January 27, 2022

7 dead, 1 injured after shooting at bar in Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen

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Associated Press FromKTLA5 Seven men have been killed in a shooting attack at a bar in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort city of Playa del Carmen, authorities said Monday. State and local police said the attack occurred late Sunday at the “Las Virginias” bar in a low-income section relatively far from the beachside tourist zone. Six […]

Iowa family died of gas asphyxiation at Mexican resort

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The Associated Press From US News Mexican authorities say autopsies indicate an Iowa couple and their two children died from inhaling toxic gas at a rented condo on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, but there was no sign of foul play or suicide. MEXICO CITY (AP) — Autopsies indicate an Iowa couple and their two children died […]

This Caribbean film has won the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize

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From NAN News Americas, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Oct. 10, 2017: A Caribbean film that focuses on the issue of human trafficking – but from the point of view of reluctant trafficker, has won the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize. Cargo by Bahamian film director Kareem Mortimer, won the top Prize at the recently […]

At least 4 killed, 12 wounded in gunfight at Mexico music festival

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From Gabriel Stargardter, Reuters From Business Insider MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – At least four people were killed and 12 were injured early last Monday when a gunman opened fire outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival, organizers said in a statement. The shooting represents a […]

4 dead in new shooting in Mexico’s Caribbean resort region

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From NP Telegraph CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors’ office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead. It was too early to […]