MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have recovered 113 bodies and additional human remains from a secret grave outside the western city of Guadalajara.
Jalisco state Attorney Gerardo Octavio Solís said Sunday night that 30 of the victims had been identified.
The state is home to Jalisco New Generation Cartel, one of Mexico’s most violent and powerful. More bodies have been found in secret graves there than in any other state in recent years.
According to Mexico’s Interior Ministry, from 2006 through Sept. 30 of this year, 897 bodies had been recovered from secret graves in Jalisco, 605 of those during the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador who took office in December 2018.
The burial ground in El Salto, southeast of Guadalajara, was found in October.
In late October, at least 59 bodies were recovered from a grave site in neighboring Guanajuato state.
Mexico has struggled with a staggering number of disappeared people. The federal government reported in October that more than 75,000 people have disappeared since 2006. Last year had the highest total, with more than 8,300 missing people.
Since 2006, 4,092 secret graves have been found with some 6,900 bodies across all of Mexico.
more recommended stories
Different factors are fueling Mexico’s inflation
MEXICO CITY, Oct 14 (Reuters) –.
New US land border policy announced for both Mexican and Canadian borders
After nearly 20 months of restrictions.
Central bank Deputy Governor Jonathan Heath says “Mexico Prices Are Gaining at ‘Phenomenal’ Pace”
Bloomberg) — Mexico’s consumer prices are.
According to NGO, Yucatan reports zero kidnappings
MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (October 15, 2021).- The.
Construction and housing development accelerates the recovery of Yucatán
MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (October 15, 2021).- The housing construction and development.
Pandemic generates triple workload for Yucatecan women, specialist says
They warn that work overload generates.
First camp featuring “cenote clean-up” activities in Yucatan
YUCATAN, (October 15, 2021).- This Saturday,.
Yucatan housewife runs away with a man from Tijuana she met on Facebook
Acanceh, Yucatán, (October 15, 2021).- This.
Campeche citizens denounce the terrible image of their historic center
Campeche, (October 15, 2021).- Inhabitants of.
Luis Enrique Roche was appointed as the new president of the Board of Trustees of the Mérida´s Historic Center
Merida, Yucatan, (October 15, 2021).- The.