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Auto Dealers in Mexico Lower Sales Expectations

Dealers are cutting their sales forecasts for this year from 1.07 million vehicles to between 1.06 million and 1.05 million units due to the uncertainty created by the tax reform package being debated continue reading »

Maine and Mexico Officials to Expand Trade, Investment Ties

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade and Maine Gov. Paul LePage met and discussed the need to expand investment and trade between Mexico and the northeastern U.S. state, the Foreign Relations Secretariat said. continue reading »

MEXICO: Recovered Antiquities Now on Display in National Museum

Thousands of Mexican antiquities are scattered around the world, with illegally obtained archaeological items rarely being returned to Mexico. continue reading »

Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel claim 34 Lives in Mexico

Twelve people died Monday in a mudslide in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz caused by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ingrid, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

Mexico Pummeled by Dual Tropical Storms, Over 1 Million People Affected

Hurricane Ingrid lost intensity and was downgraded to a tropical storm before making landfall Monday near La Pesca, a town on Mexico's Gulf coast, weather forecasters said. continue reading »

New York Celebrating Mexican Independence Day: Lights Up Empire State Building in Flag Colors

The Empire State Building lit up in the colors of the Mexican flag on Sunday night to mark the "Grito de Dolores," the rallying cry that launched Mexico's war of independence on Sept. 16, 1810. continue reading »

Suspects in Mexico City Mass Kidnapping Case Held in Preventive Arrest

The three suspects arrested last week in connection with the mass kidnapping in May at a Mexico City bar will be held in preventive arrest following a ruling by a judge, officials said. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Ingrid Upgraded to Hurricane, 4,700 People in Mexico Evacuated

Tropical Storm Ingrid strengthened Saturday to become a Category 1 hurricane, the Mexican National Meteorological Service, or SMN, told Efe. continue reading »

Third Member of Center-Left PRD Party Killed in Mexico This Week

Mexico's center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, denounced the killing of a former mayor of a town in the western state of Michoacan, the third slaying of a party member in recent days. continue reading »

NGOs Condemn Refusal to Re-open Mexican Indian’s Murder Case

Non-governmental organizations, political leaders and the attorney for Mexican Indian Alberto Patishtan, who was convicted of killing several police officers and sentenced to 60 years in prison, slammed a court's refusal to re-open the murder case. continue reading »

Riot Police Called to Remove Teachers From Mexico City Square

Mexican police cleared the main square in this capital of educators protesting the enactment of a teacher evaluation scheme they slam as "punitive." The operation was launched Friday afternoon after the thousands of teachers, members of the CNTE union, were given an ultimatum by authorities to peacefully abandon the capital's massive Zocalo plaza. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Unveils $2 Billion Stimulus Program for Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Friday unveiled a $2 billion public works program aimed at spurring economic growth over the final months of 2013. Amid a recent economic slowdown, "we're faced with the need to accelerate public spending," he said in an event at the Los Pinos presidential palace. continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest 3 More Suspects in Bar Kidnapping

Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the May 26 kidnapping of 13 people from a capital bar and their subsequent murder, a Mexican federal prosecutor said. continue reading »

Mexico Plans to Target Illegal Steel Imports

The Mexican government plans to create an "automatic import notification system" covering 113 tariff categories to fight illegal imports of steel products, Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo said. continue reading »

Politician Killed in Machete Attack in Central Mexico

A state legislator was killed in a machete attack in Morelia, the capital of the western Mexican state of Michoacan, officials said. Osbaldo Esquivel Lucatero, a member of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, was hacked to death around 3:20 p.m. Wedneday under an overpass on the Morelia-Patzcuaro highway, Michoacan Attorney General Marco Vinicio Aguilera Garibay said. continue reading »

12,000 Mexican Teachers Protest Education Overhaul

Some 12,000 members of the militant CNTE teachers union blocked streets in this traffic-choked capital on Wednesday to protest the enactment of what they see as a "punitive" scheme for teacher evaluation. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo Inspires Mexican Designer Rolando Santana’s Collection

Mexican designer Rolando Santana used the runways at New York Fashion Week to create an ode to femininity, unveiling a colorful collection inspired by iconic artist Frida Kahlo. continue reading »

Leftist Politician Killed in Southern Mexico

A Oaxaca state legislator, who was also a teacher and mayor-elect of the city of San Andres Cabecera Nueva, was gunned down while eating at a restaurant, Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexico Sees $8.3 Billion in Revenues from Foreign Tourists

Revenues from international tourists totaled $8.3 billion in the January-July period, up 7.2 percent compared to the same period in 2012, the Mexican Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mudslide Kills 14 in Eastern Mexico

The death toll from a mudslide in a mountainous area in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz has risen to 14, with eight children among the dead, emergency management officials said. continue reading »