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Criminals attacked a store in Toledo Cañada
A Mexican prosecutor reported that the the the two Canadians murdered in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, which was recorded last Friday, was motivated by a debt between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and arms trafficking.
Context: Prosecutors said the two dead had criminal records in Canada and that one of them was a known criminal with a long history related to robbery and drug and arms trafficking crimes.
What do they say. “Investigations indicate that this attack was motivated by debts derived from transnational illicit activities in which the victims were involved,” said Óscar Montes, chief prosecutor for the state of Quintana Roo.
Why is it important? The Canadians killed in Mexico added to the list of violent deaths that have plagued the Mexican coast, which now stands at 27 homicides. At least three rival drug gangs are vying for control of the drug market in the area.
Canadian television denounces robbery gangs
Costa Rica is ceasing to be the exception in terms of violence and insecurity in the Central American region, which is already directly affecting tourism, one of the most important productive sectors for the economy, warned the local press.
The Canadian government updated its recommendation to citizens visiting Costa Rica letting them know that although “there are no national warnings in effect for Costa Rica, you should exercise a high degree of caution due to the increase in violent crime”.
Why CANADA IS NOT as PERFECT as it seems?
By Johan PACHECO / Vatican News – “The Christian community must never again allow itself to be contaminated by the idea that there is a culture superior to others,” Pope Francis asked the bishops, priests, religious and pastoral agents of the Church in Canada at the ceremony of the prayer of Vespers on Thursday, July 28, in the Basilica of Notre-Dame in Quebec.
As a witness of reference for the Church in Canada, the Pope recalled St. Francis de Laval, first Bishop of Quebec, who in his time lived close in charity to members of the indigenous populations.
Francis warned of the “secularization” that threatens this joy, “which has long since transformed the lifestyle of women and men today, leaving God almost in the background, as if he had disappeared from the horizon.”
“If we stop at a negative look, we will end up denying the incarnation because, rather than incarnate ourselves in reality, we will flee from it. We will close in on ourselves, we will mourn our losses, we will continually lament and fall into sadness and pessimism, which never come from God,” the Pope expressed.