Hector Belascoarán Shayne

Created by Paco Ignacio Taibo II (1949- ) "It was a joke. just one hell of a big joke. Thinking that he could be a detective in Mexico. It was crazy." --Hector ponders his chosen profession in An Easy Thing Mexico City's one-eyed HECTOR BELASCOARÁN SHAYNE (his mother was an Irish folksinger, and his father … Continue reading Hector Belascoarán Shayne

Al Colby

Created by David Dodge (1910-74) David Dodge's second series character, AL COLBY, is a private eye based in Mexico City. Colby is a tough-guy adventurer whose investigations take him throughout Central and South America. He is a norteamericano who was born in Mexico, lived most of his life there, and speaks fluent Spanish. He's a loner … Continue reading Al Colby

Steve Hastings (Mystery in Mexico)

Created by Muriel Roy Bolton STEVE HASTINGS (William Lundigan) is a Los Angeles insurance dick, dispatched by his boss to look for a stolen necklace- and a missing colleague who may have double-crossed the company--in the Robert Wise-directed Mystery in Mexico (1948, RKO). Steve's pursuit leads him to the man's sister Victoria (Jacqueline White), whom … Continue reading Steve Hastings (Mystery in Mexico)

Ernesto Sánchez

Created by T.E. Wilson Say, hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...stalking the streets of Mexico City, looking for When her family packed it all up and emigrated from Mexico City to safe, tolerant Canada to flee the clutches of the cartel her family worked for, teenage tomboy Cristina Sánchez thought it would … Continue reading Ernesto Sánchez