Tag archive for ‘Crime’
By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, April 5th, 2020
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Suspected cartel shootout leaves 19 dead in Chihuahua, Mexico

MADERAS, CHIHUAHUA (Reuters) – A shootout between suspected drug cartel hitmen has killed 19 people in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, the state government said on Saturday April 4th, in one of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Apaseo el Alto mayor seeks answers to husband’s killing

APASEO EL ALTO, Guanajuato, Mexico (Reuters) – After her husband was shot dead while running for mayor of Apaseo el Alto in central Mexico in 2018, Maria del Carmen Ortiz took over his campaign and, pushing More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Mexico speeds up extraditions of cartel bosses to U.S.

MEXICO CITY, March 2 (Reuters) – The government of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has stepped up extraditions of suspected drug cartel leaders to the United States, official data show, as Washington More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Violence, industry and tourism co-exist in Guanajuato state

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industrial heartland More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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2 Colombians and 2 Mexicans slain in Puebla

MEXICO CITY – Two Colombian exchange students, a Mexican student and an Uber driver have been found slain in central Mexico after they attended Carnival celebrations, officials said on Monday Feb. 24th. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Canadian citizen brutally attacked at resort in Tulum

What was meant to be a Mexican vacation with family and friends took a nightmarish turn for Ottawa’s Lexie York. On her first night at the Grand Bahia Principe resort in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico; York More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Violent weekend leaves 13 dead in Michoacan

A total of 13 people were shot dead, including a police officer, in different violent events related to drug cartels’ activity, in Michoacán. The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) of Michoacán More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Canadian woman found dead inside home in Mexico City’s Colonia Roma

A 42-year-old woman of Canadian origin was found dead at an address located in Mexico City’s Roma Norte neighborhood, Cuauhtemoc mayor’s office, according to the Attorney General’s Office. Alleged More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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“Anarchists” injure a police officer and a paramedic during the October 2 march

Protesters commemorated the 51st anniversary of the student massacre of 1968 in Tlatelolco, CDMX. Demonstrators held a march this afternoon from the Plaza de las Tres Culturas to the Zócalo during the 51st More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Governor of Michoacán denies vigilante movement has reignited in the state

MEXICO CITY (AP) — State and local officials in western Mexico disputed Monday whether the old vigilante “self-defense” movement has re-awakened, or whether recent confrontations are just turf battles More...