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108 Rescued in Mexican Human Trafficking Bust

Mexican authorites rescued 108 undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, including 33 minors, who had traveled northward seeking work and...
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‘Familia Michoacana’ Offers ‘Truce’ with Authorities

The drug trafficking organization known as the Familia Michoacana distributed a series of flyers and hung banners throughout the state last week offering a truce...
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Officials Fear Increase in Violence After Gulf Cartel Leader’s Death

Officials in the Mexican government fear an increase in violence in the northeastern border region, following the death of Gulf cartel leader Ezequiel Cárdenas...
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Veracruz Mayor-Elect Found Dead

Authorities found the bodies of a mayor elect and two people who were accompanying him in Oaxaca state just hours after they were abducted from a restaurant by...
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Calderón Critized by Press Association

At the annual assembly of the Inter-American Press Association, journalists from all over Latin America released a joint statement condemning Mexican president...
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‘Tony Tormenta,’ Leader of Gulf Cartel, Dies After 6-Hour Battle in Matamoros

Mexican authorities on Friday announced that after a six-hour firefight in the northern city of Matamoros, they had killed Antonio Ezequiel Cárdenas Guillén,...
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Mass Grave Found in Acapulco, Linked to Tourist Disappearances

After the mysterious disappearance of twenty men apparently on vacation in Acapulco, Guerrero more than five weeks ago, Mexican officials have discovered a mass...
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Calderón: US Must Stop Flow of Dirty Money, Guns

Speaking at the opening ceremony of a newly-constructed border checkpoint in northern Sonora on Friday, Mexican President Felipe Calderón stressed the...
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45 Members of ‘La Familia Michoacana’ Arrested in Atlanta Bust

In a dramatic police crackdown last Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia, US officials arrested 45 people suspected of distributing drugs for the Familia Michoacana crime...