Tag Archives: Morelia

On the Mark: América, Rayados Barge into Liga MX Semis

By MARK LORENZANA Club América and the Monterrey Rayados both punched their tickets to the Liga MX semifinals on Saturday, Oct. 15, after dispatching their respective opponents — Club Puebla and Cruz Azul — in convincing fashion. América defeated Puebla 5-1 on the evening of Saturday, in a match that came after the Mexico City-based club similarly humiliated their foe,

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Palacio de Hierro Presents Michoacán Handicraft Market

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It’s been called the “Soul of Mexico,” and for good reason. The central state of Michoacán, with its high mountainous terrain and deep Tarascan indigenous roots, is one of the most culturally diverse and historically rich regions in the country. Particularly famous for its folk arts — due in large part to the efforts of Vasco de

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Michoacán’s Pueblos Unidos: Empowered Farmers or Vigilante Terrorists?

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — During the last two weeks, the country has faced a serious security crisis, after several violent incidents took place across cities located in the states of Baja California, Chihuahua and Guanajuato, where different organized crime groups directly attacked civilians and set fires to dozens of businesses and private vehicles. The aforementioned resulted, in the first

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Jalisco New Generation Cartel to Rivals: Hands off Priests

PULSE NEWS MEXICO After two Jesuit priests were murdered in the northern state of Chihuahua on June 20, and numerous other members of the Catholic clergy in Mexico have come forth reporting cases of abuse and extortion by organized criminal groups, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) on Friday, July 8, called on its rival criminal organizations to “not mess

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