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Can US jurisdiction reach too far?
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As US Prosecutes Foreign Crimes, How Far Can Its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Reach?

The sentencing of a Zetas cartel assassin in Texas is the latest example of US prosecutors applying extraterritorial jurisdiction to foreign nationals for crimes...
The aftermath of the Allende massacre
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Rights Groups Plea for International Criminal Court Assessment of Coahuila, Mexico Case

Human rights organizations in Mexico are calling for the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged crimes against humanity in the state of Coahuila, once...
Tomás Yarrington, former governor of Tamaulipas
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Mexico Ex-Governor Captured as PRI Tries to Clean Up Before Elections

A former Mexican governor accused of ties with organized crime has been captured in Italy, a sign that Mexico's ruling PRI party could be trying to clean up its act...
Veracruz Governor Miguel Yunes
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Violence in Veracruz as Cartels Adapt to New Political Dynamic

The new governor of the state of Veracruz in eastern Mexico is facing cartel wars and spiraling violence after succeeding the fugitive Javier Duarte. And the...
500 security elements were deployed in Puebla, Mexico
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Corruption, Oil Theft an Explosive Cocktail for Mexico State

Mexican authorities arrested local officials who they accused of aiding a criminal group's assassination of state investigators in the "Red Triangle," an area of...
Demonstrators march in opposition to violence against women
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Covering Violence Against Women: How We Miss the Bigger Story

In our March 9 Facebook Live podcast, Co-director Steven Dudley and Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello talked about how the media misses the bigger story when it...
Leticia Rodriguez, alias "Doña Lety," presumed leader of an independent cartel
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Violence in Mexico Tourism Corridor Reflects Evolving Criminal Trends

Official reports have revealed that recent outbreaks of violence in one of Mexico's main tourist areas could be due to clashes between an independent cartel and the...
500 Mexican troops will relocate to Ciudad Mier.
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Militarized Approach Continues as Mexico to Send 500 Troops to Border Town

Mexico's Defense Secretary says the army will send 500 soldiers to Ciudad Mier in the embattled state of Tamaulipas along the US-Mexico border, indicating that the...
Narcobanner linked to the Zetas
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Violence in Mexico’s Tourism Epicenter Points to Cartel Conflict

A recent wave of violence in Mexico's most important tourism corridor has sparked fears about new conflicts between drug cartels seeking to gain control over the...