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Drug cartel gunmen slaughter 17, bringing bloody weekend’s murder total to 50

Gunmen armed with machine guns shot dead at least 17 party-goers Sunday, in a pre-dawn attack outside the northern Mexican city of Torreon, officials said. Authorities said the heavily armed attackers also wounded 10 others as they sprayed bullets through a recreation center in Coahuila state, near Mexico’s northern border…

US consular staff murdered in Ciudad Juarez

Suspected drug cartel “hit teams” gunned down an American consular employee and her husband in a Mexican border city and killed a co-worker’s Mexican husband in a separate attack, a US official said Sunday. The victims — two Americans and a Mexican — came under fire in separate locations as…

Mexicans take to Juarez streets for ‘March of Anger’ against drug war

Over a thousand people took to the streets of Ciudad Juarez on Sunday to protest the city’s record-setting crime wave, which civil rights groups say is made worse by the presence of some 6,000 Mexican soldiers. “The army’s presence is anti-constitutional and violates citizens’ rights. That’s why we’re asking them…

Gunmen murder 13 ‘youngsters’ in violent Mexican border town

Gunmen drove up to a house where a high school party was in full swing and opened fire killing 13 people and wounding 17 others, the city public safety agency said Sunday in Mexico’s murder capital, Ciudad Juarez. Most of the victims were “youngsters,” said the Chihuahua state attorney general’s…

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