| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:16 PM
MEXICO CITY — Usually, human rights activists and victims are on the same side of a conflict. But the case of Israel Arzate has put the two allies in opposite camps in Mexico, a reflection of how the absence of justice distorts reality in this...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
MEXICO CITY — The number of exhumed bodies now stands at 42 -- and the digging continues at the latest clandestine mass grave to be discovered on Mexican soil.
This month, Mexican authorities declared that they had exhumed 19 unidentified bodies...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:13 PM
MEXICO CITY – Five years and millions of U.S.-supplied dollars later, Mexican authorities are acknowledging they are still a long way from purging and improving local and federal police forces, among the most corrupt institutions in the country....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:01 PM
MEXICO CITY — The U.S. habit of spying on Mexico extended to former President Felipe Calderon despite the close bonds he forged with his powerful northern neighbor, the German magazine Der Spiegel alleged Sunday.
Der Spiegel said its report was...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:42 AM
LONDON — France reacted angrily Monday to a news report of mass electronic surveillance of its residents by the U.S. National Security Agency, summoning the American ambassador to explain what it called unacceptable treatment by a close ally....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico on Tuesday ramped up its protest over reports that the United States spied on numerous senior Mexican leaders, including the country’s current and former presidents.
Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade, speaking in Geneva,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
MEXICO CITY — It was a minor gaffe, but a telling slip that spoke volumes about the tangled love-hate relationship between Mexico and its northern neighbor.
The respected newspaper Reforma, in an article Wednesday about new allegations of U.S....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:31 PM
MEXICO CITY -- At least five people were killed in a spasm of violence that shook one of Mexico’s largest states over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Gunmen on Sunday blew up 18 electrical substations -- twice the originally reported...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
TIJUANA — In an industrial park five miles east of downtown Tijuana, Ariel Ceja toils in a white room bustling with assembly workers hunched over blue tables.
A master scheduler, Ceja is in charge of all steps of production at this factory nestled...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:37 PM
MEXICO CITY -- In a rare public airing, a senior Catholic prelate has denounced control of Mexico's Michoacan state by violent drug traffickers, challenging official government claims and igniting a fierce debate.
Miguel Patiño, the bishop of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s fiery leftist leader, suffered a heart attack early Tuesday and was hospitalized in stable condition, doctors said.
Lopez Obrador, a two-time presidential contender, former mayor of Mexico...