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Military given administrative control of Mexico’s customs, ports

Military soldiers. Faces covered. Life vests. Port

PortandTerminal.com, July 19, 2020 “Ports and customs have long been enclaves of corruption,” the president stated. MEXICO CITY – Mexico News Daily is reporting that the military will assume control of Mexico’s customs offices and ports. President López Obrador announced the move on Friday as efforts to eliminate corruption continue at ports of entry. “Land and maritime customs (offices) are …

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Viral Mexican Video Shows Heavily Armed Men Threatening Government

Screen grab of armoured military truck. Camouflage. Guns

BLOOMBERG, JULY 18, 2020 A senior analyst in Mexico at the Crisis Group, says the group is threatening the government: “you come after us, and we will strike back.” By Oscar Medina for Bloomberg – A video circulating widely on social media shows dozens of heavily-armed men identifying themselves as working for the head of a powerful Jalisco drug cartel, in fresh defiance …

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Port of Ensenada flexes its muscles and looks to take volume from Californian ports

PortandTerminal.com, March 27, 2019 The port of Ensenada, Mexico is flexing its muscles and looking to lure cargo away from the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex located just 200 miles to the north. Amid double-digit volume growth, the port is investing $100 million to expand its container handling capacity the JOC reported on Monday. The port of Ensenada The port …

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U.S. oil export boom sparks race to build Texas ports

Peter Stewart, PortandTerminal.com, January 10, 2019 Corpus Christi, Texas (09/01/19) – The United States has been the world’s top oil buyer for decades. Understandably then, America’s port infrastructure was built to import rather than export oil. That’s now changing. Booming U.S. oil exports have set off a race to build Gulf Coast ports to handle more than 3 million barrels …

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