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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Organized crime, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 161 stories have been published about Organized crime which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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International · Mexico City

2 Journalists Killed in Mexico: 10th and 11th of the Year

44% Center coverage: 27 sources
Yessenia Mollinedo Falconi and Sheila Johana Garc�a Olivera were the director and a reporter, respectively, of the online news site El Veraz in Cosoleacaque. They are the 10th and 11th journalists killed in Mexico this year. Veracruz State Prosecutor says the investigation would be exhaustive.See the Story
Latin America · Bogota

Colombia cartel shuts down towns over leader’s extradition

34% Center coverage: 12 sources
The Gulf Clan drug cartel shut down dozens of towns in northern Colombia for four days. It warned that anyone who disobeyed the stay-at-home order risked being shot or having their vehicle burned. Businesses closed, schools stayed shut, intercity bus service was suspended. The action appeared to be winding down Monday, according to reports.See the Story
US & Canada

'Signature of a mob hit': Watery graves recall early Las Vegas’ organized crime days

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
Two paddle boarders found bones Saturday on a newly surfaced sand bar. A week earlier, boaters spotted the decomposed body of a man in a rusted barrel. "There's no telling what we'll find in Lake Mead," former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman says.See the Story
Marijuana Legalization · San Juan

Puerto Rico police uncover island's biggest pot greenhouse

67% Left coverage: 9 sources
Puerto Rico police say they raided the island's largest hydroponic marijuana greenhouse. Nearly 2,000 plants were being grown in a former addiction treatment center. The plants were nearly six feet (two meters) tall, and that additional marijuana had been packed and was ready for distribution.See the Story
US & Canada · Mexico City

4 bound bodies found in burned-out helicopter in Mexico

44% Right coverage: 9 sources
Bodies of four people found in burned-out helicopter in Mexico's Gulf coast Hustaeca region. Bodies had signs indicating they were killed by a drug gang, authorities said. The killings were the second act of grisly violence in a month in the region.See the Story
Crime · Denver

Biggest seizure of pure fentanyl powder on a U.S. highway made in Colorado

50% Right coverage: 6 sources
Officers with the Colorado State Patrol made a seizure of 114 pounds of pure fentanyl on a highway on June 20. An official with the agency stopped a car that was headed toward Denver on Interstate 70 near Georgetown when they made the discovery. One kilogram of fentanyl can kill up to 500,000 people. The bust had the potential to kill over 25 million people.See the Story
Organized Crime

Colombia asked the United States to join the investigation into the murder of Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci in Cartagena

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
The victim was working as a specialized agent against organized crime and was in Baru together with his wife, journalist Claudia AguileraSee the Story
Juan Guaidó

Carlos Paparoni, deputy of Venezuela: “Maduro uses power to support organized crime”

We discussed with the Presidential Commissioner Against Terrorism the situation of the interim Government of Juan Guaidó and Venezuela.See the Story

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