When the government eliminated the bosses of one of the bloodiest cartels, those who were left began fighting — and civilians are paying a high price in blood.
Central American women are regularly kidnapped by Mexican gangs to work in brothels and serve drug lords. Most never make it out. One did, and this is her story.
With the number of homicides across the country at their highest since 2012, this weekend’s victims included two mayors gunned down.
The authorities say that the carelessness of his kidnappers allowed the Olympiakos player to make a phone call to the police shortly after he was abducted in his violence-torn home state of Tamaulipas.
The victim was abducted in McAllen on May 12 and rescued when Mexican police at a checkpoint discovered him in the trunk of a vehicle driven by his alleged kidnappers.
By Paul Imison
Humberto Moreira is due to appear in a Madrid court on Friday following his arrest in an investigation into money laundering that reportedly also includes evidence that he was working for the Zetas cartel.
By Paul Imison
Up to eight journalists have been killed in Mexico this year, even though the dangers to the local media have been attracting international attention for years and prompted multiple promises from the government to act.
By David Agren
He arrived in 2012 with promises of "Saving Mexico," but ever since, Peña Nieto has dropped in the polls and responded poorly to a string of embarrassing scandals.
Jorge Parral Rabadan beat out 1,000 applicants for a job running a Mexican border bridge with Texas. He denounced rising insecurity at his post until he was kidnapped, taken to a ranch, and killed by point-blank gunfire from the Mexican military.
Nine gunmen were killed in a shootout with Tamaulipas state police and 13 people were killed or found dead in 36 hours in Veracruz.
Since Sunday's leak, documents reveal that Mexico is by the far the Italian's company biggest client, paying $6.3 million for software that digital rights advocates say are illegal under Mexican law and could harm citizens' privacy.
The incident on Sunday south of Nuevo Laredo near the US border is the latest involving attacks on Mexican military helicopters by suspected drug cartel gunmen.
Officials said on Wednesday the truck was carrying an unspecified amount of border crossing cards, which are used by Mexicans for short-term trips to the US border region.
Since Friday, violent attacks or gruesome discoveries of corpses have rocked wealthy Nuevo Leon and poverty-stricken Guerrero, where most of the violence was centered in the resort of Acapulco.
Gunmen hijacked and torched cars to blockade streets in Reynosa after the suspected leader of a Gulf cartel faction was captured Friday.
Dozens have been killed in Mexico’s northeastern border state in recent weeks, a brutal wave of violence that resembles what occurred in 2010 during the peak of the drug war.
Five people were arrested in connection with a criminal cell accused of stealing oil from pipelines owned by the state oil monopoly Pemex.
Experts suggest that the intermittent network failures are due to too many people trying to connect to social media on their phones.
Venga a comer el coctel de camarones más grande del mundo a la tierra de las masacres más terribles de México
For one day, a Mexican town devastated by years of drug cartel violence attempted to replace the smell of death with the smell of fish.