Ottawa woman recounts horrifying attack in Tulum hotel room

CTV Ottawa News.- For 29-year-old Ottawa native Lexie York, a pleasant evening at a Cancun area resort last week, turned into a violent brush with death that changed her life forever. York was viciously attacked in her hotel room . Police have charged a man she met earlier that night, with a group of couples in the lobby of her resort. “I More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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AMLO’s approval falls ten percent due to gang violence

Support for Mexico’s president has fallen some ten percentage points during a surge in gang-related violence, a poll showed on Friday, just as the U.S. ambassador voiced concern about “parallel government” More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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There is a parallel ‘narco-government’ in different parts of Mexico – Christopher Landau

“If we don’t fight organized crime together now, it’s going to get much worse” said U.S. ambassador Christopher Landau during a symposium at Tecnológico de Monterrey. MONTERREY, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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AMLO said that the Maya indigenous people will decide on the Maya Train, but tenders are already scheduled for December

Construction plans for the Maya train, the 1,452km passenger and freight rail line planned to connect five states in the southeast of Mexico, will be put to public consultation with indigenous communities in rural More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Huachicoleros have diversified into extortion in Guanajuato

InSightCrime.org.- While the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel has faced the brunt of the Mexican government’s war against oil theft, it has used its remaining clout in the state of Guanajuato to fall back on another More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Mexico makes arrests in last week’s massacre of 3 women, 6 children

exico has made an unspecified number of arrests in last week’s massacre of three women and six children of dual U.S-Mexican nationality in the north of the country, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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The people will decide on the Maya Train project: AMLO

On Sunday November 10th, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador declared that there will be a public consultation next month, to continue with the construction of the Maya Train in Southeast Mexico or discard More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Researchers didn’t think humans attacked mammoths – until they uncovered a trap in Mexico

At least 14 skeletons of woolly mammoths have been discovered in Mexico in pits apparently built by human hunters to trap and kill the huge animals some 15,000 years ago, according to Mexico’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Descendants meet in Mexico on 500th anniversary of conquest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Descendants of Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés and Aztec emperor Moctezuma met Friday Nov. 8 in Mexico City to mark the 500th anniversary of their forebearers’ first encounter. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Poll says AMLO’s popularity hits lowest ebb after security setbacks

MEXICO CITY, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has slipped to its lowest level since he took office nearly a year ago, dragged down by security lapses, a tracking More...