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Mexico City Riot Police Clash with Protesters During Demonstration for Disappeared Students

Clashes between police and protesters broke out during the organized demonstration on the five-month anniversary of the disappearance of the students, who were attending a teacher training college in Guerrero state's Ayotzinapa.

Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez, Most-Wanted Drug Kingpin, Captured in Michoacan

Thomson Reuters

Mexico has captured the country's most wanted drug lord still at large, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, police said on Friday, in a boost for President Enrique Pena Nieto as he grapples with grisly gang violence.

Protests Planned Across Mexico for 5 Month Anniversary of #Ayotzinapa Events

Television del Sur

Today marks the five month anniversary of the police attack on and kidnapping and disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa students. Protests are planned throughout Mexico.

Mexico Seeks Inquiry After North Texas Officer Kills Unarmed Immigrant

The Mexican government has demanded a full investigation into a Grapevine police officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed Mexican citizen.

Jailed CETEG Teachers Freed After Deadly Clash with Police in Acapulco


Authorities have released the vast majority of the more than 100 teachers arrested after clashes with police in the southern Mexican port city of Acapulco, an incident that left one protester dead, union officials say.

President Pena Nieto Seeks Reform Allowing Some Foreign Agents to Carry Weapons

Blouin News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has proposed a reform that would authorize foreign immigration and customs agents to carry arms while in the country, an issue that has long been a source of friction with the United States

Acapulco Protests Organized By Teachers' Union Quashed in Violent Police Crackdown

The Independent

Amid a series of demonstrations demanding the government continues to investigate and take action against the perpetrators of 43 disappeared students, teachers from the CETEG union marched on the Juan Alvarez de Acapulco airport on Tuesday in a protest over pay.

Congressional House Leaders Say Deal Reached on Anti-Corruption Bill


The bill, which strengthens oversight of public officials and designates a special prosecutor to tackle corruption, follows months of stalled efforts to pass anti-graft measures and criticism of the government for neglecting the problem.

Lost But Seldom Found: Families of Mexico's Other 23,000 Disappeared Demand Action

teleSUR English

Five months after the kidnapping and enforced disappearance of the Ayotzinapa students, their family members and supporters continue their protests. At the same time, family members of Mexico's 23,000 other disappeared are also demanding government action and answers.

Mexico Complains After Pope Francis Warns of 'Mexicanization' of Argentina

Buenos Aires Herald

Mexico's Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade said his government had expressed concern that the country was being "stigmatized" as a land of drug traffickers in an email attributed to Francis.

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