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Mexico Ups Ante with Demands to US for García Luna Extradition

XINHUA Having won last month the first round of a legal faceoff with the United States — the return of the country’s former Defense Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos, who had been arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges in Los Angeles in October — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) upped the ante Monday, Dec. 7, by demanding the

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Former Mexican Defense Head Detained in US

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, Mexico’s former secretary of defense, was detained in the Los Angeles International Airport, along with his family, by U.S. Drug Enfrcement Agency (DEA) officials, along with his family, late Thursday, Oct. 15, on suspicion of drug traficking. Cienfuegos Zepeda, who served ias the country’s top military leader from 2012 to 2018,

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