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September 18, 2018
At least five people were killed and eight others were wounded Friday night after gunmen disguised as mariachi musicians opened fire in Mexico City’s iconic square, sending residents and tourists fleeing as they head into the weekend’s Independence Day celebrations. Five people have died after a shootout at Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza, a tourist hotspot...
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4 killed, 9 wounded in shooting at Mexico mariachi square
Five people have died after a shootout at Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza, a tourist hotspot known for its mariachis. TV footage and videos on the social media showed a heavy police presence in the area, with the crime scene cordoned off. People in Plaza Garibaldi screamed and ran when they heard shots around 10pm on...
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Big horns to be moved to Southern New Mexico
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish hopes to relocate 40 to 60 desert bighorn sheep to the Sacramento Mountains this fall, reintroducing the species to an area where it has been absent for nearly a century. The move, said Tristanna Bickford, hunter education coordinator for the department, would expand the desert bighorn’s range...
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CNN notes that Mexico City’s mariachi scene traces its roots to a bar in Plaza Garibaldi. The former Mexico City mayor, who takes office December 1, has vowed that new strategies under the city’s incoming mayor, Claudia Sheinbaum, will be effective. The five assailants opened fire with rifles and handguns shortly before 10:00 pm Friday...
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Homicides have surged since 2014 in Mexico City , an arts, food and culture hotspot for tourists from around the globe that has been spared much of the drug violence plaguing cartel strongholds, which has even hit resort towns Cancun, Los Cabos and Acapulco. The former Mexico City mayor, who will take office in December,...
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Five die after shootout at Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza
Garibaldi square is one of the main attractions of the capital of Mexico and has always attracted a lot of couples who come here to listen to the serenades performed by a Mariachi . A shootout at a Mexico City plaza famed for its live music bars left three men and two women dead, officials...
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Erik Perez vs. John Castaneda to headline Combate Americas: Mexico vs. USA in title eliminator
Erik Perez Former UFC standout Erik Perez will look to make it five wins in a row when he squares off against John Castaneda in the three-round main event of Combate Americas: Mexico vs. USA on Oct. 13 in Tucson, Ariz. Combate confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Monday. Perez (18-6), of Monterrey, Mexico,...
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Border Report: Mexico's Role in Cross-Border Drug Prosecutions
A Border Patrol agent makes a drug arrest. / Photo courtesy of Customs and Border Protection While the amount of drugs seized at San Diego’s border continues to grow annually, cross-border drug trafficking prosecutions in San Diego’s federal courts have been falling for years. That trend predates the federal government’s “zero tolerance” policy to try...
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Mariachi shooting in Mexico City claims 6th victim
A crime scene worker covers up one of the bodies of victims of a shooting in Garibaldi Plaza, in Mexico City, Friday Sept. 14, 2018. Mexican authorities say four people have been killed and nine wounded in a shooting at the capital’s emblematic Garibaldi Plaza, a popular spot for tourists. (AP Photo/Stringer), The Associated Press...
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ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A national consumer advocacy group is joining the fight against a proposed nuclear waste storage site in southeastern New Mexico The Roswell Daily Record reports the Washington, D.C.-based Public Citizen announced last week it had filed to intervene in the license application submitted by Holtec International to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...
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