Outspoken gang critic LeBarón flees threat in Mexico for US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A prominent member of a community of U.S.-Mexican dual citizens living in northern Mexico that was shattered by the November massacre of three women and six children along a rural road has fled to the United States after an apparent threat on his life.

Mexican march for peace swarmed by angry protesters

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A four-day pilgrimage by family members of murdered or missing Mexicans culminated in a tense confrontation in the capital’s main square Sunday as supporters of Mexico’s president hurled insults at the families — including dozens of Mormons with dual U.S.-citizenship. Fervent followers of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador swarmed the Caravan […]

Monument to honor US-Mexican dual citizens slain in Mexico

LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday that a monument will be put up to memorialize nine U.S.-Mexican dual citizens ambushed and slain last year by suspected drug gang assassins along a remote road in the northern border region near New Mexico.

‘Sí se puede’: Mexican president lays out plan to combat drug violence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, speaking in Juarez on Friday morning, announced his administration would be jump-starting a new national crime-gathering center and “drawing a line” between authorities and the allowance of drug cartels to infiltrate his nation’s leaders in an effort to combat rising homicides and crimes in Mexico.

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