December 9, 2019

Six bodies found hanged on bridges in Baja California Sur

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From teleSur TV Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis condemned the killings and said they are being investigated. “I condemn these acts and any expression of violence,” he said on Twitter. Mexican authorities have found six bodies hanged on bridges in two municipalities in the state of Baja California Sur, in the northeast of the country. The Attorney General of […]

Tropical Storm Lidia weakens after 4 dead in Mexico’s Baja

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Associated Press From The Blade CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — A weakening Tropical Storm Lidia marched up Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Saturday after flooding streets and homes in resort cities, stranding tourists and leaving at least four people dead. Lidia’s maximum sustained winds dropped to 40 mph (65 kph), just above the minimum threshold […]

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 […]

Pretty grim. Not shocking’: Murders spike in Mexico, and May was the deadliest month in decades

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By Peter Orsi and Lisa Martine Jenkins, Associated Press From Business Insider MEXICO CITY (AP) — May was Mexico’s bloodiest month in at least 20 years and homicides are up sharply in 2017 compared with last year, new government crime statistics show. Statistics published Tuesday by the Interior Department said 2,186 people were murdered last […]