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Tag Results for "Violence In Mexico "

Mexican Authorities Uncovered Mass Graves Containing 193 Bodies in 2011

Today in Latin American history, in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, over 193 bodies were exhumed from several mass graves made by Los Zetas in 2011. continue reading »

Suspects in Mexico City Mass Kidnapping Case Held in Preventive Arrest

The three suspects arrested last week in connection with the mass kidnapping in May at a Mexico City bar will be held in preventive arrest following a ruling by a judge, officials said. continue reading »

Third Member of Center-Left PRD Party Killed in Mexico This Week

Mexico's center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, denounced the killing of a former mayor of a town in the western state of Michoacan, the third slaying of a party member in recent days. continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest 3 More Suspects in Bar Kidnapping

Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the May 26 kidnapping of 13 people from a capital bar and their subsequent murder, a Mexican federal prosecutor said. continue reading »

Politician Killed in Machete Attack in Central Mexico

A state legislator was killed in a machete attack in Morelia, the capital of the western Mexican state of Michoacan, officials said. Osbaldo Esquivel Lucatero, a member of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, was hacked to death around 3:20 p.m. Wedneday under an overpass on the Morelia-Patzcuaro highway, Michoacan Attorney General Marco Vinicio Aguilera Garibay said. continue reading »

Leftist Politician Killed in Southern Mexico

A Oaxaca state legislator, who was also a teacher and mayor-elect of the city of San Andres Cabecera Nueva, was gunned down while eating at a restaurant, Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Release First Body of Kidnapped Youths

The first body belonging to a victim of the May 26 mass kidnapping at a Mexico City bar has been released to relatives, the Federal District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

69-Year-old Mexican Woman Runs Over Man Who Robbed Her Husband in SUV

A 69-year-old Mexican woman driving an SUV chased and ran over a thief who had previously robbed her husband of 45,000 pesos ($3,400), police in this capital said. continue reading »

Juarez Cartel Boss Responsible for “Good Part” of Violence in Northern Mexico

Alberto Carrillo Fuentes, the brother of the leader of Mexico's Juarez drug cartel, was behind much of the violence in the states of Chihuahua and Sinaloa, federal security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said. continue reading »

Mexico Expected to Produce 2,500 Armored Cars in 2013

Mexico's armored car production is expected to total 2,500 units this year, a figure matching the output in 2012, the Mexican Automotive Armor Association, or AMBA, said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Identify All Bodies From Mass Grave

The 13 people whose bodies were found in a clandestine grave in the city of Tlalmanalco have all been identified and their remains turned over to Mexico City prosecutors so the investigation can be continued, the federal Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico Apprehends 7 Suspects Linked to Kidnapped Teens from Bar

Mexican authorities say they have seven people in custody in connection with the May 26 abduction of 12 patrons from a capital bar and their subsequent murder. continue reading »

Authorities Say 5 Skeletons Correspond to Missing Youths in Mexico

A total of 13 skeletons have been found at a hidden grave discovered this week in the central Mexican town of Tlalmanalco, according to federal prosecutors, who said five of them correspond to members of a group of 12 youths who went missing from a Mexico City bar in May. continue reading »

25 Bodies Discovered in 2 Mexican States

Authorities found 25 bodies in recent hours in the Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan, two of the states hardest hit by a wave of organized crime-related violence over the past few months. continue reading »

Mexican Community Threatened by Organized Crime Following Arrest of Local Militia

An indigenous community on Mexico's Pacific coast says it is facing a renewed threat from organized crime after the army effectively dismantled a local self-defense group. continue reading »

46 Members of Indigenous Militia Arrested in Mexico

Mexican federal police and soldiers detained 46 members of a local self-defense group in an indigenous community on the Pacific coast, the Michoacan state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

7 Members of Family Gunned Down in Mexico

Gunmen killed seven members of a family, including two children, and wounded seven others in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico City Art Exhibition Shines Light on Violence

An international contemporary art exhibit is scheduled to kick off next week in the central Mexican state of Queretaro, providing "a space for reflection and debate on one of the issues that most afflicts present-day society: violence and the different ways it is concealed," a federal government cultural agency said. continue reading »

3 Suspects in Custody in Connection With Murder of Spanish Businessman

Three suspects have been arrested by police in the western Mexican state of Nayarit in connection with the 2012 kidnapping and murder of a 36-year-old Spanish businessman, officials told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican Police Detain Another Suspect in Missing-Persons Case

Mexican police have arrested a second suspect in the disappearance of seven people on July 6 in the central state of Morelos, state prosecutors said. continue reading »