June 16, 2009

At least 9,758 undocumented migrants from Central American countries like El Salvador and Honduras have been kidnapped in Mexico in the last six months, according to the National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR), introducing a special report on...

June 15, 2009

As reported by Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press: The U.S. and Mexico formalized an agreement Monday to work together to secure legal travel and trade across the countries' shared border. The agreement is outlined in a letter of intent signed by...

June 15, 2009

Six policemen arrested during the Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA)'s operation in Nuevo Leon were released on bond payments in the amount of 17 thousand 792 pesos each. Yesterday, for lack of evidence, the Third Criminal Court judge, Alfredo...

June 15, 2009

The Archbishop of Acapulco, Felipe Aguirre Franco,  reported that a priest and two seminarians were shot in the Tierra Caliente region. The men were shot while traveling in a car in route to a parish function. In a press conference Archbishp Franso...

June 15, 2009

As reported by the Wall Street Journal: BADIRAGUATO, Mexico -- As a child, Joaquín Guzmán Loera was so poor that he sold oranges to scrape together money for a meal. Since then, the 52-year-old has built a business empire and a personal fortune...

June 15, 2009

As reported by the New York Times: bullet holes and the impacts of grenades where drug traffickers once flaunted their power, boarded-up buildings of merchants who fled the lawlessness, and until they were leveled by the government a few weeks...

June 11, 2009

Despite the  presence of thousands of soldiers and federal agents involved in the Joint Operational Chihuahua,  organized crime continues to claim victims- in the last few hours 14 people were reported killed. "A pesar del operativo, ejecutan a 14...

June 11, 2009

Chihuahua’s state governor José Reyes Baeza sued Senator Teresa Ortuño for libel damages. The lawsuit filed with a court judge of the 8th District in Mexico City. Ortuno is accused for her statements she made accusing the governor of Chihuahua...

June 11, 2009

A minor and a police officer died and eight people were injured after an armed group fired three grenades and rounds at a taqueria in the south of Uruapan, where two officers were the presumed target. Agencia Quadratín. "Dos muertos tras ataque a...

June 11, 2009

The Federal Institute of Access to Information (IFAI) has determined that the PGR should make public the figures of the Federal Public Ministry agents who failed "trust examinations", because their disclosure does not breach institutional standards. ...