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Netflix Prison Case Goes to Mexican Supreme Court

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Three Mexican men who were sentenced to 50 years in prison in a trial allegedly full of irregularities, documented by Netflix in its production “Reasonable Doubt,” are about to be set free as a result of the streaming platform. After the documentary was aired in Mexico, the Mexican Supreme Court (SCJN) has ordered the release of Héctor

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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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Head of CJNG who Unleashed Panic in Zapopan Arrested

By MARK LORENZANA Ricardo Mejía Berdeja, Mexican Undersecretary of Public Security, announced on Wednesday, Oct. 13, that César Augusto “N,” alias El Gafe — the alleged leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) involved in the shooting at a shopping center in Zapopan, Jalisco, on the afternoon of Oct. 2 — was arrested. In a press conference, Mejía Berdeja explained that El

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Mexican National Guard Linked to Robbery, Extortion

By MARK LORENZANA Acts of extortion, robbery, abuse of authority and even links to organized crime have allegedly been identified within the ranks of the Mexican National Guard (GN). According to a report from the Internal Affairs Unit (UAI) of the GN, which was obtained by Mexican daily newspaper Reforma, from the beginning of 2019 until April 2022, 8,656 anonymous

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Armed Group Interrogate, Release Municipal Police Officers

By MARK LORENZANA A group of armed men subdued and interrogated what is presumed to be four police officers from the municipality of Concepción de Buenos Aires in the Mexican state of Jalisco, who they recorded and forced to confess alleged links with the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG). The video, which has since been circulated on social media networks,

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