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Transparency & accountability

Michoacán mayor and four associates arrested for ties to Knights Templar Organization

10/29/14 (written by cmolzahn) — Another Michoacán mayor has been arrested and indicted for suspected ties to organized crime groups in that troubled state as fallout from the federal government’s …

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Justice in Mexico provides Continuing Legal Education lecture in Tennessee.

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Justice in Mexico’s Director David Shirk provided a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture on the “Drug War and Judicial Reform in Mexico” to the Office …

Crime and Violence

Former mayor found dead in Acultzingo, Veracruz

10/29/14 (written by ashoffner) — The body of former Mayor Cándido Morales Andrade of Acultzingo, Veracruz (2010-2013) was recently found floating in the Río Blanco. Morales, of the Party of …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Valor por Tamaulipas contributor tortured and killed

10/28/14 (written by otawka) — The death of Maria del Rosario Fuentes Rubio—an activist, journalist, and doctor that was kidnapped on Wednesday, October 15, 2014—has made national and international news. …

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Justice in Mexico participates in security workshop in Monterrey

On October 28, Justice in Mexico’s Coordinator participated at a workshop regarding security initiatives in different Mexican cities. The workshop gathered researches and experts from different institutions, such as the …

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Human Rights and Civil Society

Mexican activist, journalist killed during on-air radio program

10/27/14 (written by ggaona-hernandez) — A rather brazen and public attack on October 11 left another Mexican journalist and activist dead. The attack occurred on October 11 when two armed …

Crime and Violence

Suspected leader of the Gulf Cartel, “Comandante 103,” arrested in Texas

10/25/14 (written by rorosco) — The suspected leader of the Gulf Cartel (Cártel del Golfo, CDG), Juan Francisco Sáenz-Tamez also known as “Comandante 103,” “Metro 103,” and “Comandante Panochitas,” was …

Knights Templar leader
Crime and Violence

Alleged Knights Templar leader close to La Tuta arrested

10/21/14 (written by mrangel) — Federal and state officials delivered another blow to the Knights Templar Organization (Caballeros Templarios, KTO) with the arrest of alleged leader Mario Alberto “El Tucán” …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Investigation continues into kidnapping of 43 education students by municipal police in Iguala, Guerrero

10/20/14 (written by cmolzahn) — The state of Guerrero finds itself in a security crisis following the kidnapping of 43 education students in Iguala near the border with Morelos and …

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Crime and Violence

21 alleged human remains found in Ecatepec’s Grand Canal in Edomex

10/18/14 (written by ashoffner) — An investigation is underway to determine the story behind what is believed to be the skeletal remains of at least 21 bodies that were pulled …

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