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  • Mexican officials hoping to use Lazcano's dead parents for ID

     
    Just in time for the Day of the Dead, the weird, ghoulish story of Mexican drug lord Heriberto Lazcano just got weirder and more ghoulish. After killing a man that they claim was Lazcano in a firefight —but then promptly losing possession of his...
  • Mexico declares Yucatan island zone a protected natural reserve

     
    Mexico's government has declared a 93,477-acre territory on Cozumel island off the Yucatan peninsula a protected natural reserve, meant to limit development within the zone and protect wildlife....
  • Body of slain Mexican drug boss stolen by armed gang

     
    The body of the man Mexican authorities have identified as the top leader of the vicious Zetas paramilitary force was stolen from a funeral home by an armed commando, officials said Tuesday....
  • Nearly a third of Mexico households targets of crime, study says

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. MEXICO CITY -- Nearly a of third of households in Mexico suffered a crime in 2011 and only in 8% of those cases was a preliminary investigation opened, according to new figures from the...
  • Hourly wage in Mexico? Union members express fears of legislation

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's lower house of Congress has passed a major labor-reform law -- the first changes in employment regulations in Mexico since 1970 -- that would alter the way bosses and employees interact before, during and after a job. For organized...
  • Son of controversial Mexican politician slain in border town

     
    The son of a controversial Mexican politician was slain under mysterious circumstances in the border state of Coahuila on Wednesday, triggering an outpouring of condolences from the country’s political class as well as speculation about the...
  • Top drug cartel leader in Mexico possibly killed in firefight, officials say

     
    Mexican authorities said late Monday they may have killed the top leader of the notorious Zetas paramilitary force in a gun and grenade battle in the state of Coahuila, in what would be the most important blow to powerful drug cartels in the six-year...
  • 6 Mexico police slain in 2 attacks

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Six Mexican police have been assassinated in two separate incidents in the drug-battleground states of Durango and Tamaulipas, government officials reported Thursday....
  • Two PRI politicians killed within days in Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Two politicians from the soon-to-be-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, have been slain within two days of each other, sending a chilling reminder of the violent Mexico that awaits the new administration. One of the killings,...
  • Mexico captures top Zetas drug lord, in major blow to cartel

     
    Mexico's navy has captured Ivan Velazquez Caballero, a.k.a. "Zeta-50," a top leader of a faction of the recently divided Zetas drug cartel, in an operation in the city of San Luis Potosi....
  • Slight gains for left in Mexico's presidential election campaign

     
    With Mexico's presidential election one month away, the leftist candidate is making modest gains while the incumbent party's contender has slipped, polls show. The polls thus far, however, do not alter the front-runner status of Enrique Peña Nieto of...