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US Evidence Ties Mexican Military, Police to Guerreros Unidos Cartel

By MARK LORENZANA The U.S. government has evidence that allegedly links members of the drug-running criminal group Guerreros Unidos to the Mexican Army, Navy and municipal police of Iguala and Cocula, in the southwestern Mexican state of Guerrero. In a report by Mexican daily newspaper Reforma on Tuesday, Sept. 27, Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office of the Republic (FGR) presented to

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The Fray for the Nation’s Capital

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER Far more contested than the candidacy for the Mexican presidency is the upcoming battle to see who will become the next governor of Mexico City. Both elections will be determined in 2024, and while the results of the presidential poll are pretty much a given — current President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National

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Loret de Mola Provides Insight into Murillo Karam’s Arrest

By KELIN DILLON Following the Aug. 19 arrest of former Mexican Attorney General (FGR) Jesús Murillo Karam, who now faces life in prison following his purported role in the unsolved Ayotzinapa case surrounding 43 missing students, journalist for daily Mexican newspaper El Universal and political analyst Carlos Loret de Moa released a scathing criticism detailing his seven takeaways from the

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Former Mexican AG Arrested for 2014 Student Disappearances

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Former Mexican Federal Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam was arrested on Friday, Aug. 19, and subsequently interned in the North Prison for his alleged involvement in the Ayotzinapa case, the as-yet unsolved disappearance of 43 education school students in Iguala, Guerrero, in September 2014. Murillo Karam arrived Saturday, Aug. 20, at the North Prison in a government

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Sinaloa Cartel Already Operating in Mexico City

By MARK LORENZANA Elements of the Citizen Security Secretariat (SSC) of the Mexico City Attorney General’s Office, in coordination with Mexico’s National Defense Secretariat (Sedena), have seized drug shipments, searched homes and even detained leaders of Los Chapitos (Little Chapos), a faction of the Sinaloa Cartel, which has been attempting to expand its operations in Mexico City for almost a

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Capital Police Reclaim Human Rights Office after 19-Month Occupation

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF After more than 19 months of occupation by the predominantly female Okupa movement protest group, the headquarters of Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) in downtown Mexico City was reclaimed by capital police on the night of Friday, April 15. Mexico City’s Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) police implemented an operation to surround the

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