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Mexico-US border counts deadly toll- "His body was handed over to us in pieces"

 06/13/2017 - 05:13
United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents stand beside a raft, reportedly used by people to cross the river, under the bridge along the Rio Grande River near Rio Grande City, Texas, USA, 01 March 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

In the context of expansion of organized crime in Mexico, migrants have become easy targets, as they are more visible, easily identifiable as migrants and, in many cases, they walk on a predetermined route. At least 400 immigrants were killed on their way from Central America to the US in 2015.  

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United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents stand beside a raft, reportedly used by people to cross the river, under the bridge along the Rio Grande River near Rio Grande City, Texas, USA, 01 March 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Trump, el FBI y la amenaza de la “tiranía”

 05/12/2017 - 16:18
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La Directiva de la FBI alegó no haber jurado lealtad a Trump, poniéndose del lado de los estándares del bureau.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
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US strengthens measures against undocumented migrants

 04/12/2017 - 02:39
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Donald Trump administration will send more immigration judges to detention centers on the border with Mexico and greater efforts will be made to punish undocumented migrants who reenter the country after being deported.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:30am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams

Families of Mexico’s disappeared still waiting for law to help find loved ones

 03/31/2017 - 05:24
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Draft bill that President Enrique Peña sent to Congress in 2015 has been beset by delays

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:15am
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Trump, the FBI, and the threat of ‘tyranny’

 05/12/2017 - 14:44
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FBI Directors alleged failure to pledge loyalty to Trump, in line with FBI standards. 

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Mexican authorities take control of 13 police forces

 10/20/2014 - 10:32
Thousands of students and teachers marched on Oct. 17 in Acapulco to demand the return of the missing students who disappeared on Sept. 26. Photo: EFE
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Mexican Federal police have assumed control over 13 municipalities that are suspected of having links to organized crime and possibly to the case of 43 missing students.

According to FoxNewsLatino,  the police chiefs have been sent to a special center for “certification” and their guns are being tested.

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Thousands of students and teachers marched on Oct. 17 in Acapulco to demand the return of the missing students who disappeared on Sept. 26. Photo: EFE

Toman control de 13 municipios en plena búsqueda de estudiantes

 10/20/2014 - 10:14
Miles de estudiantes, maestros y familiares de los desaparecidos marcharon el 17 de octubre en el puerto de Acapulco, para exigir el regreso a casa de los jóvenes a tres semanas de su desaparición durante la noche del 26 de septiembre en la ciudad de Iguala. Foto: EFE
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El Gobierno mexicano asumió el control sobre la policía local de 13 municipalidades, que se sospecha, tienen vínculos con el crimen organizado y podrían estar ligados al caso de los 43 estudiantes desaparecidos.

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Miles de estudiantes, maestros y familiares de los desaparecidos marcharon el 17 de octubre en el puerto de Acapulco, para exigir el regreso a casa de los jóvenes a tres semanas de su desaparición durante la noche del 26 de septiembre en la ciudad de Iguala. Foto: EFE