Tag: Tijuana

11 Killed in Tijuana in 24 hours — 650 Murdered in 2018

Cartel violence in Tijuana continues with no end in sight as 11 killings were registered in a 24-hour period earlier this week. The deaths brought the number of homicides to 650 in 2018, according to government statistics as reported by local media. Authorities reported more than 100 homicides during the month of April.

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First Same-Sex Marriage in Tijuana

Last week, same-sex marriage came to Tijuana, as Baja California’s largest city was the site of the nuptials between designer Luis Vargas, 48, and businessman Michael Bujazán, 71.

Mexican Authorities Discover Massive Smuggling Tunnel Before Completion

The latest in a long series of sophisticated cross-border smuggling tunnels has been discovered and seized in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexican police found the sub-surface project on Tuesday in a house adjacent to the Tijuana airport. Though it measured more than 500 feet long, it was still short of the US border.

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Border Patrol Stops Amber Alert, Attempted Murder Suspect

Attempted murder suspect Giovanny Santiago-Enriquez escaped to Mexico with his son in early March after stabbing a man multiple times, but in a recent attempt to re-enter the United States, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers screened and then apprehended the suspect for an outstanding warrant related to the violent incident.