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Eleven murders in Los Cabos this weekend, three killed three wounded on Tourist Beach in Palmilla | Aug 07, 2017

Five killed in Palmilla beach, three dead and two wounded

|| La Tribuna Los Cabos

“San José del Cabo – Five members of a family who were on Palmilla Beach were killed by gunshot wounds with automatic weapons, with three dead and two wounded.

According to the information, at least three armed men arrived at the beach where they surprised a family that was in the place.

It transpired that there were four men, a woman and a baby who were in the shade of a palm tree, when the hit men shot them first with a pistol and then with a long gun.

Three of the men were shot dead while another man and a woman were injured, while a baby carrying the woman in her arms was unharmed.

After the attack, the gunmen fled at full speed.

After the attack collective panic was experienced in dozens of bathers who were in the beach, who began to race to their cars to retire.

Minutes later paramedics arrived, who gave first aid to the survivors and moved them to a hospital.

The area was cordoned off by police and military elements.”

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Cartel Gunmen Fire on Tourists at Mexican Vacation Spot

|| Breitbart

“Tourists visiting a popular beach in Mexico’s Los Cabos recorded the moment when cartel gunmen stormed a beach unleashing waves of machine gun fire killing three men and injured two others. Over the weekend, the once quiet resort area saw 11 confirmed murders.

Videos recorded by tourists using cell phones and obtained by Semanario Zeta reveal the moment when gunmen unleashed barrages of automatic gunfire towaes the beach goers.

The gunmen stormed Palmilla Beach in San Jose del Cabo in Baja California Sur, targeting three men sitting under a palm tree. During the shooting, stray bullets hit a man and a woman who were nearby, Mexico’s El Universal reported.

Shortly after that attack, authorities reported various other murders in the area leading to a total of 11 during the weekend in Los Cabos.

Once considered a safe haven by tourists, since 2014, Los Cabos saw a spike in violence as cartel members began fighting over drug distribution territories, Breitbart Texas reported. Earlier this year, a Mexican journalist from Los Cabos survived yet another attempt on his life when a group of gunmen fired at Julio Mar Gomez as he was leaving his home in Cabo San Lucas, Breitbart Texas reported. Gomez was a reporter for the online news site 911 Noticias covering cartel violence and public corruption in Los Cabos.”

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Terrifying moment gunmen use MACHINE GUNS to kill three men in the middle of a Mexican beach popular with Brit families

|| The Sun UK


“Three people have been killed injured after gunmen armed with machine guns launched an attack on a Mexican beach yesterday afternoon.

Two more were injured at in the shooting, which happened on Playa Palmilla beach in Los Cabos, located on the southern tip of Baja California Sur state.


Experts blame the bloodshed on fighting among factions in the Sinaloa drug cartel and clashes with the rival Jalisco Nueva Generacion cartel.

According to United States Drug Enforcement Agency data, the Sinaloa Cartel dominates Baja California Sur – but Jalisco Nueva Generacion have increasing presence in the region.”

….Continue reading more @ The Sun

Six Murdered near Cabo San Lucas Airport | Mar 13, 2017

6  killed around Mexico resort of Los Cabos

– Yahoo News

 “SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) — Prosecutors said six bodies had been found dumped on Thursday and Friday around the twin resorts of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, which has been the scene of increasing violence in recent months.
The prosecutors’ office said a woman’s body was discovered on a road leading to the airport along with several doses of methamphetamine and marijuana. The bodies of three men were found wrapped in plastic bags and a tarp in San Jose del Cabo and the bodies showed signs of torture. A man and a woman were found shot to death in the area near the airport.

Elsewhere in Mexico, prosecutors in the central state of Puebla said Friday that they had arrested 87 suspects linked to a kidnapping and fuel-theft gang.

The state prosecutors’ office said members of the gang were responsible for killing three state detectives who were investigating kidnappings by the gang, known as “The Bucanans.”

The agents’ slaying earlier this week led to a huge operation in which police detained suspected gang members and police officers and a mayor who allegedly collaborated with the gang. Authorities seized 16 rifles, hand grenades and 4,600 rounds of ammunition.

The gang, whose nickname apparently refers to a liquor brand, allegedly controlled most illegal activity in the area around the town of Atzizintla near Puebla’s border with Veracruz state.”

…Continue reading @ Yahoo News

Six bodies are found in two days near Mexico resort of Los Cabos as violence rises in the popular vacation spot

| Daily Mail UK

  • Violence hits close to resort towns with six found dead on Thursday and Friday
  • Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo increasingly violent in recent months
  • One woman found dead with several doses of meth and marijuana
  • Three men tortured, their bodies found wrapped in plastic 
  • A man and a woman found shot dead on the road to the airport 

A total of six bodies have been found in the Mexican resort of Los Cabos between Thursday and Friday, in the area around the twin resorts of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, prosecutors said.

The resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula have been the scene of increasing violence in recent months.

One woman’s body was found on a road leading to the airport, along with several doses of meth and marijuana, prosecutors said.

On Thursday the bodies of three men were found wrapped in plastic bags and a tarp in San Jose del Cabo. The bodies showed signs of torture.

On Friday, a man and a woman were found shot to death in the same general area near the airport.

The U.S. State Department warns travelers that the state of Baja California Sur, which includes Los Cabos, ‘continues to experience a high rate of homicides.’

‘Many of these homicides have occurred in [the state capital] La Paz, where there have been ongoing public acts of violence between rival criminal organizations.’

The Baja California peninsula is turf of the Sinaloa Cartel, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

The cartel’s leader, Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Loera was apprehended in January of 2016 after twice escaping from prison. Guzmán is currently in federal custody in the United States.”

…..Continue reading more @ Daily Mail

Authorities arrest suspect after shooting in Fonatur area in San Jose del Cabo

| La Tribuna de Los Cabos

“San José del CORPORAL – minutes after 1:00 pm police elements clashed against alleged gunmen in the area of Fonatur, achieving the arrest of one of them, without injured they are reported.

According to the information that is available at the time, elements of the Ministerial Police marked the end to a suspicious truck, where apparently traveling armed people, so this did not stop and a chase in the streets located was recorded behind a center trade in the area.

It transpired that the occupants of the suspect vehicle fired on the agents, so these repelled the attack.

Subsequently, the alleged gunmen stopped and ran in different directions so that officers fired to stop them.

One of the suspects ran into a hotel, where he was reached by a group of soldiers who subjected him.

It should be noted that within the accommodation center no gun detonations were carried out, which was thought at first by a video that circulated recorded from the same hotel where detonations were heard from the street.

Fortunately so far there are no reports of injuries.

At present a strong police and military operation in the area is recorded, even came close federal highway that continues to search for suspects.”

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