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Criminal Arrest in Nuevo Laredo Prompts Violence, Citywide Closures

By KELIN DILLON A series of violent attacks purportedly perpetrated by local criminal groups in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, during the early morning of Monday, Nov. 28, caused numerous disruptions to the daily lives of the Mexican border city’s population – including the closure of Nuevo Laredo’s U.S. embassy, a strike by public transportation workers and the partial suspension of its

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Mexican Cartel Sponsors Chemical Degrees to Promote Fentanyl Production

By KELIN DILLON According to a new report from U.S. intelligence, Mexican cartels have begun sponsoring chemistry degrees for some of their members in an effort to expand fentanyl production, attempting to keep up with the high demand for the drug – which has now supposedly passed both heroin and cocaine in recreational use. The intel likewise revealed that these

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