Tag archive for ‘Crime’
By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Senior lieutenant of the Sinaloa drug cartel extradited to the U.S.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A man accused of being a senior lieutenant in the Sinaloa drug cartel has been extradited to the United States, Mexican prosecutors announced Sunday. U.S. officials had been trying for years More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Former governor of Quintana Roo will remain in house arrest

After 19 years locked up in jail, the former governor of Quintana Roo, Mario Ernesto Villanueva Madrid, announced on his social networks that the Legal Counsel of the Presidency had issued an agreement to order More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Yucatecan woman murders a pregnant teenager to extract her baby in Playa del Carmen

Quintana Roo Investigative State Police officers arrested Juanita C. from Yucatán, accused of murdering a pregnant teenager on Saturday, May 30th, and extracting her fetus to make her sentimental partner believe More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 5th, 2020
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Suspected cartel shootout leaves 19 dead in Chihuahua, Mexico

MADERAS, CHIHUAHUA (Reuters) – A shootout between suspected drug cartel hitmen has killed 19 people in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, the state government said on Saturday April 4th, in one of More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Armed robbers steal 400 thousand pesos in Tulum

TULUM, QUINTANA ROO (March 29, 2020).- Two thieves wearing face masks steal 400 thousand pesos from the exchange office in Tulum, Quintana Roo. Man and woman with face masks and a hand gun took around 400 thousand More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Mexico speeds up extraditions of cartel bosses to U.S.

MEXICO CITY, March 2 (Reuters) – The government of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has stepped up extraditions of suspected drug cartel leaders to the United States, official data show, as Washington More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Canadian citizen brutally attacked at resort in Tulum

What was meant to be a Mexican vacation with family and friends took a nightmarish turn for Ottawa’s Lexie York. On her first night at the Grand Bahia Principe resort in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico; York More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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AMLO evaluates freeing Quintana Roo former governor Mario Villanueva from jail

(Bloomberg) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said late Saturday that he’s working for the release of a former governor convicted of laundering money for a drug cartel, threatening to cause More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Spanish tourist taken hostage by armed man in Quintana Roo, rescued by local police

On Sunday November 3rd, police and military corporations activated the security protocols for the report of an armed robbery onboard a van that provides tourist transportation services on the Cancun-Tulum highway, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Violent weekend leaves 13 dead in Michoacan

A total of 13 people were shot dead, including a police officer, in different violent events related to drug cartels’ activity, in Michoacán. The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) of Michoacán More...