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Mexico

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  • For women in Chiapas, hoping and working toward a 'life free of violence'

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico �� When a pending downpour forced Lesvia Entzin Gomez to return to her mother-in-law's without the apples she had left to cut, her drunken, enraged husband pulled out a shotgun. "I did not think he had a...
  • Ex-Guatemalan drug kingpin pleads guilty to U.S. charges

    (Reuters) - The patriarch of a Guatemalan family linked by authorities to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to import more than 450 kilograms (992 pounds) of Colombian cocaine into the United States. Waldemar Lorenzana...
  • Mexico's Peña Nieto unveils police unit, much smaller than envisioned

     Mexico's Peña Nieto unveils police unit, much smaller than envisioned
    When he was running for election in 2012, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto offered a new police organization, the gendarmerie, as a cornerstone campaign promise and his only security initiative. It was to be a 50,000-strong, independent paramilitary...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...
  • Mexico launches special police force to guard economic activity

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Friday launched a scaled-back version of a new police force President Enrique Pena Nieto had vowed to create while on the campaign trail to safeguard businesses against rampant organized crime. Pena Nieto originally...
  • Mexico calls 2012 attack on US Embassy vehicle a 'crass error'

    MEXICO CITY A 2012 incident in which Mexican federal police raked an armored U.S. Embassy vehicle with gunfire was the result of a "crass error" in judgment by the officers but was not an ambush ordered by organized crime, the nation's top security czar...
  • Mexican president thanks California for aiding undocumented migrants

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives of immigrants from his country, including legalizing drivers' licenses for undocumented migrants and making it easier for them to...
  • Mexico hails new militia as bulwark against drug cartels

    MEXICO CITY President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday launched a highly mobile 5,000-member militia, known as the National Gendarmerie, claiming it would be a potent tool in protecting industry from being looted by crime groups. The force, a scaled-down...
  • Inside conservative fold, Perry talks of indictment, immigration

    WASHINGTON Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh from his recent indictment on charges of abusing the powers of his office, told a conservative audience Thursday that the "porous" southern border provides an entry point for Islamic terrorists to strike in the...
  • Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto thanked California's leaders Tuesday for welcoming immigrants from his country — even those who came illegally — as he capped his first official trip to the United States. California's policies, which...
  • FICG in LA Showcases 'Mountain,' 'Wolf,' 'Paradise'

    MADRID -- Nicolas Echeverria's "Echo of the Mountain," Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" and Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise" will feature in the 2014 FICG in LA, which opens with Catalina Aguilar Mastretta's "The Hours With You." An L.A. extension of...