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3 Suspected Cartel Gunmen Die in Shootout in Northwest Mexico

3 Suspected Cartel Gunmen Die in Shootout in Northwest Mexico

Three suspected members of the Meza Flores cartel died in a clash with Mexican marines in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, police told Efe. continue reading »

Authorities Rescue 224 Kidnap Victims in Mexico

Authorities Rescue 224 Kidnap Victims in Mexico

Mexican federal forces rescued 224 kidnap victims - mostly undocumented Central American migrants - and arrested nine suspects in two operations in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, officials said. continue reading »

4 Die in Plane Crash in Mexico

4 Die in Plane Crash in Mexico

Four people were killed and two others badly injured when their small aircraft crashed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Soldiers Capture Regional Drug Chief in Mexico

Soldiers Capture Regional Drug Chief in Mexico

Army soldiers captured a regional boss of the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel in the central state of Puebla, Mexico's defense department said. continue reading »

U.S. Marine has Hearing in Mexico on Gun Charges

U.S. Marine has Hearing in Mexico on Gun Charges

U.S. Marine reservist Andrew Paul Tahmooressi appeared before a Mexican judge for only the second time since he was arrested here April 1 for entering Mexico with military-grade weapons. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Woman Executed in Lazaro Cardenas Michoacan

Blog del Narco: Woman Executed in Lazaro Cardenas Michoacan

The lifeless body of a young woman with multiple stab wounds, was found Thursday afternoon inside the municipal cemetery, next to a vault. The victim is as unknown,as the body had no identification on it. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers

Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers

Police rescued 165 Central American and Cuban migrants from kidnappers in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, Mexican authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexican authorities have repatriated to Honduras 309 underage undocumented migrants so far this week, the Casa Alianza humanitarian organization said Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cell Captured- Led by Children- Video Show them Decapitating Victims

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cell Captured- Led by Children- Video Show them Decapitating Victims

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas. - Two children who led a cell of the criminal group "Los Zetas" were caught holding eight videos showing how Zetas butchered victims of abductions even though they had paid the ransom, police sources reported yesterday in Tamaulipas continue reading »

Results of Mexico’s Fight Against Obesity, Diabetes to be Presented at U.N.

Results of Mexico’s Fight Against Obesity, Diabetes to be Presented at U.N.

Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico's efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the United Nations in compliance with international agreements, officials said. continue reading »

Central Americans Experience “Frightful Nightmare” en Route to U.S.

Central Americans Experience “Frightful Nightmare” en Route to U.S.

Rapes, robberies, hunger and cold. Central American children traveling through Mexico en route to the United States experience a "frightful nightmare," according to what a Honduran teenager told Efe, adding that she will "never again" make that journey. continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s America Movil to Divest Assets

Carlos Slim’s America Movil to Divest Assets

Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil says it is prepared to divest assets to bring its share of Mexico's telecommunications market below 50 percent, a necessary step to shed its dominant-player tag and an accompanying heavy regulatory burden. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Study shows 70% of Mexicans Fear Thier City is Unsafe

Blog del Narco: Study shows 70% of Mexicans Fear Thier City is Unsafe

Research says that nearly 77 million Mexicans have changed their habits and now go out without wearing jewelry, cash or credit cards to avoid being victims of crime, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety. The study by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) last June reveals that this figure represents 65.4 percent of the population in Mexico, amounting to 118 million people. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: La Familia Drug Cartel Forces Nurses to Aid Injured

Officials from the Mexican Navy Department were involved in a shootout with this La Familia Drug cartel members in La Goleta, Amatepec Township, State of Mexico. According to reports, after the exchange of gunfire, the assailants fled to Alahuixtlan municipality of Teloloapan, located on the border of northern Guerrero and south of the State of Mexico. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Five Men Shot Execution Style and Dumped in Ravine in Cartel Violence

Five men were executed in the Sierra Tarahumara and thrown into a ravine 20 feet deep in Divisadero. The multiple homicide occurred at kilometer 30 of the Creel-San Rafael Road, in the town of Bocoyna, frequented by many tourists continue reading »