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  • Strong earthquake jolts Costa Rica; no early reports of deaths

     
    A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Costa Rica and much of Central America Wednesday morning, with early reports of scattered damage but no deaths (link in Spanish)....
  • Marines in Mexico detain 35 Veracruz police officers

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's marines on Monday said they detained 35 Veracruz state police officers who were allegedly working for the Zetas drug cartel. In a short statement, authorities said the police officers were detained Saturday in two groups, 16 at the...
  • Two PRI politicians killed within days in Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Two politicians from the soon-to-be-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, have been slain within two days of each other, sending a chilling reminder of the violent Mexico that awaits the new administration. One of the killings,...
  • Suspected top Gulf cartel leader captured in Mexico

     
    Mexican authorities announce the capture of the alleged top leader of the Gulf cartel, a potentially crippling blow to the drug-trafficking network that once dominated much of northern and southern Mexico but has recently lost ground to the vicious...
  • 6 Mexico police slain in 2 attacks

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Six Mexican police have been assassinated in two separate incidents in the drug-battleground states of Durango and Tamaulipas, government officials reported Thursday....
  • Mexico authorities say bodies of 14 men dumped in Nuevo Laredo

     
    Authorities in the northern Mexico city of Nuevo Laredo report discovering the remains of 14 men in a vehicle near City Hall....
  • Consulate Warns Cartels May Target Border Ports

    Consulate Warns Cartels May Target Border Ports
    Texas Tribune The U.S. Consulate is warning U.S. citizens that new information suggests cartels may be targeting ports of entry, consulate employees and “the public in general” in response to a crackdown on criminal gangs in Ciudad Juárez...
  • 59 Bodies Found In Eight Mass Graves In Northern Mexico

    TAMAULIPAS, Mexico -- Eight mass graves were uncovered in northeastern Mexico Wednesday, holding at least 59 bodies, the Tamaulipas state attorney general's office said. Authorities found the graves during an investigation into a report of the kidnapping...
  • Forty-nine Headless Corpses Found In Northern Mexico

    Forty-nine Headless Corpses Found In Northern Mexico
    CADEREYTA JIMENEZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Suspected drug gang killers dumped 49 headless bodies on a highway near Mexico's northern city of Monterrey in one of the country's worst atrocities in recent years. The mutilated corpses of 43 men and 6 women, whose...
  • 49 Decapitated Bodies Found in Mexico; Drug Cartel Suspected

    49 Decapitated Bodies Found in Mexico; Drug Cartel Suspected
    Monterrey, Mexico (CNN) -- Mexican authorities found at least 49 decapitated and dismembered bodies along a highway in a northern border state Sunday morning, officials said. The remains were left along the road in Nuevo Leon state, between the cities of...
  • 30 Prisoners Escape After Riot in Northern Mexico

    30 Prisoners Escape After Riot in Northern Mexico
    MONTERREY, Mexico -- Dozens died and 30 inmates escaped during a weekend prison riot in northern Mexico, an official said Monday. The prison's director and 18 guards have been removed from their positions and are under investigation, Nuevo Leon Gov....