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The Texas Tribune: Mexico’s New Approach to Curbing Drug Violence
[caption id="attachment_69243" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas TribuneA United States Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Paso del Norte International Bridge between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.[/caption] NUEVO ...
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Mexican Cartel Boss Arrested In Connection With Massacre
Army troops arrested the man who reputedly runs the Gulf drug cartel’s operation in the central city of San Luis Potosi, Mexico’s defense department said Friday. Mauricio Ramirez Tamez, who was ...
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By the Numbers: Mexico Saw More Than 27,000 Murders in 2011
Mexico registered 27,199 murders in 2011, or 24 per 100,000 people, the highest number since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, ...
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77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers
Army troops rescued 77 illegal immigrants who were being held captive at a house in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and arrested two people ...
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Mexico cartel attacks on press take toll on drug war coverage
The Los Angeles Times The responses by the two news outlets that came under siege, leaving staffers shaken but unhurt, have been markedly different. El Mañana newspaper in the border city of ...
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Mexican Arrested for Smuggling Immigrants Via Chartered Planes
A Mexican citizen was accused of being part of a sophisticated operation that hid undocumented immigrants and sent them into the country’s interior on board chartered airplanes. Federal prosecutor Kenneth Magidson ...
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Bomb in car kills two policemen in northern Mexico
(Reuters) - An explosive device blew up a car in the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Victoria on Tuesday, killing two policemen and injuring another four in an attack that ...
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Brothers Accused Of Smuggling Hundreds In Official Vehicles
SAN DIEGO -- Raul Villarreal was long a public face of the Border Patrol, frequently appearing on television news as an agency spokesman and acting as a dangerous human smuggler ...
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FARC Smuggle Explosives into Cities via Ecuador Border: Police
Colombian police have identified routes along the Ecuadorian border they say are used by the FARC to smuggle high-grade explosives into major Colombian cities. According to La Hora, the Revolutionary Armed ...