A presumed member of the Jalisco Nueva Generacion cartel has been arrested in Veracruz, Mexico, carrying identification cards belonging to a newspaper administrator who was killed in May, the Mexican military said Monday.
Tropical storm Ernesto skirted the Mexican coast Thursday with top winds of 60 miles an hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Despite weakening, Tropical Storm Ernesto poured heavy rains Wednesday on Mexico and portions of Central America, the National Hurricane Center said.
Authorities in northeastern Mexico were investigating Tuesday after finding 14 bodies left inside an abandoned truck in a remote area.
The governor of Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz vowed Friday to create two organizations -- one to help the victims of organized crime and the other to protect journalists.
At least two of four dismembered bodies found Thursday morning in the eastern state of Veracruz and bearing signs of torture were journalists, Mexican authorities said.
Mexico is one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists. CNN's Kaj Larsen reports.
Forty-three people were killed and 18 injured Friday morning in a roadway crash involving a bus in the state of Veracruz, the governor's office said.
Authorities have opened a murder investigation after the discovery of 13 bodies Sunday in an abandoned truck in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the attorney general's office reported.
Three of the seven victims of a highway attack this week in the Mexican state of Veracruz were American citizens, officials said.
Eleven people died Thursday in attacks in two separate towns in the northern portion of Mexico's Veracruz state, officials said.
Good fortune ran out for an alleged Mexican drug cartel figure known as "El Lucky" when he was captured by the navy, officials said Tuesday.
Armed men burst into a newspaper office in eastern Mexico Sunday, warning staff before they set fire to the building, the newspaper's editor said.
Brooke talks to a terror expert about a hacker group's threat to publish names of people linked to a Mexican drug cartel
A Texas man who is a self-proclaimed supporter of Anonymous says he's joining the hacking ring's purported fight against one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels.
Authorities found eight bodies in a remote area in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Tuesday, officials said.
Could a Mexican drug cartel be the next target for a group of hackers known for online attacks against banks and government institutions?
A video purportedly from the hacker ring "Anonymous" threatens that information on cartel supporters can be published.
People in the Mexican state of Veracruz, which has witnessed a spate of violence in recent weeks, now have confirmation that any lack of confidence in the state's ability to keep them safe was justified. Nearly 1,000 police officers have been fired because they failed so-called "reliability tests," the state's Secretariat of Public Security said.
A video purporting to be from a vigilante group whose goal is the eradication of the Zetas cartel from the state of Veracruz, Mexico, has surfaced on the Internet, but its credibility remains unproven.
Rafael Romo reporta que en México se formó un grupo que asegura combatirá a los narcotraficantes
Eleven more bodies were found in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Thursday, days after 35 bodies were found on a busy road in the same area, the state-run Notimex news agency reported.
Mexican authorities discovered 11 more bodies in the coastal state of Veracruz on Thursday, days after 35 bodies were found on a busy road in the same area, the state-run Notimex news agency reported.
The bodies of 35 people were dumped on the street in a Mexican coastal city. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Two people accused of posting false rumors on social media about school attacks in eastern Mexico walked free Wednesday after authorities dropped terrorism charges against them.
On the eve of a meeting of Mexico´s top prosecutors and judicial officials in Veracruz state, authorities Wednesday were still trying to determine who left 35 bodies in a busy thoroughfare there -- and why.
At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Tuesday, the state attorney general said.
Nearly a month after false rumors on Twitter about school attacks caused car crashes when parents panicked on the streets of Veracruz, Mexico, state lawmakers there approved new regulations Tuesday making disturbing the peace a crime.
A pair of bodies were found hanging from a Mexican bridge as a sign to social media users not to denounce drug cartels.
Mexican government officials plan to include the border city of Juarez in independence celebrations despite raging drug-related violence in the area.
Mexican authorities charge two people with terrorism and sabotage for allegedly posting false information online.
One Mexican state's tough stance on Twitter posts could have a chilling effect on social media throughout the country, analysts say.
Parents panicked, rushing to rescue their children from schools they feared were under attack. Traffic jammed. Cars crashed. And online, rumors flew.
At least 17 people throughout Mexico have died and thousands of others have been affected since Thursday as a result of Tropical Storm Arlene, a Mexican official said Monday.
A five-hour shootout between Mexican navy fighters and alleged members of the "Zetas" cartel left 15 people dead and several wounded, the official Notimex news agency reported Friday.
Tim Padgett with TIME magazine talks about his cover article on drug violence in Mexico.
Mexican authorities issued a hurricane warning along parts of the country's eastern coast Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arlene approached, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Mexican federal police announced Wednesday the arrests of two suspects in the killing of the son of one of the most vocal critics of President Felipe Calderon's battle against drug cartels.
In Mexico, a man who tried to journey illegally into the United States to seek work vows that he will never again leave his home.
Headlines heralding violent news of Mexico's drug war splash across the front pages of the country's newspapers. Government tallies list more than 34,600 deaths since President Felipe Calderon began a crackdown on cartels in December 2006.
A helicopter transporting inmates to a Mexican prison crashed in the eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing four people, officials said.
"Do you really think we have 'dodged a bullet' with the oil spill?" asked one of the seventh grade students skeptically. "Is it really over?"
Mexico's National Commission for Human Rights will investigate last week's reported abduction of two Honduran diplomats, the agency said.
More than 3,500 people took refuge in 19 Veracruz state shelters, and school classes were canceled Monday in 11 municipalities after flooding caused by Hurricane Karl, which made landfall Friday in southeastern Mexico, the government-run news agency said.
What was Hurricane Karl weakened Friday to a tropical storm after making landfall, but the heavy rain it spawned could still cause mudslides and flash floods in the Mexican interior, forecasters said.
Category 2 Hurricane Karl headed toward the Mexican coast with 100 mph (160 kph) winds with higher gusts and could become an intense Category 3, the National Hurricane Center said.
Eight people, including one soldier, died on Monday in clashes between the military and suspected drug cartel members in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz, Salvador Mikel Rivera, the area's attorney general, told CNN.
At least two winning candidates in Sunday's elections in Mexico have received threats saying they will be killed if they take office, the government-run Notimex news agency reported Thursday.
Mexico's leading opposition party captured most of the 12 governorships at stake in Sunday's elections, but that doesn't mean the party is assured of victory in the 2012 presidential election, analysts said Tuesday.
Mexican federal authorities say they have arrested a major trafficker of animals in danger of extinction and confiscated 196 birds and other wildlife.
Mexico's leading opposition party appeared poised Monday to capture most of the 12 governorships at stake in Sunday's elections, preliminary results show.
Mexican federal officials have declared a state of emergency in two cities in Tabasco state, which along with Veracruz state has suffered heavy flooding that has displaced more than 30,000 residents.
The reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel in the Mexican state of Veracruz was killed in a gunbattle with federal authorities, the Mexican attorney general's office has said.
The dead always tell a story. And in Mexico that story is the fight for the right to meet U.S. demand for illegal drugs -- a war becoming more violent and ruthless, mostly because of one group.
Three people were missing Friday after four vehicles plunged into a river when a bridge collapsed in southeastern Mexico, an official told CNN en Español.
Mexican officials focus on a young boy confirmed to be infected with swine flu in Mexico. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
Tucked away in this small mountain village, off a dusty road flanked by pig farms, is where the earliest case of swine flu -- a virus spreading globally -- was confirmed.
CNN's Karl Penhaul show how the whole country has shut down because of swine flu.
A killer bug is spreading like wildfire.
Tucked away in this small mountain village in Mexico, off a dusty road flanked by pig farms, is where the earliest case of swine flu -- a virus spreading globally -- was confirmed.
Hurricane Norbert strengthened Wednesday to a Category 3 storm in the Pacific Ocean and was forecast to hit Mexico's Baja California peninsula by the weekend
Mexico had storms off both coasts late Monday night, with Hurricane Norbert forming off its western coast and Tropical Storm Marco menacing its eastern coast.
Tropical Storm Marco continued its slow trek over the waters near Mexico's coast Monday and is expected to strike land late Monday or Tuesday morning, forecasters said.
Two rescued sailors describe sharing life vests while waiting for help to arrive.
A college student who survived a boat sinking with four others said Monday that a safety officer who died on their boat was a hero for staying behind and pushing him out.
The last of six Texas A&M University mariners who went missing in the Gulf of Mexico was found dead Sunday afternoon, the Coast Guard said. The other five crewmates were rescued earlier in the day.
The U.S. Coast Guard Sunday continues its search for a missing sailor whose five Texas A&M University crew mates were hoisted out of the Gulf of Mexico earlier in the day after their sailboat capsized.
The Copa Libertadores is to South America what the Champions League is to Europe. Well into its fifth decade of existence, it matches up the South American league champions against each other in a battle for international club glory.
Tropical Storm Lorenzo has become a hurricane, the National Hurricane Center reported Thursday evening.
Today, most people consider chocolate to be the world's most lust-inducing food. But historically, it has been vanilla that excited the libido.
A shadowy leftist guerrilla group took credit for a string of explosions that ripped apart at least six Mexican oil and gas pipelines Monday
A shadowy leftist guerrilla group took credit for a string of explosions that ripped apart at least six Mexican oil and gas pipelines Monday, rattling financial markets and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in lost production.
The remnants of Hurricane Dean dumped heavy rain across central Mexico on Thursday, drenching mudslide-prone mountains as it pushed inland after slamming into the Gulf Coast as a Category 2 storm and killing four people.
Mexico gets storm's 1-2 punch
With Hurricane Dean hours away from a second dangerous encounter with Mexico, government officials warned residents of Veracruz and other coastal towns to prepare for its arrival.
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