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Crime and Violence

Six Arrested in Cancun After Alleged Killing of Eight People

02/29/2024 (written by cahtoong) – On February 12, six suspects were arrested in Cancun after killing and dismembering five people, and dumping three bodies in a shallow grave. According to …

Crime and Violence

Violence in Chiapas Disrupts Tourism

02/28/2024 (written by cahtoong) – According to El País, the state of Chiapas continues to grapple with issues related to drug trafficking and enduring attacks from the Sinaloa Cartel and …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Missing Persons Activist Killed in Tecate, Baja California

02/28/2024 (written by rthompson) – Angelita Meraz León, activist and president of the collective Unión y Fuerza por nuestros Desaparecidos (Unity and Strength for our Disappeared People) in Tecate, was …

Crime and Violence

Fear Rises Amidst the Upcoming 2024 Election

02/12/2024 (written by cahtoong) – As election season approaches in Mexico, analysts fear that the 2024 election will be the most violent in the country’s history. According to Mike Ballard, …

Crime and Violence

Especially Dangerous Week for Journalists in Mexico

12/13/2023 (written by tfaris) – According to Reporters Without Borders, eleven journalists were killed in 2022 in Mexico, accounting for 20% of journalists killed in the world in 2022 in …

Crime and Violence

Violence Against Police Officers Continues in 2023

12/01/2023 (written by tfaris) – On Monday morning, November 13th, Carlos Manuel Flores Amezcua, deputy operational director of the Zapopan Municipal police, was killed in a cafe in Zapopan in …

Corruption

Extrajudicial Killing of Students From 13 Years Ago Finally Gets a Sentence

11/16/2023 (written by tfaris) – Two students at the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey) Javier Francisco Arredondo Verdugo and Jorge Antonio Mercado Alonso were killed 13 years ago on …

Crime and Violence

First Non-Binary Electoral Magistrate Killed in Mexico

11/15/2023 (written by lcalderon) – On Monday, November 13th, Magistrate Jesús Ociel Baena Saucedo (they/them) and their partner Dorian Daniel Nava Herrera were found dead inside their apartment. Baena’s body …

Crime and Violence

Spike in Migration Straining U.S.- Mexico Relations

10/19/2023 (written by tfaris) – According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), immigrant encounters, (the sum of all people not legally permitted to be in the United States and …

Crime and Violence

New Study Identifies Cartels as the Fifth Largest Employer in Mexico

10/10/2023 (written by tfaris) – On September 21st, the online research journal Science published a study providing many insightful details on the size and recruitment of cartels in Mexico. This …

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