Guerrero

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Parents hold photographs of their children, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa college in Guerrero who were kidnapped and disappeared in September 2014, during a march in Mexico City in October 2019. Photograph: Eoin Wilson

More than five years after 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teacher training college in Guerrero were kidnapped by Mexican police and subsequentl(...)

Clashes between armed groups and federal forces, in Culiacan, Mexico, October 17th 2019. Photograph: Luis Gerardo/EPA

Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador approved the release of a son of jailed drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán on Thursday, after security(...)

Mexican Navy members escort the secretary of public security of Acapulco Max Lorenzo Sedano after they took control of the local Public Security Secretariat. Photograph: Getty Images

The federal and state police, backed by the Mexican army, took over security in the Pacific coast city of Acapulco on Tuesday, responding to suspicion(...)

Night’s Candles are Burnt Out by Seán Keating (1928-1929). On loan to the ESB with kind permission of Gallery Oldham, UK

When Inti Guerrero, the curator of EVA International 2018, made an exploratory visit to Limerick to get a sense of what kind of exhibition he might ma(...)

A woman embraces a boy as a powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City on February 16th, 2018. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the(...)

Relatives of inmates  outside of Las Cruces prison in Acapulco following a riot  which left 28 dead. Photograph: Francisco Robles/AFP/Getty Images

At least 28 inmates were killed when a brutal fight broke out in a prison in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco on Thursday, one of the worst outb(...)

Soldiers stand outside a prison after a riot broke out at the maximum security wing in Acapulco, Mexico. Photograph: Troy Merida/Reuters

At least 28 inmates died in a fight between prisoners early on Thursday morning at a Mexican prison in the southwestern city of Acapulco, state securi(...)

The body of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez is put on a stretcher   after he was shot dead in Culiacan: Mexico is one of the most dangerous places to be a journalist, and the vast majority of attacks on the media go unpunished. Photograph:  Fernando Brito/AFP/Getty

A Mexican reporter renowned for coverage of organised crime was killed and gunmen attacked an executive of a small weekly magazine on Monday, as autho(...)

Federal police and medical personnel inspect a ditch where at least six bodies were found half-buried in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on Saturday. According to media reports, the bodies were likely buried at the site between five and twenty days ago. Photograph: EPA/STR

At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven(...)

Soldiers have found 32 bodies and nine human heads in an area of southern Mexico where rival drug gangs have been engaged in a wave of extortion, kidnappings and turf battles. Photograph: EPA

Soldiers have found 32 bodies and nine human heads in an area of southern Mexico where rival drug gangs have been engaged in a wave of extortion, kidn(...)

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