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.'
NSA can spy on computers not connected to internet, according to reports
Here's what we learned from the latest Edward Snowden leak, according to reports in the New York Times.
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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It's snowing in a lot of places around the world today.
The top 10 most-read GlobalPost stories in 2013 prove you hate America, among other things
You also like weed. And you really can't believe how much pollution there is in China.
5 gunmen killed in shoot-out in Mexican beach resort Puerto Penasco
The deadly gun battle in the city popular with American tourists and expatriates was the latest violent incident in Mexico.
Mexico energy reform: 3 Questions with GlobalPost's Dudley Althaus
What our oil and gas-producing neighbor’s embarking on seems truly historic. GlobalPost’s senior correspondent explains why.
Mexico says cobalt-60 finally secured, villagers doubtful
Officials claim the radioactive material is cleaned up and all are safe, bringing a nine-day saga to a close. Many locals aren’t buying it.
Mexico judge orders arrest of 5 men over theft of radioactive cobalt-60
The men have been accused of stealing a truck carrying a potentially lethal load of radioactive material.
World Cup 2014 set in Brazil with your choice for 'group of death'
Group G gets early consideration for 'group of death' with Germany, Ghana, Portugal and United States.
6 hospitalized in Mexico with radiation symptoms
Federal police were blocking access Friday to a hospital in Pachuca, Mexico, where five adults and one teenager were said to be hospitalized with radiation symptoms.
Mexico: Cobalt responders are safe from radiation
Medical exams found no contamination in local police. But reports emerged Friday that two people are seeking treatment for radiation symptoms.
Mexico recovers stolen radioactive material outside box
‘We think these were common thieves. The danger is they have no idea what they're dealing with,’ a government official said of the stolen cobalt-60.
What is cobalt-60?
A truck loaded with the radioactive material was stolen in Mexico. Here's why you should be worried.
'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material was stolen in Mexico
A search was underway in six Mexican states and in Mexico City for the white Volkswagen Worker truck.
64 bodies found in Mexico mass graves
A total of 64 bodies were found in dozens of mass graves in the western Mexico state of Jalisco, bordering on the drug-plagued Michoacan state.
Mexico probes formation of alleged rebel group
'There is no day like today to declare war,' said a statement from Mexico's Revolutionary Armed Forces-People's Liberation.
Catholic priest, vicar murdered in Mexico
Police are questioning four people over the double homicide.
Washington's fleeting Latin America pivot
Analysis: Barack Obama’s top officials found a window in a busy foreign agenda for an uneasy neighbor, vowing to drop the old ‘America’s backyard’ talk and work as peers.
Understatement of the year in Mexico: 'The situation got out of control'
Police have arrested two suspects in the slaughter of eight family members, including very young children, allegedly over a $120 gambling debt.
Portugal, Ronaldo qualify in dramatic fashion over Sweden's Ibrahimovic
Ronaldo's hat trick better than brace from Ibrahimovic as seven more teams look for invitations to 2014 World Cup in Brazil after qualifiers across the globe.
Another mass grave found in Mexico
The remains of 8 bodies, including a girl, were found in pits in the northern border state of Sonora.