Police find six bodies in eastern Mexico

The bodies of six people have been found in eastern Mexico, a police source told AFP.

13 Mexican cops detained in journalist`s disappearance

Thirteen police officers were detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday in connection with a journalist`s kidnapping, as authorities worked to identify a corpse found in a nearby town.

Mexican police detained over journalist`s kidnapping


Mexico City: A group of police officers was detained on Monday in the Mexican state of Veracruz in connection with the kidnapping of a journalist who reported on drug violence, investigators said.

Family says Mexican journalist seized by armed men

Armed men seized a Mexican journalist and activist from his home in the eastern state of Veracruz, the man's family said on Saturday.

Six killed in Mexican police raid

Mexican police shot and killed six people on Thursday during a raid in a state wracked by drug cartel violence, an official said.

Mexico hit by 5.4-magnitude quake:

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled southeastern Mexico today, seismologists said.

Mexico starts moving children out of squalid shelter

Mexican authorities began Saturday moving children out of a shelter where investigators say hundreds of minors were kept in squalid conditions and subjected to physical and sexual abuse.

31 bodies found in Mexico mass grave

The bodies of 31 people, some mutilated, have been exhumed from a mass grave in Veracruz, a stronghold of the Zetas, one of Mexico`s most bloodthirsty cartels, a military official said.

Seven oil workers dead in Mexico accident

Seven workers building an oil platform in Mexico died when an elevator carrying them fell from a height of 30 metres, an official said.

Nine killed in Mexico clash

A shootout early Thursday between Mexican troops and suspected kidnappers left nine dead in the eastern state of Veracruz, local authorities said.

33 killed in Mexico bus crash

At least 33 people were killed early Sunday when a tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on the Cosamalopan-Acayucan highway in the southern part of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, officials said.

Mexican forces kill 10 Zetas cartel suspects in clash

Mexican soldiers and police killed 10 Zetas drug cartel suspects in a gunfight on Thursday in the eastern state of Veracruz, authorities said.

Mexican reporter threatened for story: Daughters

The daughters of a reporter slain in the Mexican state of Veracruz told authorities that a woman angered by one of his stories had threatened to have a drug cartel kill him.

Three severed heads found in Mexico in suspected drug violence

The decapitated heads of three suspected members of the Zetas drug cartel were found on the trunk of a car in eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, authorities said Thursday.

Rays found on Mexican beach were dumped

The more than 200 stingrays and manta rays found on popular tourist beaches in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz last week were dumped in the area and did not die from ingesting toxic substances.

Tropical Storm Barry hits Mexican coast

Tropical Storm Barry formed off Mexico`s Gulf Coast, prompting Mexican authorities to ready hundreds of shelters.

Over 40 killed in Mexico after truck, bus collide

Mexican President Felipe Calderon expressed his sadness over the crash in a message posted on his Twitter account.

Mexico: 13 dead in drug cartel battle

Mexican soldiers have discovered 13 bodies in an abandoned truck along with a
message that they were killed in a war between rival drug cartels.

Shootings in Mexico`s Veracruz kill 16

At least 11 people were killed by an armed gang on Thursday in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz.

Mexico`s Blanco to return home to play for Veracruz

Mexico`s controversial 36-year-old forward Cuauhtemoc Blanco will return to former club Veracruz from Chicago Fire on Jan. 1, 2010, the Mexican club said on Thursday.