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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Mexican police arrest fugitive mayor and wife implicated in student disappearances, Peruvian authorities confiscate 60 tons of chemicals used to make cocaine, Chilean investigators hunt for clues related to secret detention center, and Thai military arms civilian groups to fight separatists in the country’s south.
Fugitive Mayor and Wife Arrested in Case of Missing Students
The couple were found hiding out in a working-class neighborhood of Mexico City.
Largest-Ever Seizure of Chemical Used to Produce Cocaine
Four people were arrested after authorities found 60 tons of sulphuric acid in two tankers.
New Excavation Aimed at Digging Up Details of Secret Detention Center
Investigators hope to find clues related to the deaths of around 100 detainees held at the mysterious Colonia Dignidad, now called Villa Baviera.
Military Arms Civilians to Fight Insurgency in Southern Provinces
Volunteer groups have received nearly 3,000 assault rifles to battle separatists in the so-called Deep South.
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