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June 17, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Three major Mexican drug organizations are offering millions of dollars to have Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha killed, a top investigator from Macedo's office said in published comments. Santiago Vasconcelos, a deputy attorney general, said the Tijuana, Gulf and so-called Milenio (Millennium) cartels are targeting him.
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June 17, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Three major Mexican drug organizations are offering millions of dollars to have Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha killed, a top investigator from Macedo's office said in published comments. Santiago Vasconcelos, a deputy attorney general, said the Tijuana, Gulf and so-called Milenio (Millennium) cartels are targeting him.
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April 5, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Police arrested nine suspected members of the powerful Juarez Cartel during raids in seven Mexican states, including those believed to be the drug gang's main killers, said federal Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha. The cartel reportedly operates in 15 Mexican states. The gang is based in Ciudad Juarez, across the Rio Grande from El Paso. Among those arrested was the cartel's suspected security chief, Arturo Hernandez, a former police commander.
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July 13, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Mexico has required some prosecutors to have tiny computer chips implanted in their skin as a security measure for access to the Attorney General's Office National Information Center, authorities announced. Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha said his chip, implanted in his arm, also could be used "to locate me wherever I am." The information center is part of a new anti-crime effort to combat kidnappings, armed robberies and drug trafficking.
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February 22, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha has opened an investigation into the 1968 massacre of student demonstrators in Mexico City. His office said it would seek to learn who was responsible for opening fire on the protesters, reportedly killing about 300. The Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors must investigate the Oct. 2, 1968, incident even if the statute of limitations had expired.
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April 23, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Mexican agents arrested a Guatemalan described by U.S. authorities as Central America's most wanted drug smuggler. Otto Herrera, a 39-year-old trucking company boss, did not resist when federal authorities seized him at Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport, Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha said. Mexico made the arrest at the request of U.S. authorities, who had offered a $5-million reward.
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December 2, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Mexico's attorney general's office fired its representative in Cancun and took him into custody, charged along with a group of suspects in connection with the killings of nine people, including three federal agents. Miguel Angel Hernandez was among a group of suspects flown to Mexico City, Atty. Gen. Rafael Macedo de la Concha said. Another suspect was Felipe de Jesus Arguelles, who oversees Cancun's police.
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February 19, 2004 | From Reuters
Mexico on Wednesday arrested a former police chief accused in the 1975 kidnapping and disappearance of a young revolutionary, the first arrest in an investigation of state atrocities committed three decades ago. Miguel Nazar Haro, named by survivors as a notorious inquisitor in the so-called dirty war, was arrested while driving in Mexico City with his wife and daughter, the attorney general's office said in a statement. Atty. Gen.
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October 22, 2002 | From Reuters
Mexican authorities said Monday that they have arrested 22 current and former government officials accused of giving key information about drug investigations to powerful drug cartels in exchange for monthly payments. Among those arrested are current employees of Mexico's drug crime prosecution agency, the federal police, the attorney general's office and the Defense Ministry, as well as former members of the military and other former government employees.
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April 17, 2005 | From Associated Press
A radio reporter who was riddled with bullets nearly two weeks ago outside a radio station here died of her injuries Saturday, authorities said. Guadalupe Garcia Escamilla, 39, had been hospitalized since being wounded in the chest, abdomen, legs and arms during the April 5 attack in this city across the border from Laredo, Texas. The Tamaulipas state attorney general's office announced her death in a written statement.
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August 7, 2004 | From Associated Press
President Vicente Fox's interior secretary took a jab at the leftist mayor of Mexico City, saying on Friday that the populist leader has acted "like a little man" in being uncooperative during a federal investigation aimed at him. Santiago Creel, who is expected to seek Fox's National Action Party's nomination for the presidency in 2006, said during a news conference that Mayor Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was "ducking things and pawning off blame on others." At the request of Atty. Gen.
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