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Gunmen burst into a bar in the Caribbean resort city of Cancun and opened fire, killing five people and wounding five more, authorities said Saturday. Quintana Roo state prosecutors said in a statement that the attack took place in a club called La Kuka, which is located on a main avenue in central Cancun about...
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Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked escape with his mistress through a tunnel. Guzman faced a drumbeat of drug-trafficking and...
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In the mountains of Mexico’s tropical sierra, an ever-growing expanse of pink poppy flowers has pushed prices so low for opium paste, the gummy raw ingredient of heroin, that farmer Santiago Sanchez worries how he will feed and clothe his family. The area of Mexico that illegally farms opium poppies grew by more than one-fifth...
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An American anarchist who went by the name John Galton was shot dead at his home in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, sending shivers through a tightknit anti-establishment community of expatriates that organizes events in the violence-torn retreat with seminars on topics such as how to make money via cryptocurrencies. A woman describing herself as...
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A teacher and at least 22 elementary students were taken hostage by a subject who was allegedly under the influence. According to police authorities, the event took place on Thursday morning, when an individual entered the private school ‘Hispanoamericano’, located in the town of Pontoroque, in the municipality of Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, about 15...
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Victims of domestic abuse in Mexico City will be given panic alarms as part of government efforts to combat growing rates of violence against women in a country where on average more than seven women are killed by men every day. Authorities aim to hand out key rings with a global positioning system (GPS) tracking...
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Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people. More than 85 other people on Saturday were listed as missing as relatives of the deceased and onlookers gathered around the scene of carnage....
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The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) attached to the Puerto Vallarta Substation, reported today that an investigation has been opened against those who are responsible for a plantation with 17 thousand bushes of marijuana and an enervating dryer. Elements of the State Police informed the federal prosecutor that when conducting routine inspections and surveillance tours of...
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During December 2018, 73.7% of Mexicans over 18 years of age felt unsafe in the place where they live, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety (ENSU), conducted by INEGI. This represents a 1.2% reduction compared to September 2018, when the percentage was 74.9%. This percentage is the lowest since June 2017, when...
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The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers. About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the Agua Caliente border crossing Tuesday...
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Sixteen days after its opening, the Bilingual Public Prosecutor’s Office of the State Prosecutor’s Office already has 11 investigative folders for crimes such as robbery, fraud, loss of documents and intentional injuries, such as the one that occurred last weekend, an American foreigner who was injured after having a fight with a fellow citizen. The...
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The Mexican government has pledged to put guards at some 370 illegal crossing points along the country’s southern border with Guatemala. The crossings “will be guarded and controlled to prevent the entry of undocumented people,” Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero said Monday. Currently, migrants cross along almost the entire length of the Usumacinta and Suchiate...
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From January 1, 2019, all cars traveling on federal roads and bridges are required to have civil liability insurance, which is known as damages to third parties, otherwise, they will be subject to fines ranging from 2,000 to 4,100 pesos. The provision arose from the reform of the Law of Roads, Bridges and Federal Motor...
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For some time now, President Donald Trump has been encouraging people to think of Mexico as a portal for international terrorists who “pour” into the U.S. Except, he says, for 10 who were recently caught by the U.S.: “These are very serious people.” These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump...
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Mexico’s top security official said Wednesday the government will close off illegal entries at its southern border with Guatemala, but didn’t say how the country plans to do it. Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero also said the migrant caravans that crossed the southern border in October “is no longer an issue.” “Do you know why...
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