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Man arrested in Mexico carrying slain newspaper worker's IDupdated: Mon Aug 13 2012 12:28:00

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 nearing 2nd landfallupdated: Thu Aug 09 2012 15:31:00

Tropical storm Ernesto skirted the Mexican coast Thursday with top winds of 60 miles an hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Ernesto weakens, but new strength forecastupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 20:18:00

Despite weakening, Tropical Storm Ernesto poured heavy rains Wednesday on Mexico and portions of Central America, the National Hurricane Center said.

Mexico: 14 bodies found in abandoned truckupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 14:48:00

Authorities in northeastern Mexico were investigating Tuesday after finding 14 bodies left inside an abandoned truck in a remote area.

Veracruz governor vows to protect journalistsupdated: Fri May 04 2012 20:38:00

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.

Dismembered bodies of 2 journalists found in Mexicoupdated: Fri May 04 2012 06:41:00

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.

Dangers faced by journalists in Mexicoupdated: Fri May 04 2012 06:41:00

Mexico is one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists. CNN's Kaj Larsen reports.

43 killed in Mexican bus-truck collision, governor's office saysupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 12:40:00

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.

13 bodies found in abandoned truck, Mexican authorities sayupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 09:05:00

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.

Authorities: 3 Americans among Mexico victimsupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 19:13:00

Three of the seven victims of a highway attack this week in the Mexican state of Veracruz were American citizens, officials said.

Mexican government: 11 dead in attacksupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 20:23:00

Eleven people died Thursday in attacks in two separate towns in the northern portion of Mexico's Veracruz state, officials said.

Mexico captures wanted alleged drug traffickerupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 13:28:00

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.

Editor: Armed men attack Mexican newspaper officeupdated: Sun Nov 06 2011 16:20:00

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.

Hackers threaten drug cartelupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 14:33:00

Brooke talks to a terror expert about a hacker group's threat to publish names of people linked to a Mexican drug cartel

Texas man says he'll join Anonymous in fight against cartelupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 14:33:00

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.

Mexican authorities find 8 bodies in Veracruzupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 21:51:00

Authorities found eight bodies in a remote area in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Tuesday, officials said.

Is Mexican cartel the next 'Anonymous' target?updated: Tue Nov 01 2011 09:02:00

Could a Mexican drug cartel be the next target for a group of hackers known for online attacks against banks and government institutions?

Will 'Anonymous' target Mexican cartel?updated: Tue Nov 01 2011 09:02:00

A video purportedly from the hacker ring "Anonymous" threatens that information on cartel supporters can be published.

Following violence, Veracruz purges policeupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 15:51:00

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.

'Zeta Killers' say they target Mexican drug cartelupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 23:28:00

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.

Los Mata Zetasupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 23:28:00

Rafael Romo reporta que en México se formó un grupo que asegura combatirá a los narcotraficantes

11 more bodies found in Mexican coastal stateupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 03:45:00

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.

State media: 11 more bodies discovered in Mexican stateupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 02:11:00

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.

35 bodies dumped on street in Mexicoupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 02:11:00

The bodies of 35 people were dumped on the street in a Mexican coastal city. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Twitter 'terror' charges dropped in eastern Mexico updated: Wed Sep 21 2011 22:38:00

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.

Mexican investigators search for suspects after 35 bodies found in roadwayupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 21:17:00

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.

35 bodies found in Mexican roadway during rush hourupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 00:36:00

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.

New law could lessen sentence in Mexico Twitter 'terrorism' caseupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 21:32:00

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.

Bodies a warning to Mexico bloggersupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 21:32:00

A pair of bodies were found hanging from a Mexican bridge as a sign to social media users not to denounce drug cartels.

Mexico heightens security for independence celebrationsupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 02:01:00

Mexican government officials plan to include the border city of Juarez in independence celebrations despite raging drug-related violence in the area.

Fallout from fake Twitter reportsupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 06:12:00

Mexican authorities charge two people with terrorism and sabotage for allegedly posting false information online.

Mexico's Twitter 'terrorism' case sparks controversyupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 06:12:00

One Mexican state's tough stance on Twitter posts could have a chilling effect on social media throughout the country, analysts say.

Mexico: Two accused of 'terrorism' via Twitter, Facebookupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 00:16:00

Parents panicked, rushing to rescue their children from schools they feared were under attack. Traffic jammed. Cars crashed. And online, rumors flew.

Tropical Storm Arlene kills 17 in Mexicoupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 13:17:00

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.

15 killed in shootout between Mexican navy, alleged cartel membersupdated: Sat Jul 02 2011 02:09:00

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.

Tide turning in Mexican drug violence?updated: Sat Jul 02 2011 02:09:00

Tim Padgett with TIME magazine talks about his cover article on drug violence in Mexico.

Mexico issues hurricane warning as Tropical Storm Arlene approachesupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 21:29:00

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.

Suspects arrested in killing of activist's son, Mexican police sayupdated: Wed May 25 2011 11:39:00

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.

Report: Thousands of migrants kidnapped in Mexicoupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 13:05:00

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.

Book aims to 'make victims visible' in Mexico's drug warupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 16:02:00

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.

4 killed in Mexico helicopter crashupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 21:50:00

A helicopter transporting inmates to a Mexican prison crashed in the eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing four people, officials said.

Have we dodged a bullet over Gulf oil spill?updated: Tue Dec 07 2010 15:14:00

"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 rights panel to probe Honduran diplomats' reported abductionupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 08:30:00

Mexico's National Commission for Human Rights will investigate last week's reported abduction of two Honduran diplomats, the agency said.

Classes canceled, residents displaced in hurricane-hit areas of Mexicoupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 11:55:00

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.

Karl hits Mexican mainland, weakens to tropical stormupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 20:22:00

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.

Hurricane Karl bears down on Mexicoupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 23:29:00

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.

Clashes in eastern Mexico leave 8 people deadupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 20:05:00

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.

Winning candidates in Mexico get death threats, party saysupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 08:46:00

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 analysts: PRI victories no assurance for 2012updated: Tue Jul 06 2010 16:57:00

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.

Major Mexican wildlife trafficker arrested, officials sayupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 13:14:00

Mexican federal authorities say they have arrested a major trafficker of animals in danger of extinction and confiscated 196 birds and other wildlife.

Opposition party leads in most of 12 Mexican governorships at stakeupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 10:48:00

Mexico's leading opposition party appeared poised Monday to capture most of the 12 governorships at stake in Sunday's elections, preliminary results show.

Emergency declared in flooded Mexican citiesupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 12:14:00

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.

Reputed cartel leader killed, Mexico saysupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 11:34:00

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.

Los Zetas called Mexico's most dangerous drug cartelupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 18:23:00

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 missing after bridge collapses in Mexicoupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 20:26:00

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.

'Patient Zero' believed foundupdated: Fri May 01 2009 20:48:00

Mexican officials focus on a young boy confirmed to be infected with swine flu in Mexico. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Earliest case of swine flu tucked away in Mexico, officials sayupdated: Fri May 01 2009 20:48:00

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.

Tough times in Mexicoupdated: Fri May 01 2009 18:39:00

CNN's Karl Penhaul show how the whole country has shut down because of swine flu.

Swine flu fears stalk the living and the dead in Mexico Cityupdated: Fri May 01 2009 18:39:00

A killer bug is spreading like wildfire.

Meet the boy believed to be 'patient zero'updated: Fri May 01 2009 11:14:00

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.

Time.com: Hurricane Norbert Becomes Category 3 Stormupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 11:00:00

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 eyes storms off both coastsupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 01:33:00

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 expected to hit Mexicoupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 20:55:00

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.

Sailors shared life vestsupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 16:37:00

Two rescued sailors describe sharing life vests while waiting for help to arrive.

Sailor: Crewmate died saving my lifeupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 16:37:00

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.

Last missing Texas A&M sailor found deadupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 10:31:00

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.

5 of 6 missing sailors rescued from Gulfupdated: Sun Jun 08 2008 09:40:00

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.

SI.com: Luis Bueno: InterLiga has its faults, but the fans support tourneyupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 15:41:00

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 becomes a hurricaneupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 20:40:00

Tropical Storm Lorenzo has become a hurricane, the National Hurricane Center reported Thursday evening.

Romancing the beanupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 13:36:00

Today, most people consider chocolate to be the world's most lust-inducing food. But historically, it has been vanilla that excited the libido.

Time.com: Leftist Group Claims Mexico Blastupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 16:00:00

A shadowy leftist guerrilla group took credit for a string of explosions that ripped apart at least six Mexican oil and gas pipelines Monday

CNNMoney: Mexican group takes claim for pipeline explosionupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 07:22:00

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.

Remnants of Hurricane Dean drench central Mexicoupdated: Thu Aug 23 2007 02:08:00

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 punchupdated: Thu Aug 23 2007 02:08:00

Mexico gets storm's 1-2 punch

Mexico braces for another unwelcome rendezvous with Deanupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 23:30:00

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.

CNNMoney: Where the dollar is still kingupdated: Thu May 04 2006 10:09:00

As the dollar continues its slide against the euro - down almost 6 percent this year to a 1 year low - Americans thinking of traveling abroad might look beyond Paris, Rome or Madrid to destinations where the U.S. dollar remains strong.

Fortune: Sticky Times for a Sugar Baron A MEXICAN "TOUGH GUY" TICKS OFF HIS RIVALSupdated: Mon Dec 20 1999 00:01:00

When Mexico's leading sugar-and-soda baron invited a FORTUNE reporter to dinner recently, he brought along two armored cars, six bodyguards, and several machine guns. But while that arsenal may pro...

Money Magazine: Peso power updated: Sat Sep 01 1990 00:01:00

) Q. I love Mexico and its people but, these days, I do not enjoy the tourist traps. Can you list a few inland cities where one can see the real Mexico and not spend a mint? John B. Barnes Boise A....

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