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January 25, 2020, 11:34 AM

Mexico issues arrest warrant in killing of journalist Valdéz

Federal prosecutors in Mexico have issued an arrest warrant for suspected drug capo Dámaso López in the 2017 killing of crusading journalist Javier Valdéz
January 25, 2020, 11:34 AM
January 21, 2020, 7:27 AM

2 more bodies found at Tijuana home where US couple buried

The new set of bodies -- one male, one female -- are in advanced decomposition.
January 21, 2020, 7:27 AM
January 12, 2020, 12:36 AM

In Mexican capital, red shoes to protest killings of women

Activists set hundreds of pairs of painted-red women’s shoes in Mexico City.
January 12, 2020, 12:36 AM
January 11, 2020, 6:06 AM

1 of Mexico’s most famous volcanoes erupts

Mexico’s National Civil Protection Coordination issued a yellow alert for the area around San Nicolas de los Ranchos.
January 11, 2020, 6:06 AM
1 of Mexico’s most famous volcanoes erupts
January 11, 2020, 2:12 AM

Student, teacher killed in Mexico school shooting

Mexico authorities say at least two people have been killed at an elementary school in northern Mexico. Gov. Miguel Angel Riquelme says an 11-year-old sixth-grade student arrived at the Colegio Cervantes in Torreon, Coahuila on Friday morning
January 11, 2020, 2:12 AM
January 10, 2020, 5:15 AM

Mexican man kills self on border bridge

Mexican officials say a Mexican man has killed himself on a bridge connecting Reynosa, Mexico and Pharr, Texas, temporarily shutting down a portion of the bridge
January 10, 2020, 5:15 AM
Mexican man kills self on border bridge
January 9, 2020, 3:41 PM

26 bags of body parts found in western Mexico ravine

Forensics officials in the western Mexican state of Jalisco are trying to determine how many victims are accounted for in 26 plastic bags of body parts found in a ravine this week
January 9, 2020, 3:41 PM
January 9, 2020, 3:41 PM

Missing journalist's body found in Mexico's Michoacan state

Authorities in the Mexican state of Michoacan say they have found the body of a radio journalist missing since Nov. 29
January 9, 2020, 3:41 PM
Missing journalist's body found in Mexico
January 7, 2020, 1:20 PM

1 American killed, 2 injured in attack while driving in Mexico

News of the death comes after the U.S. consulate in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas province, issued a series of security alerts last Thursday and Friday because of violence in the area.
January 7, 2020, 1:20 PM
1 American killed, 2 injured in attack while driving in Mexico
January 7, 2020, 1:04 PM

1 American killed, 2 injured in attack while driving in Mexico

One American citizen was killed and two others injured during an attack just south of the Texas border in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
January 7, 2020, 1:04 PM
1 American killed, 2 injured in attack while driving in Mexico
January 7, 2020, 5:55 AM

US teen killed as family attacked in Mexico

Authorities said the highway where the family was attacked is considered high risk.
January 7, 2020, 5:55 AM
US teen killed as family attacked in Mexico
January 6, 2020, 1:56 AM

American family attacked in Mexico, child killed

They came under attack south of Texas, with armed gunmen killing a 13-year-old.
January 6, 2020, 1:56 AM
January 1, 2020, 6:33 PM

At least 16 dead, 5 wounded in central Mexico prison riot

At least 16 inmates in a central Mexico prison have been killed and five more wounded in a riot that closed out a violent 2019 for the country
January 1, 2020, 6:33 PM
At least 16 dead, 5 wounded in central Mexico prison riot
1 month ago

Bolivia boots Spanish diplomats who visited Mexican mission

Six Spanish officials were involved in a diplomatic incident at Mexican mission.
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Department of State issues travel advisory to Mexico due to risk of crime and kidnapping

The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel advisory for Americans who may be heading to Mexico over increased risk of violent crime in some areas of the country.
1 month ago
State Department issues travel advisory to Mexico
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Pregnant women seeking asylum in peril after ‘remain in Mexico’ policy: Part 1

“Nightline” speaks to a desperate mother-to-be who must stay in Mexico until her asylum hearing, due to the new policy. She’s among thousands of migrants forced to live in camps overrun by cartels.
1 month ago
Pregnant women seeking asylum in peril after ‘remain in Mexico’ policy: Part 1
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State Department issues travel advisory to Mexico

Americans are being advised not to travel to the states of Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas due to crime.
1 month ago
State Department issues travel advisory to Mexico
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Former asylum officer on devastating effects of ‘remain in Mexico’ policy: Part 2

Thousands of migrants are exposed to a high risk of violence and human trafficking in makeshift camps. Former asylum officer Douglas Stevens speaks to “Nightline” about why he resigned from his post.
1 month ago
Former asylum officer on devastating effects of ‘remain in Mexico’ policy: Part 2
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Mexico: 50 bodies among remains at farm outside Guadalajara

Prosecutors say they identified 13, all of whom had been listed as missing.
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Mexico trade negotiator: We'll never accept US 'inspectors'

Mexico trade negotiator categorically opposes allowing foreign labor inspectors.
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Mexican government to mediate dispute over painting of hero

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he'll ask his culture minister to mediate a dispute over an effeminate painting of Mexican Revolution hero Emiliano Zapata
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Mexico objects over US bill on ratifying trade pact

Mexico is objecting to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the recently agreed trade deal to replace NAFTA
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Mexico objects over US bill on ratifying trade pact

Mexico won't accept foreign inspectors on its soil out of sovereignty principles
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Mother's search for missing son has led to a movement in Mexico: Part 1

Lucy Diaz has organized a group of mothers in Veracruz who've taken it upon themselves to explore the state's mass graves in search of their missing children after local authorities failed to do so.
1 month ago
Mother's search for missing son has led to a movement in Mexico: Part 1
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Mother visits Mexican authorities hoping for updates on missing son's case: Part 2

Lucy Diaz’s son has been missing for nearly six years. "Nightline" raised her case with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who said he'd help, but she hasn't heard from his office.
1 month ago
Mother visits Mexican authorities hoping for updates on missing son's case: Part 2
1 month ago

Mexico sees record levels of violence this year

By conservative estimates, there are 40,000 missing people in Mexico, while nine Americans were killed in deadly ambush in November.
1 month ago
Mexico sees record levels of violence this year
2 months ago

4 dead in shooting steps from Mexican presidential residence

Mexican authorities say four people have been shot to death in the capital's historic center, just steps from an entrance to the official residence of the president
2 months ago
2 months ago

Mexico announces its biggest oil discovery in three decades

Mexico says it has made the biggest oil discovery in the country since 1987 at the Quesqui field in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco
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Death toll put at 20 for Mexico cartel attack near US border

Mexican officials say security forces have killed 7 more members of the gang.
2 months ago
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Mexico president marks 1 year in office with party, protests

Thousands of Mexicans packed into the capital’s central square to celebrate.
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14 killed during wild shootout near US-Mexico border

Bullet-riddled buildings show the aftermath of the fierce gun battle in Mexico.
2 months ago
14 killed during wild shootout near US-Mexico border
2 months ago

At least 14 dead in Mexico gunbattle near Texas border

Mexican security forces engaged in an hour-long gun battle with criminal group.
2 months ago
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Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving arrived with a sense of loss, but also a sense of solidarity.
2 months ago
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Rebuffed by US, migrants dwell in lawless Mexican state

Migrants who once moved quickly through violent areas are now sent back there.
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Cartel blockades, gunfire leave 1 dead in Mexico border city

Gangsters have unleashed mayhem in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo.
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Langfords, 100 members of Mormon families leave Mexico after ambush

David Langford and his hero son, Devin, who helped save his siblings, are leaving Northwest Mexico, where Mormons lived for decades before drug cartels encroached.
2 months ago
Langfords, 100 members of Mormon families leave Mexico after ambush
2 months ago

Mexico uncovers 10 more bodies from mass grave in Sonora

A total of 52 of bodies and skeletons have been found in the area since October.
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3 months ago

Mexican ambush that killed 9 Americans: What we know

A family of 17 was traveling together when it was attacked, leaving three women and six children, including twin infants, dead. “Nightline” examines the grip drug cartels have in Mexico.
3 months ago
Mexican ambush that killed 9 Americans: What we know
3 months ago

Victims in deadly Mexico ambush laid to rest

The family of the three mothers and six children who were gunned down in cartel territory were buried at their funeral.
3 months ago
Victims in deadly Mexico ambush laid to rest
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Mexico killing highlights confusion over Mormon groups

Mexico killing highlights confusion over Mormon groups and connection to polygamy
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Mexican police guard Mormon compound after deadly ambush

The surviving family members say they believe their relatives were gunned down to spark a new battle in an ongoing war between drug gangs.
3 months ago
Mexican police guard Mormon compound after deadly ambush
3 months ago

Horrific details emerge in killing of 9 US citizens, including 6 children, in ambush in Mexico

Horrific details have emerged in the ambush in Mexico that killed nine American citizens, including six children.
3 months ago
Horrific details emerge in killing of 9 US citizens in ambush in Mexico
3 months ago

Arrest made after deadly ambush that killed US family in Mexico

Mexican officials believe drug traffickers ambushed the family, possibly confusing them as a rival gang, and fired more than 200 rounds.
3 months ago
Arrest made after deadly ambush that killed US family in Mexico
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Demonstrators demand halt to killings of women in Mexico

Relatives of women and girls murdered or missing marched through the capital.
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Mexico: 2 dead, 35 homes burned in Baja California

Two wildfires are burning in the northwestern border state.
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Immigration official says US-Mexico border crisis not over

A top US Border Patrol official has a warning: The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is not over
3 months ago
Crisis at US-Mexico border not over: Top Border Official
3 months ago

Mexico City investigates 42 skulls in drug lair

Mexico City to run DNA tests 42 skulls in drug lair
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Mexico's Culiacan tries to regroup after fierce gunbattles

Shattered windows from a prolonged shootout between gangsters and Mexican security forces have been replaced, and bullet holes plastered over, but the city of Culiacan is still coming to grips with the most shocking eruption of cartel violence in years
3 months ago
Mexico's Culiacan tries to regroup after fierce gunbattles
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13 bodies found near Mexican resort of Puerto Peñasco

Volunteer searchers have found 12 skeletons and one decomposed body in a shallow pit in the desert near the Mexican resort of Puerto Peñasco
3 months ago
13 bodies found near Mexican resort
3 months ago

Hundreds of clowns march in Mexico City

Clowns came from 14 countries to learn new skills and skits at the annual clown convention.
3 months ago
Hundreds of clowns march in Mexico City