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  • Cartel violence ramps up in Mexican border state of Tamaulipas

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico In the troubled state of Tamaulipas, authorities are bracing for widening conflict that in recent days has left more than 30 people dead and, in this city bordering Texas, led to a spate of kidnappings and extortion. The mayhem comes...
  • L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art form

    L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art form
    It could be argued, maybe not by snooty art historians but certainly by congenitally low-brow connoisseurs of kitsch, that to be famous in America, truly iconic, one's likeness must be painted on black velvet. Step into a cramped, dimly lit storefront...
  • Mexican 'self-defense' group demands government free prisoners

    Mexican 'self-defense' group demands government free prisoners
    A top leader of a vigilante "self-defense" group in the western state of Michoacan on Friday gave the Mexican government an ultimatum: free captured members of the movement by May 10 or expect all hell to break loose. Jose Manuel Mireles said if members...
  • Mexico detains Michoacan state interior minister

    MEXICO CITY — Mexican federal authorities have detained the interior minister of Michoacan state after determining that he has "possible contacts with criminal organizations," according to a statement released by prosecutors Saturday night. The...
  • 2 border drug tunnels are elaborate, sophisticated, ICE says

    2 border drug tunnels are elaborate, sophisticated, ICE says
    The two new tunnels discovered this week along the San Diego-Mexico border mark the sixth and seventh cross-border passages that authorities have located in the last four years. Officials have found more than 80 tunnels from California to Arizona since...
  • Former Mexican interim governor in embattled state ordered questioned

    Former Mexican interim governor in embattled state ordered questioned
    MEXICO CITY—The former interim governor of Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, who has been accused by a vigilante “self-defense” group leader of having drug cartel ties, has been ordered to appear before federal prosecutors for...
  • Injured Central American migrants granted passage to Mexico City

    Injured Central American migrants granted passage to Mexico City
    A group of Honduran men who lost limbs during their transit through Mexico on the train known as La Bestia (the Beast) have been granted permission to travel to the Mexican capital to protest the treatment of migrants bound for the U.S., the group’s...
  • Central American amputees, once migrants, seek help in Mexico

    Central American amputees, once migrants, seek help in Mexico
    TAPACHULA, Mexico — The last time Norman Varela made an unauthorized crossing into Mexico, he was headed to the United States, in search of a job, riding atop the infamous northbound freight train known as La Bestia — the Beast. Mexican...
  • Mexico central bank wary of slow growth: minutes

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Most of Mexico's central bankers think that a spike in inflation has likely passed, while the majority said short-term risks to growth would push them to cut their growth outlook, minutes released on Friday showed. Central Bank...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old. According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
  • Mexico growth picking up, inflation behaving: Carstens

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy is pulling out of a soft patch while inflation will head back towards 3 percent over the next 18 months, Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens said on Thursday. Carstens said inflation was "pretty well behaved"...