On the morning of July 19, 2017, two “mantas” containing threats to Pedro Canché appeared in Cancún. Mantas are banners containing messages, and are a form of communication commonly used by narco-terrorists.
Canché is a independent Mayan journalist who runs the Noticias Pedro Canché site. Here is his own story (in Spanish) about the threats: Grupos políticos imitan al narco y amenazan al director de este portal #NiUnoMas
On May 9, 2018, two officials of the State of Quintana Roo were arrested for unjust criminal and subsequent arbitrary imprisonment proceedings against Canché. Spanish-language story from Article 19: Detienen a dos funcionarios involucrados en detención arbitraria contra Pedro Canché
Story from IC Magazine: IC Magazine welcomes Pedro Canché to the Ka:nen School of Journalism