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  • Mexican cartels splinter, branch out as drug war rages

     
    The news just gets grimmer in Mexico as the drug war nears the end of its fifth year and claims more and more innocent lives. On Thursday, gunmen burst into a casino in the northern city of Monterrey and set fire to the place, killing more than 50 people,...
  • Who is responsible for the casino tragedy in Mexico?

     
    Four days after the deadly casino attack in Monterrey in northern Mexico, the owner of the burned-out Casino Royale has not emerged in public or spoken with authorities. In fact, little is known about the owners and operators of the casino, despite...
  • The week in Latin America: Unrest continues in Chile

     
    Here are stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: 1 dead in Chile national strike A two-day national strike in Chile led to hundreds of...
  • List of Chile dictatorship victims grows, sparking controversy

     
    Chile's government has expanded its official list of victims of the Pinochet dictatorship to more than 40,000, but among the new names are victims of torture who later became torturers themselves, as well as a torture victim who fled and later returned to...
  • The week in Latin America: His defense is cheese

     
    Here are stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Corruption scandal grows in Monterrey with cheese claim The mayor of Monterrey -- Mexico'...
  • Terrorism charges for 2 in Mexico who spread attack rumor on Twitter, Facebook

     
    The government of Veracruz state in Mexico has jailed a man and woman on charges of terrorism and sabotage after they published rumors of an unconfirmed narco attack on a school on the social networking sites Twitter and Facebook (link in Spanish). The...
  • 'Mexico has a clear project,' presidential front-runner says

     
    The front-runner in Mexico's 2012 presidential election delivered his sixth and final state-of-the-state address in the city of Toluca this week, in an opulent political event that effectively sought to cement Gov. Enrique Peņa Nieto as the heir...
  • The week in Latin America: Meet Cuba's Scrabble man

     
    Stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza....
  • More Mexico youths die from violence than car wrecks, report says

     
    As Mexico's drug war grinds on, violent homicide has overtaken car accidents as the leading cause of death of young people in the country, reports the Mexico City daily El Universal (link in Spanish). Government statistics reviewed by the newspaper show...
  • Veracruz panic started before 'terrorist' tweets, reports say

     
    Cracks are appearing in the case against the Twitter users in Mexico accused of terrorism for spreading rumors of an attack. Local reports and claims suggest that the "panic" that spread over rumors of child abductions at school campuses started at...
  • Veracruz proposes lesser charges for Twitter terrorism suspects

     
    The state of Veracruz in Mexico wants to change its penal code to apply a lower charge against the jailed Twitter and Facebook users accused of terrorism for spreading unconfirmed rumors of an attack on local schools (link in Spanish). A proposed change...
  • Film: Mexico's 'Miss Bala' is a vision of hopelessness

     
    Tonight, Mexicans around the world will celebrate 201 years of their country's independence from Spain with "The Shout," the mythologized call for an uprising against foreign rule made by Father Miguel Hidalgo on Sept. 16, 1810. Unlike last year's big...