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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Mexico Drug cartels


Massacre of 9 mormons stuns a Mexico plagued by violence

November 06, 2019 8:08 am

Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering at least six children and three women all of them US citizens living in northern Mexico in a grisly attack that left one vehicle a burned-out, bullet-riddled hulk, authorities said Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Mexico's Playa Bagdad mixes sun, sand and drug trafficking

August 27, 2019 11:35 am

Playa Bagdad is a beach for drugs and crime, not migrants. As attention focuses on the migrant crisis along the border that has drawn harsh rhetoric and actions from President Donald Trump, Playa Bagdad seems to have escaped notice.

Three bodies found in condominium parking lot in Mexico resort town

July 10, 2017 8:28 am

The southern end of the Baja California peninsula has seen a surge in gang-related violence this year, though mostly outside tourist areas. Baja California Sur registered 169 homicides in the first five months of 2017, a jump of 369 percent over the same period last year.

Two corpses discovered in clandestine graves in southern Mexico

June 11, 2016 11:22 am

The Mexico town is in mountain region where opium poppies are grown and drug cartels fight for control of heroin trafficking.

'HSBC involved with drug cartels'

August 25, 2012 2:17 pm

US prosecutors suspect HSBC could have laundered money for Mexican drug cartels.