drug cartels

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.  

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 4:45am
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EFE

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

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.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:30am
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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

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.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 9:48am
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