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Mexico suffered its worst year for homicides in 2019, with a record 34,582 victims
U.S. terrorist designation of Mexican drug cartels delayed
While the designation would not directly give the United States authority for military operations in Mexico, many Mexicans were nervous their northern neighbor could use it as a pretext for a unilateral intervention
Mexico and the U.S. hold prolific meeting on cartel threat
The two sides discussed their security priorities and among other topics, they talked about arms trafficking, money laundering, and international drug trafficking
Mexico to seek cooperation on arms flow with the U.S.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his government will seek to strengthen cooperation with the United States to control the flow of “arms and dollars” during meetings this week with U.S. Attorney General William Barr
Thor, the cutest bomb dog in Mexico’s Lower Chamber
With only fifteen months of age, the Belgian Malinois puppy has started its training as one of the six dogs trained for the detection of explosives
Mexico to buy MXN $228 million in weapons
Mexico’s government will purchase handguns and long weapons, as well as ammunition and accessories to equip state and municipal police forces in the country
Mexico among top 10 least safe countries
According to Gallup’s 2019 Global Law and Order report, Mexico is the ninth nation in the world with the worst law and order index
The latest particulars of the Culiacán bloodshed
On October 17, Mexican President López Obrador’s government was rocked when cartel gunmen laid siege to the city of Culiacán, forcing outmatched soldiers to release Ovidio Guzmán, a son of jailed drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán
Peña Nieto stays silent
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First report on Puebla helicopter crash to be released
The first report on the crash that killed Martha Érika Alonso and Rafael Moreno Valle will be released next October 25