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Iguala massacre sparks questions over use of force
Security experts and human rights groups, mindful of the lopsided deaths in some incidents between the military and civilians under the prior government, have doubts regarding whether the armed forces used excessive force in the clash
AMLO supports release of El Chapo’s son
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador defended security forces over their handling of a shocking outbreak of drug violence in Culiacán, Sinaloa, saying they had saved lives by releasing Ovidio Guzmán, son of jailed kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, after his bungled arrest
El Chapo's son was captured then freed after shootout in Culiacán, Sinaloa
Presumed cartel members apparently intercepted a radio frequency used by security forces, one video showed, warning of reprisals against soldiers if Ovidio Guzmán was not freed
El Chapo’s son arrested in Culiacán, Sinaloa
Officers of Sinaloa’s State Attorney General’s Office arrested Ovidio Guzmán, one of the sons of Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán
Bar attack kills five in Mexican president's home state prior to Mexican Independence celebrations
The killings were the latest reminder of the chronic security problems faced by López Obrador, a veteran leftist who assumed the presidency pledging to bring down soaring levels of violence
Jorge Celestino Ruíz Vázquez murdered in Veracruz
Jorge Celestino Ruíz Vázquez, a reporter at the Grafico de Xalapa newspaper in Veracruz’s capital, died in spite of procedures in place to protect him
Journalist Edgar Nava murdered in Guerrero
Mexican journalist Edgar Nava was shot and killed by an armed group
Journalist Rogelio Barragán found dead in Morelos
The body of Mexican journalist Rogelio Barragán showed signs of torture
More than 1,000 clandestine graves found in Mexico since 2006
Mexico has a troubling lack of anthropologists and criminal experts, which makes it hard to identify the bodies
Environmental activist murdered in Tabasco, Mexico
The environmentalist received death threats for denouncing the illegal extraction of sand from the Usumacinta river