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Time to Show Some Backbone with Mexico

Do you think France, Canada or Great Britain would be OK if the Americans detained their defense secretary without telling them?” a Mexican official asked rhetorically in the January 2, 2021, issue of The Economist. Anyone versed in the Mexican criminal underworld might respond by noting that cabinet officials in Europe and Canada generally don’t conspire with transnational criminal organizations to traffic illegal drugs into the United States. Safe to say that the saga of General Salvador Cienfuegos has

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Time to Show Some Backbone with Mexico

Mexico’s president says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador attends the commemoration of his second anniversary in office at the National Palace in Mexico City. One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, López Obrador said Friday, Jan. 15, 2020 that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos. (AP Photo/Marco

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Mexico’s president says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

Mexican Leader Says Biden Offers $4B For Central America

Biden's call with López Obrador also came at a tense moment — days after the Mexican president accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country's former defense secretary. While Mexico continues to pledge to block mass movements of Central American migrants toward the U.S. border, there has been no shortage of potential flashpoints between the two countries. Mexico demanded the return of former Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos after he

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Mexican Leader Says Biden Offers $4B For Central America

Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its states

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador attends the commemoration of his second anniversary in office at the National Palace in Mexico City. One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, López Obrador said Friday, Jan. 15, 2020 that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos. less FILE - In

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Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its states

Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its states

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador attends the commemoration of his second anniversary in office at the National Palace in Mexico City. One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, López Obrador said Friday, Jan. 15, 2020 that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos. (AP Photo/Marco

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Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its states

Mexico's president continues to blast US investigation

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador attends the commemoration of his second anniversary in office at the National Palace in Mexico City. One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, López Obrador said Friday, Jan. 15, 2020 that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos. FILE - In this

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Mexico's president continues to blast US investigation

Mexico calls for internal DEA probe of 'fabricated' case against minister

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's president said on Friday the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration should carry out an internal investigation into the conduct of its case against a former defense minister, putting further strain on bilateral ties with the new Biden administration. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the investigation should look into who within the DEA "fabricated" the case against Salvador Cienfuegos, days after Mexico's attorney general decided to drop charges. "I am not going to go to any

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Mexico calls for internal DEA probe of 'fabricated' case against minister

Outrage as Former Mexican Defense Minister Cleared of Narco Charges

MANY MEXICANS have expressed their outrage after the country’s former Defense Minister was cleared of working alongside narco cartels. In October, General Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested by US authorities in a Los Angeles airport who accused the former defense minister of working alongside a multi-million dollar narco-trafficking conspiracy. The US alleged that the general worked for the powerful H-2 cartel under the nickname “El Padrino” (the Godfather). A mysterious backroom deal saw Cienfuegos returned

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Outrage as Former Mexican Defense Minister Cleared of Narco Charges

Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country’s former defense secretary even as his government published hundreds of pages of U.S. files that purported to show detailed evidence of the man’s close links with a drug gang. The decision to denounce U.S. prosecutors on Friday while clearing a top official of charges adds to a crisis in security cooperation for the incoming

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Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country’s former defense secretary. And his government has published hundreds of pages of U.S. files that purported to show detailed evidence of the man’s close links with a drug gang. The decision to denounce U.S. prosecutors on Friday while clearing a top official of charges adds to a crisis in security cooperation for the incoming

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Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent him back to Mexico. The unprecedented move came one day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence