Hunger Strike Called Off by American Woman Jailed in Mexico After Starting Citizen Police Force
Nestora Salgado, a US citizen, joined a movement in small towns in Guerrero that take up arms against criminals as "community police." Authorities arrested Salgado in August 2013, placing her in solitary confinement for 21 months.
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Citizens Fear the Mexican State of Tamaulipas Is Plunging Back Into Chaos
Dozens have been killed in Mexico’s northeastern border state in recent weeks, a brutal wave of violence that resembles what occurred in 2010 during the peak of the drug war.
Cartel Kidnapping Spreads Terror on Twitter
A Mexican doctor was abducted and apparently murdered because she tweeted anonymously about drug war violence. A VICE News investigation now sheds light on what may have led the killers to discover her true identity.