Authorities found thousands of bone fragments on the outskirts of Mexico City at the home of a 72-year-old man, allegedly a former butcher and now serial killer.
One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
Renewed cartel violence in the first half of this year pushed up Mexico's murder rate by about 15 percent.
Six pregnant women have been murdered or disappeared in the last two years in the state of Puebla, attracting attention to its status as the latest hotspot in a wave of extreme violence directed against women in Mexico.
Pope Francis has had some harsh words for Mexico's political and church establishment in the first two days of his six-day visit to the world's second most populous country that is beset by social and security woes.
Every official in Mexico who bears any responsibility for the scores of cases of missing or murdered women in the core of the country simply refuse to acknowledge the crisis of femicides in Edomex.
The justices decided that all murders of women should be considered possible femicides, in a landmark ruling over the 2010 murder of 29-year-old Mariana Lima Buendia.
A Mexican congressman claims 46 bodies have been pulled from the shallow canal in Ecatepec — a sprawling suburb of Mexico City.