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October Makes Mexico’s Most Violent Month of 2022

By KELIN DILLON Only weeks after hactivist group Guacamaya revealed to the public that 72 percent of Mexico is under control of organized crime groups, Mexico experienced its most violent month of the year yet, registering 2,481 intentional homicides throughout Oct. 2022. A total of 92 intentional murders were committed on Monday, Oct. 31 alone, says information publicized by Mexico’s

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Judge Stops Transfer of Mexican National Guard to Army

By MARK LORENZANA A federal judge indefinitely stopped the transfer of the National Guard (GN) to Mexico’s Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), which was established in the reform decree published on Sept. 9 of this year, approved by the Mexican Senate. Sedena must now return, at least temporarily, operational and administrative control of the GN to the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC). The Ninth District Judge

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