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Hurricane Patricia along the western coast of Mexico as it is seen from the ISS in space. The eye of hurricane Patricia, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Americas, has made landfall on the Pacific coast of Mexico’s Jalisco state, authorities say. Photograph: Scott Kelly/EPA

Hurricane Patricia appeared to have inflicted less damage than feared on Mexico’s Pacific coast on Saturday, but little was known about the isolated s(...)

A photo released by Mexico’s federal police shows an underground tunnel that police say was built to smuggle drugs from Tijuana, Mexico to San Diego in the United States. Photograph: Mexico Federal Police via AP

Authorities seized 11,000kg of cannabis and arrested 22 people after discovering a huge cross-border tunnel between the US and Mexico, officials said.(...)

Police officials in the  area around the huge ranch after the fierce battle in which over 40 are reported dead

More than 40 people have been killed in what authorities said was a fierce battle between suspected drug gang gunmen and government forces on a ranch (...)

A federal police officer stands guard outside a ranch where gunmen took cover during an intense gun battle with the police along the Jalisco-Michoacan highway in Vista Hermosa, Michoacan State, Mexico, on May 22nd, 2015. One official said two police had been killed in the shootout, while the other said three police had died. Photograph: Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images

At least 39 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico during a battle between suspected gang members and security forces, two government official(...)

Jose Manuel Mireles (with hat), head of Michoacan state’s community police or vigilantes, poses for a photograph with vigilantes in Churumuco on December 29th last. Mexico’s government on Monday pledged to take control of the violent western state after days of fighting between masked vigilantes and members of one of the country’s most powerful drug cartels. Photograph: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters

Mexico’s government has pledged to take control of a violent western state after days of fighting between masked vigilantes and members of one of the (...)

Jose de Jesus Gallegos, the new tourism minister of Jalisco state was ambushed and killed yesterday afternoon in an upscale area in the State capital Guadalajara, local officials said. Photograph: Reuters
Mexican politician killed
  • World
  • March 10, 2013, 09:43

The recently appointed tourism minister in western Mexican state of Jalisco was shot to death yesterday. The attack on Jose de Jesus Gall(...)

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