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Veracruz Mayor-Elect Found Dead

Authorities found the bodies of a mayor elect and two people who were accompanying him in Oaxaca state just hours after they were abducted from a restaurant by...
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Calderón Critized by Press Association

At the annual assembly of the Inter-American Press Association, journalists from all over Latin America released a joint statement condemning Mexican president...
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‘Tony Tormenta,’ Leader of Gulf Cartel, Dies After 6-Hour Battle in Matamoros

Mexican authorities on Friday announced that after a six-hour firefight in the northern city of Matamoros, they had killed Antonio Ezequiel Cárdenas Guillén,...
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Mass Grave Found in Acapulco, Linked to Tourist Disappearances

After the mysterious disappearance of twenty men apparently on vacation in Acapulco, Guerrero more than five weeks ago, Mexican officials have discovered a mass...
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Calderón: US Must Stop Flow of Dirty Money, Guns

Speaking at the opening ceremony of a newly-constructed border checkpoint in northern Sonora on Friday, Mexican President Felipe Calderón stressed the...
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45 Members of ‘La Familia Michoacana’ Arrested in Atlanta Bust

In a dramatic police crackdown last Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia, US officials arrested 45 people suspected of distributing drugs for the Familia Michoacana crime...
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Grenades, Weapons Seized from ‘Zetas’

Mexican Marines seized 230 40mm grenades used for grenade launchers in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico’s El Universal...
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5th US Citizen Killed this Week in Ciudad Juarez

The Associated Press reports that a fifth US citizen has been killed this week in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, the embattled city across from El Paso,...
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Tunnel in Tijuana Connects to San Diego

BBC reports on the discovery of a tunnel connecting Mexico and the United States in the Tijuana area and the subsequent seizure of 25 tons of...