Mexico's Interior Ministry increases security on strategic installations following attacks on pipelines. The People's Revolutionary Army (EPR) has claimed responsibility.
- AP via Forbes
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- Francisco Blake Mora, the Mexican Secretary of the Interior, dies in a plane crash on a way to a meeting with judicial officials.
- A prison riot between rival gangs in Acapulco, Mexico, leaves at least 28 inmates dead.
- American actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto meet to discuss the protection of the Vaquita porpoise.
- United States President Donald Trump plans on adding solar panels to his proposed border wall with Mexico.
- An unknown gunman shoots and kills veteran journalist Javier Valdez Crdenas, who is noted for his investigative reporting on Mexico's war on drugs, in Culiacn, Sinaloa.
- Ciudad Juarez-based newspaper ''Norte'' closes its print edition, citing a lack of security in Mexico.
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