| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:34 PM
MEXICO CITY -- The vigilante "self-defense" groups in Mexico's Michoacan state on Saturday entered Apatzingan, the stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel, carrying no weapons but escorted by troops and federal police.
The vigilantes have long...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:03 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's attorney general said Thursday that he has proof that some of the arms being used by the vigilante “self-defense” groups of Michoacan state were supplied by a drug cartel, the Jalisco New Generation, according to news...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Think Mexico is only for spring breakers on a beach, coconut drink and pink umbrella in hand? Think again.
Adventurous visitors willing to branch out from well-traveled haunts like Puerto Vallarta or the Riviera Maya will be rewarded with singular...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:40 PM
MEXICO CITY – President Enrique Peña Nieto said Tuesday that his government would invest the equivalent of about $3.4 billion in social and infrastructure programs for the beleaguered Mexican state of Michoacan, where armed vigilante groups have...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:23 PM
By Gabriel Stargardter
MEXICO CITY, Feb 5 (Reuters) - British companies recognize
the security threats posed by Mexico's drug violence but are
more focused on opportunities in a batch of economic reforms in
Latin America's No.2 economy, Britain's...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Bill Davila, a first-generation Mexican American who worked his way up from sweeping floors at a Vons market to being president of the supermarket chain, knew that some executives in the industry were not sure how to pronounce his last name. Was it the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:12 PM
MEXICO CITY – The annual migration to Mexico of millions of orange-and-black monarch butterflies is one of the nation’s cherished rituals. But it could come to a virtual halt if the insect’s natural habitat is not urgently salvaged....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
MEXICO CITY – Lawmakers in Mexico introduced bills Thursday that would create marijuana dispensaries in the capital and increase the amount of the drug people across the country could carry for “personal use.”
The proposals to Mexico...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:32 PM
MEXICO CITY, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Mexico's President Enrique
Pena Nieto will ask the country's Supreme Court to rule on
whether satellite and cable operators should carry free-to-air
stations, his spokesman said on Thursday.
The President will request...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Boots on the ground was the easy part.
Last week, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto sent a massive surge of military and federal police to embattled Michoacan state. The federal forces currently patrolling its cities, highways and...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Martin Cruz was chopping onions in the cramped kitchen of the Birrieria Apatzingan restaurant in Pacoima and talking with his co-worker Bertha Infante about the violence that has gripped their hometown — the namesake of the eatery where they work....