Mexico


Illegal logging killing Monarchs

2015-08-26 17:05

Illegal logging has more than tripled in the monarch butterfly's wintering grounds In central Mexico.

Mexico finds 63 children working in vegetable packing firm

2015-08-21 09:53

Authorities in northern Mexico have found at least 63 children between the ages of 8 and 17 working long hours in miserable conditions at a vegetable packing company, officials say.

Mexico finds subterranean river under Chichen Itza pyramid

2015-08-14 16:53

Mexican experts have discovered that the main pyramid at Mexico's Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza was at least partially built atop a subterranean river.

2 plead guilty to smuggling heroin from Mexico by drone

2015-08-13 12:47

Two California men have pleaded guilty to using drones to smuggle about 13.61kg of heroin from Mexico to the United States.

Gas pipeline blast in Mexico kills 5

2015-08-12 08:56

A gas pipeline belonging Pemex, Mexico's state oil giant, has exploded in the city of Monterrey killing at least five people, authorities say.

Suspect charged in killing of 5 at Mexico City apartment

2015-08-07 11:43

Prosecutors have announced that they have charged a man with the killing of a photojournalist and four women in a case that drew attention around the world.

'Chapo' Guzman likely still in Mexico - US

2015-08-05 21:10

The US government believes fugitive Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is still in Mexico, and federal agents are working with Mexican authorities on his recapture.

Mexico news photographer found slain in capital

2015-08-02 10:23

A Mexican investigative magazine is reporting that one of its collaborators is among five people found slain in an apartment in Mexico City.

Mexico issues warrant for extradition of escaped 'El Chapo'

2015-07-31 09:25

A judge in Mexico has issued a provisional warrant to detain escaped drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman based on an extradition request from the US.

Mexico sentences 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women

2015-07-29 09:10

Mexican prosecutors have announced that they had won 'historic' convictions and sentences of 697 years in prison against five men for killing 11 women near the border city of Ciudad Juarez.

 

Police bust kidnap ring in northern Mexico, free 11 victims

2015-08-24 08:31

Mexican officials say federal police have arrested a cell of the Gulf Cartel in the border state of Tamaulipas and freed 11 kidnap victims showing signs of severe malnutrition and torture.

Mexico questions officials in journalist, activist killings

2015-08-19 15:12

Investigators have begun interviewing more top officials in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz about the recent killing of a photojournalist, an activist and three other women in the Mexican capital.

Drug boss, journalist among 6 killed in Mexico bar shooting

2015-08-14 16:33

Gunmen have opened fire on a bar in the Mexican state of Veracruz, killing six people including a local boss of the Zetas drug cartel and a journalist, officials say.

Mexico governor declares in journalist killing

2015-08-12 09:11

Veracruz Governor, Javier Duarte, under pressure for the number of journalist killings in the Gulf state, has been interviewed by prosecutors and once again denied involvement in the murders of five people in Mexico City.

Mexico governor to be questioned in journalist killing

2015-08-11 08:09

Mexico City investigators will travel to the Gulf coast state of Veracruz to question its governor about the killing of a photojournalist, the mayor of the Mexican capital says.

Arrest in killing of journalist, 4 women in Mexico

2015-08-06 10:54

A man with a violent criminal past has been arrested as a suspect in the death of news photographer Ruben Espinosa in a gory five-victim homicide, Mexican prosecutors say.

Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killing

2015-08-05 11:19

Prosecutors released a surveillance video showing suspects calmly leaving an apartment building where five people have been found tortured and shot to death, including a photojournalist who had taken refuge in the capital after feeling threatened in the Mexican state he covered.

Mexican judge suspends US extradition order for fugitive El Chapo

2015-08-01 13:27

A Mexican judge has temporarily suspended a US extradition order for the fugitive drug load Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman even though the federal attorney general's office had approved it a day earlier.

At least 16 dead as truck hits pilgrims in Mexico

2015-07-30 09:27

A truck has plowed into a crowd of pilgrims after apparently losing its brakes in north-central Mexico, killing at least 16 people and injuring 30 others, authorities say.

Parents of 43 missing Mexican students demand new search

2015-07-27 11:46

Parents and relatives of 43 Mexican students missing for 10 months and presumed dead have marched to demand the government resume the search for the young men.

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