1. Lead & Fear: Can Monterrey Mexico's Music Scene Survive the Drug War

    July 19, 2012 10:00 AM EDT A view of Monterrey with its emblematic mountain Cerro de la Silla (Saddle Hill) lies just 150 miles from the Texas border. By force of lead and fear, the city that served as a hotbed for some of Mexico's most important rock bands, has seen i ...

  2. Mexican 'Narcocorridos' (Drug Ballads) Ban No Match For YouTube

    June 28, 2011 7:56 AM EDT TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - The more Mexican authorities try to stamp out violent drug ballads celebrating the joys of narcotics trafficking, the more their fame spreads like wildfire, fanned by the Internet. The accordion and brass-driven "n ...

  3. Peter Gabriel Urges Mexican President To Stop 'Feminicide'

    March 30, 2009 9:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Gabriel met with Mexican President Felipe Calderón on Friday (March 27), urging him to increase his efforts to end the violence against women and murders in Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua. Gabriel was in Mexico City for a concert as part of a bri ...

  4. K-Paz De La Sierra Singer Gomez Murdered

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lead singer of well-known Mexican band K-Paz de la Sierra was abducted and strangled to death, adding to a list of performers killed in a violent crime wave. The lead singer of well-known Mexican band K-Paz de la Sierra was abducted and strangle ...