A 5.2-magnitude earthquake reportedly shook Guatemala City, the capital of Guatemala, but caused no major damage or injuries.
Mexican police officials have confirmed the capture of Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, the country’s most wanted drug lord and head of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
At least 16 people have died and a further 30 are injured after a passenger bus and freight train collided in Mexico’s Nuevo Leon state.
At least 61 decomposing bodies have been found in a disused crematorium by police in the Mexican resort town of Acapulco.
At least seven people, including three children, have been killed in Mexico City after a gas truck explosion destroyed a maternity hospital.
Mexico’s most active volcano, Volcán de Colima, has erupted largely, releasing a huge ash cloud and blanketing towns 15 miles away.
An accused thief and three accomplices have been, reportedly, lynched by a vigilante mob in Mexican – one of the lynched being a teenage male and another a pregnant woman.
Mexican protestors in the southern state of Guerrero, in anger for the killing of 43 students by police earlier this month
A German student has been shot and wounded by Mexican police in the southern state of Guerrero, in a reported case of confusion between the two groups.
A Mexican federal legislator and his assistant have been killed and burned, following their daylight kidnapping in the western state of Jalisco on Thursday.