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Mexico shows off other side of Michoacan
Known for its art, culture and food, Morelia aims to shed being pigeon-holed as just the capital of a violent state.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 10:58 GMT
Drug cartels weigh down Mexico's 'green gold'
Avocado farmers and traders say drug cartels have been extorting money from them for years.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2013 10:32 GMT
Mutilated bodies found in central Mexico
Dismembered bodies of 17 men found on a farm in an area disputed by violent drug cartels.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2012 02:14 GMT
Activists seek cooler place for polar bear
Social media leveraged to move Yupi, who has lived in a zoo in Mexico for her entire 20 years, to a much colder place.
Last updated: 27 May 2012 14:01 GMT
Mexicans see security as primary concern
With elections looming, fears grow that drug violence could discourage people from casting their votes.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 09:41 GMT
Mexico remembers its dead amid drug wars
As country marks Day of the Dead, many families of the victims of gangs renew their quest for justice.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2011 00:28 GMT
Bodies found in Mexican city
Police in Morelia find 21 bodies following 'third most violent day on record since President Calderon took office'.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2011 23:00 GMT
Drug gang blockades Mexican city
Main roads into the western city of Morelia are blocked by armed men and torched vehicles.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2010 04:21 GMT
Mexico celebrates 200th birthday
Mexicans mark bicentenary of independence but festivities in parts of the country are silenced by security concerns.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2010 08:29 GMT
Blasts disrupt Mexico celebrations
Explosions during independence day ceremony kill at least eight people.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2008 19:57 GMT
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