June 9, 2009

The Human Rights Commission of the Federal District (CDHDF) and the ALDF Government presented the initiative to draft a new Prison Act for Mexico City. At a press conference, the capital city's ombudsman, Emilio Alvarez Icaza, and the coordinators...

June 4, 2009

The Attorney General for the State (PGJE) of Sonora on Thursday reported finding 11 bodies on the 125 kilometer stretch of the Caborca-Sonoyta Bundesstrasse 2, Mexico-Nogales. The spokesman for the state prosecutor, Jose Larrinaga Talamates,...

June 4, 2009

The government of the country's capital will no longer accept criminal defendants who have committed federal crimes in its prisons, in order to reduce the prison population that currently exceeds the permitted limits. The city government reported...

June 4, 2009

As reported by Frontera NorteSur: Baja California Attorney General Rommel Moreno Manjarrez has announced that Colombian specialists will provide anti-kidnapping training to state law enforcement officials. Members of the Colombian National Police...

June 4, 2009

According to a recent report by the National System of Public Security (SNSP)- Baja California is the third state with the highest rates of kidnapping. The report also revealed that kidnapping continues to grow. The State of Mexico remains as the...

June 3, 2009

On Tuesday June 2 elements of the Army and Federal Police- in conjunction with authorities from Veracruz- took over the Traffic Directorate at the port of Veracruz and arrested 46 of its agents, including the director of the unit, Hector Parra...

June 2, 2009

The Chiapas-based human rights group Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas (Frayba) has filed an injunction to halt legal proceedings against eight men accused of robbing vehicles traveling on the Ocosingo-Palenque highway. Frayba alleges that the men, who...

June 2, 2009

The president of Tlaxcala’s Supreme Court Luis Aquiahuatl Hernández has criticized state and federal legislators for not budgeting sufficient resources for the changes and modifications needed for implementing justice reforms, particularly oral...

June 2, 2009

Carla Sánchez Armas local deputy from the leftist Social Democratic Party alleged in late-April that there are serious crimes against women in the nations capital, citing the 244 “femicides” (feminicidios) in Mexico City last year as the highest...