17 murders in five days in Cancún

Translated by Fulano from an article in Yucatan.com.mx.

CANCÚN, April 9, 2018 – This last weekend ended with the discovery of human remains in a greenbelt area near a heavily traveled street in Cancún, as well as one dead person and woman wounded in a bar in Playa del Carmen.

If five days, police have reported 17 murders in Cancún.

Yesterday, the discovery of a human head was reported in front of a taco stand, meanwhile the remainder of the body was found meters away in a park, inside an ice chest, in Region 501.

In another incident, a man was murdered and a woman wounded in an attack the the “Las Ruinas” bar, located on 30 Avenida, between avenida Juárez and Primiera Sur, in Playa del Carmen.

Interviewed about that incident, businessman Hernán Cordero Galindo, a member of the Citizen Angel group, said that “Cancún has become a paradise for impunity and criminals because they known there is no authorities to confront them.”

He thinks that the criminals know that “nothing is done about crime here, and in many of the cases the police are complicit, including informing the criminals.”