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Mexican Police Detain 6 Suspects for Deaths of 13 Women

Six gang members were arrested in connection with the murders of 13 women between 2009 and 2011 in northern Mexico, the Chihuahua state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

165 Migrants Rescued from Gang in Northern Mexico

Soldiers rescued 165 migrants, including 151 foreigners, from the clutches of a criminal gang in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, the Mexican government said Thursday. continue reading »

Police Find 3 Bodies in Western Mexico

The bodies of three men, including a minor, were found in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors told Efe Wednesday. The three victims, who were presumably killed "with shots from firearms," were found Tuesday night in a field in La Higuera Panda, a town outside the city of Chinicuila, a Michoacan Attorney General's Office spokesman said. continue reading »

Shootings in Nuevo Leon Lead to 5 Deaths

Five people were killed and one was wounded in two shootings earlier this weekend in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

2 Honduran Migrants Murdered on Mexican Train

Two Honduran women traveling with other migrants on a train in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas have been killed, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Says His State is Calmer Thanks to Army

This week's deployment of Mexican army soldiers in Michoacan has brought "tranquility" to the violence-wracked western state, Gov. Jesus Reyna said Thursday. Acknowledging the state is not "100 percent" calm, the governor told MVS radio that "the results have been good." continue reading »

Bodies of Spanish Businessmen Discovered in Mexico

The bullet-riddled bodies of two Spanish businessmen were found inside a vehicle that was pushed into a canal in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said. continue reading »

Homicides Linked to Organized Crime Down 18 Percent in Mexico

Mexican authorities said organized crime-related homicides fell by 18 percent in the first five months of President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration, relative to the final five months of his predecessor's six-year term. continue reading »

Shooting at Governor’s Palace in Saltillo, Mexico Leaves 6 Injured

Five guards and a state employee were wounded when a subject opened fire Thursday outside the Governor's Palace in Saltillo, Mexico. Subject was arrested shortly afterward continue reading »

Peasants Discover 6 Bodies Mass Grave in Mexico

Peasants found a mass grave containing six mutilated bodies outside Tingambato, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, state officials said. The remains of the victims, three of whom had their hands cut off and one who had an arm hacked off, were discovered on Saturday, the Michoacan Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Sons of Journalists Murdered in Northern Mexico

The sons of two journalists were murdered by gunmen early Sunday in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, officials said. continue reading »

Journalists Remain Targets of Violence in Mexico

Aggression against the news media in Mexico rose 20 percent in the first three months of this year compared with the same period in 2012, the watchdog group Article 19 said Friday. continue reading »

Obama, Peña Nieto Reaffirm Cooperation in Reducing Violence in Mexico

U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he supports the Mexican government's efforts to reduce violence in this country and emphasized that the bilateral relationship is "dynamic." continue reading »

Radio, Television Announcer Missing in Northern Mexico

A radio and television announcer in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila is missing, state officials said. Jose Gerardo Padilla Blanquet disappeared Tuesday in Saltillo, the capital of Coahuila, state security spokesman Jesus Carranza told Efe. continue reading »

6 Bodies Discovered in SUV in Northern Mexico

The bodies of six men were found inside an SUV near the industrial zone in Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said. continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Member Linked to 11 Deaths Arrested in Mexico

A man suspected of being in charge of the Gulf drug cartel's gunmen in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun has been arrested in connection with the murders of 11 people last week, Quintana Roo state Attorney General Gaspar Armando Garcia Torres said. continue reading »

Mexico Registers 4,249 Deaths Since Peña Nieto Took Office in December

A total of 4,249 drug-related killings occurred in Mexico from December 2012, when President Enrique Peña Nieto took office, to March 2013, marking a drop of 14 percent from the comparable four-month period in 2011-2012, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Drug-related Violence Leads to 19 Deaths in Mexico

At least 19 people died in drug-related violence in the western Mexican state of Michoacan and the southern state of Guerrero, officials and community leaders said. continue reading »

Mexican Journalist’s Killer Gets 38 Years in Prison

The man convicted of killing Mexican journalist Regina Martinez has been sentenced to 38 years and two months in prison by a judge in the Gulf state of Veracruz. continue reading »

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