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Mexico: Are Tourists Being Served Tainted Alcohol at all inclusive resorts?

jsonline.com / Raquel Rutledge – Some guests believe they are being served tainted alcohol or being drugged at all-inclusive resorts

The scene at the swim-up bar at the Mexican resort where Abbey Conner was pulled listless from the pool in January was full of young tourists last month when an attorney hired by Conner’s family showed up.

It wasn’t surprising. It was a typical scene at an all-inclusive five-star resort where foreigners from both sides of the equator flock to escape their cold winters.

But as he watched, the attorney noticed something disturbing.

“They serve alcoholic drinks with alcohol of bad quality and in great amounts, mixing different types of drinks,” he wrote in his native Spanish. Read Article

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Mexico City Crime: Theft of Cellphones from pedestrians up sharply

milenio.com/Ilich Valdez reported that stolen cellphone numbers increased substantially from pedestrians in Mexico City during May 2017. On an average day in Mexico City during May, 34.3 cell phones were reported stolen according to Rebeca Peralta Leon. In the first five months of 2017, nearly 5,000 phones reported stolen from pedestrians. May has been the [...]

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Two Tourists from U.S. assaulted after withdrawing funds from ATM in Mexico City, one dead, one injured

TWO U.S. TOURISTS ASSAULTED AFTER WITHDRAWING FUNDS FROM ATM Colonia Álamos located in Alcaldía Benito Juárez en Ciudad de México lasillarota.com (MACHINE TRANSLATED) Yesterday afternoon (05-16-17), two tourists of American nationality were assaulted and seriously injured on a bridge over the Tlalpan road in the Benito Juárez delegation. According to reports from the Public Security [...]

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Mexico: Canadian found murdered in La Paz residence

INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – READ THIS BOOK timescolonist.com / A Canadian woman flew to Mexico to visit her 67 year old brother in Mexico. John Wesley Cornelson, age 67 brother picked her up at the airport in Cabo, and delivered her to a hotel. They were to meet the next morning for breakfast. He [...]

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Mexico: Tourist From Germany missing, may have been swept out to sea

RIPTIDE PULLED GERMAN TOURIST OUT TO SEA, STILL MISSING elmanana.com.mx (machine translated) OAXACA, OAXACA.- Elements of the Secretary of the Navy, State Civil Protection and the municipality of Santa Maria Tonameca continue the search for a tourist from Germany, who was lost since Friday while swimming in the beach Mermejita. In search of Fertinand Staisat, [...]

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Acapulco Mexico: U.S. citizen found dead with Mexican woman, suspected homicide

INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – READ THIS BOOK ACAPULCO, Feb 10 (Reuters/dailymail.co.uk) – An American man and a Mexican woman were found murdered in an apartment in the resort city of Acapulco, authorities in the southwestern state of Guerrero said on Friday. The bodies of Stanley Enders, 70, and Nora Valdez, 65, bore marks of [...]

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California/Mexico border: Cal. couple hiking lost for five days in desert found alive

latimes.com reported a Los Angeles couple who went missing during a visit to the desert wandered for five days, drinking their own urine to survive, before they were discovered by the U.S. Border Patrol, according to a friend of the couple. On Friday, the LAPD confirmed that Mariya Mitkova, 27, and Aaron Morganstein, 33, were [...]

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Mexico: Expat from Canada beaten and strangled with camera cord

mexiconewsdaily.com reported robbery is believed to have been the motive in the killing of a Canadian photographer and artist Friday in Yucatán. The state Attorney General’s office said Barbara McClatchie Andrews was killed by a taxi driver whom she had contracted to drive her from the airport in Cancún to her home in Mérida. The [...]

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Canadian Expat Brutally Murdered in Mexico

VICTIM MURDERED ON WAY FROM CANCUN AIRPORT TO HER HOME IN MERIDA (took bus) theglobeandmail.com reported the brutal killing of a B.C. photographer near Cancun, Mexico last week has left those who knew her in shock as they struggle to understand the sudden end of a woman described by friends as a “life force” who [...]

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Mexico: Woman from Spain found dead after kidnapping

A Spanish woman kidnapped in Mexico last week has been found dead. bbc.com reported, Maria Villar Galaz, who was the niece of Spanish Football Association president, Angel Maria Villar, had been missing since 13 September.She was forced to withdraw money from cash machines before being held for ransom. Spain’s foreign minister said the kidnappers had [...]

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