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The dusk of Mexico’s infamous Topo Chico prison
2019-09-11
On its 76 years of dark history, Topo Chico prison witnessed tens of vicious riots, escapes, overcrowding, and confrontations
6 crimes on the rise in Mexico City
2019-08-27
Mexico City’s Citizen Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice said that despite the upturn of those crimes, there is a falling trend in several others, result of the safety measures recently implemented in the capital
Migrants experience physical, psychological, or sexual violence during their journey to the U.S.
2019-08-25
In some cases, migrants are forced to trade sex for food in order to survive
Carlos Ahumada is arrested in Argentina
2019-08-17
Carlos Ahumada Kurtz was at the center of a corruption scandal in Mexico back in 2004; he is accused of extortion, fraud, and forgery by the FGR and had an Interpol notice in 190 countries
Migrants experience extortion, kidnappings, and rape in Mexico
2019-07-14
The report concludes that “Mexico arguably has the most extensive migrant kidnapping and extortion problem globally”
NXIVM leader kept Mexican woman captive for two years
2019-05-26
Emiliano Salinas denied being involved with the group DOS, a criminal organization led by Keith Raniere
Crisis at Peñasquito mine after Goldcorp suspends all payments
2019-05-02
300 mine workers protested outside the local Congress and asked local lawmakers to help solve the issue
Extortion is on the rise
2019-04-28
Through this method, the criminal doesn't need to attack its victim, they use intimidation methods to obtain money, which often becomes a monthly extortion
Is Jaime Bonilla the one?
2019-03-28
Off the Record features fact-checked news written by journalists and contributors to EL UNIVERSAL
How Colombian extortionists operate in Mexico
2019-03-21
“Drop-by-drop” extortionists are known to operate in the states of Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Puebla, Morelos, and Mexico City