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Daily Archives: June 6th, 2011

Depending on your perspective, the arrest of former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rhon accused of being tied to drug cartels, and alleged connection to a murder, could be seen as a step forward for Mexico’s battle against organized crime, or a step backwards for the country’s .read more   Click here: Arrest of Tijuana Ex-Mayor: Putting Crime in the ‘Freezer’?

Hank, a member of Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional – PRI), was arrested with ten of his bodyguards by the Mexican Army on June 4, and charged with the illegal possession of 88 guns and more than 9,000 rounds of ammunition, the army said in a statement. The suspect was taken in a Hercules transport plane to Mexico City.