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The cartel’s deadly grip on Mexico’s elections

GUADALAJARA, Mexico—There is no escaping the fact that Chapultepec Avenue has changed since the Jalisco New Generation cartel tried to kill the former state prosecutor. Despite enjoying a reputation as one of Mexico’s trendiest locations, business has slowed in the once crowded … Continue reading

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Young, independent candidate secures stunning political victory

With no party backing, very little funding and nothing in the way of political experience, Pedro Kumamoto’s candidacy for the Jalisco Congress seemed nothing more than a symbolic gesture. Yet the 25-year-old independent has stunned the political establishment by winning … Continue reading

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