A wave of paramilitary terror grips the Sierra Tarahumara in northern Mexico's Chihuahua state, as the Sinaloa Cartel seeks control over the opium and cannabis cultivation zone.
A national march to oppose "femicide" and violence against women—under the slogan Ni Una Menos or "Not One Less"—brought tens of thousands to the streets of Lima.
The Zapatista rebels in Mexico's southern state of Chiapas marked the anniversary of their 1994 New Years Day uprising by hosting a national activist gathering in their territory.
Mexico extradited 13 top drug-trafficking suspects to the United States—but all from Los Zetas and other rival organzations to the Sinaloa Cartel.
Mexican authorities claimed another coup against the cartels with the arrest of Héctor Beltran Leyva, last remaining kingpin of the Beltran Leyva Organization.
A new massacre is reported from Ciudad Juárez, again raising fears of a return to the wave of deadly violence that convulsed the Mexican border city for much of the past decade.
Peña Nieto has gotten Congress to pass three measures he says will improve public schools; teachers say the laws are part of a program for dumbing down the system.
A vigilante calling herself Diana the Hunter claimed credit for the slaying of two bus drivers in Ciudad Juárez, calling it revenge for sexual abuse of women by night-shift drivers.
Mexico’s most notorious kingpin, Rafael Caro Quintero, was released from Puente Grande federal prison in Jalisco where he had been incarcerated for the past 28 years.
Murders in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas jumped more than 90% and kidnapping reports more than doubled over last year to the highest rate in the country.
Gunmen shot up nightclubs in Chihuahua, Oaxaca and Guerrero, killing 11 and kidnapping one—the latest in a surge of violence since the change of government in Mexico.
An activist whose teenaged daughter disappeared in 2008 has applied for political asylum in the US after being harassed by the authorities in Ciudad Juárez.