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Three-Hour Gunfight In Mexico One Of The Bloodiest In A Decade

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2015 | World

By Alexandra Alper ZAMORA, Mexico, May 22 (Reuters) - Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered...

Man Selling Kids Camping Trips Mistakenly Shows Parents Child Porn: Prosecutors

AP | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico said Monday they have arrested a man who was promoting children's camping trips in front of a group...

Americans Consume HOW MUCH Tequila?!

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 07.24.2013 | Taste

Happy National Tequila Day!

LOOK: More Than 10,000 Dead Fish From Cattle Plant Contamination

Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

After tens of thousands of dead fish appeared in a reservoir in Mexico, a local mayor is pointing fingers at a cattle food plant. The fish were rep...

275 Workers Found In 'Slavery' At Mexican Tomato Plant

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

Mexican authorities have rescued at least 275 people who were being held in slave-like conditions at a camp where tomatoes are sorted and packed for e...

New State Tourism Minister Assassinated In Mexico

AP | Posted 03.10.2013 | World

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The recently appointed tourism minister in western Jalisco state was shot to death Saturday while driving in a suburb of Guadal...

True Age Of 9-Year-Old Mom Revealed

AP | Posted 02.14.2013 | Crime

MEXICO CITY -- Authorities in the Mexican state of Jalisco say tests have revealed that a girl who gave birth two weeks ago is between 12 and 13 years...

Mutilated, Naked Bodies Dumped On Highway

AP | ARTURO PEREZ NAVARRO | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

JALISCO, Mexico — The dismembered bodies of 17 men were found Sunday on a farm in a part of central Mexico disputed by violent drug cartels, off...

Andrew Burmon

The War Next Door | Andrew Burmon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

This post is part of the HuffPost Shadow Conventions 2012, a series spotlighting three issues that are not being discussed at the national GOP and Dem...

Mexico Makes Historic Meth Bust

AP | By MARK STEVENSON and ARTURO PEREZ | Posted 04.10.2012 | World

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The historic seizure of 15 tons of pure methamphetamine in western Mexico, equal to half of all meth seizures worldwide in 2009...

Tasting Mexico's 'Tequila Trail'

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's an ancient tradition in Jalisco, Mexico. The jimador in his wide hat and boots, the elegant arc of attack, the final swift plunging of the sword. Bullfight? Not exactly. It's harvest time for blue agave plants

Mexican Authorities Unravel Mind-Blowing Child Trafficking Scheme

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

ZAPOPAN, Mexico — The Irish couples ensnared in an apparent illegal adoption ring in western Mexico thought they were involved in a legal proces...

Sexual Abuse Alleged In Mexican Child-Trafficking Ring

AP | By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Four of the 10 children seized in western Mexico as part of a child-trafficking investigation involving Irish couples show sign...

3 Women Busted In Child-Trafficking Ring

AP | By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican investigators detained three more women in the city of Guadalajara in connection with an apparent child-trafficking ring that a...

Tequila 101 | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Contrary to popular belief, tequila is not cactus juice. The spirit is distilled from blue Weber agave. (And for the record, it should never come with...

Tequila Grows Up and Gets Real

Jennifer Ceaser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jennifer Ceaser

Tequila's reputation has long suffered in the U.S., where it's mainly been thought of as a way to get as drunk as possible as quickly as possible. That's changing though, as premium tequilas have made their way across the border.

Sip, Don't Slam: A Dozen Aged Tequilas To Savor

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

It must be getting awfully crowded in the highlands of Jalisco, the Mexican state where the blue agave from which tequila comes must, by law, be grown.