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Six months after 43 students were ambushed by police, not to be seen again, memorials at the corner where the main attack took place are dwindling. Few people dare stop by to pay their respects, afraid of possible lookouts keeping tabs on visitors.
Hundreds of mass graves have been discovered across Mexico, but the government isn’t keeping tabs. How many clandestinely buried bodies are rotting under the country’s surface? You can also read this report in Spanish.
The 35-year-old wrestler was pronounced dead early Saturday at a Tijuana hospital after a match involving former WWE superstar Rey Mysterio.
An international cast of gorgeous male models shows just how drastically the physical attributes of the “ideal man” vary across 12 different countries.
Quiero ir a comer pollo ahí.
An immersive theater production in the rough neighborhood of Tepito is forcing people to confront their prejudices. The project is trying to show the human side of a feared neighborhood, even as drug-related violence is making parts of Mexico feel impenetrable.
“Queremos que quede claro para ellos que sus palabras afectan, hieren, y que no nos vamos a quedar calladas ante esto”, le dijo una de las chicas a BuzzFeed Español.
La vidéo a été vue presque 16 millions de fois.
The clip has been watched almost 16 million times.
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s much-hyped reforms depend on a key judicial overhaul. Now, experts are worried that the slowly moving changes will not stand the test of time, or culture. BuzzFeed News’ Karla Zabludovsky reports from Durango, Mexico.
Can these people taste which countries their chocolates come from?
Muchas de las especies estaban muertas en un congelador. Advertencia: Imágenes fuertes.
A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com’s 12th annual photo contest.
The Grapevine Police Department said it would not release the video at the request of prosecutors, reneging on a previous statement that it would.
Omar Treviño Morales is the second kingpin captured in a week by Mexican authorities. Treviño led the Zetas, one of the most feared cartels in the country.
Jesús Murillo Karam faced a wave of criticism at home and abroad for how the attorney general’s office handled the investigation of the 43 missing students.
“I feel like the substitute teacher who can’t pronounce anyone’s name.”
Servando Gómez, who both liaised with and taunted authorities, was captured in Michoacán, his home state.
More than 60 lawyers disappeared or were killed during a wave of violence in Durango. Their families mourn them and hope for justice while their colleagues scurry away from certain criminal cases.
“Outside of Mexico, and even inside of Mexico, these advances are not widely known … but it is irreversible,” the lawyer who started the wave of cases now sweeping the country told BuzzFeed News.
Qué viva Alejandro por su triunfo, Birdman por se tan buena película y México por toda la gente talentosa que tiene.
While accepting the Academy Award for Best Film, the director dedicated the Oscar to people in Mexico and those who immigrated to the United States.
The wrestling show, which airs on the El Rey Network, has established itself as the perfect alternative to WWE.