By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The election for governor of the key Mexican border state of Baja California Sunday appeared to be locked in a tight race, with both sides claiming victory.
Preliminary results with about 9 percent of the vote counted showed Francisco "Kiko" Vega
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death of the founder and leader of Mexico's brutal Zetas cartel in a firefight with marines outside a baseball game near the Texas border was perhaps the biggest coup of President Felipe Calderon's war
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - With little more than photographs and fingerprints, authorities were trying to identify 14 suspected illegal immigrants who were killed when a pickup truck packed with nearly two dozen people crashed in South Texas in one of the
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
TULTITLAN, Mexico (AP) - Deported from the United States after years working construction in New Jersey, Hector Augusto Lopez decided to rebuild his life in his hometown in eastern Honduras.
He found a steady job in a shoe store in Catacamas. Then, in March,
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens