2014 in Mexico

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The following lists events from the year 2014 in Mexico.








  • May 12 - Galindo Mellado Cruz, one of the founding members of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, and four other armed men are killed in a shootout with Mexican security forces after they raided Cruz's hideout in the city of Reynosa.





  • October 4 – A mass grave is found outside Iguala, Guerrero, southern Mexico, during the search of the students from Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College of Ayotzinapa.[5]
  • October 25 – Nuestra Belleza México 2014 takes place.


  • November 4 - Mexican Federal Police arrest a mayor and his wife, the alleged masterminds of the kidnapping of 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero.
  • November 7 - Parents of Mexico's missing students say authorities found 6 bags containing unidentified corpses; investigations are underway to determine if they are of the missing students. Three people confess their involvement in the massacre.
  • November 11 - A mob angry at the kidnapping and murder of 43 students torches the regional headquarters of Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, and briefly holds a police commander hostage.
  • November 12 - Protesters attack the State Congress building in Guerrero setting alight five vehicles.
  • November 17 - Former Beltrán Leyva Cartel leader Alfredo Beltrán Leyva is extradited to the United States from Mexico, facing drug trafficking and money laundering offences.
  • November 20 - Thousands of protestors gather in Mexico City for a national rally in memory of the 43 missing students. Demonstrators have also called for a nationwide strike.
  • November 26 - Mexico's Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) founder Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas resigns amid internal political crisis resulting from the disappearance of the 43 students in September.



  1. ^ Zaccardi, Nick. "Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe of Mexico will be second oldest Winter Olympian ever". NBC Olympic Talk. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  2. ^ (USGS)
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  4. ^ Gorton, Thomas (6 October 2014). "Mayor accused as 43 student protesters go missing in Mexico". Dazed. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
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