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22 Security Elements Killed in Mexican SW State of Guerrero in 2018

Reports indicate that cartel gunmen in the Mexican state of Guerrero killed 22 security elements consisting of 17 police officers from various agencies and five army personnel during the first five months of 2017. Guerrero is located in southwest Mexico and includes the coastal resort cities of Acapulco, Ixtapa, and Zihuatanejo.

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Residente Legal de USA Detenido Traficando Armas Para Cartel

Autoridades federales mexicanas arrestaron a un residente legal permanente de Carolina del Norte luego de encontrar un cargamento de que habían sido armas escondidas dentro del vehículo que conducía. Se reveló que el hombre entregaría las armas a grupos del crimen organizado en el estado mexicano de Guerrero.

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U.S. Legal Resident Caught Smuggling Guns for Cartel Inside Mexico

Mexican federal authorities arrested a U.S. legal permanent resident who lived in North Carolina after finding a cache of weapons stashed inside his vehicle. Officials said the man was expected to deliver the guns in the Mexican state of Guerrero.

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Sicarios Matan a Dos Sacerdotes en Estado Costero de Mexico

Dos sacerdotes de el estado costero de Guerrero fueron muertos a balazos por un grupo de sicarios cuando regresaban de un festejo popular en una zona rural. Un sacerdote mas fue herido en el ataque que se llevo acabo en el mismo estado donde esta la zona turística de Acapulco.

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GRAFICO — Sicarios Le Arrancan el Corazón a Persona Viva Cerca de Acapulco

Un grupo de hombres armados del cártel peleando por el control de un estado costero mexicano llevaron a cabo una sangrienta ejecución en la que utilizaron cuchillos afilados para cortar el corazón de una de sus víctimas que todavía estaba viva; la otra víctima fue decapitada. La violencia tuvo lugar no lejos de la ciudad turística de Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero.

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U.S. Citizen Murdered in Mexico Was City Official in California

Officials identified the U.S. citizen murdered while visiting Mexico as a tourist during the Christmas holiday as a city administrator from California. Gunmen killed the Californian in the Mexican coastal state of Guerrero. The state of Guerrero has become a hotspot for cartel violence in recent years.

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Se Levantan Más Autodefensas Tras Incremento de Narco-Violencia en Mexico

A medida que las condiciones de seguridad en México continúan fuera de control, el país ha visto el surgimiento de grupos de agricultores y ciudadanos tomando las armas contra los cárteles de la droga mexicanos que son responsables de la mayor parte de la violencia en el país.

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CARTEL TERROR: Gunmen Open Fire on Crowd in Mexican Resort Town

A team of cartel gunmen began to fire indiscriminately into a crowd of tourists — killing two and injuring at least six others — in Mexico’s resort town of Acapulco. A young girl shot multiple times by the cartel gunmen died at a local hospital.

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Mass Graves Discovered North of Acapulco

Mexican authorities have found 32 bodies and nine heads in approximately 20 mass graves in the Mexican State of Guerrero. The state, which is home to the famous beach resort city Acapulco, has been the scene of a fierce cartel war as rival groups fight for lucrative distribution routes.

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VIDEO: Two Mayors Murdered in One Day in Southern Mexico

The mayors of two rural Mexican communities in the states of Chiapas and Guerrero were murdered in one day. One of the mayors was murdered by a group of gunmen, while the other was beaten to death by protesters.

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Mexican Journalist Gunned Down After Reporting Cartel Violence

A team of suspected cartel gunmen ambushed and murdered a local reporter in the Mexican state of Guerrero Monday morning as he left his home on his way to work. Mexican authorities have released minimal information on the case; however they have been working extensively to minimize the raging cartel violence that has been taking place in the beach resort town of Acapulco, Guerrero.

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Mexican Prosecutor Claims Criminals Infiltrated Vigilante Groups

As brutal drug violence in the Mexican states of Michoacán and Guerrero continues, a Mexican prosecutor is claiming that vigilante groups supposedly battling drug cartels alongside the government have been extensively infiltrated by criminals.

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Mexican Drug Cartels Fighting Escalates over Supposed ‘Conflict Free’ Gold Money

Many Americans are familiar with the term “blood diamond” or “conflict diamond,” which defines a diamond mined in a war zone and sold to finance an insurgency, an invading army’s war efforts, or a warlord’s activity—most commonly in Africa. Less commonly known; however, is “conflict gold.” Violent Mexican drug cartels are now fighting over revenues being paid to poor communities by corporations mining gold in areas of Mexico they have turned into war zones.

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Activist Executed in Mexico After Leading Push to Find 43 Missing Students

A activist executed in Mexico led the search for ten months for the 43 missing students in Mexico. Their disappearance and presumed murder has been linked to drug gangs and corrupt government officials. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people have dedicated themselves to finding evidence of what happened to these students.

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Multinational Corporations in Mexico Shutting Down Due to Drug War Violence

There aren’t many smiles to go with a Coke in state of Guerrero, Mexico, these days. FEMSA, the largest franchise Coca-Cola bottling company the world, shut down its distribution centers in Iguala—site of the kidnapping and likely massacre of 43 students nine months ago—and Arcelia while maintaining facilities in other parts of the state.

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Rival Militia Leaders Released from Prison in Mexico, Violence Expected

In one of the most turbulent areas affected by Mexico’s drug war, more violence is expected after two rival militia leaders were exonerated by a judge for acting in self-defense.

The March 10 ruling resulted in the release from prison of Hipólito Mora, founder of one of the first so-called autodefensa groups in the town of La Ruana, Michoacan, along with 26 of his men, according to a Vice News report. Luis Antonio “El Americano” Torres, leader of the rival Buenavista group, was expected to be released very soon.