June 5, 2012 In the Zapotec culture of Oaxaca, there's a commonly accepted category of mixed gender — people called muxes. A photo essay blurs lines between gay and Catholic cultures there.
May 14, 2012 Early reports put the death toll from the latest drug violence at 49. But the numbers of victims may even higher. Mutilated bodies were dumped on a highway.
April 21, 2012 In a massive investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. silenced a vast bribery effort carried out by top executives of its Mexican subsidiary in order to build stores across the country.
April 20, 2012 A video that caused a sensation in Mexico for using child actors to highlight social and political challenges has been removed from both YouTube and the website of the group that produced it. Despite being online for less than a week, "Niños Incómodos" was viewed more than 1.8 million times.
April 12, 2012 A realistic and fast-paced "mockumentary" shows violence and corruption in Mexico — portrayed exclusively by child actors. The video, which challenges politicians to improve life in Mexico, has been viewed more than 1.8 million times since it was posted on YouTube Monday.
March 20, 2012 The quake was centered 120 miles east of Acapulco.
November 11, 2011 Secretary of the Interior Francisco Blake Mora ran the ministry that oversees police agencies forces battling drug cartels. Mexico's president said the accident may have been caused by bad weather.
June 24, 2011 Once upon a time, photographer Matt Black heard a mysterious language that led him to ghost towns in remote Mexico.
May 31, 2011 Martha Rivera Alanis and her students had practiced for what to do in case of gunfire outside their school. And as she got her little people down on the floor, Rivera kept keep them from getting too scared by singing.
March 2, 2011 It's March — and that means spring break is around the corner for many college students. But Texas officials are advising students to avoid going to Mexico, saying that drug violence there isn't isolated to border areas.
December 3, 2010 A 14-year-old boy suspected of acting as a drug-cartel assassin has been taken into custody by the Mexican government, according to an army official there.
October 27, 2010 Gunmen killed at least 13 people this morning at a car wash in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Nayarit. The attackers pulled up in three SUVs and opened fire on the employees in Tepic, the capital of Nayarit.
October 8, 2010 In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, NPR producer Felix Contreras interviews his father, a former migrant worker, about labor leader Cesar Chavez.