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Mexican Judge Orders Release of Former Mayor

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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A Mexican judge has ordered the release of former Tijuana mayor Jorge Hank Rhon, ruling that officials lack the evidence to charge him with possessing illegal weapons. Hank Rhon was arrested earlier this month after a raid on his house turned up dozens of weapons. He was mayor of Tijuana, across the border from San […]

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Mexican Officials: Former Tijuana Mayor Arrested over Weapons

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican officials say a former mayor of the city of Tijuana has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal weapons. Law enforcement authorities told news outlets Saturday that Mexican troops raided Jorge Hank Rhon’s house, where they discovered dozens of weapons. Hank Rhon was mayor of Tijuana, across the border from San Diego, California, from […]

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Santos: Top FARC Rebel Captured in Venezuela

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Colombia’s president says a top commander for the FARC leftist rebel group has been captured across the border in Venezuela, a sign relations between the two countries may be improving. President Juan Manuel Santos announced Wednesday that Guillermo Torres, also known as “Julian Conrado,” was captured in a joint effort by the two countries. Santos […]

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