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  • Incidents show rising use of personal water craft by human traffickers

    Incidents show rising use of personal water craft by human traffickers
    Two incidents this week at the U.S. border show one of the latest methods of smuggling people into this country without documentation: by personal water craft. Before dawn Thursday, Border Patrol agents found a 32-year-old Mexican national hiding...
  • Travel letters: A caution on Mexico's Yucatán

    Your Yucatán articles were fine, but any travel there should come with a warning ["Sweet Spots" by Jody Jaffe, May 31]. A few years ago I took my wife and kids to the Yucatán and traveled all over that peninsula on our own for about a month. (The Travel...
  • Mexico supreme court opens door to gay marriage nationwide

    Mexico's supreme court has ruled it is unconstitutional for Mexican states to bar same-sex marriages. But the court's ruling is considered a "jurisprudential thesis" and does not invalidate any state laws, meaning gay couples denied the right to wed...
  • Prosecutor says escaped killers used contractors' tools

    Prosecutor says escaped killers used contractors' tools
    The two killers who cut their way out of a maximum-security prison apparently used tools routinely stored there by contractors, taking care to return them to their toolboxes after each night's work so that no one would notice, a prosecutor said Sunday....
  • Tropical Storm Carlos hits at Acapulco with high winds, surf

    Workers cleared hammocks and lounge chairs from beachside hotels and cafes as Tropical Storm Carlos whipped up strong winds and waves Sunday as it churned up Mexico's Pacific coast. Carlos lost its brief hurricane status early in the day then picked up a...
  • Ex-first lady says she'll seek Mexico's presidency in 2018

    In a story Sunday, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of Mexico's former first lady, Magarita Zavala. Here is a version of the story with the correct spelling: The wife of Mexico's former President Felipe Calderon says she intends to run for...
  • Border Patrol absolves itself in dozens of cases of lethal force

    Border Patrol absolves itself in dozens of cases of lethal force
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed an unarmed 15-year-old Mexican boy by shooting him in the face after a rock-throwing incident on a border bridge to El Paso in 2010 was recently cleared of wrongdoing by the agency's internal affairs office. So...
  • Mexico's 1st independent candidate leads in exit polls

    Mexico's ruling party has lost seats in congress but may gain a majority from its coalition with the small but growing Green Party that was everywhere during the campaign, according to official voting trends released late Sunday by the electoral...
  • Mexico says Russian daughter admitted killing mom, sister

    The 19-year-old daughter of a Russian woman has confessed to killing and dismembering her mother and her 12-year-old sister, because she thought they were performing witchcraft against her, Mexican prosecutors in the border state of Baja California said...
  • New Mexico Supreme Court sides with unions in wage case

    The New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday sided with a group of unions and ordered state labor officials to revamp the way they set prevailing wage and fringe-benefit rates for certain public works projects. The court said Gov. Susana Martinez's...
  • Mexico drops certification requirement for US-schooled kids

    Mexico on Monday enacted a measure meant to help hundreds of thousands of young migrants who have returned from the United States, dropping a requirement that they provide government-certified, translated copies of foreign school records in order to study...