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Massacres in Mexico Keep on Rising under AMLO’s Watch

By MARK LORENZANA Six people were killed and at least eight more were injured after armed men stormed a family party in the early-morning hours of Sunday, July 10, in León, the most populous city of the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, local authorities reported. Individuals on board two motorcycles arrived, started shooting and then promptly fled the scene. Among

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Footwear Expo Set to Open in León, Guanajuato

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS The 86th edition of Sapica, Mexico’s largest footwear and leather goods expo, is set to open at the Poliforum in the central city of León, Guanajuato, on March 8, with more than 2,000 shoe brands participating. León is Mexico’s shoe-making capital, producing about 80 percent of all footwear made in the country. The three-day event, which is

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13 Killed, 10 Injured in Jalisco Van Crash

XINHUA  At least 13 people were killed and 10 injured when a passenger van crashed in the Central Mexican state of Jalisco on Saturday, Jan. 29, local authorities reported. The Jalisco Civil Protection and Fire Department said on Twitter that the vehicle was transporting tourist personnel and overturned at Kilometer 35 of the Leon-Aguascalientes highway in the municipality of Lagos

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Liga MX Hit With 177 Million Peso Sanction

By KELIN DILLON A total of 17 teams from Liga MX, Mexico’s top football division, were hit with sanctions of 177.6 million pesos by the Federal Economic Competition Commission (Cofece) for alleged monopolistic practices and putting a salary cap on the league’s women’s vision. The clubs sanctioned include América, Pachuca, Mazatlán, Guadalajara, Santos Laguna, Tigres, Toluca, Pumas, Monterrey, Necaxa, Atlante

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The Runway Rundown

Sapica Does Its Best To Fill Its Own Shoes By KELIN DILLON Sapica’s 84th edition begins today. Tuesday, March 9, from León, Guanajuato, showcasing the latest and greatest in shoe design from Mexico’s footwear capital in a blended in-person and virtual conference that has adapted to the worldwide covid-19 pandemic. The event will be held, as usual, in Poliforum León,

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