El Marro’s father and brother could control the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel

Sunday, August 2, federal and state authorities announced El Marro’s arrest. Now, Juan Rodolfo Yépez Godoy and Rodolfo Yépez Ortiz, his father and brother, could take over the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel and continue the turf war the local cartel launched against the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG) in Guanajuato. Federal forces and More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Mexican army arrests drug lord in losing battle against increasingly violent cartels

The Mexican Army and state security forces captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a notorious drug gang leader blamed for helping fuel a surge in violence that has severely tested the government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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The cartel war that transformed peaceful Guanajuato into one of Mexico’s deadliest states

Word spread quickly hereafter gunfire erupted at a neighborhood drug rehab center. Natalia Acosta Medina bolted from her patio, sprinted through the muddy streets, and climbed the stairs of the two-story facility. More More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Mexico Supreme Court rejects state’s bid to decriminalize abortion

Mexico’s Supreme Court has rejected a landmark injunction on abortion rights across the country. The case revolved around an injunction granted in the eastern state of Veracruz, which would have effectively More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Getting sick from COVID-19: Every Mexican’s nightmare

Mexicans sell their houses, cars, and get into debt to take care of themselves. The high price of private medical care begins with the COVID-19 test.  MEXICO CITY (El Financiero) – A patient’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Mexico’s Covid-19 death figures only cover 25% of real deaths, scientist says

MEXICO CITY – Based on data from the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control (CENAPRECE) on the increase in deaths in 2020, mathematician Raúl Rojas, determined that to know the real More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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U.S. prosecutor asks judge not to release César Duarte on bond

A U.S. prosecutor asked a federal judge in Miami, which is handling César Duarte’s extradition case, not to release him on bond because he poses a “flight risk.” In Mexico, former Chihuahua Governor More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Mexico City bans treatments to “cure homosexuality”

Psychologists, doctors, and religious groups that administer conversion therapies to gays and lesbians will face sentences of up to five years in prison. “After hours on the road, they stopped in the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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20 young businessmen kidnapped in Puerto Vallarta

The group, originally from Guanajuato, was traveling in off-road vehicles through the Western Sierra of Jalisco. PUERTO VALLARTA Mexico (Agencies) – According to reports, the group conformed mostly of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Cervantino International Festival will hold its first-ever online edition

The 48th edition of the Cervantino International Festival (FIC) has been canceled due to the COVID-19. Instead, it will be held in an online format from October 14 through 18 “to protect the integrity of More...