Hernández, assassination victim.

Longtime politician killed in Guerrero

A longtime leftist leader and founding member of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) was killed in the state of Guerrero Saturday night along with his wife, 94-year-old mother-in-law and driver, FULL STORY

Teachers march in Oaxaca on Friday.

In Oaxaca, from one disaster to another

With the worst of the earthquakes and other natural disasters behind it, Oaxaca now faces the return of protesting teachers. Members of the dissident CNTE teachers’ union marched Friday in FULL STORY

Police at a crime scene in Baja California Sur this week.

Violence blamed for hotel cancelations

An upsurge of drug-related violence in Baja California Sur has dealt a damaging blow to the state’s tourism industry, causing the cancelation of thousands of hotel reservations in popular vacation FULL STORY

Ground fractures in Mexico City are indicated in red.

Major fractures shown on Mexico City map

Geology experts have created a map that highlights the major ground fractures beneath Mexico City, features that pose a risk for city infrastructure. The Center for Geosciences’ geological fracture map FULL STORY

protest for miroslava breach

Sinaloa Cartel cell linked to murder

The murder last March in Chihuahua of journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea, 54, has been linked to hired gunmen associated with the Sinaloa Cartel, the state Attorney General’s office revealed this FULL STORY