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Deadly jailbreak, hacked bodies raise fears that cartel violence is permeating … A violent attempted jailbreak and the discovery of three hacked-up bodies on a train are raising new fears that provincial drug cartel violence is finding its way into Mexico City. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said Monday that three men got ……

Military helicopter shot down as drug violence surges in western Mexico MEXICO CITY — Gunmen shot down a Mexican military helicopter Friday in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, and set fire to buses, blocked roads, and attacked banks and gas stations in a sharp escalation of violence against the … Read more…

Violence flares at Mexico City protest over missing students – video Masked demonstrators smash shopfronts and set fire to buildings in Mexico City as a protest over the missing students turns violent. Brandishing bats and fire bombs, masked protesters attack banks and restaurants along the capital's Reforma boulevard. Read more on The Guardian

Violence Follows Protests in Mexico City Over Missing Students NBC News Violence broke out in Mexico City after thousands marched to demand the government do more about 43 students who disappeared at hands of the police. Published December 2nd 2014, 12:20 am. advertisement. Related Videos. (0:43) Playing … Read more on NBCNews.com

Report: Violence, inmates rule in Mexico's prisons MEXICO CITY — Cases of violence and inmates controlling Mexican prisons are on the rise, symptoms of the corruption and lack of resources that plague the country's corrections system, the National Human Rights Commission said Tuesday. Riots … Read more on Anchorage Daily News

More violence plagues Mexico; military supplants police force MEXICO CITY — While millions of Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead holiday in peace this weekend, violence erupted in numerous areas of the country as well, including a series of drug cartel-related gunfights Sunday in and around the border city … Read more on Los…

Mexico City Leaders Aim to Fight Cartel Violence By Legalizing Pot Mexico City is one of the world's largest cities with 8.6 million residents. For years it has been overrun by drug cartels, which have transformed the city into a center of brutality, killing more than 60,000 people in just six years. A large portion…

Explaining Mexico City's Recent Wave of Violence A new report from a Mexico City analysis firm details the rivalries among local trafficking groups, thereby revealing some of the deeper causes of some spectacular recent acts of violence in the city. The document from Lantia Consultores, a security … Read more on Latina Lista: The Smart…

Officials say Mexico's drug violence, killings on … MEXICO CITY — The drug-related murders that plagued Mexico for six years have decreased in the past six months, while fewer people have disappeared than previously thought, the interior minister said Friday. Mexico's top security official, Miguel … Read more on The Mercury