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Mexico to Republican Candidates:  ‘There are No Radical Islamists in Mexico’

The allegations by U.S. Republican presidential candidates that Islamic groups have a presence in Mexico "are unfounded," Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Virgin of Juquila Arrives to Its New Home in Los Angeles

A replica of the image of the Virgin of Juquila, one of the most venerated in Mexico, is now in the Southern California city of Lynwood. continue reading »

Check Out Mexico YouTube Sensation - ‘Vazquez Sounds’ Teen Singing Siblings (VIDEO)

Check out Mexico's YouTube sensation, teen singing siblings the Vazquez' also known as 'Vazquez Sounds'. The three siblings ranging in from from 10 to 15-years-old perform their rendition of Adele's hit "Rolling in the Deep". continue reading »

Celebrated Mexican Author Daniel Sada Dies at Age 58

Mexican novelist and poet Daniel Sada died following a lengthy illness and just hours after being awarded his country's 2011 National Arts and Sciences Prize, cultural officials said Saturday. He was 58. continue reading »

3 Sentenced for Traffikcing Mexican Women in the U.S. and Forcing Them Into Prostitution

Three Mexican citizens were sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for conspiring to force Mexican women to engage in prostitution, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's continue reading »

Shootout simulation held at Mexico school

About a thousand students and teachers participated in a gangland gun battle simulation at a school in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Asks U.S. to Extradite ‘Fast and Furious” Gunrunners

Mexico's government has requested the extradition of six U.S. citizens for weapons trafficking, including three people linked to a botched federal gun-tracking operation, Attorney General Marisela Morales said. continue reading »

10 Million People Suffer from Diabetes in Mexico, Considered Top Health Problem

Diabetes is "the most serious public health problem faced" by Mexico, where 10 million people currently suffer from the disease and the continue reading »

Whose Behind Death Threats to Potential Mexicana Airline Investors?

The judge overseeing Mexicana de Aviacion's bankruptcy proceedings said Friday that potential investors in the grounded Mexican airline told him they had received threats. continue reading »

Early Indications in Mexico Helicopter Crash Point to Weather Not Blast as Cause

The helicopter crash that killed Government Secretary Jose Francisco Blake and seven other people earlier this weekend was not due to "some type of damage caused by an explosion or fire continue reading »

Mexico Asks US and France to Help in Helicopter Crash Investigation

Mexican authorities have asked U.S. and French aviation crash experts to help investigate the helicopter crash that killed Interior Minister Francisco Blake Mora, a key figure in fighting the country's illegal drug cartels. Officials say Mora was killed Friday while traveling between Mexico City and the state of Morelos. President Felipe Calderon said the helicopter crash happened in foggy conditions and was probably an accident. The president, however, said all possible causes are under investigation. Seven other people were on board the helicopter and were also killed. continue reading »

Pair of Diego Rivera sell for $709,000 in Mexico

Two paintings by Mexican painter and muralist Diego Rivera sold here at auction Friday for 9.6 million pesos ($709,000). The pieces were part of a sale at the Morton auction house of 194 works by Latin American artists. The Rivera painting knocked down for the highest price was the "Tehuana" portrait that the famed muralist created in 1929. It went for $406,000. continue reading »

370 Patients Dead in Mexico in Secret Medical Experimental Program

An experimental procedure carried out by doctors at Mexico's National Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute on some 500 unwitting patients caused 370 deaths between 1994 and 2007, activists said. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS Mexico’s Secretary of Interior Dies in Helicopter Crash

Mexican Government officials have confirmed Secretary of Interior Jose Francisco Blake Mora died today, after his helicopter crashed attempting an emergency landing. continue reading »

Papal Trip to Cuba and Mexico Under Consideration for Spring 2012

Replying to questions raised by journalists, Holy See Press Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. has announced that Benedict XVI is studying the possibility continue reading »

11-Year-Old Mexican Girl Gives Birth, 2nd Minor to Do So in Same Rural Hospital

An 11-year-old Mexican girl gave birth after a 31-week pregnancy at a hospital in the central city of Puebla, where her infant son is recovering from pneumonia, officials said. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Experience Biggest One Month Jump Since 2006

In October, Mexico received more than $2 billion in U.S. remittances, which was substantially higher than the month before. continue reading »

Newspaper Office in Vera Cruz Mexico Set on Fire With 20 Employees Inside

Mexican authorities in the state of Veracruz are reporting that early this morning a local newspaper office was set ablaze with approximately 20 employees inside it. continue reading »

Mexican Army Seize Luxury Narco Ranch 100 Miles From the Border (VIDEO)

Last year, the Zetas begun extorting locals in Vallecillo, causing them to flee, leaving behind their properties that the criminals used for training quarters while upgrading its luxury standards. continue reading »

Mexican Army Seizes Two Catapults, 1.2 Tons of Marijuana in Border Town

Mexican soldiers raided an Agua Prieta home and found stolen vehicles, over a ton of marijuana, a portable catapult fixed to a truck, and another inside the house. continue reading »