Will El Chapo son's arrest slow export of drugs to US? Next steps crucial, experts say

Will El Chapo son's arrest slow export of drugs to US? Next steps crucial, experts say MEXICO CITY – The arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, the son of former Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán, is an important step for the Mexican government, experts say, but it will likely have little effect on the flow of illegal drugs, particularly fentanyl, across the border. “You're not going to see a big difference or a reduction in the amount of fentanyl coming to the United States. But having said a

Will El Chapo son's arrest slow export of drugs to US? Next steps crucial, experts say

Will El Chapo son's arrest slow export of drugs to US? Next steps crucial, experts say MEXICO CITY ― The arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, the son of former Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán, is an important step for the Mexican government, experts say, but it will likely have little effect on the flow of illegal drugs, particularly fentanyl, across the border. “You're not going to see a big difference or a reduction in the amount of fentanyl coming to the United States. But having said a

Mexico City subway train collision kills at least 1, injures dozens

Two trains collided on Mexico City’s subway system Saturday, killing at least one person and injuring 57 others, the city’s mayor said. In a news conference, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said a train driver was in a serious condition following the incident at the La Raza and Potrero stations on metro line 3. Four other people were hospitalized after they were rescued in an operation involving the Defense Ministry, Navy and the Civil Protection agency, the mayor said. “As always, our priority is th

Misery in El Paso: Hundreds of homeless migrants live in squalor amid deportation fears

One-year-old Brenda’s tiny feet are bare on the cold asphalt of an El Paso parking lot as the harsh reality starts to sink in for her parents. They are undocumented. They are homeless. And their daughter barely escaped death when they crossed the Rio Grande. “My daughter would have died because she was super frozen,” said Glenda Matos. Matos’ pain is clear in her eyes as she recalls her daughter being drenched, in the freezing cold, all while crying hysterically. Matos and her husband, Anthony

Situación en la frontera de EE.UU. y México permanece "caótica" tras fallo sobre Título 42

(CNN) -- La situación de los migrantes que esperan en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México es caótica tras la decisión de la Corte Suprema de mantener el Título 42, que permite a los funcionarios federales expulsar a los migrantes rápidamente bajo una orden de salud pública. • ¿Qué es Título 42? Una política fronteriza que permite la deportación rápida y que genera debate En Matamoros, México, al otro lado de la frontera con el Valle del Río Grande en el sur de Texas, una defensora de inmi

Tent processing center for migrants going up in El Paso, expected to increase capacity by 1,000

In response to the increased number of migrants crossing the border in El Paso, US Customs and Border Protection is erecting a soft-sided tent facility to increase migrant processing capacity by about 1,000, according to Landon Hutchens, US Customs and Border Protection spokesperson. “The facility will be used by U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector to provide additional migrant processing capabilities, with a capacity to hold approximately 1,000 migrants while they are processed in accordance wit

2 miles of border fencing installed in El Paso area as migrants surge around Texas

Since the first length of fencing went up last week along the Mexican border near El Paso, the Texas National Guard has installed more than two miles of the barricade and is expected to build more, an agency spokesperson told CNN on Monday. Still, just across the boundary, dozens of migrants lined up Monday in Ciudad Juárez to turn themselves in to US border authorities. Some had watched the fence construction over the weekend, they told CNN. They’re part of a recent flood of tens of thousands

Unos 22.000 migrantes esperan en refugios y campamentos improvisados en tres ciudades de México que se levante el Título 42

(CNN) -- Hay aproximadamente 22.000 migrantes durmiendo en refugios, en las calles y en campamentos improvisados en tres ciudades del norte de México, dijeron a CNN funcionarios y defensores de migrantes de la ciudad este lunes. Se espera que ese número aumente mientras el Título 42, una ley de la era de la pandemia que permite a los agentes fronterizos de EE.UU. rechazar inmediatamente a los inmigrantes que cruzan ilegalmente la frontera sur, en aras de prevenir el covid-19, permanece en el li

Ignoring drug cartel danger, Mexican families scour wilderness for missing loved ones' remains

HUITZILAC, Mexico — Jesus García pushed a long metal rod into the ground, then brought the tip to his nose, trying to detect a telltale putrid scent. He couldn’t quite place the odor, so he passed it to his wife, Claudia San Román. It’s just “roots,” she said, grass and weeds. The group, mostly made up of women, had been searching for three hours in the Mexican state of Morelos. Amid the heat and insects, they had to use ropes to get down to the riverbed where they based their search. It was

Ignoring cartel danger, Mexican families scour wilderness for missing loved ones' remains

HUITZILAC, Mexico — Jesus García pushed a long metal rod into the ground, then brought the tip to his nose, trying to detect a telltale putrid scent. He couldn’t quite place the odor, so he passed it to his wife, Claudia San Román. It’s just “roots,” she said, grass and weeds. The group, mostly made up of women, had been searching for three hours in the Mexican state of Morelos. Amid the heat and insects, they had to use ropes to get down to the riverbed where they based their search. It was

Peru's new president rules out elections, as predecessor Castillo remains detained

Peru’s new President Dina Boluarte ruled out early elections on Thursday, her first day in office following the dramatic ousting and arrest of her predecessor Pedro Castillo. Boluarte became Peru’s first female President on Wednesday after lawmakers defied Castillo, who in a fight for his political survival had attempted to dissolve Congress earlier that day and call for early elections ahead of a third impeachment vote against him. Peruvian lawmakers described the move as a coup, and a majori

Autoridades mexicanas buscan a dos estadounidenses desaparecidos en el Golfo de California

(CNN) -- Las autoridades mexicanas están buscando a dos estadounidenses que desaparecieron después de un viaje en kayak frente a la costa de Puerto Peñasco en el Golfo de California, dijeron las autoridades locales el sábado por la noche. No se sabe exactamente cuándo desapareció la pareja. Yeon-Su Kim es profesora forestal en la Universidad del Norte de Arizona, según su biografía universitaria. El esposo de Kim es Corey Allen, según una página verificada de GoFundMe establecida para recauda

Mexican authorities search for 2 missing Americans in the Gulf of California

Mexican authorities are searching for two Americans who went missing after a kayaking trip off the coast of Puerto Peñasco in the Gulf of California, local authorities said late Saturday. It’s unknown exactly when the couple went missing. Yeon-Su Kim is a forestry professor at Northern Arizona University, according to her university bio. Kim’s husband is Corey Allen, according to a verified GoFundMe page established to raise funds to aid the search for the missing couple. “The search will be

Emiten orden de arresto para la amiga de una mujer de Carolina del Norte encontrada muerta en México

(CNN) -- Fiscales de México obtuvieron una orden de arresto para la amiga de una mujer de Carolina del Norte que fue encontrada muerta el mes pasado mientras estaba de vacaciones en San José del Cabo, México. Shanquella Robinson, de 25 años, viajaba con amigos de la Universidad Estatal de Winston-Salem cuando la encontraron muerta en una propiedad de alquiler vacacional, dijo su padre, Bernard Robinson. La joven, junto seis amigos, llegó el 28 de octubre a México, según un comunicado que emiti

Arrest warrant issued for friend of a North Carolina woman found dead while on vacation in Mexico

An arrest warrant has been issued in Mexico for a woman suspected of fatally assaulting a friend from North Carolina while on vacation last month in San Jose del Cabo, a prosecutor says. Shanquella Robinson, 25, was traveling with college friends from Winston-Salem State University when she died while staying in a vacation rental property, said her father, Bernard Robinson. Robinson, with six friends, arrived October 28 in Mexico, according to a Thursday statement by Mexican prosecutors workin

Un sismo de magnitud 6,2 sacude Baja Califonia, México, sin que se reporten daños

(CNN) -- Un sismo de magnitud 6,2 en las aguas frente a la costa del oeste de México fue reportado este martes por el Servicio Geológico de los Estados Unidos (USGS). Según USGS, el epicentro está ubicado a 30 km al oeste suroeste de Las Brisas, México. Las Brisas se encuentra en la península de Baja California, al sur de la frontera entre México y California. Los informes preliminares del USGS reportaron que la profundidad del terremoto fue de 19 km. Hasta el momento, no fueron emitidas aler

Reconsider travel? Safety experts talk violence in Mexico tourist spots

MEXICO CITY – After years of hunkering down because of COVID-19, U.S. travelers are heading out, and Mexico is again one of their favorite destinations. More than 21 million international tourists traveled to Mexico between January and July this year. Of those, nearly 8 million were from the U.S., government data shows. That’s a 41% increase in the number of U.S. visitors, when compared to the same time period in 2021. Mexico’s rich culture, beaches, resorts, Mayan and Aztec ruins and distinc
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