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08 Nov 2018 | 01:03 PM UTC

Mexico: Police strike in Cancún ends November 7 /update 1

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Police strike launched in Cancún November 5 ends late November 7; normal police operations expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/7/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/8/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Cancún

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A strike launched by municipal police officers in Cancún on November 5 ended late on Wednesday, November 7. As such, normal policing operations are to be anticipated in the city. However, city officials have warned that officers involved in the strike face sanctions; such punishments could potentially lead to further protest actions.


The strike had been called for to demand the removal of a senior police officer accused of mistreating fellow police officers and maintaining connections to organized crime networks.


Individuals in the Cancún area are advised to keep abreast of the situation.


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