Mexico on the Brink
As the war on drugs rages, and social movements challenge inequality and exclusion, Al Jazeera goes behind the headlines to the frontlines of the conflict.
Mexico on the Brink
Mexico says Zetas cartel ordered beheadings
Officials say leaders of Zetas drug gang told underling nicknamed El Loco to leave 49 mutilated bodies in town square.
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After being seized from upscale area of Caracas, ambassador and his wife are released in a slum before dawn.
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Former national goalkeeper, known as 'The Cat', accused of selecting victims for the Gulf drug cartel.
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Oswald Alonso takes huge risks to cover Mexico's drug war, which is threatening press freedom.
Discovery in northern Durango state comes as police officers are held on suspicion of protecting drug gang members.
Contract killer tells Al Jazeera he killed friends and relatives for "disrespecting his boss".
Some groups are worried that cartel-inspired games could be glorifying violence.
Journey from Bering Sea to Mexico's western coast means giant the mammals are sometimes hit by cruise and cargo ships.
In a nation seething with impunity, indigenous community police forces are cutting crime and delivering 'education'.
Founders of the Zetas drug gang learned special forces techniques at Ft. Bragg before waging a campaign of carnage.
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