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  • 5th Circuit: 3 Mexican states cannot sue BP over 2010 spill

    A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's dismissal of a lawsuit against BP and other companies by three Mexican states over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a 2013 district court ruling. The courts...
  • Rocket-propelled grenade forced down Mexican helicopter

    A drug cartel that unleashed a wave of attacks in the western Mexican state of Jalisco used a rocket-propelled grenade to force down a military helicopter, a security official said Monday. National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido told the...
  • Mexican drug cartel Jalisco New Generation flexes muscles

    An increasingly strong drug cartel known as Jalisco New Generation was showing off its power with a spasm of violence that killed seven people and forced down a military helicopter in western Mexico, analysts said Saturday. Jalisco state was relatively...
  • 7 killed in violence during anti-cartel operation in Mexico

    At least seven people died as flames and gunfire erupted around the western Mexico state of Jalisco on Friday when a military operation targeting a violent drug cartel was launched at the start of a three-day holiday weekend. Suspected cartel members...
  • Mayoral candidate slain in Mexico's troubled Guerrero state

    The legislature in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero has condemned the killing of a local mayoral candidate. A statement late Friday from Guerrero's congress reported the killing of Ulises Fabian Quiroz, who was a candidate for mayor of Chilapa...
  • Mexican actress best known for 'La India Maria' dies

    Mexican actress and comedian Maria Elena Velasco, best known for her character "The Indian Maria," has died at age 74. The Mexican film institute announced through its Twitter account that Velasco, also a screenwriter and director, died Friday, but did...
  • Dramatic, inspiring 'El Poeta' targets Mexico's War on Drugs

    Dramatic, inspiring 'El Poeta' targets Mexico's War on Drugs
    Other countries' problems come to us like poor radio signals — emerging from the static when something exceptionally sensational occurs and then sinking back into the white noise of bad business as usual. So it is with Mexico's 9-year-old War on...
  • 'Days of Grace' director Everardo Gout shines light on violence in Mexico

    'Days of Grace' director Everardo Gout shines light on violence in Mexico
    The kidnappers were often ghetto boys, some as young as 14, waving big guns in small hands and demanding ransoms ranging from millions of dollars to 2 quarts of milk, a dozen eggs, sugar and a sack of rice. They slipped through alleys like ragged spirits,...
  • Judge blocks release of couple in drug money laundering case

    A federal judge on Thursday blocked a Texas magistrate judge's order that allowed the release of a couple accused of laundering cartel drug money at a small southwest Kansas bank. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten in Wichita revoked the release...
  • Mexico arrests suspect in forced-prostitution ring

    U.S. officials say they joined Mexican authorities last month in arresting one of the leaders of a forced-prostitution ring that used young women from Mexico in a New York City operation. The leader, Paulino Ramirez-Granados, was arrested in the small...
  • Lila Downs gets a spark from being a serial collaborator

    Lila Downs likes to collaborate. Her last disc, the Grammy-nominated "Raiz" (2014), teamed her with Argentine folk singer Soledad and Spanish flamenco vocalist Nina Pastori. For earlier albums, she recruited Spanish rock icon Enrique Bunbury, American...