|Government Is Pressing the U.S. to Spare One of Its Citizens Ahead of a Planned Execution|
When police found Mayra Laguna’s in Hidalgo County in February 1997, they settled on a culprit just hours later: her cousin, Ruben Cardenas Ramirez. After authorities arrested Cardenas, they allegedly neglected to notify the defendant of his right under the convention to speak to his country’s diplomats.
|El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel Chief Financial Officer Captured in Mexico City|
The Sinaloa Cartel took another major hit early Thursday as Mexican police captured Felix Beltran, who served as Chapo’s chief financial officer and consiglieri until his detainment in 2011.
|Trump Falsely Claims Mexican Candidates Wear ’Make Mexico Great Again’ Hats|
President Trump claimed during an interview Wednesday that some candidates running for office in Mexico are wearing hats that read “Make Mexico Great Again,” however there are currently no reports of any candidate running for office in Mexico wearing such a hat.
|U.S. Urges Mexico to Tackle Increasing Heroin and Fentanyl Trafficking|
The U.S. government wants stronger efforts to stem the flow of heroin and fentanyl from Mexico and is critical of a dip in opium poppy eradication, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said.
|Growing Conflict in Mexico Senate Over Odebrecht Corruption Investigation|
Opposition members in Mexico’s Senate seized the speakers’ podium Tuesday to head off an attempt by the governing party to schedule a fast-track secret vote to uphold the firing of a key prosecutor.
|Drones Appear Taking on a Bigger, More Dangerous Role in Mexico’s Criminal Warfare|
Four men were stopped in central Mexico in possession of a drone with an explosive device attached. The discovery is sign of a shift in criminal tactics, further incorporating drones.
|Government Comes Out Swinging Against Texas’ Anti-Immigrant Legislation|
The government of Mexico has added its voice to the ongoing fight against Texas’ SB4 law—the law that targets sanctuary cities and immigrant communities across the state.
|Weekend Peace March in Baja’s San Jose del Cabo Followed by More Violence|
The Associated Press
A weekend march for peace in the beach resort of San Jose del Cabo was followed by at least seven killings there and in the state capital of La Paz, authorities reported.
|Veteran Matador at Charity Event Gored in the Neck During Bullfight|
The Epoch Times
A matador in Mexico was gored through the neck by a bull, but the bullfighter later returned the slay the animal.
|Only 2% of Mexicans Have Confidence in the Administration of President Pena Nieto|
The Fulano Forum
According to a poll by Pew Research Center, only 6% of Mexicans feel satisfied with their democratic system, and 2% say they have much confidence in the current administration.
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