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Mexico drug war investigators unearth 47 more skulls in mass graves

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MEXICO CITY Investigators unearthed the skulls of 47 more suspected victims of Mexico's drug war in Veracruz state, just days after uncovering 250 skulls at a separate mass grave used by drug cartels, the state's attorney general said on Sunday.


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Honduras convicts Mexican, two Hondurans for plotting to kill president

TEGUCIGALPA A court found a Mexican man and two Hondurans guilty of plotting to assassinate Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who has extradited more than a dozen drug lords since taking office, a judicial spokesman and security officials said on Sunday.

Mar 19 2017

Mexican parents, not authorities, led search for drug-war mass grave

VERACRUZ, Mexico A group of bereaved parents who overcame government apathy to uncover one of the largest mass graves in the dark history of Mexico's drug war have also exposed the government's slow progress in attending to rights abuses and victims.

Mar 17 2017

Investigators find more than 250 skulls in Mexico graves

MEXICO CITY Investigators have so far recovered more than 250 skulls from unmarked graves at a site in an eastern Mexican state where drug gangs long buried their victims with impunity, a senior official in the local government said on Tuesday.

Mar 16 2017

Saudi deputy crown prince, Trump meeting a 'turning point': Saudi adviser

WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia hailed a "historical turning point" in U.S.-Saudi relations after a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman highlighted the two leaders' shared view that Iran posed a regional security threat. | Video

U.S. drugs czar stresses need to work with Mexico to stem drug flow

WASHINGTON The head of counter-narcotics at the U.S. State Department stressed on Thursday the importance of working with Mexico in countering the flow of killer drugs, a cooperative effort that has been called into question by U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to build a border wall.

World, U.S., Mexico Mar 02 2017

Bolivia complains to France about its portrayal in video game

LA PAZ The Bolivian government has filed a formal complaint with the French embassy about a video game produced by a French company that portrays the South American country as an area controlled by drug traffickers, authorities said.

Tech, World Mar 02 2017

Mexico says it will defend rights of its migrants, cooperate with U.N.

GENEVA A senior Mexican official told a United Nations human rights forum on Thursday that his government would defend the rights of Mexican migrants from discriminatory security measures.

World, United Nations, Mexico Mar 02 2017

Eleven bodies, some with signs of torture, found in Mexico's Veracruz

MEXICO CITY Eleven bodies were found near a tourist area in the Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday, a day after the government said it would send federal police to calm one of the most violent regions of the country.

World, Mexico Mar 01 2017

Upset at Trump, Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to U.S. envoys

MEXICO CITY Mexico on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies to two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, giving a chilly reply to the new administration's hard line on immigration, trade and security. | Video

A woman holds her child during a protest in Ciudad Juarez November 1, 2011. Police arrested around 25 protesters as they were trying to put up crosses in a public area in representation of the thousands of victims of the drug war. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Drug warriors fail Ciudad Juarez

Official corruption at all levels has fanned violence in Ciudad Juarez, with local and federal police and soldiers complicit in, or actually committing, many crimes.  Full Article 

BATTLES ON U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

HIGH-TECH WAR

MEXICO DRUG WAR IN PICTURES

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The bodies of Mexico

As the drug war rages, bodies pile up on the streets of Mexico.  Slideshow