Decades of violence in Mexico left over 100,000 missing and recently driven efforts to restructure the country's security forces.
Dozens of vehicles torched in multiple cities as gang violence hits the North American country third time in week.
Mexican authorities found the drugs concealed in two trailers on a highway on the edge of the city believing it was coming from Colombia.
Pre-vote polls show former rebel Gustavo Petro ahead so far as Colombians vote for their next leader in a country facing rising poverty and insecurity.
The special unit worked closely with the US’ DEA for several decades, but President Obrador’s less confrontational policy led to its dissolution.
At least 20 people have been killed in the town of Las Tinajas in Michoacan in what President Lopez Obrador described as "a massacre by one group against another."
Vehicle full of bodies found outside a town hall in Zacatecas, a northern Mexican state gripped by a turf war between rival drug cartels, authorities say.
The bill, approved by 316 votes, is now pending Senate approval, after which Mexico will allow cultivation, transformation, sale, research and export or import of marijuana.
The charges include trafficking tonnes of illegal drugs into the US, and engaging in a criminal enterprise while leading the Sinaloa Cartel. The verdict means Guzman is now facing life in prison.
A gun battle broke out between prisoners and security forces after authorities launched an operation to halt the smuggling of weapons inside a prison in Ciudad Victoria.
Veracruz witnessed over 1,000 killings in 2016 and twice as many forced disappearances. But, according to local residents, the police have been turning a blind eye to the problem.
The human remains were found in what appears to be a drug cartel mass burial ground on the outskirts of the Veracruz city, Mexican prosecutors say.
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