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Homicide Rates in Mexican Border Cities Much Higher than in US Counterparts

By MARK LORENZANA A few days after U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar warned that growing insecurity across a number of Mexican states could have a negative impact on foreign investment in the country, Mexican daily newspaper Reforma released a report on Sunday, Aug. 28, detailing the contrasting homicide rates between cities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, based

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US Issues Travel Advisor for Six Mexican States

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory on Wednesday, Aug. 17, warning Americans not to visit six Mexican states — Zacatecas, Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas, due to recent violent events in the country. The Level 3 advisory, which recommends reconsidering any travel plans to the regions, the second-highest warning the State Department makes, also

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Violence, Terror Grip Mexican Border Cities

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Just two days after cartel violence wreaked mayhem in Mexico’s central states of Jalisco and Guanajuato, similar attacks gripped the country’s border city of Ciudad Juárez late Thursday, Aug. 11, leaving at least 11 people dead and six arrested, and Tijuana, on Friday, Aug. 12. Violence was also reported in the northern border towns of Mexicali, Rosarito

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North American Integration Means Foreign Direct Investment for Mexico

OPINION By MAGDALENA CARRAL Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* Over the past few years, investment conditions in Mexico have been increasingly questioned by analysts and the media, citing decisions such as the cancellation of the Constellation Brands plant in Mexicali and the Mexico City New International Airport that was being constructed in Texcoco. Is it possible that

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Aeroméxico Cancelations Cause Chaos in Mexico City Airport

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF A slew of multiple flight cancellations due to covid-19 infections of Aeroméxico flight attendants and pilots caused chaos at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) over the weekend, as thousands of passengers were left stranded. According to the Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco), between Friday, Jan. 7, and Sunday, Jan. 9, the nation’s flagship

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