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Car Pooling With Photographer Alejandro Cartagena

Global Yodel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

The Car Poolers photo series landed photographer Alejandro Cartagena in the international spotlight. His work has appeared in galleries from Toronto to Mexico City.

New Water Fund in Mexico for People and Nature

Mark Tercek | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

As the Latin American economy and population both expand -- and as climate change intensifies the water challenges that the region is already facing -- Water Funds are a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate that smart partnerships can lead to positive breakthroughs.

Bravery Tapes: Young Courage Amid Mexico's Violence

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Jens Erik Gould

Of all the horrors associated with a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of Mexicans, the country's children and adolescents are perhaps the greatest casualty.

Attackers Gun Down 8 In Mexican Bar

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Gunmen killed eight people in a bar in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey, which has recently seen bloody turf battles be...

49 Headless, Handless And Footless Bodies

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

CADEREYTA, Mexico — Authorities struggled Monday to identify 49 bodies without heads, hands or feet to gain clues into the latest in a series of...

Deadliest Days Of Mexican Drug War

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

-- Some notable incidents of mass violence Mexico's drug war over past year: _ May 13: Mutilated bodies of 49 people dumped on highway in northern M...

Dozens Of Bodies Dumped On Highway

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Forty-nine bodies with their heads, hands and feet hacked off were found Sunday dumped on a northern Mexico highway leading ...

LOOK: Mexican Teens Embrace Japanese Gothic Lolita Style

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 05.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Girls donning frilly tops, bell-shaped skirts, knee-high socks and rocking horse shoes appear in the photos of the Facebook page of the group "Lolitas...

16 Bodies Found In Northern Mexico Graves

AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico -- Mexican authorities found 16 bodies in three clandestine graves on the outskirts of Monterrey, an industrial city that has seen a...

About 20 Dead In Mexico Prison Riot

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 04.20.2012 | Latino Voices

MONTERREY, Mexico — An inmate riot that may have been staged to cover a breakout killed 44 prisoners Sunday, and the jail's director and all gua...

American Missionaries Murdered In Mexico

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

EL CERCADO, Mexico — John Casias found his calling when he joined a Texas church group that came to preach the Gospel in the little Mexican town...

9 Shot To Death In Center Of Mexican City

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico -- Nine people were shot to death early Thursday in the center of Monterrey, the third-largest city in Mexico and the scene of rampa...

MIT Promotes 'Positivism' In Mexico Cities Associated With Drug Violence And Despair

Posted 11.19.2011 | Latino Voices

It’s not everyday you hear good news, and lately, it feels like good news is especially in short supply coming out of Mexico. Luckily for the citize...

Mexican Casino Owner Received Extortion Threats Before Fire

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- An owner of a northern Mexico casino where 52 people died in an arson attack had received extortion threats and didn't pay, a federal p...

Mexico Casino Had Its Doors Chained During Arson That Killed 52

Fox News Latino | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices

It really was a deathtrap. A report in El Universal newspaper says that the doors to a Mexico casino were chained when thugs poured gasoline and li...

5 Detained In Attack That Killed 52 In Mexico

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Police in northern Mexico have arrested five alleged members of the Zetas drug cartel suspected of setting a casino fire tha...

Mexico Reeling From Deadly Casino Attack

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ and KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 10.27.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Hundreds of soldiers and federal agents are raiding casinos in this northern city, authorities said Saturday, two days after...

40 Dead In Attack On Casino Royale

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Two dozen gunmen burst into a casino in northern Mexico on Thursday, doused it with gasoline and started a fire that trapped...

Man Hung From Mexico Bridge, Shot To Death

AP | By PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices

MONTERREY, Mexico -- Gunmen hung a man from a pedestrian bridge over a busy avenue in the Mexican city of Monterrey Tuesday and shot him to death in f...

Teen Survives Being Shot, Tortured And Dangled From Bridge

AP | By PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- A kicking, screaming teenager with a gunshot wound, was found dangling from a rope over a busy highway Wednesday in the nort...

Meet Mexico's 'Vampire Woman'

Posted 06.06.2011 | World

Maria Jose Cristerna's striking appearance may generate gasps, but the 35-year-old tattoo artist reportedly says a horrific history of domestic violen...

Mexican Mayor Gunned Down In Drug-Plagued Region

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Mexico — Bladimiro Montalvo has one of the most dangerous jobs in this colonial town, and in all of Mexico. He's the mayor. The soft-...

Mexico Drug War's Deadliest 2010 Attacks (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Wednesday's horrific car wash attack in Tepic, Mexico left 15 people dead. The tragedy was yet another in the increasingly bloody war against the cou...

Body Of kidnapped Mayor Dumped In Northern Mexico

AP | MARK WALSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — The kidnapped mayor of a northern Mexican town was found dead Wednesday, extending a rash of deadly attacks on political fig...

Dozens Of Gunmen Storm Hotels In Mexico, Kidnap At Least 6

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Dozens of gunmen burst into a Holiday Inn and another hotel in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey Wednesday, searching from ro...