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Army troops killed 16 suspected criminals in three shootouts in the Mexican states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas over the weekend, the Defense Secretariat said. The first shootout occurred Saturday night in Panuco, a city in the eastern state of Veracruz, where s continue reading »
Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who just wrapped up a tour of the United States with other members of his Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, said he will take a break for a couple of months to return to his academic pursuits and privately mourn the violent death of his son in 2011. continue reading »
Mexico registered 27,199 murders in 2011, or 24 per 100,000 people, the highest number since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »
Mexican poet-turned-activist Javier Sicilia has received the U.S. government's backing for his planned month-long peace caravan in that country aimed at drawing attention to drug-related violence and communicating his anti-drug war message. continue reading »
The Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD), led by the poet Javier Sicilia, has asked the authorities to ensure the safety of activists that give life to the Caravan of Peace, which has traveled to South Mexico and today will reach the capital. continue reading »