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Mexico starts moving children out of squalid shelter

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:19

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:44

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:21

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 23:37

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 01:49

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:18

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

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 05:28

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:10

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 21:17

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 08:35

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

Last Updated: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 12:16

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

Last Updated: Monday, December 26, 2011, 10:11

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.