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Composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing 10 of at least 12 young people who were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City on May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico officials find mass grave east of capital

TLALMANALCO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities said Thursday that they have found a mass grave east of Mexico City and are testing to determine if it holds some of the 12 people who vanished from […]

08/22/2013

A man is carried on the sidewalk after he hurt his leg while fleeing a building during an earthquake in Mexico City, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

Moderately strong quake shakes Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake struck near Mexico’s Pacific coast resort of Acapulco on Wednesday, causing cracks in some buildings and swaying buildings in Mexico City. The U.S. Geological Survey said the […]

08/21/2013

Primary school students study in their classroom in Acapulco, Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Mexico heads back to school with flawed textbooks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Mexican children trooped back to school on Monday, they had already learned one lesson: You can’t believe everything you read in your textbook. Their new government-provided books are riddled with […]

08/19/2013

In this July 9, 2013 file photo, the church in the town of San Damian Texoloc, Mexico stands near Popocatepetl volcano spewing ash and vapor. (AP Photo/J. Guadalupe Perez, File)

Mexico keeps constant eye on Popocatepetl volcano

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a clean, hushed room in the south of Mexico City, cameras, computer screens and scrawling needles track the symptoms of a special patient, as they have every second of every […]

07/31/2013

This mug shot released by Mexico's Interior Ministry on Monday, July 15, 2013, shows Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales after his arrest.  (AP Photo/Mexico's Interior Ministry)

Zetas leader captured in precision operation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s most brutal drug cartel leader built a business empire stretching from the Southwest United States to Central America, but Miguel Angel Trevino Morales’ final days of freedom were spent lying […]

07/16/2013

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Mexico arrests 2 men in Malcom X grandson’s death

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City prosecutors say they have arrested two men in connection with the death of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of political activist Malcolm X. An official of the city’s prosecutor’s office […]

05/13/2013

Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto (AP Photo)

Mexico president commemorates Cinco de Mayo

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is commemorating Cinco de Mayo by urging his countrymen to tackle current problems with the same “unity and commitment” that defeated the French 151 years ago. […]

05/05/2013

US President Barack Obama waves from steps of Air Force One as he arrives at Benito Juarez International airport, Mexico City. (AP Photo)

Obama: US-Mexico stereotypes must be broken

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Calling for an end to “old stereotypes,” President Barack Obama on Friday portrayed Mexico as an emerging nation that is remaking itself and said the U.S.-Mexico relationship should be defined by […]

05/03/2013

US President Barack Obama waves from steps of Air Force One as he arrives at Benito Juarez International airport, Mexico City. (AP Photo)

Obama: Security relationship with Mexico to evolve

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Acknowledging the uncertainty that lies ahead, President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. will cooperate with Mexico in fighting drug-trafficking and organized crime in any way Mexico’s government deems appropriate. […]

05/02/2013

Jenni Rivera singer

Jenni Rivera, soulful, troubled Mexican music star

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jenni Rivera launched her career hawking cassette recordings of her songs at flea markets, but a powerful voice, soulful singing style and frank discussion of personal troubles powered her to ultimate heights.

12/10/2012

Jenni Rivera, singer and reality TV star.

Singer Rivera presumed dead in Mexican plane crash

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) – Mexico’s music world mourned Jenni Rivera, the U.S.-born singer presumed killed in a plane crash whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles had made her a Mexican-American superstar.

12/10/2012

Damage, injuries reported after strong Guatemalan earthquake

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala Wednesday morning, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Guatemala’s emergency management agency […]

11/07/2012

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