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Homicide Rates in Mexican Border Cities Much Higher than in US Counterparts

By MARK LORENZANA A few days after U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar warned that growing insecurity across a number of Mexican states could have a negative impact on foreign investment in the country, Mexican daily newspaper Reforma released a report on Sunday, Aug. 28, detailing the contrasting homicide rates between cities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, based

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On the Mark: Valdez Drops WBC Title in Lopsided Bout against Stevenson

By MARK LORENZANA “I want to be one of the greatest Mexican fighters of all time.” This was the confident answer of Óscar Valdez Jr. — a two-time Olympian who represented Mexico in Beijing 2008 and again in London in 2012 — when asked at a pre-fight interview before his scheduled bout against World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight champion

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US Court Orders Biden’s Rollback of Title 42 Halted

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF >A U.S. judge late Monday, April 25, ruled in favor of a string of Republican-led states seeking to prevent the Joe Biden administration from ending a pandemic-era immigration rule that prevents unvaccinated migrants from entering the United States. Title 42, which was put into effect under former U.S. President Donald Trump in March 2020,

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Brandon Moreno Becomes Mexico’s First UFC Champion

By KELIN DILLON Tijuana native Brandon Moreno achieved history on the night of Saturday June 12, when he defeated Brazilian Deiveson Figueiredo in the Ultimate Fighting Club’s (UFC) flyweight division championship, becoming the first Mexican to ever hold a UFC title. Figuieredo and Moreno previously faced off for the belt in December 2020, with the even-handed fight resulting in a

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