Mexico

Chiapas peasants march against narco-violence

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.

Mexico

Mexico’s notorious ‘Z-42’ busted

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.

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Mexico: migrant massacre document released

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.

Mexico

Mexican cartel wars winding down?

Mexican authorities claimed another coup against the cartels with the arrest of Héctor Beltran Leyva, last remaining kingpin of the Beltran Leyva Organization.

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Mexico: battle for Tamaulipas begins?

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.

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Mexico: narcos abduct migrants —again

Tamaulipas state police resuced 73 abducted migrants outside Reynosa after following their apparent captors to a house and hearing frantic calls for help.