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Loja Ecuador: 124 tonnes of onions seized, infested with pests, flies, larvae, fungus

Ecuador: Agrocalidad buried onions that had been affected by pests

Freshplaza.com reported The Ecuadorian Agency for Agro Quality Assurance, Agrocalidad, buried 1,200 bags of onions seized in recent days, after detecting various pests that threaten crops in Loja and Ecuador.

The report indicated that authorities found pests, such as fruit flies, larvae, and even a fungus and a bacterium in the confiscated items that could put the crops in the area at risk. “These three pests are a risk for our production.”

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Acoording to the Plant Protection Act, the onions had been buried to prevent the spread of pests. “124 tonnes were buried in the landfill.” He also said that these products had previously been seized in four vehicles with forged papers for which there was an ongoing administrative process.

Agrocalidad and other control entities had performed more than 30 operations so far and had seized 300 tonnes of rice, 5,000 sacks of onions, coconuts, mangoes, etc. Source: Cronica.com.ec Read Article

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Mexico: 13 ‘Hot Spots’ for Human Trafficking Identified

On June 17, 2013 Proceso reported that while human trafficking occurs virtually throughout Mexico, 13 Mexican cities have recently been identified as possessing the highest incidence of trafficking. According to a report prepared by the Center for Studies and Research in Social Development and Assistance (CEIDAS), six of the cities are on the northern border […]

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Mexico: Police Detain12 Suspected of Murdering 11 Young Women

On June 12, 2013 América Noticias reported that Mexican authorities have arrested 12 suspects in connection with the murder of 11 young women whose remains were found last year near Juárez. The detainees include drug dealers, pimps and small business owners. In addition to drug trafficking charges, they are accused of forcing young girls into […]

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Ciudad Juarez Mexico: returns to life four years after being labeled most dangerous city

Ciudad Juarez start breathing after hold for three consecutive years the sad title of being the most dangerous city in the world, and remain in second place in 2011, virtually tied with San Pedro Sula Honduras. Killings, femicide, kidnapping, rape and extortion have built the terrible image of this border city, and numerous works have […]

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Ciudad Juárez Mexico, no confirmed cases of West Nile Virus

The Sanitary District II reports that to date there has been no positive case of West Nile Virus in the city, said Alejandro Suarez epidemiologist of this dependence. “We are awaiting laboratory results National 18 suspected cases of this disease, 41 had probable of which 23 were negative; addition to monitoring and continue as staff […]

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Mexico to increase numbers of Federal troops in areas of high violence

eleconomista.com.mx reported the federal government will increase the number of elements of federal forces in areas of the country where you experience higher rates of violence, announced the Government Secretary Alejandro Poire. During a meeting of the Operational Coordination Group Piedras Negras, Coahuila, officials pledged that the federal government continue the fight against crime to […]

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Ciudad Juarez Mexico: Man and woman charged in trafficking woman

Two people were arrested by elements of the prosecution for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a woman in her 20s who managed to flee. Insured persons were identified as Jesus Hernandez Martinez, 33, and Perla Martinez Coronado Ibeth 20, who in the company of another person identified as Adrian Roldan Cross who is […]

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Ciudad Juarez Mexico: suspested 40 cases of West Nile Virus

The second death from West Nile Virus appeared yesterday in El Paso after the number of infected people rose to 16 while in Ciudad Juarez have been only suspected cases of the viral disease, reported the heads of departments Health of both cities. The person who died after being infected by a mosquito carrying the […]

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Ciudad Juárez Mexico: Human trafficking networks use local shops and nightclubs to find their victims

According to the organization Our Daughters Return Home the trafficking networks operating in the city of Juarez uses local shops and nightclubs to abduct their victims. Girls are transported to the United States for prostitution purposes. There have been at least 30 reports where citizens of Juarez have gone to the downtown area to work […]

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Two couples arrested in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico for drug deals in the street

Four individuals selling marijuana and cocaine in Francisco Villa, Ciudad Juarez, were arrested by police. According to Fronte Net, residents and locals of the area called officials to report the drug deals. After investigating the scene, two cars were located nearby. One, a 1999 Grand Prix, contained seven packets of cocaine rocks. The other, a […]

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Reduction in Violence Chihuahua Mexico: increase in numbers of paisanos return for vacations

The reduction in levels of violence in Chihuahua led to new account “countrymen” to enter the country from Ciudad Juarez and many more chose to stay in the state, said Demetrio Sotomayor, director of tourism north. In just half a year, figures from the state income doubled relative to 2011. The official said that “in […]

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Mexico: Woman finds 280 thousand dollars worth of drugs in vacuum

A woman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico was surprised to discover 280 thousand dollars worth of drugs inside a vacuum her children gave her as a gift. Two pounds of methamphetamine and 2.2 pounds of cocaine were hidden inside the machine. Police believe whoever put the drugs inside likely did so before it was shipped to […]

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Chihuahua, Juarez, 112 bars closed with connections to human trafficking

Mexico: In Chihuahua at least 112 bars were close with intents to avoid human trafficking The closure of 112 bars in Chihuahua and Juarez lead to a decrease in human trafficking, the murder and disappearance of women, and auto theft according to authorities. Clubs in Juarez have been identified as prostitution locations. Read Article

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Mexico: Authorities seized one kilo and a half of Marihuana in Chihuahua

Mexico: Authorities seized one kilo and a half of Marihuana in Chihuahua On June 30th federal police forces seized one kilo and 479 grams of marijuana after inspecting in a house located in the City of Juarez, Chihuahua. There was an inspection warrant obtained after authorities suspected that the house was used as a marijuana […]

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Injured assassin abandoned and left to die outside hospital in Mexico

Unknown individuals abandoned a gravely injured man outside the general hospital in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The man is suspected of being involved in an assassination that took place the previous day, June 23, 2012. He was discovered thrown to the side of grey Tacoma van, which had been reported as stolen.The injured man was admitted […]

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Ciudad Juarez: Virtually all of urban area represent areas of high prevalence of drug consumption

Contrary to the official versions in the sense that the situation of addiction in the city is improving, social groups involved in work connected with this problem note that drug use continues to increase, diversify and involving age ranges increasingly reduced. Read Article

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Cuidad Juarez Mexico: Three teenage hit-men murder one and injure residents going into a store

3 Teenager hit-men kill and wound Juarez residents On June 13th a group of 3 teenagers driving a black Tahoe truck, were responsible for injuring and killing residents of Juarez, Chihuahua. The group of aggressors injured a man who was selling cigarettes and two women entering a store. A 35 year-old man entering a business […]

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Mexico: Police officers are discharged for corruption in Juarez, Chihuahua

Mexico: Police officers are discharged for corruption in Juarez, Chihuahua On June 7th three police officers were discharged when they were found guilty of abuse of authority acts and corruption. The officers were sanctioned when they were trying to bribe a woman, who had minor collision damages, to hand over 3 thousand dollars. 62 police […]

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Two minors and four adults detained in Juarez, Mexico with drugs

Four people were arrested in the company of minors in Juarez, Nuevo Leon for the possession of drugs. According to Milenio, the four adults were José Humberto de León Suárez, “El Chikis” (28); Lázaro Portales Salazar (30); Victoria Berenice Martínez Treviño, “La Bere” (19); and Alfredo Flores Reyna, “La Rata” (30). The names of the […]

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Mexico: Man accused of sexually abusing male friend

Mexico: A man is accused of sexually abusing his friend in Juarez On May 21st Gregorio Tarango was accused of committing sexual molestation against friend in the City of Juarez. The victim reported that while he was under the influence of alcohol he was taken to a house, where he was sexually abused by his […]

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A 13 year old is shot dead Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

A 13 year old is shot dead in the City of Juarez On May 16th a 13 year-old teenager was shot dead at about 9pm inside a restaurant with the name of “Charros” located in the city of Juarez. Read Article

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Maquiladora evacuated after chemical spill Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Mexico: chemical spill leads authorities to evacuate maquiladora in Juarez On May 15th a chemical spill forced the evacuation of maquiladora personnel in the Capcom fabric located in the city of Juarez. According to authorities a magnesium container spilled over causing chemical combustion at approximately at 1:30 pm. Read Article

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Shooting Attack kills a Mother and her Son in the City of Juarez

Shooting Attack kills a Mother and her Son in the City of Juarez On Saturday May 12th a group of armed men opened fire towards a house in the neighborhood of Aztecas located in the city of Juarez. The violent events lead to the death of a 25 year-old man, son of a state police […]

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Mexico: Authorities arrest husband and wife for possession of drugs, weapons and counterfeit money in Juarez

Mexico: Authorities arrest husband and wife in possession of drugs, weapons and counterfeit money A husband and wife were arrested in the City of Juarez after authorities inducted a vehicle search and found guns, ammunition, what appear to be marihuana and the sum of 20 counterfeit dollars. The couple grasped the attention of the authorities […]

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Mexico: 10 year old brutally abused by parents

Mexico: 10 year old brutally abused by parents Roberto Hernandez cruz and Liliana Giselle Acosta were accused of brutally abusing their 10 year old son in the City of Juarez. The child’s grandmother reported that her 28-year old daughter, Giselle Acosta, and her 41-year old partner, always scold and beat the kid without reason. Read […]

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Ciudad Juarez Mexico: Relatives of alleged murderers protest

Mexico: Relatives of alleged murderers protest outside the Attorney General office On April 21st family members and friends of 19 alleged murderers protested outside the Attorney General office. Protesters claimed justice for their innocent imprisoned relatives that were arrested last Wednesday in possession of illegal belongings. Read Article

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Kidnap victim rescued by police in Cuidad Juarez Mexico

After a confrontation between city police and kidnappers were freed of a person, and the arrest of three suspects. The Municipal Public Security Secretary, Julian Leyzaola, reported that an anonymous call was made a raid on the Golden Meadow colony, because it reported a household where a person had retained. In making the deployment of […]

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Mexico: 33 arrested so far in Ciudad Juárez April 2012 for “carjacking”

Through these operations, have arrested at least 33 “carjackers” (stripping the car at gunpoint), at the time of committing the offense, either on board or car reported as stolen, said Julian Leyzaola Perez. Read Article

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Mexico: Exile of a Woman Promoting the Safety of Women in Chihuahua

Mexico: Exile of a Woman Promoting the Safety of Women in Chihuahua Marisela Ortiz was obligated to leave her house in Chihuahua, taking her family with her on March 10, 2010. She was part of a women activist group called “Hijas de Regreso a Casa” favoring the protection of women in the country. She had […]

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Juarez Mexico: Telephone extorsion cases increase

Opportunistic engaged in extortion call, found two victims for every ten calls made, mostly from prison, according to statistics from the Bureau of Security, released by Arturo Valenzuela, the coordinator of that public body. Read Article

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Juarez Mexico: Reduction in crime numbers overshadowed by police abuses

Members of the Security Bureau agreed on the reduction of crimes including murder and kidnapping based on an analysis of indicators of February, however, also recognized the large number of police abuses against citizens, which has gone on here hot spots. Read Article

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Labor attorney murdered in Chihuahua, Mexico

A labor lawyer was killed after he was attacked by several gunshot fire while driving his car, that in the colony center. The victim was finalized apparently while trying to exit the parking lot in a vehicle Bora, white, late-model, with plates EEB5750 at the intersection of the streets Degollado and 13 th, for subjects […]

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