May 21, 2022

Mexico: Crude bomb caused ferry blast; terrorism ruled out

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By PETER ORSI AP From theday MEXICO CITY — Authorities said Sunday that a crude explosive device caused a ferry blast that injured more than two-dozen people last month in Playa del Carmen, where the U.S. Embassy has warned travelers to stay away from the ferries and parts of the Caribbean resort city. Prosecutors said […]

Mexico’s bloody drug-related violence has surged to a new record

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By Christopher Wood From Business Insider The bloodshed related to Mexico’s decade-long fight against drugs and organized crime has surged to a new record. The 2,566 homicides victims recorded in June were a 40% increase over the same month last year, and the most recorded in a month since the Mexican government started releasing that […]

Cartels are leaving grisly displays as a warning at a major US-Mexico border crossing

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By Christopher Woody From Business Insider Vestiges of the dark days of cartel warfare in Mexico have emerged indifferent parts of the country in recent months, particularly in areas where drug trafficking is heavy. In Tijuana, one of the world’s busiest land-border crossings andground zero for much of the drug smuggling in western North America, […]