Tag Archives: Cartels

Son of ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Released Unharmed After Kidnapping

When the son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán and five others were abducted from a restaurant on Mexico’s Pacific coast last week, analysts said revenge attacks would follow. The younger Guzmán is wanted by the U.S. for … Continue reading

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Pope Francis And Juárez: Latest Symbol Of Pope’s Focus On Latin America

JUAREZ, Chihuahua — The upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Mexico marks the sixth Latin American country Pope Francis will have visited since his pontificate began in 2013. Francis will be visiting the border city of Juárez, a city recreating … Continue reading

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‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Escapes From Authorities, But Suffers Injuries

Joaquín Guzmán became Mexico’s most wanted drug trafficker after he escaped from a maximum-security prison. Authorities said they had found Guzmán but he escaped again.

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Iguala Murders Present A Slight Opening For Mexican Border Media

Outrage over the alleged alliance between police, politicians and organized crime in the murders of 43 college teaching students continues in Mexico. In parts of Mexico, the killings appear to be translating into a slightly more robust media in a … Continue reading

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As Outrage over Iguala Continues, Mexican President Calls for Police Reform

Mexico’s president wants to change his country’s constitution to replace local police with state police. He also wants legal authority to take over municipal governments infiltrated by organized crime. But ongoing protests and recent polls suggest Mexicans aren’t convinced the change will make a difference. The move … Continue reading

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Mexico Marks Día De La Revolución: Patriotism, Protest And Revulsion

Mexico has marked the 104th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. This year, the day was transformed into a platform for nationwide protests. Anguish is mounting over the government’s response to the murders of 43 college students in September. A mayor in … Continue reading

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