Category: Mexico

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Jan
2021

Mexico’s President Says He’s Willing To Give WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange AsylumMexico’s President Says He’s Willing To Give WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Asylum

Mexico is willing to provide Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, charged with espionage against the U.S., political asylum, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced in a press conference Monday. Obrador also welcomed British judge Vanessa Baraitser’s ruling the same day that they denied the U.S.’ request to extradite Assange to face charges of conspiring to […]

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Dec
2020

Tower Of Skulls, Remains Of Human Sacrifice Found In Mexico Archaeological DigTower Of Skulls, Remains Of Human Sacrifice Found In Mexico Archaeological Dig

December 11, 2020 8:21 PM ET Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced Friday that archaeologists have uncovered new sections of a tower of skulls from the Aztec era. The archaeological team unearthed the facade and eastern side of the tower and 119 human skulls, according to a report from the Guardian. The […]

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Dec
2020

Yet Another Journalist Shot, Killed By Drug Cartels For Taking Photos Of Their VictimsYet Another Journalist Shot, Killed By Drug Cartels For Taking Photos Of Their Victims

December 11, 2020 6:35 PM ET Journalist Jamie Castano Zacarias was killed after taking pictures of dead bodies left on the side of the road in the Mexican state of Zacatecas, The Guardian reported. Zacarias reportedly found the bodies Wednesday morning after reports of a fight between drug cartels in Jerez. #MEXICO: CPJ is distressed […]

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Dec
2020

Multiple Illegal Immigrants With Serious Crime Convictions Arrested In Texas: CBPMultiple Illegal Immigrants With Serious Crime Convictions Arrested In Texas: CBP

Over 20 illegal immigrants, including some with prior deportations, criminal histories, and gang affiliations, were arrested within a 24-hour period near Laredo, Texas, officials announced Thursday. The arrests were part of a “troubling trend” of agents detaining large groups of illegal immigrants, including finding detainees with significant criminal histories, according to Customs and Border Protection […]

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Nov
2020

US Drops Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering Charges Against Former Mexican GeneralUS Drops Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering Charges Against Former Mexican General

The United States has dropped all charges against the former Mexican Secretary of Defense General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, deciding to return the general to Mexican authorities in a surprise move by the Trump Administration. Cienfuegos Zepeda, who led the Mexican Army’s counter-narcotic efforts under the administration of Enrique Peña, was apprehended at the Los Angeles […]

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Nov
2020

Mass Grave Found Near Border, Thought To Be Linked To Cartel Rivalries: ReportMass Grave Found Near Border, Thought To Be Linked To Cartel Rivalries: Report

At least 11 bodies were found in unmarked graves with suspected links to Mexican cartel rivalries three hours southwest of El Paso, Texas, according to the Border Report on Monday. The 11 bodies were found in a farming community near Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the northwest Chihuahua corridor by Mexican federal police, the National Guard, […]

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Nov
2020

Designer In France Apologizes After Mexican Government Accuses Her Of Stealing Their TraditionsDesigner In France Apologizes After Mexican Government Accuses Her Of Stealing Their Traditions

A French fashion designer who was rebuked by the Mexican government has apologized after allegedly appropriating indigenous designs and selling them with a steep price tag, numerous sources reported. Isabel Marant apologized after Mexico’s culture ministry questioned the designer’s use of what appeared to resemble elements from the Purepecha people of the Michoacán state, according […]

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Nov
2020

Mexican Journalist Shot And Killed While Investigating Human RemainsMexican Journalist Shot And Killed While Investigating Human Remains

Israel Vásquez Rangel, a 31-year-old journalist from Mexico, was shot dead Monday in Guanajuato while investigating human remains found on the side of a road in Salamanca. Vásquez Rangel, a reporter at El Salmantino, arrived at the crime scene before authorities did, according to BBC. However, by the time authorities arrived, Vásquez Rangel was critically […]

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