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Bone fragments in Mexico serial killer’s house suggest 17 victims

Bone fragments in Mexico serial killer’s house suggest 17 victims

ID cards and other possessions from people long disappeared were found at the junk-filled home, suggesting the trail of killings may go back years.

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Wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ pleads guilty to US charges

Wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ pleads guilty to US charges

Emma Coronel Aispuro appeared in federal court in Washington and pleaded guilty to three federal offences as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

  • by Michael Balsamo
Severed head, body parts, kidnappings: Mexico’s bloody elections

Severed head, body parts, kidnappings: Mexico’s bloody elections

The campaign for the midterm elections has been one of the bloodiest in recent history: 97 politicians had been killed and 935 attacked.

  • by Lizbeth Diaz
Multiple deaths after Mexico City rail overpass collapses

Multiple deaths after Mexico City rail overpass collapses

At least 23 people were killed and 65 hurt when an overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed on to a road on Monday night, authorities said.

  • by Anthony Esposito and Noe Torres
Biden backtracks on refugees, raises six-month limit to 62,500

Biden backtracks on refugees, raises six-month limit to 62,500

The action comes two weeks after Biden announced he was leaving Trump’s limit of 15,000 refugees in place contrary to his campaign promise.

  • by Michael D. Shear and Zolan Kanno-Youngs
‘Imagine the memes’: After El Chapo, Mexico frets about release of another drug lord

‘Imagine the memes’: After El Chapo, Mexico frets about release of another drug lord

Mexico is beginning to earn a reputation as a government that has released more drug lords than it has captured.

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‘Separated by distance but united in faith’: Holy Week celebrated in shadow of virus

‘Separated by distance but united in faith’: Holy Week celebrated in shadow of virus

At one point, Pope Francis prayed that God would give people his hope so that “we will be able to recognise you even in the darkest moments of our life.”

  • by Joseph Krauss and Frances D'Emilio
‘Pain and shame’: Mexican President says police murdered woman during arrest
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‘Pain and shame’: Mexican President says police murdered woman during arrest

The state prosecutor is preparing femicide charges for four Tulum police officers after an autopsy concluded they broke her neck when kneeling on her back.

  • by Maria Verza and Marcos Aleman
Fury in Mexico after video captures woman’s death in police custody
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Fury in Mexico after video captures woman’s death in police custody

Video from Tulum shows a police officer kneeling on a woman’s back as she cries out, before four of them stand around her body, then load it onto a truck.

  • by Dave Graham and Ana Isabel Martinez
‘It will not be easy’: Biden hands Kamala Harris problem he couldn’t fix

‘It will not be easy’: Biden hands Kamala Harris problem he couldn’t fix

Biden’s decision gives a high-profile assignment to his Vice-President, a daughter of immigrants who has forged a reputation as an ally of immigration advocates.

  • by Andrea Shalal, Steve Holland and Nandita Bose
‘What true neighbours do’: Joe Biden plans to send COVID shots to Mexico, Canada

‘What true neighbours do’: Joe Biden plans to send COVID shots to Mexico, Canada

Mexican customs officials, meanwhile, have seized purported vials of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine en route to Honduras.

  • by Zeke Miller, Chris Sherman and Rob Gillies