Police said the dumping of bullet-riddled bodies in different parts of the country indicates there is a fight going on between organised crime groups.
Prices recently crashed as the coronavirus pandemic saps global demand, with the situation compounded by a supply glut resulting from a price war between Opec cartel kingpin Saudi Arabia and non-Opec rival Russia.
OPEC, Russia and other oil producing nations agree to cut output by a record amount, representing around 10 percent of global supply, to support oil prices amid coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday's Opec videoconference was part of a series of talks on stabilising the market, where oil prices have more than halved since the start of the year amid a pricing war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
Delegates of OPEC and other oil producers including Russia – together known as OPEC+ – have been in a "joint technical committee" meeting in Vienna this week to discuss cutting production, amid fears of the coronavirus situation.
OPEC published an outlook that suggests a shrinking oil market and lower oil demand growth. The organisation is being challenged by increased US shale oil production output and is curbing its own output to keep prices from dropping too low.
The current deal to support prices reduced production by 1.2 million barrels per day starting from January 1 for six months, and will now run into next year with the extension.
The 14-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped 30.17 million barrels per day (bpd) in May, the survey showed, down 60,000 bpd from April and the lowest OPEC total since 2015, Reuters survey shows.
“Gasoline prices are coming down. I called up OPEC, I said you’ve got to bring them down,” Trump told reporters.
The western Mexican state of Guerrero is one of the most prolific producers of opium in the world.
Venezuelan President declares 60-day state of emergency due to plots from OPEC country and the US to topple his leftist government.
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