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Mexican Vigilantes Strike Deal with Government

Mexican Vigilantes Strike Deal with Government

The leaders of the community self-defense groups in 20 cities in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have reached an agreement with federal officials to begin demobilizing, officials said. continue reading »

Separate Shootouts throughout Veracruz Leaves 4 People Dead

Separate Shootouts throughout Veracruz Leaves 4 People Dead

At least four suspected criminals died in separate shootouts with police in the port city of Veracruz, Mexican officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Knights Templar Leader Claims to Operate Under Code of Honor but Little Proof

Blog del Narco: Knights Templar Leader Claims to Operate Under Code of Honor but Little Proof

One minute La Tuta speaks of the Knights Templar leading with dignity and respect then he gives a contradictory interview. "If things go wrong with a person, I have to kill all the family" said "La Tuta" cynically to foreign journalist who asked continue reading »

Vigilantes Involved in Shootout with Knights Templarios Cartel Members in Mexico

Vigilantes Involved in Shootout with Knights Templarios Cartel Members in Mexico

Suspected Caballeros Templarios drug cartel gunmen engaged in a shootout with vigilantes in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, a vigilante leader said. continue reading »

Tour Bus Collides with Tractor-Trailer in Veracruz, 33 Killed

Tour Bus Collides with Tractor-Trailer in Veracruz, 33 Killed

At least 33 people were killed early Sunday when a tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on the Cosamalopan-Acayucan highway in the southern part of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, officials said. continue reading »

Classic Horror Film to Be Re-Released in 3D by Mexican Cinema

Classic Horror Film to Be Re-Released in 3D by Mexican Cinema

Mexican cinema will make its first foray into 3D with a new version of late Mexican director Carlos Enrique Taboada's horror classic "Mas negro que la noche" (Blacker Than the Night), which is scheduled to hit theaters in September. continue reading »

Mexican Nobel Laureate Inducted Into French Legion of Honor

Mexican Nobel Laureate Inducted Into French Legion of Honor

Mexican scientist Mario Molina, winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, was decorated with the Knight medal of the Legion of Honor by French President Francois Hollande in recognition of his services to humanity. continue reading »

Influential Lieutenant of “El Chapo” Murdered in Mexico

Influential Lieutenant of “El Chapo” Murdered in Mexico

A former army officer reputed to have been head of security for recently captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found shot to death in western Mexico, authorities said. continue reading »

Pemex Signs Technology-Sharing Agreement with France’s Total

Pemex Signs Technology-Sharing Agreement with France’s Total

Mexican state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos has signed an agreement with French energy major Total to exchange technology related to hydrocarbon exploration and production and explore future business opportunities in non-conventional fields. continue reading »

Mexican Singer Thalia Releases Album Targeting “Inner Child”

Mexican Singer Thalia Releases Album Targeting “Inner Child”

Mexican singer Thalia said her new album, "VivaKids," aimed to bring out everyone's inner child and make people forget about the daily grind. continue reading »

Mexico Discovers Missing Persons who Disappeared in 2008

Mexico Discovers Missing Persons who Disappeared in 2008

Mexico's Attorney General's Office said it has located three people who went missing six years ago from a children's shelter in this capital, two of whom are now adults. continue reading »

Undocumented Women Take Contraceptives Amid Rape Fears While Crossing Border

Undocumented Women Take Contraceptives Amid Rape Fears While Crossing Border

Quite apart from the risks inherent in crossing the U.S. border illegally, a large number of women decide to take contraceptive pills to prevent unwanted pregnancies knowing that the possibility also exists that they might be raped on their journey to the United States. continue reading »

Police Arrest Mayor for Ties to Gang in Southern Mexico

Police Arrest Mayor for Ties to Gang in Southern Mexico

The mayor of Cuetzala del Progreso, a town of 9,000 in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, was arrested for allegedly having ties to a criminal organization, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three of El Chapo’s Top Aides Found Murdered

Blog del Narco: Three of El Chapo’s Top Aides Found Murdered

Sinaloa Police found three bodies in a commercial establishment in Elota Township, including Manuel Alejandro Aponte Gomez, El Bravo. Three Members of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel Military Elite whom the federal government identifies as security chief of Joaquin Guzman Loer continue reading »

17 Die in Series of Shootouts Across Northern Mexico

At least 17 people have died in a series of shootouts that started over the weekend in Tampico, a city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and continued into this week, the Tamaulipas Coordination Group, or GCT, said. continue reading »