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Five more police killed in ambush as violence climbs in Guanajuato

This Friday, an ambush on Guanajuato State Public Security Forces resulted in the killing of at least five elements. The attack took place during the first hours of the day in Salamanca, a city where until three years ago, was far from the terror of drug violence. The criminals ambushed the unit where the troops...
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Wave of violence in Guanajuato left 51 police officers killed in the first half of 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the distancing measures, and the closure of public places due to the measures adopted by the National Day of Sana Distancia, the violence in Guanajuato remained active, as the state registered more than fifty police killings. During the first six months of 2020, the state governed by Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo...
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Judge orders suspension to Section 1 of the Maya Train

A Judge of the Second District of Amparo and Federal Criminal Trials of the state of Chiapas ruled in favor of the Ch’ol de Palenque, Salto de Agua and Ocosingo communities, ordering the definitive suspension of section 1 of the Maya Train. This legal ruling will remain in effect until the national health crisis caused...
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Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico

A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least two people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said one person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Huatulco, Oaxaca. Otherwise he said reports were of...
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Fifteen killed in brutal attack on indigenous village in Oaxaca

Assailants killed 15 inhabitants of an indigenous village in southern Mexico that has been plagued by local disputes, authorities said on Monday, in one of the most brutal attacks to shake the countryside in recent years. State prosecutors in the state of Oaxaca said the bodies of 13 men and two women were identified as...
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Mexico’s confirms 4,577 new coronavirus infections and 759 deaths today

On the 22nd day of the return to the “new normal”, a strategy that aims to achieve the orderly, and gradual reopening of the economic, social and educational life of Mexico, the Ministry of Health (SSa) reported on the progress of the epidemic by COVID-19 in the country. According to the data from the agency,...
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COVID-19 takes another 1,044 Mexican lives today

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Sunday, June 21, that the number of cases accumulated by the new coronavirus in Mexico is 180,545, adding 5,343 new cases today, and also reported that the number of deaths related to this disease is 21,825, with 1,044 Mexican lives lost today. It should be remembered that the...
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Mexican cartel chief threatens government after mother’s detention

Through social networks, José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, alias “El Marro”, leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, sent a threatening video message addressed to the “government”, and also to his criminal rival Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, “El Mencho” of the Jalisco Cartel. “I’m going to be a stone in your shoe. I’m going to blow...
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Death of trans doctor in Mexico sparks new fears over LGBT+ violence

Mexican authorities said on Friday they were investigating the death of a leading transgender health advocate whose body was found dumped by a motorway, reigniting fears over the safety of trans people in the country. Elizabeth Montano, a transgender doctor who worked at the Mexican Social Security Institute, had been reported missing for nearly 10...
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Another 75 bags of human remains found in Jalisco

The Prosecutor of the Mexican state of Jalisco found three new clandestine graves with 75 bags with human remains on Sunday and began to work to identify the bodies. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, after assuming the Presidency at the end of last year, recognized the damage caused, especially in the last decade of violence, and...
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