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Tag Results for "Violence In Mexico"

Burnt Bodies of Four Kidnapped Police in Mexico near Jalisco

At least six people, including five police officers, were killed in different cities on the border between the western Mexican states of Jalisco and Michoacan, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Knights Templar Seeking Less Violence, Offer to Lay Down Arms

A drug-trafficking organization active in the western state of Michoacan offered to lay down its guns if Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, takes effective action to curb violent crime in the state. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Apprehend 20 Suspects Carrying 4,000 Rounds of Ammunition

Marines detained 20 suspected criminals in three separate operations in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and seized rifles, ammunition clips and ammunition, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »

Body of Venezuelan Model Discovered in Jalisco

A Venezuelan model was found dead in Jalisco, a state in western Mexico, nearly a week after she went missing, state prosecutors told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 4 Teachers in Mexico Executed Enroute to Funeral, Narcos Are Suspected

Four women from the same family, all of them schoolteachers, were found tortured and slain in the mountains of northern Mexico, authorities in Chihuahua state said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Military Forces Kill 4 Gunmen During Clash (Photo Warning)

A clash between civilian and military killed 4 men. The event occurred in the early morning in the village near Kilometer 30. continue reading »

4 Tortured Bodies Hung From Bridge in Northern Mexico

Mexican police on Friday found four bodies hanging from a bridge in the northern city of Saltillo, Coahuila state's security spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Mexicans Protest Final Hours of Calderon’s Term with Embroidered Scarves

Activists will display hundreds of scarves embroidered with blood-colored thread at a memorial here this weekend, a protest that calls attention to the tens of thousands of drug-related deaths during departing Mexican President Felipe Calderon's six-year term. continue reading »

Mexican Human Right Group Reports Murders, Disappearances Soar

Violations of personal rights have soared over the past six years in Mexico, with more than 2,000 people listed as missing and over 46,000 murders linked to organized crime groups, the Mexican National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. continue reading »

U.S. Government Issues Thanksgiving Travel Warning for Mexico

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State issued a Thanksgiving Travel Warning about the security situation in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Mayor Who Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts Found Dead

A former mayor of a western Mexican town who had survived two earlier attempts on her life since 2009 has been killed by unknown assailants, prosecutors said Saturday. continue reading »

Many Questioning Organized Crime Prosecutor’s Resignation in Mexico

The government needs to provide a more detailed explanation of the sudden resignation of the head of the organized-crime division of the Attorney General's Office, the leader of Mexico's main leftist party said Friday. continue reading »

Police Chiefs Sons Held in Murder of 6 at Mexico Wedding

At least six people were killed and two others were wounded by gunfire during and after a wedding party in the western Mexican town of Salvador Escalante, officials said. The sons of the town's police chief have been detained in the killings, according to local media, while officials said three people wounded at the scene were finished off while being taken to a hospital. continue reading »

3 Mexican Minors Arrested for Killing 7 on Behalf of Los Zetas Cartel

Three minors accused of killing seven people while working at the service of a drug cartel have been arrested in northern Mexico, authorities said. continue reading »

Harvard PhD Student Tracking Drug Traffickers Via Google

A Mexican working on her PhD at Harvard University's Department of Government has developed an algorithm that uses Google's search engine to track the activity, movement and "modus operandi" of drug cartels in her homeland. continue reading »

9 Die in Shootouts in Mexican Border City

At least nine people died in shootouts involving rival drug gangs in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, that prompted the army to intervene, a military spokesman said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 9 Zetas Cartel Members in Northern Mexico

Nine Los Zetas drug cartel members were captured in separate operations in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila and more than 50 firearms, five rockets, drugs and thousands of rounds of ammunition were seized, the Navy Secretariat said Wednesday. continue reading »

Web Editor Kidnapped and Murdered in Mexico

A journalist was abducted and murdered Monday in this Mexican border metropolis, the Baja California state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Sinaloa Cartel Cell Leader Killed in Clash with Mexican Army

Mexican army soldiers killed a suspected high-ranking leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel in a clash early Saturday, the Sinaloa state Attorney General's Office told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigating Conspiracy Theory in Murder of Politician’s Son

The theory that an organized crime group and public officials may have conspired to kill the son of a prominent Mexican politician is gaining ground among investigators, the government of the northern state of Coahuila said. continue reading »