LATIN AMERICA

Mexico’s Supreme Court backs adoptions by gay couples

Top court declares law denying the right to those in domestic partnerships unconstitutional

Latin America

Veracruz governor called to testify in photojournalist’s murder case

Mexican photographer Rubén Espinosa was highly critical of Duarte’s state government

Latin America

First ‘narcocorrido’ drug ballads about ‘El Chapo’s’ escape hit the internet

Mexican officials vow to recapture the Sinaloa cartel leader who busted out of jail US and Mexico cooperating in search to arrest the world’s most-wanted trafficker

Latin America

Leaks reveal Mexican government’s spy contracts with cybersecurity firm

Milan-based Hacking Team also purportedly did business with Spain and other countries

Latin America

Mexican bishop apologizes for comparing gay marriage to bestiality

“Soon they will let a man marry his dog,” said Church leader José María de la Torre Martín

LATIN AMERICA

Mexican teenager’s mistaken identity ordeal has happy ending

Alondra Luna Nuñez was taken against her will to the United States She had been wrongly identified by a woman who was searching for her daughter

Latin America

Mexico demands US federal inquiry into police shootings of migrants

Local officers in three states are accused of using excessive force in separate incidents

Latin America

Brother of disgraced ex-governor of Guerrero arrested for corruption

Mexican authorities allege that sibling was ringleader in $20 million public fraud scheme

Latin America

Mexico’s Pemex faces crucial budget cuts aimed at increasing profits

State oil firm is seeking to reinvigorate its finances by awarding private concessions

Latin America

Why 2014 is a year for Mexico to forget

The Iguala student massacre has been disastrous for Peña Nieto's second year in office

MEXICO

Michoacán vigilante leader turns himself in to police

Two rival self-defense groups clashed earlier this month, leaving 11 dead

LATIN AMERICA

President Peña Nieto’s reforms fail to loosen Mexico’s credit market

Only one in four small and midsize companies receives financing