A military-grade weapon found at a hideout used by El Chapo shortly before he was captured was one of about 2,000 guns that the failed ATF operation Fast and Furious allowed into Mexico.
El Chapo's now famous mobile conversations with actress Kate del Castillo while he was Mexico's most wanted fugitive are just one of many examples of seeming carelessness that has brought down capos who are supposed to be experts in security.
A series of flirtatious mobile phone messages between the drug lord and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, when he was still a fugitive, appear to show him both somewhat careless with his security, as well as ignorant of Hollywood royalty.
A new right wing president in Argentina and the gathering force of the opposition in Venezuela has left the longtime dominance of leftist governments in Latin America looking shaky.
Violent attacks on bars, gunfights in the streets, and deaths related to extortion are common in many parts of Mexico, but the hipster neighborhoods of La Roma and Condesa were supposed to be safe havens
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An unnamed Mexican official told reporters that blogger Harry Devert had been murdered because he was believed to be a US agent traveling in the Tierra Caliente region, known for its several local cartels.
The mission to the Moon is expected to be a boost for Mexico after the failed launch in May of the Centenario satellite, which fell apart while leaving Earth.
After the dismantling of the gang truce in El Salvador last year, violent crime has risen steadily. May saw 635 killings, a 32 percent increase over March, the previous deadliest month.
Video Shows Shoddy and Shady Investigation Tainted Evidence After Argentine Prosecutor Nisman's Death
Video shows half a dozen people wandering around the crime scene, including the dead prosecutor's mother and Security Minister Sergio Berni, as investigators seemingly follow little or no protocol.
The bolivar was trading at 402 for each US dollar on the black market on Friday afternoon, not a good sign for cash-strapped Venezuelans.
One of the graphic videos suggests women should purposefully fall down stairs to induce an abortion in Chile, where the procedure is totally criminalized and has not been reformed since the end of the Pinochet dictatorship.
The five beheading victims coincide with narco-messages hung in public that suggest the Jalisco New Generation cartel is pushing north, challenging the hold of the Sinaloa cartel on the border.
The San Quintin strike captured international headlines and pointed to poor conditions for farm laborers within Mexico's agricultural sector. Baja California police are accused of raiding laborers' homes before the government intervened.
Authorities are investigating what caused more than 30 children to enter a long stupor after receiving three different vaccinations. Two died and six children in the Chiapas case remain in grave condition.
Health officials in Paraguay say a late-term abortion could put the girl's life at risk, but international health advocacy groups say going through with the pregnancy will also endanger the girl's life.
The bizarre case left officials at a loss for explaining why 14-year-old Alondra Luna Nuñez was kidnapped from school at the request of a Houston mother looking for a missing girl who is also named Alondra.
After the missing 43 and the massacre at Tlatlaya, the country is now facing a third likely state-led mass killing in less than a year. A journalist says federal police killed 16 civilians in Apatzingan, Michoacan.
Almost six months since the 43 students were disappeared, parents of the missing take to the road to also shed light on the Merida Initiative, the US security plan they say fuels the violence in Mexico.
After disturbing the snow, climbers found a second mummified body atop the snowy Pico de Orizaba. Authorities are not sure when — or if — the bodies will be recovered.