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Media Outlets in Juarez, Mexico Targeted by Gunmen

In Mexico news, gunmen targeted two media outlets in Juarez, Mexico. The masked gunmen shot at the offices of Diario de Ciudad Juarez and Channel 44, no one was injured. continue reading »

7 Found Dead in Horrific Crime Scene in Sinaloa, Mexico - 4 Cops Amongst Dead

In Latin America news Mexican authorities are reporting the death of four local police officers and three civilians in El Rosario, Sinaloa. Mexico authorities found a burnt out SUV, 70 bullet casings and the dead bodies all together. continue reading »

Nearly 3,000 Mexicans Have Been Killed Since Peña Nieto Took Office

More than 2,880 people were killed in organized crime-related violence in Mexico during the first three months of President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration, according to a tally published Friday by the Milenio newspaper. continue reading »

Police Find 6 Bodies Showing Signs of Torture in Mexico

Police in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas on Thursday found the bodies of six people, including a 13-year-old boy who had been arrested on Feb. 4 as a presumed murderer but was released a few hours later due to his age, a government official said. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Unidentified individuals opened fire on the offices of the El Siglo newspaper in Torreon, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, for the third day in a row, slightly wounding two people, the daily reported on its Web site Thursday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Missing Persons Database Contains Over 26,000 Names

The government has a database listing the names of 26,121 people who have not been located or are missing in Mexico, Deputy Government Secretary for Judicial Affairs and Human Rights Lia Limon said. continue reading »

Cancun Prepares for Influx of Spring Breakers with Greater Security

Police in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun are stepping up security in preparation for the arrival of thousands of spring breakers from the United States, city officials told Efe. continue reading »

Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

In Mexico news, authorities are reporting police engaged gunmen after being fired on in Coahuila, Mexico. The gun battle left four of the gunmen dead, it is suspected they are escaped prisoners continue reading »

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

In Mexico news, Mexican authorities in the town of Amecameca are reporting the kidnapping of an Italian businessman by armed gunmen last Saturday while he was dining. continue reading »

Mayoral Candidate Gunned Down in Mexico

In Mexico news, Mayoral candidate, David Carrasco Carnero, was shot at least five times. Carnero was running for office in Julimes a city in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. He is a PAN candidate continue reading »

Violence in Acapulco Continues as Belgian Tourist is Gunned Down

A Belgian tourist was gunned down by several men who attempted to steal his luxury car in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexico Appoints Lawmakers to Monitor Rape Case

Mexico's lower house has formed a special work group to monitor the investigation into the case of six Spanish women raped earlier this month in the Pacific resort of Acapulco. continue reading »

STUDY:  Violence Against Women in Mexico is Continual with Female Homicides Dramatically on the Rise

A national study in Mexico is highlighting violence against women. The study highlight that violence against women is continual and that homicide against women is dramatically on the rise. continue reading »

Community Self-Defense Force Leader Missing in Mexico

A man who announced plans last week to form self-defense forces in two cities in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, has disappeared, the Notimex news agency reported. continue reading »

9-Year-Old Boy Murdered in Mexico

A 9-year-old boy was murdered in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. Elpidio Vega was reported missing last Wednesday and was found two days later in a field in his hometown of Acatic with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, the Jalisco Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Men Confess to Raping Spanish Tourists

Mexico's attorney general said Wednesday that six detainees have "fully confessed" to raping six Spanish women in the Pacific port of Acapulco and that one other suspect is being sought in the case. continue reading »

Spanish King Thanks Peña Nieto’s Efforts in Rape Case

Spain's King Juan Carlos called Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to thank him for his efforts in helping catch the individuals who raped six Spanish tourists last week in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, Royal Household officials told Efe. continue reading »

Suspected Gang Members Kill Police Chief in Western Mexico

A police chief in the western Mexican state of Jalisco was killed in an attack by suspected members of an organized crime gang, officials said. continue reading »

Police Question 8 in Connection with Tourist Rapes in Acapulco

Investigators have questioned eight people in connection with the rapes of six Spanish tourists earlier this week outside the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, a police commander said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigate Whether Homophobia Played a Role in Murder

Investigators are looking at homophobia as a possible motive in the slaying of a young man whose body was found in Puebla, a state in central Mexico, prosecutors said. continue reading »