Zapopan and Guadalajara Have Most Missing Persons in Jalisco
With the launching of the State Registry of Missing Persons, statistics can be consulted to help gauge the extent of the problem. According to the website, there are 14,487 people reported missing in Jalisco.

Mexico Will Likely Elect a Woman as Its Next President, but Money to Govern Is Already Being Spent
The Associated Press
Mexico is almost certain to elect its first female president in June, but it’s almost certain that she won’t have much room to act independently of outgoing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Puerto Vallarta Cartel Showdown: Questions on Mexico’s Security Policy Arise
In Puerto Vallarta, a confrontation between National Guardsmen and cartel gunmen led to the uncovering of an alarming arsenal, including rocket launchers and grenades.

Search Continues for Missing Persons Due to Hurricane Otis
At a morning press conference with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the head of the Semar said that there are currently 78 searches underway, of which 48 are maritime, 19 on land and 10 by air.

Mexico Is Suing US Gun-Makers for Arming Its Gangs, and a Court Could Award Billions in Damages
The Conversation
The government of Mexico is suing U.S. gun-makers for their role in facilitating cross-border gun trafficking that has supercharged violent crime in Mexico. The lawsuit seeks US$10 billion in damages and a court order to force companies to change the way they do business.

Forever Maná: Latin Music’s Most Successful Rock Band Is Back On Tour
Lead singer Fher Olvera gets candid about his music, reggaeton, Latin America’s latest hitmakers, social responsibility and more.

Truckers Block Mexican Highways to Protest Violent Robberies
The Associated Press
Truckers staged protests on busy highways outside of Mexico City on Thursday to protest the wave of killings of drivers during highway robberies. “The highways of Mexico are stained with blood,” read a banner attached to one truck.

Watch This Beautiful Traditional Mexican Pottery Emerge from Clay
National Geographic
In this installment of Mexican Handcraft Masters by Mariano Rentería, a family of glazed pottery artists explains the process behind their exquisite artistry.

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