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Yellow police tape lies on the road as federal agents work at a crime scene in the town in Mexico

Abducted mayor, officials in northern Mexico freed, governor says

The mayor of a small town in northern Mexico near the US border and a group of officials have reportedly been freed.

By REUTERS
15/10/2022

Gang shootout in northern Mexico leaves four dead - officials

Three members of the powerful Mexican Gulf Cartel are dead after a shootout and a car chase with law enforcement.

By REUTERS
24/10/2021

As asylum camp swells at US-Mexico border, Biden aide calls for patience

The Trump administration's protocols, in place since 2019, have pushed more than 65,000 asylum seekers back into Mexico to wait for their US court hearings.

By REUTERS
30/01/2021

Int'l groups offer Mexico help to probe suspected migrant massacre

Mexican and Guatemalan authorities have so far collected DNA samples from relatives of the suspected victims to determine whether the 19 bodies are those of a group of missing migrants.

By REUTERS
30/01/2021
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Mexican lawmakers take up sweeping cannabis legalization bill

Lawmakers are now rushing to try to meet a Dec. 15 deadline set by the Supreme Court for legalization aiming to remove the drug as a source of income for violent drug gangs.

By REUTERS
14/11/2020

Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab center

Mexican news network Milenio said seven people were also injured in the shooting at the facility in Guanajuato state.

By REUTERS
02/07/2020

Mexico's president orders military on streets to curb rising violence

Mexico's president has ordered the armed forces to tackle security on the streets for another four years.

By REUTERS
12/05/2020

Sixteen inmates killed in fight in Mexican prison

Security will be boosted at prisons in the state after the incident in the Varonil prison, which broke out around 2:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon, the government said.

By REUTERS
01/01/2020
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