CRIMES AND SCANDAL IN MEXICO

The crime rate continues to rise throughout Mexico as cartels break up into smaller groups that compete fiercely for territory, yet only one state in the Republic, Guerrero, has at least 40 armed organizations, which represents the toughest test for President Andres Manuel's López Obrador promise to bring peace to the country without using military...

Crypto money was Oscar Brito's obsession. The young man traveled to Mexico to get started in a company that offered to buy cars in exchange for digital money, but he never returned. His murdered and dismembered body was found in a barren place in Mazatlan, Sinaloa.

The U.S. government warned of the threat posed by pirates to ships and oil facilities in the southern Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. State Department updated its travel alerts to include these assaults, which it says have occurred in Campeche Bay where armed criminal groups attack and steal commercial vessels and offshore oil platforms and supply ships.

Armed men killed a federal judge in Mexico on Tuesday. The gunmen killed his wife, too. So far, the authorities have reported their deaths and condemned them. No further details have been given. The attack occurred before noon at his home in the capital of Colima State, on the northwest coast of the country. The judge's name was Uriel Villegas...

Violence, Crime and Justice in Mexico