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Morelos State Attorney Accused of Covering up Femicide

By KELIN DILLON On Monday, Nov. 7, Mexican anti-corruption officials and Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum accused the Morelos Attorney General’s Office of covering up the murder of 27-year-old Ariadna López, whose lifeless body was found on a highway in Morelos last week. López reportedly disappeared from the Mexican capital’s trendy Condesa neighborhood on the evening of Oct. 30 after

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October Makes Mexico’s Most Violent Month of 2022

By KELIN DILLON Only weeks after hactivist group Guacamaya revealed to the public that 72 percent of Mexico is under control of organized crime groups, Mexico experienced its most violent month of the year yet, registering 2,481 intentional homicides throughout Oct. 2022. A total of 92 intentional murders were committed on Monday, Oct. 31 alone, says information publicized by Mexico’s

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Tláhuac and Tepito Cartels Orchestrate Trafficking of Women in Mexico City

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico City-based criminal organizations Tepito Union and the Tláhuac Cartel currently control the trafficking of persons for sexual purposes and prostitution on the streets of the country’s capital, revealed a joint report by Mexico’s Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) and the Attorney General’s Office (FGR). These groups have allegedly managed to venture into the trafficking of women

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Chamber of Deputies Approves PRIMor Reform to Extend Army on Streets

By MARK LORENZANA The plenary session of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, approved the reform — jointly initiated by legislators of the centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) — to extend the Armed Forces on the streets until 2028 for public-security tasks. There were 339 votes in favor of the

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