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  • Mexican government helicopter crashes in Michoacan; three injured

    Mexican government helicopter crashes in Michoacan; three injured
    MEXICO CITY—Three people were injured when a Mexican government helicopter became tangled in a zipline Friday and crashed in the state of Michoacan, where hundreds of security forces have arrived in recent days to quell a dispute between vigilante...
  • L.A. Times editor reflects on year in journalism

    A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj: As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it. We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
  • Radio host Ricardo Sanchez -- 'El Mandril' -- jumps to 93.9 KXOS

    Radio host Ricardo Sanchez -- 'El Mandril' -- jumps to 93.9 KXOS
    Ricardo Sanchez, the No. 1 morning radio personality in Los Angeles until he was abruptly sidelined last fall, has switched stations. Sanchez -- who goes by the nickname "El Mandril" -- announced this week in a Facebook post that he has joined a new...
  • Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile

    Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile
    Argentine poet Juan Gelman, an exile whose writings were colored by personal tragedy he suffered at the hands of his country's brutal military dictatorship, died in Mexico City on Tuesday. He was 83 and had been battling leukemia. Gelman, a leftist with...
  • Vigilantes pose public relations problems for Mexico

    Vigilantes pose public relations problems for Mexico
    MEXICO CITY — Mexican troops and federal police poured into the state of Michoacan on Tuesday in an attempt to restore order after clashes with the rural "self-defense" groups that at times have been their allies against the Knights Templar drug...
  • Mexico tells vigilantes to abandon fight against cartel in Michoacan

    Mexico tells vigilantes to abandon fight against cartel in Michoacan
    MEXICO CITY — Federal authorities rushed Monday to head off a mini-civil war in the "hot land" of Mexico's Michoacan state, urging rural vigilantes to lay down their arms and go home rather than attempt to seize a city of 90,000 that has become a...
  • Armed vigilantes surround Mexican city, threaten incursion

    Armed vigilantes surround Mexican city, threaten incursion
    MEXICO CITY — Armed vigilante groups who have risen up to combat the vicious Knights Templar drug cartel in the Mexican state of Michoacan were surrounding the city of Apatzingan, a main cartel stronghold, Monday morning and were threatening to...
  • A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'

    A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'
    Think of a map of North America, and then turn it upside down so that Mexico and Texas are at the top and near the middle, and New England drips down like an appendage, nearly falling off the edge at the bottom. Felipe Fernández-Armesto has done...
  • Crime still a widespread concern in Mexican cities, poll finds

    Crime still a widespread concern in Mexican cities, poll finds
    MEXICO CITY — Nearly seven in 10 Mexican city dwellers believe that crime has rendered their cities unsafe, according to a new poll that underscores the ongoing challenge facing President Enrique Peña Nieto, who took office more than a year ago...
  • Mexico vigilantes take over government building, hold 11 officers

    Mexico vigilantes take over government building, hold 11 officers
    MEXICO CITY – Vigilantes who took over the main government building of a small Mexican city in Michoacan state after a weekend shootout with suspected criminals were refusing to release 11 police officers held as prisoners, officials said Tuesday....
  • Gunmen talk their way into Mexico prison and unleash bloody attack

    Gunmen talk their way into Mexico prison and unleash bloody attack
    MEXICO CITY — A group of armed men posing as public servants talked their way into a prison in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero early Friday and unleashed a bloody attack on inmates and guards, according to the state prosecutor’s office....