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Crime and Violence

Mexican soldiers deployed to Aguililla to combat organized crime and cartel rivalry

03/09/22 (written by jcarrillo) – On February 8th, the Mexican Army made its way into the municipality of Aguililla, in the state of Michoacán for the first time since being …

Justice in Mexico

Justice in Mexico Hosts Webinar on Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

02/15/22 (written by rramos) – On February 4, 2022, Justice in Mexico, in collaboration with the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California, San Diego, hosted a webinar …

Crime and Violence

Canadian tourists murdered in shooting in Playa del Carmen

02/14/22 (written by jcarrillo) – Violence on the Mayan Riviera continues as two Canadian tourists were murdered in mid-January and another left hospitalized. The tourist hotspot has been experiencing an …

Crime and Violence

The Impact of State-level U.S. Legalization Initiatives on Illegal Drug Flows: New Working Paper

02/01/2022 (written by vmateoszuniga) – Justice in Mexico released its latest working paper “The Impact of State-level U.S. Legalization Initiatives on Illegal Drug Flows” by Vivian Mateos Zúñiga and David …

Crime and Violence

Attacks in Veracruz and Tijuana Signal Another Deadly Year for Journalists

01/20/22 (written by lcalderon) – The killings of two journalists in Veracruz and Tijuana during the first weeks of the year signals another deadly year for journalists in Mexico. Since …

Crime and Violence

Justice in Mexico releases 2021 Organized Crime and Violence in Mexico Report

10/22/21- (written by rramos)- Justice in Mexico has released the third edition of Organized Crime and Violence in Mexico, coordinated by Laura Y. Calderón, Kimberly Heinle, Rita E. Kuckertz, Octavio …

Crime and Violence

Totoaba Poaching Seizures Point to Increases in Environmental Crime

08/31/21 (written by rramos) – Officials from the federal Attorney General’s Office (Fiscalía General de la República, FGR) seized four properties in San Felipe, Baja California on August 12 after …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Slaying of Sonora Journalist Reignites Calls for More Protections

08/05/21 (written by rramos) – On July 22, journalist Ricardo Domínguez López was killed by a group of armed assailants in the parking lot of a shopping center in Guaymas, …

Crime and Violence

Former Top Official Implicated in Ayotzinapa Case Still Eluding Authorities

07/29/21 (written by rramos) – Authorities in Mexico continue to face difficulty in capturing Tomás Zerón de Lucio, the ex-director of the Criminal Investigation Agency (Agencia de Investigación Criminal, AIC) …

Crime and Violence

Mexico’s 2021 Elections Rocked By Political Violence

06/29/2021 (written by rramos) – Against the backdrop of a relatively high voter turnout and a mixed result for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s ruling leftist bloc, Mexico’s 2021 midterm …

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