Former police supervisor Alejandro Tenescalco Mejía disappeared after the incident, and authorities were offering more than $500,000 for his arrest.
The El Pinabete coal mine in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila flooded on Aug. 3, leaving 10 workers trapped with 130-foot floodwaters.
Mexico's Supreme Court voted down an appeal by several chemical and seed companies to allow them to cultivate genetically modified corn.
Famed cartel kingpin “El Chapo” may be serving life in a U.S. prison, but cooperation on other cartel bosses has ground to a halt.
AMLO made over 61,000 misleading statements during his daily news conference in less than three years—double the amount of “untruths” attributed to former U.S. President Donald Trump during his entire term.
President AMLO said Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, who is deaf and blind in one eye and now confined to a wheelchair, could be freed if “justified.”
Rogelio Portillo Jaramillo, a member of the Mexican president's MORENA party, denied the allegations to VICE World News.
“You’ve found the heart of the mafia,” one cartel member in the state of Michoacán told us. “If I were you, I wouldn’t have come here.”
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is under fire for his methods on fighting corruption, and recently-released videos of his own brother accepting bags of cash aren't helping.
The move is an attempt by AMLO's government to claw back a semblance of control in the violence-plagued state, but it gives an opening to a rival cartel.