Mexican officials report the discovery of the remains of at least 166 people in a mass grave in Veracruz.
The gruesome discovery was made in Veracruz state which has suffered years of drug-related violence.
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Fourteen people are killed in 36 hours in Cancún, Mexico, in the worst spate of violence in the city since 2004.
An overnight prison riot kills seven police officers in Amatlán de los Reyes, Veracruz, Mexico.
Mexican federal police and migration agents find 136 migrants in a locked truck abandoned near a freeway in Veracruz. Without water or food, the people from the countries of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua, including dozens of minors, were "en route" to the United States.
Hurricane Franklin, the Atlantic Ocean's first hurricane of the season, is set to hit Mexico's Gulf state of Veracruz tonight or tomorrow morning. The category 1 storm is expected to lose strength as it moves inland through the oil-producing state.
An unknown gunman shoots and kills veteran journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas, who is noted for his investigative reporting on Mexico's war on drugs, in Culiacán, Sinaloa.