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Parents of 43 missing Mexican students demand new search

- Parents and relatives of 43 Mexican students missing for 10 months and presumed dead marched Sunday to demand the government resume the search for the young men.

Lightning kills seven from same Mexico family

- Four children were among seven people from the same family killed in a devastating lightning strike in rural Mexico on Friday, authorities said.

Seven 'tortured' bodies found in southern Mexico

Acapulco - Seven corpses, including some with signs of torture and a decapitated body, were discovered in the violence-plagued southern Mexican state of Guerrero, authorities said Thursday.

Mexico rights body sees faults in probe of 43 missing

- Mexico's human rights agency said Thursday it had found shortcomings in the official investigation into last year's disappearance and presumed slaughter of 43 college students.

Poverty rises in Mexico under President Pena Nieto

- Two million people joined the ranks of the poor in Mexico between 2012 and 2014, official figures showed Thursday, as the poverty rate rose under President Enrique Pena Nieto.Some 55.3 million people, or 46.

Mexico town blames army for boy's death

- Members of a western Mexico indigenous community demanded Tuesday that authorities punish soldiers and police after blaming them for the death of a 12-year-old boy during a clash.

Brisk business for drug baron T-shirts after escape

- Ballads glorifying Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's daring jailbreak were composed shortly after his escape. Now T-shirts and hats featuring the Mexican drug kingpin's face are flying off the shelves.

Mexican soldiers suspected in seven disappearances

- Mexican military investigators have found evidence showing that soldiers were likely involved in the disappearance of seven young people in northern Zacatecas state, the defense ministry said Monday.

In bastion, Mexico kingpin seen as benevolent bandit

Badiraguato - The lush Mexican mountain stronghold of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is dotted with hamlets where poor farmers live in humble homes, scrape by on crops and lionize the fugitive drug kingpin.

Seven Mexican prison officials charged over Guzman escape

- Seven prison officials from the Mexican jail where drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped were charged over the affair and taken to a federal detention center Friday, authorities said.

Dolores downgraded to tropical storm

- Dolores was downgraded Friday to a tropical storm as it moved away from Mexico's coast, after reaching category four hurricane status.

Mexican president faces music after drug lord's prison break

- Mexico's president faced a public relations nightmare Friday as he confronted fallout from the escape of a notorious drug lord, but said he was "fully confident" the kingpin would be recaptured.

Mexican guards took '18 minutes' to reach drug lord's prison cell

- It took 18 minutes for prison guards to go into Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's cell after they noticed that he vanished from his cell, authorities said Thursday.

Mexico's infamous prison cell, scene of Guzman's escape

Almoloya De Ju - Seventeen steel doors that only open electronically separate the outside world from prison cell number 20, where Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman lived for 17 months.

Mexico police search hotels, hospitals for drug lord

- Mexican authorities are searching hotels, hospitals and funeral homes in a massive manhunt for fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, while boosting operations at the Guatemala border, officials saidThe interior ministry said 101 checkpoints hav...

Op-Ed: Is Trump taking the GOP to the cleaners?

Selecting Donald Trump as the way to stop the Hillary Clinton juggernaut seems as sensible as picking Shorty Guzman as Mexican transport minister because he organized the building of a mile-long tunnel to escape prison.

Video shows drug lord Guzman's daring shower escape

- Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman paced nervously in his cell before bending down behind his shower's short wall and vanishing, according to newly released security footage of his daring jailbreak.

Guzman's escape inspires drug ballads

- Mexican drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had barely vanished from prison when the first rhymes hit the Internet -- his second spectacular jailbreak has already inspired "narcocorridos," controversial drug ballads.

Mexico's 'Chapo' set to reclaim drug kingpin crown

- After his spectacular jailbreak, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could reclaim his crown as Mexico's top drug lord and expand his Sinaloa cartel's territory while his main rivals languish in prison.

Mexico sacks prison chiefs over Guzman escape, offers bounty

- Mexico's government offered a $3.8 million reward for the capture of fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and sacked top prison officials amid suspicions that guards helped him escape.
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