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US Overlooked Rogue Drug War Officials in Mexico

Explosive accusations by US prosecutors that three former top Mexican security officials accepted millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa Cartel serve as...
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Mexico Opium Network Shines Light on Marginalized Poppy-Growing Communities

The fall in heroin prices in the United States and the devastating economic effect this has had on poppy-growing communities in Mexico has been widely discussed and...
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El Mencho’s Hospital Rare Example of Infrastructure Built by Mexico Cartels

Reports that the head of the Jalisco Cartel New Generation constructed a hospital, both for himself and local residents, is an actual concrete example of Mexico's...
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Mexico’s Navy May Accept Alleged Role in 2018 Border Kidnappings

Mexico’s Navy has welcomed recommendations from a human rights group to accept responsibility for a number of disappearances that occurred along the US-Mexico...
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Three Massacres Expose Weakness of Mexico’s ‘Catch-all’ Security Policy

Recent massacres in three different regions of Mexico have shown the importance of analyzing local power structures to understand the causes of...
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Map Links Mexico’s Femicide Crisis, Organized Crime

Mexico's longstanding femicide crisis has only worsened during the coronavirus lockdown, with the government coming in for severe criticism for its handling of...
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Warrants Breathe New Hope Into Mexico’s Unsolved Ayotzinapa Investigation

Authorities in Mexico have announced a fresh wave of arrest warrants against government officials for their alleged connection to the still unsolved disappearance...
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Mexico Oil Thieves Go Underground to Avoid Detection

Oil thieves in Mexico have diversified yet again and are now sidestepping security forces by utilizing hoses buried just out of sight under ground to transport...
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A Fractured System – Mexico’s Criminal Investigation Network

In 2015, Mexico City’s government launched an electronic system that would coordinate the work of police, experts and public ministries, to improve their...