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Daniel Becerril

Police, dogs search notorious Mexican prison for clandestine graves

08 Oct 2019

MONTERREY, Mexico In the courtyard of a jail that was shuttered last week, a man wearing a surgical mask and gloves used an underground scanner to search the earth for hidden graves in what was for decades one of Mexico's most violent prisons.

Mexican families scour arid plains for graves of disappeared

23 Aug 2019

TORREON, Mexico Fifteen years after her daughter's disappearance, 55-year-old Silvia Ortiz spends day after day raking through arid scrubland in northern Mexico hoping to find her remains.

Building of new Mexico City airport suspended, but some works continue

03 Jan 2019

TEXCOCO, Mexico Some work continued on Thursday at a partly-built $13 billion Mexico City airport that the new president is scrapping, even after the government announced construction had been halted.

UPDATE 2-Building of new Mexico City airport suspended, but some works continue

03 Jan 2019

TEXCOCO, Mexico Jan 3 Some work continued on Thursday at a partly-built $13 billion Mexico City airport that the new president is scrapping, even after the government announced construction had been halted.

Budding priest calls troubled Mexican youth to 'Gang of Christ'

27 Jul 2016

MONTERREY, Mexico On the troubled fringes of the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, an aspiring Catholic priest is using his faith to reach out to young gang members and at-risk youth and bring them into his "Gang of Christ."

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