Mexican businessman Carlos Gutiérrez hopes that the US grants his political asylum after a criminal group cut his legs off after resisting their extortion.
Sergio Gómez Martínez, also known as "La Tuta", the supreme leader of the "Knights Templar" cartel and one of Mexico's most wanted criminals, reappeared in the state of Michoacán to offer an exclusive interview for British network Channel 4 News.
Tensions in the state of Michoacán grow, owing to the existing conflict between vigilante groups, the Mexican Army and organized crime groups.
The recent rise of H1N1 influenza cases in Mexico has kept the population on alert, although Mexican health authorities have dismissed the conditions to declare an epidemiological alert exists.
Tensions between armed civilian groups which have appeared in the region of Tierra Caliente in the state of Michoacán to defend themselves from cartels, might find a solution in the coming days, after the Federal government and the leader of the autodefensas signed an agreement that would allow the vigilantes to become a part of the Army, local police or rural corps.
Mexican Federal forces capture Dionisio Loya Plancarte on Monday, Jan. 27, one of the leaders of the cartel known as "The Knights Templar"
The Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) of Mexico ordered Peruvian TV host Laura Bozzo to reveal the name and position of the public servant that authorized the use of the helicopter she used last September 20, 2013 to bring "help" to the community of Coyuca de Benítez, Guerrero, after it was hit by hurricane Manuel.
Mexican Federal forces arrested Joaquín Negrete Arriaga, a leader of the criminal group known as The Knights Templar, a few hours before the Mexican Army took control of the region known as Tierra Caliente, in the state of Michoacán.
Policemen in Chihuahua arrested Ángel Salvador Taboada Villanueva, aka "El Cone", alleged killer of Juan Francisco Sicilia, son of Mexican activist and poet Javier Sicilia, reported local media on Jan. 15.
Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the American Department of Justice held secret meetings with members of Mexican drug cartels, among which is the cartel led by "El Chapo" Guzmán, one of the most wanted men in North America, revealed a Mexican newspaper on Monday.
Mexican rescue units found the body of a young American Alpinist that had gone missing on the Citlatépetl volcano on Sunday, Jan. 5.
During an excavation to open a new subway line in Mexico City, a group of archaeologists found the remains of what seems to be an Aztec offering.
A report written by the Documentation Network of Migrant Organizations (RDODM), said on Tuesday, December 17 that 52 percent of immigrants illegally entering Mexico's southern border suffer robberies while 33 percent are extorted, and are at risk of being kidnapped by organized crime.
"La Tuta", the leader of the criminal organization known as "Los Caballeros Templarios" ("The Knights Templar"), one of the most prominent criminal cells in Mexico, gave an interview to Mundo Fox.
Rafa Marquez thinks that Carlos Vela should make a return to the Mexican National Team.