Mexico

Drug-fuelled cartel disaster ends with two dead priests dumped in a Mexican desert

A capo from a notorious Mexican crime group went on a rampage in Chihuahua state last week, finally killing two elderly priests and a tour guide who, according to Mexican authorities, had sought refuge from the sicarios in a church. The murders took place in the small desert town of Cerocahui, about 480 miles from …

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At least 12 dead after police lured to ambush shooting in Mexico: ‘There can be no truce’

Four police officers were shot dead after being ambushed in western Mexico, and as many as eight suspected attackers were killed in a shootout with other police officers rushing to the site, authorities said Thursday. Luis Joaquín Méndez, chief prosecutor for the western state of Jalisco, said four municipal police officers in the city of …

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At least 12 dead after police lured to ambush shooting in Mexico: ‘There can be no truce’

Four police officers were shot dead after being ambushed in western Mexico, and as many as eight suspected attackers were killed in a shootout with other police officers rushing to the site, authorities said Thursday. Luis Joaquín Méndez, chief prosecutor for the western state of Jalisco, said four municipal police officers in the city of …

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