Shorty's lessons: 5 things 'El Chapo' Guzman's arrest teaches us
Details, both juicy and mundane, are trickling out after Mexico nabbed its most wanted crime lord. Here's what we've learned, with a grain of salt, of course.
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Armed vigilante militias have flourished in western Mexico's Michoacan state, determined to take back towns and farms from the Knights Templar gang.
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How Mexico's west was won: It took a village, and plenty of AK-47s
The story of how vigilante militias took their western Mexican towns back from Knights Templar meth lords — for now.
Obama lunches in Mexico, business is served
NAFTA refreshments and the Trans-Pacific Partnership are on the menu when Obama meets Canada's Stephen Harper and Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto, while immigration and gang wars simmer.
Time magazine just made lots of enemies in Mexico
Its cover story is gung-ho for Mexico, but something about it really irks the Mexicans.
A Mexican state has banned parents from naming their children Harry Potter, Facebook and Hitler
The northwestern state of Sonora has published a blacklist of 61 names for children. Sorry folks, Facebook, Circumcision and Lady Di are out.
Why Mexico's 'drug war' is not about drugs
'We aren't against drug traffickers,' says a self-defense leader. 'We are against organized crime.'
Is this 'castaway' for real?
'I’m not sure if I believe his story,' the Marshall Islands’ acting foreign minister said.
Mexico's vigilantes and cartels battle it out on social media
Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have become as essential to the warriors' arsenal as assault rifles, rakish garb and macho swagger.
Meet Larry Donas, Mexico's doughnut vendor turned singing sensation
The Mexican father of five has gone from scraping a living selling doughnuts to releasing his debut album in Mexico and the United States.
So this is what Mexico's hipsters are drinking now
It’s also just about $1.65 a pint, and a nearly hangover-proof means of getting hammered.
Mexico captures 'El Tio,' high-ranking leader of Knights Templar
Dionicio Loya Plancarte, also known as 'El Tio,' was found hiding in a closet.
Meet the man who plans to ski down Sochi's slopes in a mariachi-style suit
Hubertus von Hohenlohe has little chance of winning a medal at Sochi, unless it's for the 'best-dressed' athlete.
These are the 29 foreign nationals executed in the US since 1976
US authorities failed to inform all but one of the arrested foreign nationals of their right to seek consular assistance, violating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
While Mexico is riled by Texas execution, many actually support the death penalty
Mexican national Edgar Tamayo was convicted of murdering a Houston police officer. Now his execution's spurring a death penalty debate in his crime-torn homeland.
Lynching is still a common practice across Latin America
Police and court failings pave the way for mobs to mete out grotesque ‘popular justice.’
California deportees enlist in Mexico militias to rout a drug cartel
Born in Mexico but raised in barrios of Southern California, these rifle-slinging fighters are holding down the front line in Michoacan's battle against a ruthless meth gang.
Mexico vigilante leader says it would be best if drug cartel bosses were killed, not captured
'It may sound ugly to say kill' the Knights Templar bosses, said a militia leader in Mexico's Michoacan state, 'but if it happened it would be for the best.'
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Mexico's gang-torn Hot Country is about to boil over
Troops clashed with armed vigilante groups intent on taking on a dangerous meth cartel in Mexico's western Michoacan state.
27 reasons we should all consider living in Mexico City
Here's why Mexico City is actually an awesome place to be.
Mexico urges anti-cartel vigilantes to disarm
Mexico's government urged vigilantes on Monday to quit their growing armed struggle against a drug cartel and go home.
This map could mean militia mayhem for Mexico
Many say armed self-defense groups are filling a vacuum left by a near-absent government, becoming Mexico's next big security challenge.
Photos of Mexican singer Lucero hunting animals go viral
A photo of Lucero and her millionaire boyfriend posing with an apparently dead animal have been an internet sensation.
Mexico self-defence group leader injured in plane crash
Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles, the leader of a vigilante group standing up to a drug cartel in Michoacan state, was among four people injured in the crash.
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