May 27, 2010

The secretary of Public Security in Michoacán, Minerva Bautista Gomez, made her first pubic appearance today after an attempt on her life was made last month. In a press conference she left clear that she had never received any threats. She...

May 27, 2010

Early this morning six dismembered bodies were found in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara. According to a news article by Milenio all six bodies seem to have been mutilated by the same person. The Jalisco State Attorney Generals Office...

May 27, 2010

Elements from the Municipal Police in San Salvador Atenco clashed with residents from the neighborhood of Constitución El Salado, opposing the continuation of a 1,300 meter drain that would unload wastewater from resident units in Terrones and Geo...

May 26, 2010

On Monday, General Genaro Fausto Lozano Espinosa, reported the seizure of 13 tons of marijuana in the state of Jalisco, which according to the news article by Milenio is the most important seizure in recent years in that state. In an interview he...

May 26, 2010

On Monday, the Mexican Secretary of the Navy (Secretaría de Marina) reported that the Navy stopped three Ecuadorians that were transporting 640 kilograms of cocaine in international water at an embarkation off the coast of Acapulco. Captured were...

May 25, 2010

In a press conference Lizette Farah, the mother of Paulette Gebara, requested that authorities explain the results of the investigations and the surveys done by the Mexico State Attorney General (Procuraduría de Justicia del Estado de México-...

May 24, 2010

In the most recent case of apparent aggression against politicians, “El Jefe,” Diego Fernández de Cevallos, disappeared in Querétaro on May 16, sparking a multi-state search, spanning Querétaro, México, Hidalgo and Guanajuato. His car was...

May 24, 2010

With the recent Arizona immigration law taking center stage in the state meeting that took place between Presidents Obama and Calderón on May 18, the Mexican president found himself having to navigate tricky ground. Calderón was notably voicing his...

May 12, 2010

The Jalisco government portal obtained first place at a national level amongst the state administered internet sites in a transparency evaluation done by the Política Digital. The analysis included seven components: trust, value of the information,...

May 10, 2010

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) applauded the extradition of former governor of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, Mario Villanueva Madrid, to the United States as an international collaboration. Villanueva Madrid, who is...