Latest Mexican armed forces News

Mexico navy copter down in police operation; 1 dead, 10 hurt

Mar. 21, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico say a Mexican navy helicopter has crashed during an anti-kidnapping operation, killing a police officer and injuring 10 military personnel in the Gulf state of Veracruz. The official Twitter account of Veracruz Gov. Cuitláhuac García says the aircraft...

Conservationists attacked in refuge for Mexican porpoise

Feb. 9, 2020 7:30 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Conservationists on a Sea Shepherd vessel out to protect the endangered vaquita porpoise came under gun fire in the upper Gulf of California over the weekend by men in small boats. The confrontation took place Saturday in what is known as the “critical zone” of an area...