Video leaked to VICE World News shows armed men breaking into the attorney general's office in the northern state of Tamaulipas to free a powerful narco.
Like so many other abandoned hospitals, the Hospital Naturista in Tamaulipas is said to be haunted by the ghost of a deranged—but very stylish—nurse.
When the government eliminated the bosses of one of the bloodiest cartels, those who were left began fighting — and civilians are paying a high price in blood.
Central American women are regularly kidnapped by Mexican gangs to work in brothels and serve drug lords. Most never make it out. One did, and this is her story.
With the number of homicides across the country at their highest since 2012, this weekend’s victims included two mayors gunned down.
The authorities say that the carelessness of his kidnappers allowed the Olympiakos player to make a phone call to the police shortly after he was abducted in his violence-torn home state of Tamaulipas.
The victim was abducted in McAllen on May 12 and rescued when Mexican police at a checkpoint discovered him in the trunk of a vehicle driven by his alleged kidnappers.
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.
Up to eight journalists have been killed in Mexico this year, even though the dangers to the local media have been attracting international attention for years and prompted multiple promises from the government to act.
He arrived in 2012 with promises of "Saving Mexico," but ever since, Peña Nieto has dropped in the polls and responded poorly to a string of embarrassing scandals.
Jorge Parral Rabadan beat out 1,000 applicants for a job running a Mexican border bridge with Texas. He denounced rising insecurity at his post until he was kidnapped, taken to a ranch, and killed by point-blank gunfire from the Mexican military.
Nine gunmen were killed in a shootout with Tamaulipas state police and 13 people were killed or found dead in 36 hours in Veracruz.