Tag archive for ‘organized crime’
By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 5th, 2022

One more journalist was murdered in Mexico, this time in Zacatecas

A Mexican journalist was shot and killed in the central state of Zacatecas on Friday, March 4th, officials said, the latest in a string of assassinations of media workers this year that has piled criticism on President More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 27th, 2022

Former Comonfort police chief caught directing a criminal cell in the state of Guanajuato

Guanajuato.- The Attorney General of the State of Guanajuato captured and prosecuted the former Comonfort preventive policeman, H├ęctor Miguel “N”, leader of a criminal group, for the crime More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Ten shot dead in attack on Irapuato drug rehab center

(Reuters) – Ten men were killed on Saturday, June 6, when gunmen opened fire on a drug rehabilitation center in the Mexican city of Irapuato, the government of Guanajuato state said. Guanajuato, a More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Criminal groups in Mexico operate with greater impunity in the midst of a pandemic

Mexican criminal groups see the Covid-19 crisis as a great opportunity to gain more power. Close to 200 active criminal groups act as guardians and protectors of communities across Mexico, handing out aid More...