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Mexico Drug War Violence

Violent Knights Templar Boss Nabbed In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

MEXICO CITY, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Mexico said on Monday it had caught a leader of the Knights Templar, a violent drug cartel that has created a major ...

At Least 22 Killed In Mexican Shootout

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 09.23.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's rough western state of Michoacan, producer of avocados and waves of migrants, is proving just as painful a thorn in the s...

Wave Of Killings Over Weekend Shocks Mexico

AP | MARTIN DURAN | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

CULIACAN, Mexico -- Mexico saw a wave of killings over the weekend, despite what the government says is a drop in the number of deaths related to drug...

Mexico At Odds Over How To Mourn Drug War Victims

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 06.05.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico, a country suffering the turmoil of a drug war, can't agree on how to honor the victims of a six-year assault on organized ...

WATCH: Understanding Mexico's Drug War Violence

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Looking for an easy way to understand the dynamics behind Mexico’s catastrophic drug war violence? We’ve got a video for you. “The Violence ...

WATCH: Al-Jazeera Looks At The Hidden War Behind Mexico's Drug Violence

Posted 08.23.2011 | World

Mexico's grisly drug violence may dominate global headlines, but for many locals, a lesser-known, lower intensity war is also being waged. In the ...

WATCH: Al-Jazeera Takes In-Depth Look At Mexico's Murder Capital

Posted 08.17.2011 | World

El Paso reportedly has one of the lowest crime rates in the United States. Yet Ciudad Juarez, known among some as the "Murder Capital of the World," l...

Report: 70 Percent Of Guns Seized in Mexico Originate In U.S.

AP | By MARK STEVENSON | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- About 70 percent of the guns seized in Mexico and submitted to a U.S. gun-tracing program came from the United States, according to a r...

Mexico's Unexpected Sanctuary

latimes.com | Ken Ellingwood, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.26.2011 | World

When the highway shootouts and roadblocks by gunmen in her hometown finally became too much, Karla Garza found sanctuary in the unlikeliest of places:...

Mexican Drug Violence Kills 30,000 People In Just Four Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico said Thursday that more than 30,000 people have been killed in drug violence since President Felipe Calderon launched a cra...

Mexican City Bordering Texas Paralyzed By Gunbattles

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Eight suspected drug gang gunmen died in a battle with Mexican soldiers in the remote mountains of northern Chihuahua state, the f...