By Steve Dellar  |  06-12-2018   News
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The stunning levels of violence seen in the US’ southern neighbor this year showed no sign of abating after a congressional candidate was assassinated finishing a debate with rival candidates in the Mexican border city of Piedras Negras. The events mark another shadow on the upcoming Presidential and Congressional elections to be held in Mexico next month.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Fernando Puron is the latest and 112th political candidate murdered in <a href="https://twitter.com/mexico?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Mexico</a> since September 2017. Meanwhile, their President <a href="https://twitter.com/EPN?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@EPN</a> wonders why we can’t just let everyone use the express lane at the border?</p>&mdash; Steve (@TheNothingarian) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheNothingarian/status/1006507213890969600?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Mr. Fernando Purón can be seen in the video after finishing an election debate in the city of Piedras Negras. A man is swirling around calmly in the left corner of the image on the surveillance camera as Mr. Purón accepts the invite of a well-wisher asking to join him for a selfie. As he poses for the picture, the assassin walks up to him from behind and shoots him calmly in the head.

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Although the motive for the murder remains at this point uncertain, Mr. Purón had received earlier death threats during his time as mayor of the city. At that moment, he regularly had some 10 bodyguards around him at all times and was on a hit list by the city’s dominant crime group, the ruthless Zetas.

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Remarkably, even during the debate itself, which took place moments before his death, Mr. Purón had stated Mexicans should fight organized crime at all costs, stating: “You take on delinquency head-on – you don’t fear it, you call it for what it is.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Que en paz descanse ya estas con tu padre <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/FernandoPuron?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#FernandoPuron</a> you will be missed. Piedras negras will not be the same without you my friend 🙏 <a href="https://t.co/jReYeZr7PD">pic.twitter.com/jReYeZr7PD</a></p>&mdash; melissa (@Melissa_L30) <a href="https://twitter.com/Melissa_L30/status/1005824935447662592?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 10, 2018</a></blockquote>

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“Unfortunately, not all those in power do their job – some are even in cahoots with criminals.”

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Mexico goes to the polls on July 1st, with leftist candidate Mr. Lopez Obrador the absolute favorite to become the country’s new president.

Source:

https://aristeguinoticias.com/1106/mexico/asesinato-de-fernando-puron-esto-es-lo-que-investigan-en-coahuila/

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Beautiful Cloud Woman No. 28514 1528815192

Prayers to him for holding the light.

Anonymous No. 28515 1528815974

These good people we want to import to help us make the right decisions during elections? Now we get to see how they handle competition in an election. SAD!

Anonymous No. 28516 1528822311

Nobody cares. These people aren't white, so they're like toilet paper.

Anonymous No. 28533 1528844030

The Zetas will pay for this.

>>28516

perfect example of an uncaring baboon.

Lola No. 28535 1528847602

The heroes in Mexico live short lives. This is what happens when the good people are disarmed and the criminals take over.

Anonymous No. 28547 1528861511

Too many racists in the US. Grow up and look at your own failures. Your Hillary and Obama should be dead. You have no balls.

Anonymous No. 28581 1528890365

Build that wall high! There's already to much of that kind of scum in America! ms13

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