Relax doomsayers, the Maya people did not really mark their calendar for the end of the world on December 21, 2012.
Mexican authorities charged 14 federal police officers with attempted murder Friday over a shooting in August that wounded two US government employees, reportedly CIA agents.
Isaac Carrasco and his two daughters dutifully adorned the graves of several relatives with beds of marigolds and crosses made of red flowers for Mexico's Day of the Dead.
A Mexican man pleaded guilty Tuesday over the killing of a US border agent that threw a spotlight on the United States' controversial "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking operation, prosecutors.
Surrounded by flowers and palm trees off Mexico City's main avenue, the statue of Azerbaijan's late leader looks peaceful in a corner of the noisy and polluted capital's biggest park.
Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan called Thursday for a discussion on decriminalization of drugs, criticizing the crackdown on traffickers in Mexico led by outgoing President Felipe Calderon.
Mexico, second in obesity in the world after the United States, wants its children to cut down on the soft drinks and fatty foods that have made them the chubbiest kids in Latin America.
A woman who identified herself as a daughter of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been arrested after trying to enter the United States with false documents.
Mexican students protesting a new curriculum threw homemade explosives, fired rockets and hurled stones at police in a melee Monday that left 176 arrested and 10 police officers injured.
The Mexican navy said late Monday that the leader of the powerful Zetas drug cartel, Heriberto Lazcano, was apparently killed in a shootout near the US border.
Belize, a tropical tourist paradise, is developing a dark side and turning into a transit point for the trafficking of drugs bound for the United States.
Around 60 Mexicans marched on Canada's parliament on Tuesday to request amnesty for thousands of failed asylum seekers whose lives they say would be at risk if they are deported to Mexico.
A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico's Baja California peninsula Tuesday, forcing more than 1,000 tourists to flee their hotels and take refuge on beaches and in gardens.
The 131 Mexican inmates who escaped from a prison near the US border this week fled through the front door, not a tunnel as previously believed.
Police in Arizona can now start asking crime suspects about their immigration status, as a contested law that raised fears of profiling of Hispanics took effect in a state bordering Mexico.
The bodies of 17 men, most of them tied up in chains and shot dead, were found dumped along a highway Sunday in a western Mexican state known as a violent battleground for rival drug cartels.
The bullet-riddled bodies of 16 men were found Monday inside an abandoned van in a western Mexico region mired in drug violence.
Mexico's electoral tribunal rejected Thursday a left-wing bid to overturn the presidential election win of Enrique Pena Nieto, as protesters shouted "fraud" and threw stones at the court.
Workers have discovered hundreds of bones belonging to Ice Age animals, including mammoths, mastodons and glyptodons, while digging to build a wastewater treatment plant north of Mexico City.
Mexican federal police shot at a US diplomatic car as they chased criminals south of Mexico City on Friday, in a chaotic incident that left two US embassy employees wounded.
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