Maya indigenous peasants in Mexico's southern Chiapas state marched cross-country to oppose violence by narco gangs and the corruption of local authorities that protect them.
Mexican authorities announced the capture of Omar Treviño AKA "Z-42"—leader of Los Zetas, the ultra-violent narco-paramilitary network that has long terrorized the country.
Mexican federal prosecutors have released a document from their probe into a 2010 massacre of migrants—pointing to collusion between local police and Los Zetas.
"Citizen journalists" who continued to report on the bloody cartel wars in Tamaulipas after the newspapers were terrorized into silence are now being targeted for assassination.
Mexican authorities claimed another coup against the cartels with the arrest of Héctor Beltran Leyva, last remaining kingpin of the Beltran Leyva Organization.
Mexican authorities unearthed five recently buried bodies from a clandestine grave in a rural pueblo of Sinaloa state—the latest in a long string of such gruesome finds.
Mexico's government has pledged to deploy more security forces to Tamaulipas—right on the Texas border, and one of the country's most violent states.
Inspired in part by immigrant activists in the US, Central American migrants are increasingly traveling openly through Mexico in large groups.
Local activists and bloggers risk their lives to get out the word on the ongoing urban warfare in Tamaulipas, with Mexico's establishment press terrorized into silence.
A new riot between rival gangs at a dangerously overcrowded priso in Tamaulipas left seven inmates dead—as an ex-state police commander was sentenced to prison in the US.
Mexican drug cartels operate “with near total impunity” despite the country’s massive US-funded war on drugs, which in turn has brought about a “spike” in violence.
Tamaulipas state police resuced 73 abducted migrants outside Reynosa after following their apparent captors to a house and hearing frantic calls for help.