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Mexico Crime

6 Things Going On In Mexico's Drug War That Matter More Than El Chapo

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.26.2016 | World

For all the attention the second recapture of drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera has received, it would appear that the future of Mexico’s ...

Murder Rate Climbs In Mexico, Even As The Government Celebrates El Chapo’s Recapture

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.21.2016 | World

WASHINGTON -- Intentional homicides in Mexico rose nearly 8 percent last year to 18,650, reversing a steady decline in the number of killings that aut...

A Rising Drug Cartel Just Shot Down One Of Mexico's Military Helicopters

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.08.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Terrifying Statistic Reveals Extent Of Mexico's Crime Problem

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | Latino Voices

The most frequently cited statistic to illustrate the extent of Mexico’s problem with organized crime is the 70,000 people killed since ex-President...

Mexico’s War On Crime Among Bloodiest Conflicts

The Miami Herald | Posted 02.22.2013 | Latino Voices

The revelation that as many as 27,000 people may have gone missing in Mexico in recent years renews attention to the huge human toll left by the war o...

Shocking Figures On Kidnappings In Mexico

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.21.2012 | Latino Voices

An average of 72 people were kidnapped daily this year in Mexico, often times in incidents unrelated to the country’s drug war, according to a Mexic...

Missing Canada Children Found In Mexico Four Years Later

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime

Two children who were allegedly abducted by their father in 2008 have been found in Mexico this week. Dominic and Abby Maryk, 7 and 6 years old whe...

Mexico: Death Penalty Gaining Support

GlobalPost.com | Marion Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- The street peddler's face darkened when asked how the Mexican government should deal with the rash of kidnappings and drug slayings ter...

"Virtual Kidnapping" Mexico's Latest Crime Craze

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mexico has long battled crime problems, but a new racket called "virtual kidnapping" has emerged as the latest crime craze: The phone call begins wit...