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Mexico Casino Attack May Be Linked to Corruption

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The investigation into a deadly arson attack on a Mexico casino has taken a new turn after surveillance photos and videos surfaced showing the local mayor’s brother accepting wads of cash at a casino just days before the attack. Mexican newspapers and websites published the images Wednesday. They show Manuel Jonas Larrazabal, the brother of […]

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At Least 12 People Involved in Mexico Casino Arson Attack

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities are seeking seven more suspects in an arson attack that left 52 people dead at a casino in the northern state of Nuevo Leon. Officials said they are seeking additional suspects on Tuesday, as five people already in custody were presented to the news media. Authorities say the five are alleged members of […]

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7 More Suspects Sought in Mexico Casino Arson

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities say they are seeking seven more suspects in an arson attack that left 52 people dead at a casino in the northern state of Nuevo Leon. Officials made the remark Tuesday as five others in custody were presented to the news media. Authorities say the five are alleged members of the Zetas drug […]

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Mexican Police Arrest 5 in Casino Arson Attack

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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A Mexican official says police have arrested five suspects in an arson attack on a casino in northern Mexico that killed 52 people last week. Nuevo Leon state Governor Rodrigo Medina said Monday the five suspects are thought to be members of the Zetas drug cartel, one of the most violent in Mexico. He said […]

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Mexico in Mourning After Dozens Killed in Casino Attack

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican President Felipe Calderon has declared three days of mourning after more than 50 people were killed when suspected drug cartel gunmen set fire to a casino in northern Mexico. Mr. Calderon condemned the violence as barbaric and said it was the worst attack on innocent civilians in Mexico in a long time. He described […]

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Mexico in Mourning After Dozens Killed in Casino Attack

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican President Felipe Calderon has declared three days of mourning after more than 50 people were killed when suspected drug cartel gunmen set fire to a casino in northern Mexico. Mr. Calderon condemned the violence as barbaric and said it was the worst attack on innocent civilians in Mexico in a long time. He described […]

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Mexico in Mourning After Dozens Killed in Casino Attack

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican President Felipe Calderon has declared three days of mourning after more than 50 people were killed when suspected drug cartel gunmen set fire to a casino in northern Mexico. Mr. Calderon condemned the violence as barbaric and said it was the worst attack on innocent civilians in Mexico in a long time. He described […]

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Death Toll Rises in Mexico Casino Fire

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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The death toll from Thursday’s arson attack on a casino in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey now stands at more than 50 people. Nuevo Leon Governor Rodrigo Medina told the Televisa network that 53 people were killed in the attack on the Casino Royale. Monterrey is the capital city of Nuevo Leon. Witnesses say […]

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Death Toll Rises in Mexico Casino Fire

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities say more than 40 people have been found dead inside a casino in the northern city of Monterrey that was set on fire by armed assailants Thursday. Adrian de la Garza, the attorney general for Nuevo Leon state, told reporters more bodies could be found as crew dig through the burned out rubble […]

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