Tag Archives: Mexico

09Nov/17

Threats of drug gang violence force Mexican schools to close

CHILAPA, GUERRERO, MEXICO (NOVEMBER 07, 2017) (REUTERS) – Threats by organised criminals against teachers and students have forced around 300 schools to remain closed for 48 days, in some areas of Mexico’s Guerrero state, one of the country’s states that is most plagued by drug-violence, the government has said. Continue reading

28Sep/17

14 people shot dead at Mexican drug rehab centre

CHIHUAHUA, CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Fourteen people were shot dead on Tuesday (September 26) night at a drug rehabilitation centre in northern Mexico as part of a territory fight between two criminal gangs, a spokesman for the state attorney general’s office said. Continue reading

24Oct/15

Massive storm Patricia hits Mexico’s Pacific coast, but skirts big cities

Patricia, one of the strongest ever hurricanes, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph (266 kph), hammering coastal areas but skirting major cities and causing less damage than feared.

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