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  • Mexico: 43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in west

    At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mexico, the deadliest such confrontation in recent memory. All the dead were...
  • 39 die in Mexico police shootout with suspected cartel members

    A gunfight between Mexican police and suspected criminals in the cartel-dominated western state of Michoacan left at least 39 people dead Friday, according to authorities and news reports. The firefight occurred in Tanhuato on Michoacan’s border...
  • Cartel surveillance cameras found in Mexican border city

    A drug cartel in the northern state of Tamaulipas used at least 39 surveillance cameras to monitor the comings and goings of authorities in the city of Reynosa across the border from Texas, Mexican officials said Friday. The cameras were powered by...
  • Mexico officials: Bacterial infections sickened children

    Mexican health authorities say bacterial infections, and not contaminated vaccines, were responsible for the deaths of two infants and the sickening of 31 other babies earlier this month in the southern state of Chiapas. The Mexican Institute for...
  • 39 dead in gun battle after ambush on police in western Mexico

    MEXICO CITY An attempted ambush of a federal police convoy Friday in western Mexico led to a clash in which 39 people, including two police officers, were killed, authorities said. The clash happened on a road near the town of Tinaja de Vargas on the...
  • Federal forces attacked in western Mexico area dominated by cartels

    Federal forces attacked in western Mexico area dominated by cartels
    A Mexican official said about 40 people were killed in large-scale firefight between law enforcement and criminal suspects in western Mexico. The official said almost all the dead were suspected criminals. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he...
  • Taking the Kids -- off the tourist track in Mexico

    Taking the Kids -- off the tourist track in Mexico
    Got the binoculars? Make it a contest to see how many different species of birds the kids can count. On a good day, you might see 120, says our naturalist guide Francisco Nombre, who just happens to hold Mexico's 2015 title for "The Big Day," seeing...
  • 3 bodies found near Mexico city occupied by vigilantes

    Mexican police found at least three dismembered bodies wrapped in blankets near a southern city where residents have reported that 10 people disappeared during a vigilante takeover earlier this month and six more went missing in previous months. The...
  • New Mexico ranchers, farmers sue over jaguar border habitat

    The setting aside of critical habitat for the endangered jaguar in New Mexico was an "unlawful, arbitrary and capricious" action by federal authorities and needs to be overturned, a new lawsuit says. In court papers filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court...
  • Restaurant review: Plaza Guadalajara in Mount Dora hits its mark

    Restaurant review: Plaza Guadalajara in Mount Dora hits its mark
    Plaza Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant in Mount Dora scores on some authentic presentations and appropriate price points. And it feeds Lake County's need for more diverse eateries. Diners enter the restaurant through a large lobby with a bar. The main...
  • Sinaloa cartel enforcer 'Chino Antrax' pleads guilty in U.S. to drug charges

    Sinaloa cartel enforcer 'Chino Antrax' pleads guilty in U.S. to drug charges
    A top enforcer for Mexico's Sinaloa cartel pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug charges in a wide investigation of the group in the United States. Jose Rodrigo Arechiga Gamboa, known as "Chino Antrax," acknowledged that he helped bring tons of cocaine and...