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Police say man stabbed, pistol-whipped for refusing to transport drugs from Mexico

The victim was pressured by six friends earlier in the day to transport drugs from Mexico across the border, but he refused. SAN DIEGO — A man was stabbed in the hands and pistol whipped in North Park on Saturday after refusing to carry drugs from Mexico into the United States, police said. The victim, Read More…

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Mexico’s López Obrador plans first trip abroad to meet Trump

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. | Hector Vivas/Getty Images By SABRINA RODRIGUEZ 06/25/2020 06:14 PM EDT Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will meet with President Donald Trump in Washington early next month to celebrate the new North American trade deal taking effect. López Obrador’s decision to visit Washington will be his first face-to-face Read More…

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Brazen ambush on Mexico police chief leaves few options

Associated Press More than 35,000 Mexicans were murdered last year, the highest number on record and a grave threat to the president’s ambitious agenda Police stand guard at a crime scene where the Mexico City chief of police was attacked by gunmen in the early morning hours, in Mexico City, Friday, June 26, 2020. Heavily Read More…

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Mexico launches raids after assassination attempt of police chief

Soldiers have been deployed to guard the scene of the crime Mexican authorities have carried out a series of raids while investigating the attempted assassination of Mexico City’s police chief, according to local media. Omar García Harfuch was shot several times during an ambush on Friday, though his injuries are not said to be life-threatening. Read More…

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Armed attacks in Mexico’s Sinaloa state leave 16 dead

CULIACAN, Mexico (Reuters) – Two armed attacks in the violence-plagued western Mexican state of Sinaloa, home of notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, have left 16 people dead, the head of the state’s public security ministry said on Thursday. Security forces found the bodies of seven supposed cartel hitmen on a dirt road, strewn Read More…

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Mexico passes 25,000 dead; treasury secretary gets virus

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico pushed past 25,000 reported coronavirus deaths and 200,000 confirmed cases Thursday, as the treasury secretary said he tested positive and would self-isolate while working from home. The Health Department reported 6,104 newly confirmed infections, one of the highest 24-hour counts so far. That brought the country’s confirmed cases to 202,951. Read More…

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Mexico’s coronavirus toll approaching 26,400

Mexico City [Mexico], June 28 (Sputnik/ANI): The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Mexico now stands at over 212,800 while the country’s COVID-19 death toll is approaching 26,400 with over 600 new deaths registered in the past 24 hours, the latest data from the country’s Health Ministry shows. «There are 212,802 confirmed [coronavirus] cases Read More…

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On racism, statues and New Mexico’s pain

This month, officials removed publicly displayed statues of Juan de Oñate, the Spanish colonist governor of 1500s New Mexico, who murdered, enslaved and stole land from Pueblo people in Albuquerque and Alcalde. Around the nation, the push to remove all slavery and colonist statues from public spaces, which honors America’s immoral past, is occurring. Racism Read More…

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Juárez tops 500 virus deaths while Mexico sees youngest victims from infection surge

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Chihuahua state health officials said the city of Juárez topped 500 total coronavirus deaths on Saturday, and added over 500 additional virus cases for the week. Juárez recorded seven new deaths to bring the cumulative number of virus fatalities to 502. The city also had 32 new cases reported Saturday for Read More…