Mexico investigates alleged police massacre

Mexican prosecutors and the federal police`s internal affairs are investigating allegations that officers gunned down 16 unarmed civilians in January, officials said Monday.

Mexican police massacred civilians in January: Report

Federal police gunned down 16 civilians in western Mexico in January, a report said Sunday, contradicting official accounts that nine people had died in the crossfire of a shootout.

Mexico drug lord's arrest sparks gunfights, three dead

A cartel attacked Mexican security forces in reaction to a drug lord's arrest in a city near the US border, unleashing gunfights that killed at least three gunmen and wounded two officers.

Stolen radioactive material still missing in Mexico

 Mexican authorities have yet to find a toolbox-sized container carrying dangerous radioactive material that was stolen on April 13, authorities said Friday.

Mexican kingpin`s arrest sparks gunfights, three dead

 A cartel attacked Mexican security forces Friday in reaction to a drug lord`s arrest in a city near the US border, unleashing gunfights that killed at least three gunmen and wounded two officers.

Mexico`s `New Generation` cartel takes police head-on

The town still bears the scars from the unprecedented offensive launched by a powerful Mexican drug cartel against government forces: bullet-pocked buildings and blood stains on the street.

Mexico scrambles to find stolen radioactive material

Authorities appealed for help among Mexico`s population on Thursday to locate stolen radioactive material, the latest theft of such dangerous substances in the country.

Dangerous radioactive material stolen in Mexico

MexicAuthorities issued an alert for several Mexican states on Wednesday after thieves snatched potentially deadly radioactive material used for industrial radiography.

Millions in gold stolen from Canadian mine in Mexico

Armed robbers made off with 7,000 ounces of gold worth $8.5 million at current prices from Canadian firm McEwen Mining`s mine in Sinaloa, Mexico, the company said.

"The crime is being vigorously investigated by the Mexican authorities," McEwen Mining said in a statement late Tuesday. 

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 catches drug tunnel diggers red handed

Nine people in Mexico were caught red handed Tuesday digging a tunnel that was apparently to be used to sneak drugs into California, officials said.

Mexican navy rescues 14 Cubans at sea

 The Mexican navy rescued 14 Cubans travelling in a barely seaworthy boat off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula, the navy said Tuesday.

Mexico gang kills 15 police in worst attack in years

Fifteen police officers were killed in a gang ambush in western Mexico, an official said Tuesday, marking the deadliest day in recent years for security forces battling the drug war.

15 Mexican police killed in gang ambush: Official

At least 15 police officers were killed in an ambush by a gang in western Mexico, an official said Tuesday, in only the latest attack against Jalisco state authorities.

Gunmen attack security convoy in western Mexico

Gang gunmen opened fire on a Jalisco state security convoy in western Mexico on Monday, killing an undetermined number of people in the latest clash to hit the region.

Death toll in Mexico fuel tanker blast jumps to 18

The death toll from a tanker truck explosion in southern Mexico jumped to 18 on Monday, 11 days after people tried to steal fuel from the vehicle after it crashed.

Frenchwoman, Mexico ex-governor end child custody fight

A Frenchwoman and her ex-husband, a former Mexican governor close to his country`s president, have resolved a high-profile, three-year-old child custody battle that made headlines in both nations.

Oil rig fire hits Mexico`s oil output

Mexico`s oil production dropped following a deadly fire at an offshore platform, while authorities are still searching for three missing workers, state-run energy firm Pemex said Sunday.

Burning Judas: Mexico Easter tradition gets political

During Holy Week in Mexico there are always processions and prayers, traditionally observed by worshipers across the country. But lesser-known traditions also persist, such as burning Judas figures as a means of overcoming evil.

Three missing after deadly Mexico oil rig fire

Three workers were reported missing on Friday, a day after an explosion and fire on a Mexican oil platform that killed four people, as authorities opened an investigation into the cause.