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  • Who is responsible for the casino tragedy in Mexico?

     
    Four days after the deadly casino attack in Monterrey in northern Mexico, the owner of the burned-out Casino Royale has not emerged in public or spoken with authorities. In fact, little is known about the owners and operators of the casino, despite...
  • The week in Latin America: Unrest continues in Chile

     
    Here are stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: 1 dead in Chile national strike A two-day national strike in Chile led to hundreds of...
  • Terrorism charges for 2 in Mexico who spread attack rumor on Twitter, Facebook

     
    The government of Veracruz state in Mexico has jailed a man and woman on charges of terrorism and sabotage after they published rumors of an unconfirmed narco attack on a school on the social networking sites Twitter and Facebook (link in Spanish). The...
  • 'Mexico has a clear project,' presidential front-runner says

     
    The front-runner in Mexico's 2012 presidential election delivered his sixth and final state-of-the-state address in the city of Toluca this week, in an opulent political event that effectively sought to cement Gov. Enrique Peña Nieto as the heir...
  • More Mexico youths die from violence than car wrecks, report says

     
    As Mexico's drug war grinds on, violent homicide has overtaken car accidents as the leading cause of death of young people in the country, reports the Mexico City daily El Universal (link in Spanish). Government statistics reviewed by the newspaper show...
  • 'Mexico Under Siege': Sensational, or a stark truth?

     
    A reader takes issue with the "Mexico Under Siege" label on The Times' stories about drug violence....
  • Mexican mayor slain while campaigning for Calderon's sister

     
    Mexican mayor gunned down: A Mexican mayor was shot to death as he campaigned for President Felipe Calderon's sister in state elections....
  • Mexican soldiers sentenced in killing of family

     
    Mexico military tribunal: 14 Mexican soldiers and army officers were sentenced to long prison terms in the shooting deaths of five women and children at a checkpoint in the state of Sinaloa four years ago, authorities said....
  • 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....