Homes buried in Mexico landslides

The state governor fears as many as 1,000 could be buried in the southern state of Oaxaca

Torrential rains kill 18 in Guatemala

At least 18 people were killed in Guatemala yesterday, including a dozen on a bus that was buried in a landslide, as heavy rains lashed the Central American nation and southern Mexico.

25 cartel gunmen killed in army raid

Soldiers have killed at least 25 suspected members of a drug cartel in a clash near the US-Mexican border.

Album: Rolando Villazon, ¡México! (Deutsche Grammophon)

Thanks to the coincidence of two Mexican anniversaries – the Centennial of the Revolution, and the Bicentennial of the Independence Movement – there are several Mexican-themed collections on release, with conductor Alondra De La Parra's recent Mi Alma Mexicana (My Mexican Soul) followed here by Rolando Villazón's ¡México!, popular songs from his native country.

Corpses found in gangland body dump

Authorities in Mexico's north-eastern state of Nuevo Leon found the remains of at least 38 people scattered on the ground and in a series of pits, at a suspected drug-gang dumping site near Monterrey on Friday.

Mexican partygoers murdered by gunmen

Gunmen stormed a party in northern Mexico and massacred 17 people, authorities said.

An entire year's worth of rain falls on city in only three days

Monterrey, Mexico, was recovering from Hurricane Alex after flooding destroyed homes, damaged bridges and left six people dead. More than a year's worth of rainfall fell in the space of three days, flooding the normally dry Santa Catarina riverbed near the city.

Mexican cartels assassinate governor candidate

Mexico's main opposition party scrambled to name a new candidate for governor in the upcoming election in a northern border state after suspected drug hitmen killed the front-runner.

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Mexico to identify dead war heroes

Mexican soldiers have paraded the bones of heroes of the country's War of Independence through the capital, Mexico City, before scientists begin trying to solve a century-old mystery of identifying them.

Volcano-hit Guatemala suffers landslide in storms

Torrential rains brought by the first tropical storm of the 2010 season pounded Central America and southern Mexico over the weekend, triggering deadly landslides. The death toll stood at 16 yesterday, but authorities said the number could rise.

Tropical storm in Guatemala leaves trail of death

Torrential rains brought by the first tropical storm of the 2010 season pounded Guatemala and southern Mexico, triggering deadly landslides and killing at least 12.

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