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Over 100 people leave Mexican Mormon village after massacre

13 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY/ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. More than 100 members of a U.S.-Mexican community of Mormon origin have left their homes in northern Mexico after an ambush killed nine of their number, relatives said on Tuesday.

After burying last victims, some in Mexico's breakaway Mormon community head north

10 Nov 2019

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico Members of a breakaway Mormon community tucked in the hills of northern Mexico buried the last of their dead on Saturday after a devastating massacre, and some headed for safer ground in the United States.

Slain in Mexico, 7-month-old twins buried in rain-swept funeral

09 Nov 2019

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday for the burial of a mother, her months-old twins and two other children on the fringes of a township founded by breakaway Mormons in Mexico, in a second funeral for the victims of a brazen armed ambush. | Video

After killings, Mexican hamlet fears 'ghost town' if U.S. neighbours flee

09 Nov 2019

SAN MIGUELITO, Mexico Neighbours of the American families murdered in northern Mexico this week worry the massacre will spell the end for two villages that have grown to rely on one another since breakaway Mormons set up home in the isolated hills decades ago.

Families come from across U.S. to grieve relatives slain in Mexico

08 Nov 2019

LA MORA, Mexico An American man whose grandchildren were slain in a massacre in Mexico demanded justice on Thursday for other victims of the country's drug war, as relatives gathered from across the United States for a funeral guarded by heavily armed military. | Video

Killed American family may have been 'bait' in Mexican cartel fight - relatives

07 Nov 2019

BAVISPE, Mexico The nine American women and children killed in northern Mexico were victims of a territorial dispute between an arm of the Sinaloa Cartel and a rival gang, officials said on Wednesday, and may have been used to lure one side into a firefight. | Video

Nine Americans killed in Mexican ambush, Trump urges joint war on drug cartels

06 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY Gunmen killed nine women and children in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to offer to help the neighbouring country wipe out drug cartels believed to be behind the ambush. | Video

Cartel gunmen terrorize Mexican city, free El Chapo's son

01 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons, after his capture triggered gunbattles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover. | Video

Security forces arrest 31 cartel suspects in raid on Mexico City drug labs -authorities

23 Oct 2019

MEXICO CITY Security forces arrested 31 suspected cartel members on Tuesday in a raid on a warren of clandestine tunnels and alleged drug laboratories in Mexico City, authorities said.

'Failure:' Mexico admits bungled arrest of kingpin's son after mayhem

19 Oct 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican officials on Friday admitted they had bungled the arrest of kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, who they let go during shootouts with drug gangs in the streets of a major city, but the president insisted his security strategy was working. | Video

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