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November 23, 2020, 4:53 PM

Officials: 113 bodies found in secret graves in Mexico

Mexican authorities say they've recovered 113 bodies and additional human remains from a secret grave outside the western city of Guadalajara
November 23, 2020, 4:53 PM
November 23, 2020, 12:27 AM

Mexican church decries Senate's marijuana legalization vote

Senate voted to legalize possession, cultivation and use of small amounts of pot
November 23, 2020, 12:27 AM
November 16, 2020, 9:12 PM

Mexico explains decision to flood poor, Indigenous areas

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he had to face a tough decision on whether to allow a big city to be flooded, or to direct excess water to poorer, more sparsely populated Indigenous areas
November 16, 2020, 9:12 PM
November 16, 2020, 8:20 PM

Mexico's national treasures back on display

Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology is open to residents and visitors after eight months of lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
November 16, 2020, 8:20 PM
Mexico's national treasures back on display
1 month ago

Coronavirus dims Mexico's bright Day of the Dead celebration

Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration this weekend won’t be the same in a year so marked by death after more than 90,000 people have died of COVID-19
1 month ago
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Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy

The Supreme Court is agreeing to review a Trump administration policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings
1 month ago
Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy
1 month ago

Mexico's Navy seizes massive drugs haul

The Navy said it recovered some 95 packages containing a white substance, likely to be cocaine, from a small boat off the country’s Pacific Coast.
1 month ago
Mexico's Navy seizes massive drugs haul
1 month ago

AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking, money laundering charges

AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking, money laundering charges
1 month ago
Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking
2 months ago

Mexican president asks Pope Francis for conquest apology

He wants apology for abuse of Indigenous people during the conquest of Mexico.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Pier washes away in Mexico

Tropical Storm Gamma delivered high winds and devastation, destroying a pier by a Yucatan Peninsula beach.
2 months ago
Pier washes away in Mexico
2 months ago

Mexico announces $14 billion in infrastructure projects

Mexico's president says a program of 39 joint public-private infrastructure projects worth about $14 billion will help revive the economy, which has been pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic
2 months ago
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Mexico searches for gunmen who killed 6 police in ambush

The gunmen ambushed a convoy carrying security forces, killing six officers.
2 months ago
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Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probe

25 arrest warrants issued for those involved in the abduction of 43 students,
2 months ago
2 months ago

Parents of missing Mexico students want answers 6 years on

Families of 43 students who were kidnapped in southern Mexico on Sept. 26, 2014 are still demanding answers about their sons’ whereabouts as the sixth anniversary of the crime approaches
2 months ago
Parents of missing Mexico students want answers 6 years on
2 months ago

Thieves steal business jet in Mexico, crash in Guatemala

Authorities say thieves stole a business jet from an airport in central Mexico, flew it to Venezuela, loaded it with drugs and then crashed the plane in Guatemala
2 months ago
2 months ago

Mexico homicide rate remains high at 29 per 100,000

Mexico's homicide rate remained at historically high levels of 29 killings per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the National Statistics Institute
2 months ago
3 months ago

Mexico president regrets protester killing, wants justice

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he regrets the killing of a woman and the wounding of her husband in a clash with National Guard troops over water in the northern state of Chihuahua
3 months ago
3 months ago

Scientists unearth Ice Age mammoths in Mexico

More than 100 mammoth skeletons have been identified, spread across nearly 200 excavation sites, in the area destined to become the Mexican capital's new commercial airport.
3 months ago
Scientists unearth Ice Age mammoths in Mexico
3 months ago

Bodies of American couple found in Mexico

The victims, from southern California, were reported missing last week and found at the bottom of a well, authorities said.
3 months ago
Bodies of American couple found in Mexico
3 months ago

Canceled Mexico City airport project to become park

The abandoned construction zone is now part of a project to conserve nearly 50 square miles of marsh.
3 months ago
Canceled Mexico City airport project to become park
3 months ago

Mexico City's 2nd oldest church burns amid homeless takeover

Authorities promised to erect a barricade around Mexico City's second oldest church after a weekend fire damaged the tower, choir, an organ and stained glass
3 months ago
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Mexican students start new school year from home

Millions of Mexican school children are returning to classes — but not to schools
3 months ago
3 months ago

Gunmen kill son of legendary Mexico drug capo Amado Carrillo

His father, "The Lord of The Skies," transported drugs on jet airliners.
3 months ago
4 months ago

Journalist and police guard killed in southern Mexico

Unidentified gunmen have killed a journalist in southern Mexico along with a police officer assigned to protect him after a 2016 attack
4 months ago
4 months ago

Mexico to create drug purchasing agency amid shortages

Mexico's president says he is creating a central national purchasing agency for medicines, vaccines and medical equipment, amid persistent reports of shortages during and before the coronavirus pandemic
4 months ago
4 months ago

Mexico: Group missing after attack in Puerto Vallarta

One was killed and the others have disappeared and may have been kidnapped.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Murders in Mexico, especially of women, grew during pandemic

New government figures show the number of homicides in Mexico has grown during the new coronavirus pandemic, including a 9.2% spike in killings of women
4 months ago
5 months ago

Mexico joins international labor agreement on maids' rights

Guidelines protects maids from exploitation, violence or unsafe work conditions.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Mexican soldiers kill 12 gunmen in city on border with Texas

Mexico's military says soldiers patrolling in the border city of Nuevo Laredo across from Texas came under fire from drug cartel gunmen, then killed 12 of their attackers in a gunbattle
5 months ago
Mexican army kills 12 gunmen in city along Texas border
5 months ago

Death toll rises to 26 in Mexican drug rehab center attack

The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground
5 months ago
5 months ago

Brazen ambush of Mexico City chief blamed on Jalisco cartel

Dozens of gunmen believed tied to the hyper-violent Jalisco New Generation Cartel deployed for a complex, multi-point dawn ambush meant to kill Mexico City’s police chief
5 months ago
Brazen ambush of Mexico City chief blamed on Jalisco cartel
6 months ago

Missing Mexican lawmaker's body found following abduction

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the body of a missing congresswoman from the western state of Colima has been found in a hidden grave more than a month after armed men abducted her
6 months ago
6 months ago

People throw food from windows as part of donation campaign in Mexico

The campaign was launched to help people who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
6 months ago
People throw food from windows as part of donation campaign in Mexico
6 months ago

In Mexican border cities, many fear virus is coming from US

Citing a threat of the coronavirus from Mexico, the Trump administration has banned hundreds of thousands of people from crossing the southern border with emergency measures that prohibit nonessential traffic and reject asylum seekers without a hearing
6 months ago
In Mexican border cities, many fear virus is coming from US
6 months ago

Ex drug cartel hitman 'El Chino Antrax' killed in Mexico

 A former top enforcer for Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel who spent time in a U.S. prison has been identified as one of three people found murdered in Sinaloa state over the weekend
6 months ago
Ex drug cartel hitman 'El Chino Antrax' killed in Mexico
6 months ago

Mexico’s hidden death toll

Ian Pannell is in Mexico City, where crematoriums and funeral homes are at capacity as the nation’s COVID-19 infections and deaths soar.
6 months ago
Mexico’s hidden death toll
6 months ago

Local leaders resist Mexico president's push for reopening

Local governments across Mexico pushed back against President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s call to reopen the economy in some 300 townships that do not have active cases of coronavirus
6 months ago
7 months ago

Mexico lacks health care workers, but turns applicants away

Mexico has announced an urgent campaign to recruit medical workers, but the effort sometimes lacks coordination
7 months ago
8 months ago

19 killed in clash between drug gangs in northern Mexico

Rival Mexican drug gangs had a big shootout in the border state of Chihuahua.
8 months ago
8 months ago

In Mexico, a cartel is taking over: Jalisco New Generation

The Jalisco New Generation gang, has a reputation for ruthlessness.
8 months ago
In Mexico, a violent cartel is taking over
8 months ago

More than 380 women have been killed in Mexico this year. Activists say a cultural change is needed.

Feminicide still continues in Mexico despite protests.
8 months ago
386 women have been killed in Mexico this year, as feminicide protests rage on
9 months ago

Friends say Tijuana woman was stalked even after death

The man was obsessed with Marbella Valdez
9 months ago
Friends say Tijuana woman was stalked even after death
9 months ago

Outspoken gang critic LeBarón flees threat in Mexico for US

There were 35,588 murders in Mexico in 2019, most since records have been kept.
9 months ago
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Stalled mega power project in central Mexico stirs discord

A stalled thermo-electric plant looms over Huexca, a central Mexican farm hamlet
9 months ago
9 months ago

Mexicans march to protest major infrastructure projects

More than 1,000 people have marched through the center of Mexico City in opposition to the government's largest infrastructure projects
9 months ago
Mexicans march to protest major infrastructure projects
9 months ago

Police find 24 decomposed bodies at house in western Mexico

Prosecutors in western Mexico say the arrest of a criminal gang led to the discovery of a house that had been used to dispose of 24 bodies
9 months ago
24 decomposed bodies found at house in Mexico
10 months ago

Grieving families bury kids slain in Mexico arcade attack

Relatives have gathered in a driving rain to mourn and bury three children, a 17-year-old and five adults shot to death in an attack on a video-game arcade in western Mexico
10 months ago
Grieving families bury kids slain in Mexico arcade attack
10 months ago

US finds ally in Mexico as asylum policy marks first year

It's been a year since the Trump administration adopted a policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court
10 months ago
10 months ago

Cross-border tunnel discovered from Mexico to San Diego

With a total length of 4,309 feet, it is “the longest illicit cross-border tunnel,” authorities said.
10 months ago
Cross-border tunnel discovered from Mexico to San Diego
10 months ago

Longest illegal underground tunnel found

The tunnel stretches from Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego, and was built with an elevator, rail system and electrical cables.
10 months ago
Longest illegal underground tunnel found