Mexican police shot and killed six people on Thursday during a raid in a state wracked by drug cartel violence, an official said.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled southeastern Mexico today, seismologists said.
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.
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 workers building an oil platform in Mexico died when an elevator carrying them fell from a height of 30 metres, an official said.
A shootout early Thursday between Mexican troops and suspected kidnappers left nine dead in the eastern state of Veracruz, local authorities said.
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 soldiers and police killed 10 Zetas drug cartel suspects in a gunfight on Thursday in the eastern state of Veracruz, authorities said.
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.
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.
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 formed off Mexico`s Gulf Coast, prompting Mexican authorities to ready hundreds of shelters.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon expressed his sadness over the crash in a message posted on his Twitter account.
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.
At least 11 people were killed by an armed gang on Thursday in the Mexican Gulf coast state of 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.
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