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Sedena’s Real Estate Assets Accrue 20 Percent in Value

By KELIN DILLON According to new data released by the Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit’s Public Account, the real estate holdings of the Mexican Secretariat of Defense (Sedena) have grown by more than 47.3 billion pesos in value throughout the first four years of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) six-year term, placing the total value of Sedena’s

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The View from the North: Ill Tidings South of the Border

OPINION By SILVIO CANTO, JR. Down Mexico way, a recent Reforma newspaper story is causing a lot of commotion and major concern. The original story was published in Spanish, but Pulse News Mexico published an analysis in English. It’s bad news, to say the least. As Pulse News Mexico’s Mark Lorenzana wrote: “The U.S. government has evidence that allegedly links members

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Homemade Bomb Explodes in Mexico City’s Santa María de la Ribera District

PULSE NEWS MEXICO A homemade pipe bomb exploded in a police station in Mexico City’s up-and-coming Colonia Santa María la Ribera on Saturday, Sept. 3, causing minor injuries to local police officers. The capital’s Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) reported that the explosion at the Ricardo Flores Magón police station left two officers injured and damaged windows and furniture. Paramedics

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LeBaróns Cry Foul on Relatives’ Illegal Weapons Possession Arrest

By KELIN DILLON On Sunday, Aug. 7, five members of the LeBarón family – a group of Mormon relatives settled in Mexico’s Chihuahua desert  who were thrust into the spotlight after the mass murder of nine members of ther family in November 2019 – were reportedly arrested for carrying high-caliber weaponry exclusively designated for use by the Mexican Army. The

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Nine Suspects Detained in Playa de Carmen Shooting

PULSE NEWS MEXICO At least nine people have been detained by authorities in relationship to the Saturday, July 23, shootout in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen beach resort, police reported Thursday, July 28. According to police, at least two of the nine arrested persons were directly linked to the Fifth Avenue shootout in Playa del Carmen, in the Mexican Caribbean state

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Arrests of Migrants Surge 79 Percent Following Patrol Spikes

By KELIN DILLON Mexico’s heightened military presence on its southern border with Guatemala has resulted in a 79 percent increase in arrests of undocumented Central American migrants since its new patrol policy went into effect on June 21, said Mexican Secretary of Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval. According to Sandoval, border patrols have increased in the region since June 21, as

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