Legend of escaped Mexican kingpin Guzman grows in drug heartland

 

Culiacan: In the days since Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman turned a grubby corner of his prison cell into an escape hatch to freedom, the notorious drug lord`s legend has soared to new heights in the gang-infested landscape of his home turf.

Robbers take USD 8.5 million in gold from Mexican mine

Canada-based McEwen Mining Inc. says armed robbers took USD 8.5 million in gold from a refinery at a mine in Mexico's western Sinaloa state.

Mexico death toll nears 100 as new hurricane hits

Deaths from floods and landslides battering Mexico neared 100 as a fresh hurricane hit the northwest.

Nine slain in Mexican town as cartels clash

A group of armed men stormed a town in the mountains of the western state of Sinaloa on Christmas Eve and shot nine men to death.

Mexico marijuana bust weighs in at 134 tonnes

The marijuana seized in Mexico`s biggest bust ever weighed in at 134 tonnes, nearly 30 tonnes more than initially reported, authorities said.