Observers say a brutal drug war has empowered the police to act without accountability.
He is the 18th journalist to be killed since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power, a media union said.
After years of police successfully claiming "self-defense" as bodies piled up in the country's bloody drug war, will the same rationale work when the victims are on-duty intelligence officers?
Humberto Moreira is due to appear in a Madrid court on Friday following his arrest in an investigation into money laundering that reportedly also includes evidence that he was working for the Zetas cartel.
After a unanimous vote to strip President Otto Pérez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, Guatemalans are celebrating but wary of the country’s history of impunity.
Guatemalan lawmakers voted unanimously to strip President Otto Perez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, clearing the way for charges in connection with a corruption scandal.
Enrique Peña Nieto tapped a old party hand and confessed “friend” of his finance minister to investigate conflict of interest allegations, which resulted in all parties being cleared of wrongdoing.
In this excerpt VICE News meets meet Irinea Buendia, the mother who's fighting the Mexican justice system in the case of her daughter’s death.
A photojournalist in the State of Mexico takes VICE News to the location where a women was violently murdered, one of the many femicides that have occurred in the region.
VICE News investigates the murder of women in the State of Mexico, and meets the victims' relatives who continue to demand justice from authorities who seem incapable or unwilling to help.
In the final part of the three-part series, Mexico's Supreme Court rules on the first femicide hearing, the case of Mariana Lima.
In episode two of the three-part series, VICE News meets with journalists and forensic experts to learn why the Mexican government continues to ignore these gender-specific murders.