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22 Gunmen Killed in Clash with Mexican Federal Troops

22 Gunmen Killed in Clash with Mexican Federal Troops

Twenty-two gunmen were killed early Monday in a battle with security forces in central Mexico, authorities said. continue reading »

Thousands Celebrate Gay Pride in Mexico City

Thousands Celebrate Gay Pride in Mexico City

Thousands of people took part this weekend in the 36th Gay-Lesbian Pride and Dignity March in Mexico City, where about four dozen floats accompanied by marchers wound their way through downtown avenues to the Zocalo, the capital's largest plaza, for a concert, officials said. continue reading »

Police Rescue 39 Migrants From Ranch in Mexico

Police Rescue 39 Migrants From Ranch in Mexico

Mexican authorities rescued 39 migrants who were allegedly being held captive at a ranch in the northern state of Sonora and arrested four suspects, the federal Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Vigilante Leader Arrested for Illegal Weapons Possession in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Vigilante Leader Arrested for Illegal Weapons Possession in Mexico

A leader of the self-defense groups that were formed to battle the Caballeros Templarios (Knights Templar) drug cartel in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has been arrested along with 82 other armed civilians for illegal weapons possession, authorities said. continue reading »

Caribbean’s Chikungunya Virus Spreads to Mexico

Caribbean’s Chikungunya Virus Spreads to Mexico

Mexico's National Epidemic Surveillance System has identified an "imported" case of the chikungunya virus, the Health Secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexican Helicopter Fires Shots While Over Arizona

Mexican Helicopter Fires Shots While Over Arizona

Shots were fired from a Mexican government helicopter that strayed into Arizona airspace, the U.S. Border Patrol said here Friday, adding that no one was hurt. continue reading »

Study: Threats, Violence Force Most Central American Children to Flee

Study: Threats, Violence Force Most Central American Children to Flee

Most of the unaccompanied Central American minors who illegally enter the United States across the southern border are fleeing violence in their homelands, a U.S. researcher says. continue reading »

Mexican-American Artist Shows Influence of Drug Trafficking on Pop Culture

Mexican-American Artist Shows Influence of Drug Trafficking on Pop Culture

Photos, sculptures and drawings make up a retrospective exibit in Guadalajara of works by artist Eduardo Sarabia, which explores how references to violence and drug trafficking have permeated Mexican popular culture. continue reading »

Mexico to Invest $31.9 Billion in Water Infrastructure Over Next 4 Years

Mexico to Invest $31.9 Billion in Water Infrastructure Over Next 4 Years

President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico plans to invest 415 billion pesos ($31.9 billion) in water infrastructure between 2014 and 2018 to guarantee all Mexicans have access to that vital resource. continue reading »

Mexico to Invest $31.9 Billion in Water Infrastructure Over Next 4 Years

Mexico to Invest $31.9 Billion in Water Infrastructure Over Next 4 Years

President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico plans to invest 415 billion pesos ($31.9 billion) in water infrastructure between 2014 and 2018 to guarantee all Mexicans have access to that vital resource. continue reading »

Gunmen Attack Police Patrol in Mexico, Killing 1 Officer

Gunmen Attack Police Patrol in Mexico, Killing 1 Officer

One Federal Police officer was killed and three others wounded when gunmen ambushed them on a highway in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Find 11 Bodies in Clandestine Graves

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Find 11 Bodies in Clandestine Graves

The bodies of 11 men were found in eight clandestine graves in a forested area in Michoacan, a state in western Mexico, officials said. The bodies were found on Wednesday night in a field used to gather resin from trees in La Venta, a village located outside the city of Hidalgo, the Michoacan Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Finance Experts: Mexico’s Economy is in Recovery Mode

Finance Experts: Mexico’s Economy is in Recovery Mode

Mexico's economy will continue to recover during the rest of this year, but the situation in international markets poses risks, the Financial System Stability Council, or CESF, said. continue reading »

Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Northeast Mexico

Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Northeast Mexico

Two people were killed and three others, including two children, wounded in three shootings in the cities of Madero and Tampico, both located in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, prosecutors said Thursday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Authorities Confirm DNA is Leader of Mexico’s Tijuana Cartel

Blog del Narco: Mexican Authorities Confirm DNA is Leader of Mexico’s Tijuana Cartel

DNA and physical tests performed by Mexico's Criminal Investigation Agency confirmed that a man arrested earlier this week is Fernando Sanchez Arellano, the suspected leader of the Tijuana drug cartel, the Attorney General's Office said Wednesday. continue reading »