Mexican who killed motorcyclist in Dallas caught trying to re-enter Texas at border

A Mexican national convicted in the 2011 death of a motorcyclist in Dallas was arrested on Saturday January 6, trying to illegally re-enter the USA, officials said. Alejandro Pardo-Castro (Photo: Dallas Morning News) “Border Patrol agents followed footprints through a ranch south of Brackettville, near the Texas-Mexico border, and More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Tancítaro, “avocado capital of the world” has become an independent city-state: NYT

According to the New York Times, some Mexican towns are quietly breaking away, as they loose faith in the State. TANCÍTARO, Michoacán— The road to this agricultural town winds through the slums and cartel-controlled More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Mexican drug cartels infiltrate airport operations

MEXICO CITY — Criminal organizations in Mexico, such as the Sinaloa Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, and the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel, have expanded their operation networks at the airports of the country More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Tourist killed in Ixtapa was California city official

IXTAPA, Guerrero — A United States citizen killed Thursday morning in Ixtapa, Guerrero, has been identified as a tourist who was visiting from Imperial Beach, California. Douglas Bradley, 49, was on a Christmas More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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The 20 most dangerous countries in the world for tourists

Some countries are better suited for tourists than others. The World Economic Forum recently released its Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, which analyzes the state of the travel and tourism sectors in More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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Suspect arrested for the murder of photographer Luis González Contreras

Alejandro Lopez Geded, 27 years old, was arrested on December 29 for the murder of Luis González Contreras. The suspect was transferred to the facilities of the State Attorney General’s Office, where a process More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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Panamanian government signs resolution to extradite Borge Angulo

Cancun, Q.R. — After weeks of appeal reviews, the Panamanian government has announced their final verdict, rejecting all appeals and signing the extradition order required to send Roberto Borge back to Mexico, More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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Prosecutor confirms death of photographer Luis González Contreras

The Attorney General’s Office (FGE) announced that the body located last December 28 in the Chelem dump, municipality of Progreso, has been officially identified as Luis Abraham González Contreras, 31 year-old More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Two unsolved crimes shock the state of Yucatan at the end of 2017

Unlike most Mexican states, executions and violent murders are not “business as usual” in Yucatan. And at the end of 2017, two unsolved crimes shock the safest state in the country. The lifeless body More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 24th, 2017
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Mexican journalist shot to death at school Christmas party, tenth this year

As reported by the LA Times, attackers burst into an elementary school where a Christmas party was taking place and shot reporter Gumaro Perez to death Tuesday, making him at least the 10th journalist slain in Mexico More...