|Nayarit Attorney General Arrested in San Diego on Drug Trafficking Charges |
The attorney general of Mexico’s Pacific coast state of Nayarit, hard hit by drug cartel violence in recent years, has been arrested in San Diego on US narcotics trafficking conspiracy charges.
|Death Toll Rises Following a Second Day of Nuevo Leon State Prison Riots|
Mattresses were set ablaze, a pharmacy robbed and prisoners poisoned during two days of riots at a Mexican prison in Cadereyta that left at least two dead and 13 wounded.
|President Enrique Pena Nieto Says Mexico Is Seeking 'New Relationship' with US|
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday his government is working on "a new relationship" with the US and thanked Latin Americans for support as Mexico faces "big challenges" with its northern neighbor.
|Veracruz News Editor Shot as Attacks Against Mexico's Journalists Continue to Soar|
A Mexican journalist was shot and injured early on Wednesday in the eastern state of Veracruz, the state attorney general’s office said, the latest in a spate of attacks against reporters in Mexico.
|Mexican Judge Clears Man of Schoolgirl Sexual Assault Because He Didn't Enjoy It|
One of the wealthy young men accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old-girl in Mexico’s high-profile "Los Porkys" case has been acquitted by a judge because the assault was not done with "lascivious intent."
|Husband of 'Bravest Woman in Mexico' Jailed in Texas on Charges of Trafficking|
El Paso Times
Six years ago, Marisol Valles Garcia stood up to drug cartels as a 20-year-old police chief in one of Mexico’s most dangerous border towns before death threats forced her and her family to seek asylum in the United States. Now, Valles’ husband is in an El Paso County jail accused of drug trafficking,
|Governor of Chihuahua Says State Not Strong Enough to Tackle Organized Crime|
Javier Corral, the governor of Mexico’s Chihuahua state, said his government does not have the resources to combat organized crime and accused the ruling party of abandoning opposition party politicians.
|Ten of Thousands of US-Born Americans Are Living Illegally in Mexico|
While the U.S. ratchets up pressure on illegal immigrants, more Americans are overstaying their visas and living illegally in Mexico. But unlike the U.S., Mexican authorities aren’t doing anything about it.
|14 Inmates Still at Large After Mass Tunnel Escape in Northern Mexico|
Two more of the 29 inmates who escaped from prison in northern Mexico last week were recaptured Sunday, the Public Security Office of Tamaulipas said, and authorities are looking for the 14 men still at large.
|Fishermen Burn Boat, Demand Environmentalists Get Out of Gulf of California|
Dozens of fishermen have burned a boat as part of a threat to force out a ship operated by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Mexico's Gulf of California.
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