Latest Mexico News Highlights on 22 March 2023
Stay up-to-date with the latest news from Mexico. Covering a range of topics, from drug cartels to animal trafficking, this article will keep you informed on the most recent headlines. Read on to discover the latest news from Mexico today.
In a shocking turn of events, the Mexican Army, also known as Sedena, has managed to secure 384.3 million doses of fentanyl in just two weeks. The dangerous drug is a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, and it has been linked to a growing number of overdose deaths in recent years.
Meanwhile, a couple in the State of Mexico was arrested for illegally selling everything from guinea pigs to crocodiles in a street market. The police confiscated a wide variety of animals from the couple, who had been operating the illicit business for some time. It remains unclear how they managed to acquire such a diverse range of creatures in the first place.
In other news, Mexican President AMLO has accused the US of violating international law with its recent human rights report. The report, which criticized Mexico's handling of human rights issues, was met with outrage by AMLO, who accused the US of interfering in Mexico's internal affairs.
The drug cartels in Mexico are reportedly developing new synthetic drugs, including the infamous Chapos and CJNG. The details of these new drugs are currently unknown, but officials fear that they could be even more dangerous and addictive than existing substances.
Pemex, Mexico's state-owned oil company, has reportedly reached 29% of dirty energy, despite the country's efforts to transition to cleaner energy sources. The news has sparked outrage among environmental activists, who fear that Mexico is not doing enough to combat climate change.
In a rare move, Mexico has authorized the passage of foreign migrants with confirmed appointments in the US. The decision was made by the National Migration Institute (INM) to streamline the process for migrants who are seeking to enter the US legally.
The US has asked Mexico to close agreements soon to combat global warming, but AMLO has been critical of the request. He has accused the US of not doing enough to combat climate change and has urged the country to take stronger action.
In a tragic development, three infants have died and 11 more children of day laborers have been interned in Sinaloa. The cause of their illness remains unknown, but officials are investigating the incident.
The former U.S. prosecutor has criticized AMLO, accusing him of handing over sovereignty to crime. The criticism comes amid growing concerns over the rise of violent crime in Mexico.
Finally, four people were injured during practice at a school for electricians in Mexico City. The cause of the accident remains unknown, but officials are investigating the incident.