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Cartels cast shadow over Mexico polls
Speculation rife over role of criminal syndicates as country votes for new president amid continuing drug violence.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 10:45 GMT
Zetas cartel 'denies' role in Mexico massacre
Banners reportedly appear signed by country's largest cartel denying responsibility for killings of 49 people.
Last updated: 16 May 2012 09:16 GMT
Mexico headless bodies yet to be identified
Forensic experts still trying to identify 49 mutilated bodies found dumped near city of Monterrey.
Last updated: 15 May 2012 08:06 GMT
Decapitated bodies found in Mexico
Eighteen bodies found in cars on road from Guadalajara believed to be victims of revenge killings in drugs turf war.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 06:45 GMT
Mexico disbands port city's police force
All police officers laid off and marines deployed to patrol city of Veracruz in effort to break grip of drug cartels.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 10:37 GMT
Mexico foils 'plot' to smuggle in Gaddafi son
Mexican officials say they discovered and halted international plan to smuggle Saadi Gaddafi from Niger.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 02:30 GMT
Mexico's Poire defends anti-drug campaign
Mexico's security spokesman discusses drug violence, saying it is "essential to bring these cartels down".
Last updated: 18 Aug 2011 21:53 GMT
Mexico reinforces war against drug cartels
Extra 1,800 federal agents backed by helicopters sent to Michoacan as officers battle crime gangs in the state.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 15:22 GMT
Many killed in Mexico violence
Battles between drug cartels have killed more than 40 people in the last two days.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2011 23:23 GMT
Mexico captures 'major cartel boss'
In a rare bloodless arrest, police detain Jesus Mendez, the alleged head of the cult-like La Familia cartel.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2011 02:26 GMT
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