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Mexico Killings

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...

Zetas Cartel Denies Role In Massacre

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Banners have appeared in northern Mexico signed by the Zetas drug cartel saying the gang was not responsible for killing 49 people...

HORROR: 4 Youth Hacked To Pieces

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The slayings of four youths whose bodies were cut to pieces and left in plastic bags has horrified the central Mexico city of Cuer...

18 People Killed In Cartel Violence

AP | Posted 09.11.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- At least 18 people including a preteen boy have died in a single day of cartel violence in Ciudad Juarez. Attorney General's...

Acapulco Attacks Leave 7 Dead, Including 2 Police Officers

AP | By SERGIO FLORES | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Shootings and attacks in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco left two police officers, three suspected drug cartel gunmen an...

U.S. High School Students Shot To Death In Mexico

AP | OLIVIA TORRES and JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Three teenage boys were shot to death in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, at least two of them U.S. citizens an...

Mexico Mom Killed Demanding Justice For Slain Teen Daughter

AP | OLIVIA TORRES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Gunmen killed a mother who had been protesting for three days in front of a governor's office in northern Mexico to dema...

Killings Of Gays Increase In Mexico: Report

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Killings of gays and lesbians have risen in Mexico despite a government tolerance campaign and a law legalizing same-sex marriage ...

Mexican Drug Gangs Terrorize Town, Police Force

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VILLA AHUMADA, Mexico — For people caught inside Mexico's drug corridors, life is about keeping your head down and watching your back, especiall...

Mexico Drug Wars: Looking For Solutions

Open Democracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

How does one defeat an enemy who is more prepared, more ruthless, and awash in the cash necessary to buy the best weapons, surveillance and people? Th...