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Mexico

Mexico’s controversial gangster ballads

Mexican officials have denounced and attempted to outlaw ‘narcocorridos’, ballads glorifying drug-cartel kingpins and their illegal exploits.

Why the pope wants stronger ties with Mexico and Cuba

The church is seeking greater political footing in two places where relations between church and state have been historically strained.

Better prepared: Mexico’s 7.4 quake causes damage, but no deaths

Tuesday’s earthquake was one of the strongest that residents have felt in the capital since the 1985 quake that killed some 10,000, and still haunts many.

Occupy Mexico? How about ‘End the Drug War’?

Mexico is caught up in the middle of the war on drugs, a bloody fight that has claimed at least 47,000 lives since 2006, according to government figures.