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Mexican actor Yazpik: "Narcos" is contributing to debate on anti-drug fight

 08/31/2017 - 04:19
A scene of the series "Narcos". EFE/NETFLIX/JUAN PABLO GUTIERREZ

 In taking on the role of Amado Carrillo, "one of the most powerful narcotraffickers in Mexico's history, the actor hopes third season of "Narcos" will help to have a discussion, a reflection, about what's being done well and badly in Mexico's war against drug trafficking. 

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US-Panama Relations: Varela and Trump Discuss Common Challenges Facing the Region

 06/20/2017 - 04:49
US President Donald J. Trump (R) and the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela shake hands in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 19 June 2017. EPA/Molly Riley / POOL

Both leaders met in Washington and agreed to work for peace and democracy in Venezuela. With an agenda focusing on security, fighting drug trafficking and controlling illegal immigration, Varela is expected to meet today with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. 

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Washington's Priority in Latin America: Ending Drug Trade

 06/16/2017 - 06:30
US Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (L) during the opening of the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, Florida, United States, 15 June 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras and the vice president of El Salvador within the framework of the economic and security conference on Central America being held in Miami. The Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle was created in 2014 by the US, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador due to the wave of US arrivals of undocumented and unaccompanied Central American minors. 

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EFE

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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A scene of the series "Narcos". EFE/NETFLIX/JUAN PABLO GUTIERREZ
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 In taking on the role of Amado Carrillo, "one of the most powerful narcotraffickers in Mexico's history, the actor hopes third season of "Narcos" will help to have a discussion, a reflection, about what's being done well and badly in Mexico's war against drug trafficking.