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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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.
Family of 8 murdered in northern Mexico
Police said the victims, including three children aged between four and seven, probably knew the assailants.
Another day, another mass grave uncovered in Mexico
Officials are pulling corpses from one clandestine grave in the fading tourist spot Acapulco and another near a popular US and Canadian retiree town in Lake Chapala.
Why Mexico’s meth country is totally tweaking out
In Michoacan’s meth heartland, a drug gang has gone medieval, militias are up in arms, and the government has put boots on the ground. Didn’t Mexico see this coming?
In Mexico, agitation between church and gangland state
The bishops have had it with drug gangs terrorizing their flock. Now they’re finally speaking out.
Mexico trounces New Zealand 5-1 in World Cup qualifier
Mexico defeated New Zealand in the first of two matches to decide who goes to Brazil next year
That coffee you are drinking might not be so fair trade after all
Latin American coffee growers struggle with rock-bottom prices and a crushing outbreak of coffee leaf rust.
Another mayor dies in Mexico
Mayor Ygnacio Lopez had staged a hunger strike outside Mexico’s senate demanding help against gangs. Officials claim a car accident killed him, but others insist he was murdered like dozens of other Mexican mayors.
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Mexican sports journalist murdered in Sinaloa state
Three carloads of gunmen shot sports reporter Alberto Angulo Gerardo after he refused to stop his vehicle, police say.