Veracruz

12.25.17

Meet the Coca-Cola-Obsessed Woman Who Made Her House Into a Soda Shrine

Maybe you "like" soda, but you ain't seen nothing until you've visited Pat Reidy's over-the-top domain of Coca-Cola worship in Veracruz, Mexico. This is obsession.

4.26.17

A farm in Mexico is growing a solution to climate change

Over 200 food companies, non-government organizations, and scientists have endorsed the technique to counter rapidly warming temperatures around the world.

8.4.16

This is already the deadliest year for journalists in Mexico since 2010

Eight journalists were killed in Mexico in the first half of this year, according to a report by the freedom of expression group Article 19 that also registered a doubling in the number of non-fatal attacks on the media.

7.21.16

Another journalist was just murdered in one of Mexico’s most corrupt states

Pedro Tamayo was the 17th journalist murdered in Veracruz since Governor Javier Duarte took office in 2010 — the highest tally of any Mexican state.

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7.12.16

These Mexican states are way too corrupt, according to the scandal-plagued president

President Enrique Peña Nieto has blocked legislations that reportedly aim to protect the outgoing governors of Veracruz and Quintana Roo from corruption allegations.

6.6.16

Mexico's Ruling Party Just Had a Very Bad Election Day

President Enrique Peña Nieto’s PRI party lost seven of the dozen governorships at stake in Sunday’s election, including four that the party has controlled for 87 straight years.

6.3.16

Narco Ties, Embezzlement, and Topless Models: It's Election Season in Mexico

Mexico elects 12 new governors on Sunday after intense campaigning that has highlighted both Mexico’s most difficult challenges and the difficulties the country’s politicians have persuading the electorate they are not part of the problem.

6.2.16

What It's Like to Lead a Team of Zetas Cartel Hitmen in One of Mexico's Bloodiest States

The hitman talked about the Zetas’ relationship with local politicians in the state of Veracruz, the cartel’s wars with rivals, and the toll his “work” has taken on his personal life.

4.21.16

Chemical Plant Explosion Leaves 13 Workers Dead in Mexico

The explosion, apparently caused by an accidental leak, also injured 136 people and prompted the evacuation of around 2,000 people from villages near the plant.

4.7.16

Mexican Authorities Say They Don't Exist: Meet the Vigilantes Standing Up to the Zetas

The state governor claims there are no vigilante groups in Veracruz, but the armed men who say they are defending their community against the Zetas drug cartel beg to differ.

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