Tag: Mexican Violence

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At Least 16 Shot by Gunman near Mexico’s Cancun

A lone gunman is believed to have gone on a shooting rampage murdering four victims and wounding 12 others at a night club near the famed Mexican resort area of Cancun.

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VIDEO: Slain Mexican Journalist Unknowingly Predicted His Own Death

As journalists from all over Mexico continue to voice out their outrage at the murder of yet another outspoken colleague, a short glimpse of a yet unaired documentary shows a chilling interview where Ruben Espinoza unknowingly predicted his death. As reported by Breitbart Texas, Espinoza’s body was found this weekend in Mexico City where the photojournalist for Proceso and Cuarto Oscuro had been hiding out after getting numerous threats from the Governor of Veracruz Javier Duarte.

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Photojournalist Found Dead in Mexico: Feared Mexican Governor

The body of a Mexican photojournalist from the state of Veracruz has been found along with four other individuals in Mexico City. This adds another name to the long list of journalists silenced by drug cartels or government officials.

A federal police officer holds a fire extinguisher as he stands next to the vandalized vehicle of Acapulco's Mayor Luis Walton Aburto after a demonstration demanding justice for the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College, in Aca

Cartel Gunmen at Roadblock Threaten Mexican Gubernatorial Candidate at Gunpoint

At least twenty cartel gunmen intercepted and threatened a gubernatorial candidate at gunpoint in the Mexican state of Guerrero forcing him to cancel part of his campaign tour. The attack took place when Luis Walton Aburto, the candidate for Movimiento Ciudadano (Citizen’s Movements) was traveling with his campaign staff and supporters and a group of cartel gunmen stopped them at gunpoint in the town of Chilapa Del Alvarez.