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Despite More Than 70,000 Homicides in Mexico Since 2014, Only 415 Being Investigated


According to numbers provided by the Attorney General’s Office and statistics of the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System there have been 70,122 murders in the country in the period between 2014 and the first five months of 2017

Watch Angry Trucker Plunge Off Bridge After Failed Furious Passing Maneuver


One angry driver likely wishes he kept his cool in a recent moment of fury that went bad fast. The whole road rage motor vehicle encounter was captured on tape in Mexico last week.

Mexico Takes Lead to Rein in Venezuela - and Sends Message to Voters at Home

The Christian Science Monitor

Mexico has led regional efforts to bring mounting crises under President Nicolás Maduro to a close. But some of its motives stem from its own domestic issues, including an upcoming presidential race.

Sinaloa Murder Rate Rises as Drug Cartels Argue Over Leadership and Profits

Deutsche Welle

A shootout between gunmen and security forces in western Mexico has left 19 dead in the latest clash. Police say the violence has increased since drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the US.

Government Issues Permanent Ban on Gillnet Fishing to Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoise

Associated Press

Mexico enacted a permanent ban on gillnet fishing in the northern Gulf of California on Friday in a bid to protect the critically endangered porpoise known as the vaquita marina.

Authorities Arrest Suspected Killers of Activist Who Helped Families Search for Missing Children

AFP News

Mexican authorities have arrested two suspected killers of an activist who helped families search for their missing children, calling her murder an apparent revenge attack by escaped inmates she helped jail.

Immigrants in Mexico Are Now Using Uber to Cross Border Points Undetected

PanAm Post

Traffickers of people going to the United States diversify their operations and now use private vehicle services like Uber to transport undocumented people.

El Tri Fan Tells Wife He’s Going to Get Cigarettes, Flies to Russia for Confederations Cup Instead


Football fans are among the most passionate fans in sports and have a reputation for doing almost anything for the club or team they love. One Mexican national team fan took that reputation to a new level this month, when he lied to his wife in order to go watch his beloved El Tri play.

Conservative National Action Party Officials Targeted By Government Spyware

The Associated Press

Mexico’s scandal of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders widened Thursday with expert confirmation that leading members of a main opposition party were also targeted by Israeli-made spyware sold exclusively to governments.

Journalists Hold ‘SOS PRESS’ Protest After Another Colleague Found Murdered

Agence France-Presse

Mexican journalists protested Wednesday after a colleague’s charred body was found — the sixth murder of a reporter this year in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the media.

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