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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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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 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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Deputies Approve National Guard Incorporation into Mexican Army

PULSE NEWS MEXICO In yet another act of getting his way by hook or by crook, Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) on Saturday, Sept. 3, bulldozed his initiative to transfer control of the National Guard (GN), the allegedly civilian security force he created, to the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena), the country’s military, through the lower house Chamber of

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