CRIME AND MURDER

After constant tensions over the Cienfuegos case, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Mexican authorities held a high-level meeting to improve bilateral cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking cartels. "Both delegations agreed to establish as a bilateral priority to improve the mechanisms to share intelligence against...

Mexico reduced the number of poppy cultivated hectares by 23 percent, going from 28,000 in 2017-2018, to 21,500 in the 2018-2019 period, reports the Poppy Cultivation Monitoring Report in Mexico, prepared by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with various federal agencies.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday at a press conference that progress is being made in the investigation of the disappearance of the 43 students of the Normal Rural de Ayotzinapa, Guerrero state, and stressed that nothing and no one will prevent justice.

As a result of Mexico's progress in strengthening its measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing since its evaluation of the country's framework, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) upgraded six out of seven recommendations that the country's financial authorities requested to be reclassified.

A man who was walking through the streets of Valle de Chalco carrying a human head inside a backpack was detained by elements of the Municipal Police, reported the local media. According to the first reports of the authorities, around 14:00 hours on Thursday, a man carrying a backpack was walking on Adolfo Lopez Mateos Avenue in the...

The declarations of former US Ambassador Roberta Jacobson on the case of former Public Security Secretary Genaro García Luna and former President Felipe Calderón, and their ties to organized crime, have put Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada and the corrupting power of the Sinaloa Cartel back on the public agenda.

The serial rapist who is wanted by the Attorney General's Office of Mexico City attacked a woman again, the most recent attack occurred in a park in the Fuentes del Pedregal neighborhood in the Tlalpan district, where he assaulted a young woman who was returning from work.