a child...
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Mexico’s top security official said Tuesday that “security is deficient in practically the whole country,” after a large group of migrants went missing in northern Mexico. Public Safety Secretary Alfonso Durazo said the number of men pulled off a bus last week in the border state of Tamaulipas has been reported as anywhere between 19...
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Furious Venezuelans lined up to buy water and fuel on Sunday as the country endured a fourth day of a nationwide blackout that has left already-scarce food rotting in shops, homes suffering for lack of water and cell phones without reception. Authorities have managed to provide only patchy access to power since the outage began...
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At least 13 people were killed and another seven wounded in a shooting at a bar early on Saturday in Mexico’s violence-wracked Guanajuato state, local media reported. It was not immediately clear who committed the crime. Before sunrise, a group of armed men pulled up in three vans at the La Playa Men’s Club in...
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Expat911 is a smartphone app that was created to give you “peace of mind” while vacationing or living in Mexico. The Expat911 app allows you to report any type of emergency (Fire, Police or Ambulance /Medical) by simply clicking a button within the app downloaded on your smartphone. An English speaking, ExPat911 operator will be...
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A car chase and shootout through several streets of Puerto Vallarta came to an end without any fatalities, and two arrested. It was a call to 911 that alerted police about a Jeep truck parked on Francisco Villa Avenue in front of the PKDO Bar, upon the arrival of police, the driver of the car...
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The General Coordinator of Civil Protection of the State of Mexico, Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa, met with municipal presidents and transport companies, who expressed their willingness to participate in an evacuation in the event of greater activity at Popocatépetl. Due to the activity that the Popocatépetl Volcano has presented in the last days, they presented...
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Mexican government officials apologized on Monday to families of five youths killed after police kidnapped them and turned them over to a brutal drug gang, a rare instance of officials admitting the state’s culpability in such crimes. Relatives said the apology is the first official recognition the four boys and a girl were innocent victims...
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Two people are dead and three are wounded following a shooting in the Mexican resort of Cancun. Prosecutors in the Caribbean state of Quintana Roo say the shootings occurred at a house in a low-income neighborhood, far from the beachside hotel zone. The state prosecutor’s office said Monday that a pistol and drugs were seized...
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Elements of the Investigative Police of the State Prosecutor’s Office arrived at a property in Puerto Vallarta where they located five women and a 15-year old girl who reported they had been kidnapped. It is believed that the minor named, Jazmin, a foreigner, left her home about a week ago, during which time she sent...
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