The hurricane gathered more strength as it headed towards Mexico's Gulf coast, threatening to lash the oil-producing state of Veracruz and central Mexico with strong winds and heavy rains.
Jorge Armenta had received threats and was under government protection, said the media watchdog group Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Several others were badly wounded in the blaze at The White Horse Nightclub in Coatzacoalcos in Veracruz state. The blaze is being investigated as an attack.
Most migrants have much more deeply-rooted reasons to leave everything behind and walk towards the unknown.
A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico.
Tempers among trekkers flare as they struggle with exhaustion, blisters, sickness and swollen feet after Veracruz Governor reneges on an offer to provide buses to leapfrog the migrants to the Mexican capital.
The find follows the discovery of four human heads placed on the hood of a car in the state of Veracruz.
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Mexico was followed by a Gulf coast hurricane, dealing another blow to the country.
With 10 journalists killed in the first eight months, this year can surpass the 2016's toll of 11 – the deadliest year ever in Mexico for reporters and photographers.
A group of women in Mexico have been donating food to Central Americans bound for the United States, saying they have no intentions to stop their work despite the changing political climate.
Veracruz witnessed over 1,000 killings in 2016 and twice as many forced disappearances. But, according to local residents, the police have been turning a blind eye to the problem.
The human remains were found in what appears to be a drug cartel mass burial ground on the outskirts of the Veracruz city, Mexican prosecutors say.
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