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  • Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist

    If Carlos Fuentes could have invented the perfect character to star in one of his novels, he might have come up with a protagonist named Carlos Fuentes. That character would be a glamorous global citizen who was born in Panama as a diplomat's son, then...
  • 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...
  • Take the high road in Mexico

    Take the high road in Mexico
    At the beginning of May, with a couple of months to go until the Mexican elections, I interviewed Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the presidential candidate of the leftist Democratic Revolutionary Party. We spoke for more than an hour, most of which he...
  • Use of torture by authorities has risen in Mexico, groups say

    MEXICO CITY — On the eve of Mexico's Day of the Dead this year, authorities in Veracruz declared triumphantly that they had solved one of the decade's most notorious slayings of a journalist in Mexico. They trotted before reporters a sad-sack...
  • Mexican security forces commit serious abuses, group reports

     
    Mexico: The New York-based Human Rights Watch documented 234 cases which the group says represent serious abuse by marines and other security forces in several Mexico states....
  • Mexico City mayor calls drug policy 'schizophrenic'

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard says that if elected president he would remove his nation's military forces from the fight against violent drug cartels and seek a dialogue with policymakers in the United States over...
  • Mexican official's last tweet recalls previous fatal crash

     
    In an odd coincidence, the last message posted on Twitter by Francisco Blake Mora, the Mexican interior secretary who died in a helicopter crash Friday, recalls a predecessor who died in a similar way....
  • Mexico's former ruling party wins state race over Calderon's sister

     
    The party that ruled Mexico for 70 years and hopes to make a comeback in next year's presidential election has won an important state race and handed defeat to the sister of President Felipe Calderon. The election in Mexico's western state of Michoacan...
  • Mexico: No sign of foul play in copter crash that killed minister

     
    Mexican transportation officials say no evidence exists so far to suggest foul play in the helicopter rash that killed Mexico's interior minister, Francisco Blake Mora, and seven others....
  • Mexican president names new interior minister

     
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Thursday appointed his intelligence chief, Alejandro Poire, to replace Interior Minister Francisco Blake Mora. Mexico's former interior minister was killed in a helicopter crash last week....
  • A 'Black Friday' shopping ritual coming to Mexico?

     
    Mexico is calling on all citizens to shop shop shop this holiday weekend. It's an effort to give Mexico a retail ritual like Black Friday in the United States....