• president Sep 27, 2019

    Mexico Finds Rumors, Bodies, But Not 43 Missing Students

    Five years after 43 students were kidnapped by police and turned over to a drug gang, Mexican authorities hunting for them say they have found dozens of clandestine graves and 184 bodies, but none of the missing students. Alejandro Encinas, the administration’s top human rights official, said Thursday that searches based on tips continue at two points, one of them...

  • Mexico Apr 22, 2019

    Quake Sways Buildings in Mexico City; Some Evacuations

    A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital Monday, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue.

  • United States Nov 16, 2018

    Witness: ‘El Chapo' Told Me to Give $100K and Hug to General

    A former Mexican cartel member who is testifying for the U.S. government at the trial of alleged notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman detailed Thursday how the Sinaloa cartel paid bribes, preferably in U.S. dollars, to high-ranking police and other officials to protect its operation.

  • Nov 14, 2018

    Testimony Begins in El Chapo Trial

    Prosecutors started to unveil what they call a “treasure trove of evidence” on day 2 of the ‘El Chapo’ trial in Manhattan Wednesday. Gus Rosendale reports.

  • Associated Press Oct 25, 2018

    Hurricane Willa: Storm Dissipates But Evacuations Continue, Towns Cut Off

    Emergency workers struggled to reach beach towns left incommunicado by a blow from Hurricane Willa, and the storm continued to force evacuations Wednesday due to fear of flooding even as it dissipated over northern Mexico. Thousands of homes were still without power. There were no immediate reports of deaths or missing people, but the storm’s 120 mph (195 kph) winds...

  • Mexico Oct 24, 2018

    Category 3 Hurricane Willa Hits Mexico's Coast, Starts to Weaken

    Hurricane Willa swept onto Mexico’s Pacific mainland with 120 mph (195 kph) winds Tuesday night, hitting an area of beach towns, fishing villages and farms after roaring over an offshore penal colony. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the dangerous Category 3 storm hit near Isla del Bosque in Sinaloa state, and federal officials said there were early reports of...

  • Mexico Oct 23, 2018

    Category 4 Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexico's Pacific Coast

    A potential catastrophic Hurricane Willa swept toward Mexico’s Pacific coast with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) Monday night, threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages. Farther south, Mexican officials reported 12 deaths related to heavy rains from Tropical Storm Vicente. After briefly reaching Category 5 strength, Willa’s maximum sustained winds weakened some. But it...

  • United States Sep 15, 2017

    Weakening Tropical Storm Max Dumps Rain on Southern Mexico

    A weakening Tropical Storm Max dumped rain over southern Mexico after slamming into a sparsely populated stretch of Pacific coast as a Category 1 hurricane. Near the resort city of Acapulco in Guerrero state, the government worked frantically to widen a channel to the sea to prevent a coastal lagoon from flooding. And Gov. Hector Astudillo warned that the rains...

  • Governor Apr 21, 2017

    Mexico Sees 2,020 Killings in March, Worst Month Since 2011

    Mexico has surpassed 2,000 homicides in a month for the first time since the summer of 2011 and had more killings in the first quarter of 2017 than in the start of any year in at least two decades, according to data released Friday. Unlike 2011, when bloody cartel clashes in Ciudad Juarez drove the national toll to new heights,...

  • United States Mar 28, 2017

    Cruise Line Veers From Acapulco Over ‘Security Concerns'

    The U.S. cruise ship line Holland America says it has halted port calls at Mexico’s troubled resort city of Acapulco and will sail to other destinations in the country “due to recent security concerns.” The news comes as Acapulco hosts an annual tourism fair that officials hope will spark a rebound at the once-glamorous resort. The Seattle-based Holland America says...

  • Governor Feb 11, 2017

    Mexico: Cartel Capo Killed in Shootout With Federal Forces

    An alleged regional leader of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and 11 accomplices have been killed in clashes with Mexican marines who poured gunfire into a house from a helicopter-mounted machine gun.

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