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Hotels pictured after tourists were evacuated as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico October 23. 2015.

Hurricane Patricia caused less damage than feared on Mexico's Pacific coast on Saturday, but hammered an isolated part of the shoreline dotted with luxury villas and fishing villages, where the storm and its 165 mph winds landed. Read more»

A man walks with his dog along the city's historic boardwalk as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico October 23, 2015.

Hurricane Patricia strengthened into one of the most powerful storms in history on Friday as it barreled toward Mexico's Pacific Coast, forcing resort hotels to evacuate tourists and residents to stockpile supplies. Read more»

Investigators this week have been pulling bodies from two clandestine mass graves in western Mexico, underscoring ongoing gangland wars whose details have themselves been buried under pressure from criminals and officials alike. Read more»

Authorities believe the killing of Jose de Jesus Gallegos Alvarez, recently appointed tourism minister of Jalisco state, may have been related to his business activities. Read more»

The majority of the police force in the Mexican town of Marcos Castellanos resigned on Saturday, after a series of attacks targeted their force during the last days of 2012. Read more»

The bodies of 17 men were found in the central-west state of Jalisco, Mexico, the latest casualties of the country's drug war. Read more»

Mexican authorities have arrested one of the sons of the country’s most-wanted drug trafficker, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, who is the leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel. Read more»

Across the globe, demand for Mexico’s high-quality tequila is growing and expert craftsmen are finding new markets for the drink. Read more»

Marcos Jesus 'El Chilango' Hernandez Rodriguez

Authorities in Mexico have arrested a senior member of the violent Zetas drug cartel who is suspected of being involved in the torture and murders of four marines last month. Read more»

A blue agave field in Jalisco, Mexico.

Arizona tequila companies such as the Phoenix-based Roger Clyne's Mexican Moonshine and Luna Malvada Tequila share a passion and commitment to the sometimes arduous task of producing the one-of-a-kind liquor. Read more»

Ice methamphetamine

A record 15 tons of pure methamphetamine have been seized in Mexico, the largest seizure of meth ever made in the country. Read more» 1