More Trash Bags of Human Remains Found in Western Mexico

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco continue to discover dozens of trash bags filled with dismembered human remains. The discoveries point to an ongoing extermination tactic by cartel members fighting for control of the region. Officials found the remains in wells, shallow pits, and grassy areas as authorities continue to put the pieces back together and identify the victims.

Mexican police carry body. (© AFP/File Pedro Pardo)

GRAFICO — Narcos Dejan Cuerpos Desmembrados en Jalisco

Piernas, Torsos y Brazos mutilados de varios cuerpos fueron encontrados junto a un narcomensaje en una camioneta abandonada en el estado de Jalisco. La cruenta ejecución apunta a una escalada de violencia en una zona que por muchos años fue considerada relativamente pacifica.


VIDEO: U.S. Diplomat Shot in Mexico

A U.S. diplomat was shot in this city when he was leaving a shopping center in a failed murder attempt. The suspected gunman was able to ran away after the attack. Police later apprehended the shooter.

Diplomat Shooting

Patricia Mostly Spares Mexican Pacific Coast Despite Catastrophic Potential

Hurricane Patricia was hailed as an historic and potentially catastrophic storm as it slammed into the Mexican Pacific coast with sustained winds of over 200 miles per hour. But despite the fears and warnings, the Category 5 hurricane made landfall the evening of October 23 just south of Puerto Vallarta without any loss of life or massive damage to critical infrastructure.

Mexican Pacific Coast