Veracruz

New storm forms off Mexico; toll in earlier storm hits 18

Tropical Storm Javier formed off Mexico's Pacific Coast yesterday, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Aug 08, 2016, 03:28 AM IST

Tropical Storm Earl leaves six dead in Mexico

The storm has lost strength but rainfall in the country`s southeastern states could still cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, according to the US National Hurricane Center.

Aug 07, 2016, 04:09 AM IST

Mexico navy investigates sex abuse, torture claims

Mexico`s navy said Thursday it was investigating allegations that marines sexually assaulted or tortured six women, marking the latest abuse claims against the country`s military.

Feb 05, 2016, 07:53 AM IST

Mexican cops again at center of a mass disappearance

 For more than two weeks, the parents of five missing young people have been living inside a Mexican state prosecutor`s office in an attempt to pressure authorities to find their children.

Jan 29, 2016, 11:17 AM IST
16 dead in football team's bus crash in Mexico

16 dead in football team's bus crash in Mexico

The bus was taking the players to an amateur football game, local officials said.

Jan 11, 2016, 08:38 AM IST

Police find six bodies in eastern Mexico

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

May 04, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2015, 04:18 AM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

Mexico hit by 5.4-magnitude quake:

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

Oct 05, 2014, 02:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2014, 03:19 AM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

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.

May 15, 2014, 23:37 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2014, 01:49 AM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2014, 05:28 AM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2013, 21:17 PM IST