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Children train in self-defense militia amid conflict in Mexico

Facing indefinite terms of safety in the secluded, mountainous region of western Mexico’s Guerrero state, children as young as six are learning to defend themselves and their community against increasing criminal activity, according to CNN.

US troops prepare for deployment to Mexican border

Defense Secretary James Mattis approved Pentagon funding on April 6 for the deployment of 4,000 National Guardsmen to the U.S.-Mexico border, according to CNBC.

Day of the Dead parade pays tribute to earthquake victims

Mexico City hosted its second annual Day of the Dead Parade on Saturday, Oct. 28, Deutsche Welle reported. It included traditional festivities, as well as a tribute to the victims of September earthquakes, Reuters reported.

Mexico endures strongest earthquake in centuries

An 8.1 magnitude earthquake impacted off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, Sept. 8, at midnight, killing 98 people, according to The Guardian.

Trump signs executive order for wall on Mexican border

President Donald Trump enacted Executive Order 13767 on Jan. 25, which calls for a wall to be built between Mexico and the United States.

Tourists fatally mistaken for terrorists in Egypt

Egyptian military forces mistakenly fired at a tourist group comprised of Egyptians and Mexicans, killing 12 people and injuring more than 10.

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