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  • Mexico Re-Arrests Former Sinaloa Cartel Chief

    Mexican authorities announced that they have overturned the acquittal of former Sinaloa cartel leader Hector Luis Palma Salazar, who ruled the syndicate alongside his childhood friend Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman from the late 1980s until his arrest in 1995. 

  • Mexico Arrests Cartel Leader Who Threatened Government

    Authorities in Mexico have detained the leader of one of the country’s powerful criminal syndicates after he made threats against the government following the arrest of several of his family members last month.

  • Mexico’s AMLO Undeterred by Cartel Arms Video

    The president of Mexico has again refused to deploy the army against the country’s cartels, saying “evil must be confronted with good” in response to a showcasing of firepower by one criminal organisation in a video posted online.

  • To Introduce Modesty, Mexican President Sells His Plane

    Starting Tuesday, Mexicans can buy special national lottery tickets that will give them a chance to become one of the 100 owners of a luxurious presidential plane which President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has decided to get rid of in an effort to show modesty.

  • Mexico Crime Reaches Record High, New Government On Shaky Ground

    Organized crime-related killings in Mexico hit a record high according to a report that came one week after the newly elected Morena party, which promised to tackle corruption and organized crime, was accused of creating a fund that was allegedly used to buy votes.

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