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Murders in Mexico hit record as Lopez Obrador seeks justice system reform

Mexico suffered its worst year for homicides in 2019, with a record 34,582 victims, official data showed on Monday, underscoring the challenge President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces while waging war on drug cartels. Lopez Obrador assumed the presidency in December 2018 pledging to pacify the country with a less confrontational approach to security, but...
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Game cancelled at Jalisco Stadium due to homophobic shouts

The Jalisco Stadium became the first of Mexican football venues banned because of homophobic screams. The punishment of a match by the Disciplinary Commission was announced on Monday, so Jalisco Atlas must play its next MX League match, against Xolos de Tijuana on January 31, behind closed doors. The punishment was reached for the first...
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Cold front brings snow to Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano

The arrival of cold front number 32 has caused low temperatures in several parts of Mexico, even covering Popocatepetl volcano in white due to heavy snowfall in Puebla. Through social networks, SKyAlert shared a series of photographs in which you can see the snow-covered Popocatepetl volcano, due to the heavy snowfall in Puebla that occurred...
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50 million people participated in “macrosimulacro” earthquake in Mexico

An estimated 50 million people participated in a “macrosimulacro” of an earthquake exceeding 7.0 in intensity in Mexico City and major cities across the country, said the head of Security and Citizen Protection, Alfonso Durazo. The large-scale simulation serves to test plans and response programs of the different instances against earthquakes that may put the...
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Migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico

More than 3,500 Central Americans had poured into Guatemala by Friday in U.S.-bound gatherings known as caravans, officials said, posing a headache for the leaders of Guatemala and Mexico amid fierce U.S. pressure to curb migration. President Donald Trump has repeatedly urged the region to prevent such groups of migrants reaching Mexico’s border with the...
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Can’t sell your presidential plane? Mexico mulls raffle instead

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday floated the idea of raffling off his predecessor’s $130 million jet after the government’s efforts to sell the plane over the past year came to nothing. Mexico has yet to find a buyer for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which the leftist Lopez Obrador has cast as a...
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United States could export tons of plastic waste to Mexico

Mexico faces the risk of receiving thousands of tons of contaminated and dirty plastics, mainly from the United States. This is due to the decision of the Chinese government to close its borders to this type of waste, said Marisa Jacott, director of Common Borders and the “Burn Rubbish Kill” campaign. The risk arises because...
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Alleged leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel killed

The alleged leadre of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) known as ‘La Catrina’, María Guadalupe López Esquivel, was shot down by Mexican authorities in the Michoacan municipality of Tepalcatepec. The confrontation between the authorities and members of organized crime, among which was ‘La Catrina’, occurred on Friday, January 10, in the evening. In total,...
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Mexico on alert for group of Iranians who might seek to enter USA for acts of terrorism

Police units of Baja California and Sonora are on high alert status this Friday for the possible presence of Iranian citizens who could cross the border from Mexico for terrorist purposes. US Government sources confirmed that the alert is due to the fact that their intelligence agencies consider it viable that Iranian citizens with terrorist...
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Shooting at elementary school in Coahuila, Mexico

This morning, a minor from Colegio Cervantes de Torreón , located in Torreón, Coahuila, shot at his classmates. So far, there are reports that there are two dead and several injured. The child, who is reported to be in the sixth grade, also fired on his teacher and then himself. So far the official information...
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