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Mexican lawmakers take up sweeping cannabis legalization bill

Lawmakers are now rushing to try to meet a Dec. 15 deadline set by the Supreme Court for legalization aiming to remove the drug as a source of income for violent drug gangs.

By REUTERS
14/11/2020

Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab center

Mexican news network Milenio said seven people were also injured in the shooting at the facility in Guanajuato state.

By REUTERS
02/07/2020

Mexico's president orders military on streets to curb rising violence

Mexico's president has ordered the armed forces to tackle security on the streets for another four years.

By REUTERS
12/05/2020

Sixteen inmates killed in fight in Mexican prison

Security will be boosted at prisons in the state after the incident in the Varonil prison, which broke out around 2:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon, the government said.

By REUTERS
01/01/2020
Yellow police tape lies on the road as federal agents work at a crime scene in the town in Mexico

Killed American family may have been 'bait' in Mexican cartel fight

"We were deliberately targeted, used as bait to lure one cartel against another," said Lafe Langford, a cousin of some of the victims, who grew up in the same Mormon village.

By REUTERS
07/11/2019
Yellow police tape lies on the road as federal agents work at a crime scene in the town in Mexico

Mexico: Gunmen kill U.S. Mormon family members in north Mexico

The victims belonged to the LeBaron family from a breakaway Mormon community that settled in the hills and plains of northern Mexico decades ago.

By REUTERS
05/11/2019

Murder of Mexican journalist marks third killing in one week

Jorge Ruiz Vazquez, a reporter at the Grafico de Xalapa newspaper in Veracruz's capital, died in spite of procedures in place to protect him, the state prosecutor's office said.

By REUTERS
03/08/2019
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