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Ex-Mayor's Wife Ordered Held for Organized Crime in #Ayotzinapa Missing Case

Agence France-Presse

The wife of the ex-mayor of Iguala, the Mexican city where 43 college students went missing in September, has been ordered jailed indefinitely for organized crime.

President's 'Bienvenido 2015: #MexicoGrande' Video Promoting Goodwill Backfires


A video released by the Mexican government in an effort to inspire goodwill for 2015 had the opposite effect drawing much criticism for making light of the many tragedies that the nation faced.

Ministry Works to Strengthen Consular Services Abroad for Mexican Expatriates

Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs

In 2014, the Mexican Foreign Ministry increased the number of tools at their disposal in order to prevent abuses and promote respect for the rights of Mexicans abroad.

Families to Open Their Own Search of 43 Missing Mexican Students


The relatives of 43 of Mexico’s missing students say they are to open their own search after the failure of local and federal police to find any of them alive.

Yaqui People in Northern Mexico Fight for Their Tribal Land and Water Rights

With the detention of their spokespeople, and rejection of court injunctions in their favor, the Yaqui Tribe of the arid Mexican state of Sonora vow to keep struggling to defend their water and territory.

Michoacan Vigilante Group Founder, 26 Others to Face Homicide Charges

The Associated Press

A judge in the western state of Michoacan has begun homicide proceedings against the founder of a vigilante group and 26 of his followers who were involved in a deadly clash with a rival force in December.

Oaxaca Teachers and Staff Clash with Police During President Speech


Protesters from the teachers’ union SNTE, hurled rocks at anti-riot police and burnt tires in the southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Friday while President Nieto was addressing workers at the state-owned petroleum company Pemex.

Mexico Supreme Court Elects Career Judge Luis Maria Aguilar as President


Mexico's Supreme Court elected a new president with justices narrowly backing a career judge over another candidate who had worked for decades as a lawyer.

FBI Helping in Case of Missing Students in Mexico as New Questions Surface

NBC News

The FBI is assisting the investigation into the disappearance of 43 missing college students in Mexico, a U.S. government official tells NBC News.

10 Mexican States Have Not Implemented New Criminal Justice System

The Mazatlan Messenger

As 2014 came to a close almost one third of Mexico’s states have not yet implemented any part of the new criminal justice system that goes into effect in 2016.

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