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Corruption

Sharp uptick in violence in Chilpancingo prompts public response

08/03/2023 (written by vmateoszuniga) –Chilpancingo, Guerrero has recently been at the center of national discourse regarding violence in Mexico in the wake of a sharp increase in crime. The wave …

Crime and Violence

Community autodefensas leader, Hipólito Mora, murdered in organized crime attack

07/24/2023 (written by ksoliscorrales)– On June 29th, 2023, authorities identified the body of Hipólito Mora, a lime farmer and one of the last surviving leaders/founders of Las Autodefensas de La …

Crime and Violence

Six killed in IED attack in Tlajomulco, Jalisco

07/17/2023 (written by vmateoszuniga) – Last Wednesday, seven improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were detonated in Tlajomulco, Jalisco in a coordinated attack against the state’s prosecutor’s office. The attack led to …

Crime and Violence

Joint U.S.-Mexico operation takes down border fentanyl trafficking network

07/13/2023 (written by vmateoszuniga) –The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the results of a successful Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces operation in the Nogales, Sonora border region. The …

Crime and Violence

Mother Searching For Missing Son Murdered in San Miguel Octopan

05/16/2023 (written by abrizuela) – On April 6, 2020, José Luis Apaseo, son of Teresa Magueyal, disappeared from the town of Celaya, Guanajuato, after leaving his home to buy groceries for …

Justice in Mexico

Remembering Alejandro Hope

05/15/2023 (written by jcarrillo) – The Justice in Mexico team mourns the loss of Alejandro Hope, a prominent scholar of criminal justice reform regarding Mexico and security analyst of Mexico.  Hope …

Crime and Violence

U.S. Department of Justice Cracks Down on the Sinaloa Cartel Amidst Fentanyl Crisis

05/09/2023 (written by abrizuela) – On April 14, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a sweeping array of charges against 28 powerful members of the Sinaloa cartel. (El Pais) The …

Human Rights and Civil Society

A Mexican delegation traveled to Washington D.C. in support of bilateral cooperation to fight fentanyl and firearms trafficking

05/03/2023 (written by jcarrillo) – On April 12th, a Mexican delegation led by Rosa Icela Rodríguez, the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection (Secretaria de Seguridad y Protección Ciudadana), visited …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Fire breaks out at migrant detention center in Ciudad Juárez

04/17/2023 (written by jcarrillo) – On March 27th, a fire at the National Institute of Migration (INM), in Ciudad Juárez, broke out after detained migrants protested their deportation within a …

Crime and Violence

Increasing Violence in the Tourist Zones of Acapulco during Easter Break

04/07/2023 (written by abrizuela) – Three deadly shootings have taken place in Acapulco this past week, marking a turbulent beginning to Holy Week. Acapulco is one of the most popular …

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