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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Parents of Mexico’s missing students meet president, voice dissatisfaction

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 04:17pm by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... the students and handed them over to a drug gang. The mothers and fathers of the missing have grown increasingly frustrated at the pace of the investigation of the September 26 police attack ... Police officers are alleged to have turned the students over to the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel. Forensic experts have combed through 11 clandestine graves discovered in the area during the hunt ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico's Juarez drugs cartel boss Vincente Carrillo Fuentes captured

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 08:03pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Top officials hail the seizure of Vincente Carrillo Fuentes as 'a capture of great importance' Another leading drugs cartel boss nabbed by police Police have arrested alleged Juarez drugs boss Vicente Carrillo Fuentes in the northern city of Torreon, officials announced. After investigators narrowed Carrillo Fuentes' whereabouts ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student disappearances

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:08am by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... to Casarrubias’ information, Pineda, who the government says comes from a family of high-ranking drug traffickers, was Guerreros Unidos’ top boss within the Iguala government. Authorities continue ... to restore order in Mexico and shift the focus away from endemic gang violence and onto economic growth in Latin America’s second largest economy. Drug violence exploded during the rule of his ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Notorious Mexico drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva captured by soldiers

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Mexico City Boss of gang known for its brutality had been leading low-key lifestyle in a quiet town Notorious Mexico drugs lord captured Notorious drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva ... 49, and an associate were carrying military-issue handguns, but like his adversary Guzman, he was arrested without a shot being fired. Guzman, who was the world's most wanted drug boss, ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Anger increases in Mexico as search widens for 43 missing students

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 12:11pm by Associated Press in Tixtla, Mexico

    ... up more hidden graves, raising the question of how many people have been secretly killed by the area’s drug gangs, apart from those kidnapped. The wooded hillsides that ring Iguala could ... after the students disappeared, might have contained the bodies of earlier victims of the Guerreros Unidos drug gang. The gang had ties to the wife of Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca as well ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican troops disarm police force suspected of joining in massacre

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... in a case that has challenged his vow to tame drug violence. Authorities discovered a mass grave on a hill outside Iguala over the weekend containing 28 unidentified bodies, raising fears over ... The case could become one of Mexico's worst slaughters since the drug war intensified in 2006. Officials said more than 400 police and paramilitary police, along with an unspecified number ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    The dark side of one Mexican state's boom in surrogate pregnancies

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:41pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Villahermosa Women abused and cheated, eggs stolen as unscrupulous Mexican agencies exploit surge in commercial pregnancies after curbs elsewhere Surrogate mothers at risk ... subjecting pregnant women to psychological abuse, and cutting corners on payments. There is also evidence that many surrogates are recruited without rigorous screening of their mental and physically ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican army accused of executing prisoners in June incident in Tlatlaya

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:42pm by MCT

    ... accused of illegal detentions, torture and the extrajudicial killing of suspects. To make matters worse, most military abuses have been tried in military courts even when civilians ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Knights Templar drug kingpin arrested as Mexico 'legalises' anti-cartel vigilante forces

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:21pm by AP and AFP

    ... leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel, which the vigilante groups have been fighting for the last year. The vigilantes have previously demanded the arrest of the cartel’s major leaders before ... in the western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes began rising up last February against the Knights Templar reign of terror and extortion after police and troops failed to stop the abuses. Before dawn ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Hundreds march in support of jailed Mexican drug lord

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters in Culiacan

    ... Reuters in Culiacan A crowd of young supporters demonstrated over the recent arrest of drug lord Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman, calling for his release and rejecting calls for his extradition to the US More than a thousand people marched through the streets of the capital of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman’s home state on Wednesday, calling for his freedom. ...




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