| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Ygnacio Lopez Mendoza was one of the few mayors from Mexico’s troubled state of Michoacan who openly sounded the alarm about the narco thugs whose extortion demands were targeting even small local governments like his.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:47 AM
MEXICO CITY -- For the second time in two months, the Mexican border city of Juarez is reeling from a harrowing massacre, the victims this time a religious family of eight, including three children, whose bound, lifeless bodies were found with multiple...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:16 PM
MEXICO CITY — Usually, human rights activists and victims are on the same side of a conflict. But the case of Israel Arzate has put the two allies in opposite camps in Mexico, a reflection of how the absence of justice distorts reality in this...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
MEXICO CITY — The number of exhumed bodies now stands at 42 -- and the digging continues at the latest clandestine mass grave to be discovered on Mexican soil.
This month, Mexican authorities declared that they had exhumed 19 unidentified bodies...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
TIJUANA — In an industrial park five miles east of downtown Tijuana, Ariel Ceja toils in a white room bustling with assembly workers hunched over blue tables.
A master scheduler, Ceja is in charge of all steps of production at this factory nestled...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s fiery leftist leader, suffered a heart attack early Tuesday and was hospitalized in stable condition, doctors said.
Lopez Obrador, a two-time presidential contender, former mayor of Mexico...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MEXICO CITY -- The capture of the top leader of Mexico’s savage Zetas cartel will likely have surprisingly little effect on the trafficking of cocaine and other illicit substances to the United States, or on the violence that has claimed tens of...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:18 PM
MEXICO CITY -- A dramatic rupture in Mexico’s main opposition political party has aired the group’s dirty laundry and also could trip up President Enrique Peña Nieto’s ambitious agenda of reform.
The political fireworks riveted Mexicans...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Activists are attempting to spotlight human rights issues during President Obama's visit this week to Mexico, urging him to publicly condemn what they describe as Mexico’s abysmal record of torture, killings and forced...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A man takes charge in the House of Orange-Nassau
Tuesday, April 30 -– Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands becomes king, the first male head of state in 123 years.
The 46-year-old heir to the throne will inherit the crown, scepter and...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Fourteen officers in Mexico’s federal police force have been formally charged with the attempted murder of a pair of American CIA operatives who were attacked in their armored SUV in August on a road south of the capital here, federal prosecutors...