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  • Mexico drug war displaces families in Sinaloa highlands

    Mexico drug war displaces families in Sinaloa highlands
    CULIACAN, Mexico — For generations, the extended Hernandez family tended fields of marijuana high in Sinaloa's western Sierra Madre highlands. They sold their crops to representatives of the Sinaloa cartel for a fraction of what the drug would...
  • Mexican mayor killed in a town threatened by drug traffickers

    Mexican mayor killed in a town threatened by drug traffickers
    A mayor who took the job when every other official in his town quit out of fear of drug traffickers was reported slain Monday, the fifth Mexican mayor killed in six weeks. Authorities said Gustavo Sanchez, mayor of the town of Tancitaro in Michoacan...
  • Mexico's crackdown on organized crime is working, Calderon says

    Mexico's crackdown on organized crime is working, Calderon says
    Fresh off this week's capture of a notorious drug lord, Mexican President Felipe Calderon declared Wednesday that his sustained assault on organized crime and efforts to clean up the police were paying off. In the president's annual state of the nation...
  • Mexico violence claims another member of peace movement

     
    Mexico Violence Peace Activist: Another member of a Mexican peace movement has been slain, the second such incident in less than two weeks. Also, Mexican President Felipe Calderon used a televised interview to defend himself against a lawsuit brought by a...
  • Mexico female candidate criticizes Pena Nieto on housewife remark

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- The lone female candidate contending for Mexico's presidency described herself as one of the millions of Mexican women who go home at the end of the day to check on the refrigerator, in comments that played on the touchy...
  • Mexican ex-President Miguel de la Madrid reported dead, then alive

     
    Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid is reported dead, then officials backtrack and say he is alive but in grave condition....
  • Mexico's president, first lady pray for peace at holy site

     
    President Felipe Calderon and First Lady Margarita Zavala on Sunday appeared at Mexico's most revered holy site for Roman Catholics, the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe, and prayed for peace in a public display of devotion....
  • Alleged key aide to Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman captured

     
    A man described as a top security chief for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's biggest drug lords, has been captured, the Mexican army announced Monday...
  • Boxer shorts lead to cancellation of results in key Mexican vote

     
    Mexican election authorities Wednesday annulled the results in last month's hotly contested vote for mayor of Morelia, capital of Michoacan, President Felipe Calderon's home state, because Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez, in a major bout with Filipino...
  • Pope will skip Mexico City in upcoming Latin America trip

     
    Pope Benedict XVI will not include a stop in Mexico City on his trip to Latin America this spring, a tour that includes Mexico and Cuba, because of concerns for his health given the Mexico capital's high altitude....
  • Mexico's President Calderon to make first official trip to Cuba

     
    Mexico's conservative President Felipe Calderon will make his first official visit to Cuba next week, a long-delayed effort to improve relations between the two governments....