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Mexico mayoral candidate murdered after having request for security ignored

Posted on AllSides April 3rd, 2024
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• Gisela Gaytan, a Mexican mayoral candidate, was fatally shot on Monday during her campaign event. • Gaytan had requested security, but no response was received, prompting an inquiry into the lack of protection. • Data shows a 236 percent increase in political electoral violence in Mexico between 2018 and 2023. A ruling party mayoral candidate was shot dead on Monday in central Mexico during an event on the first day of her campaign, despite having requested security protection from authorities and receiving no response. A city council candidate was...

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