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10 Tech Projects Featured at Mexico’s Campus Party Are Heading to Silicon Valley

Ten projects participating in the 4th Campus Party held in the Mexican capital will soon make it to Silicon Valley, the California home of such high-tech enterprises as Apple and Google. continue reading »

Methane, Vapors From Solvents Responsible for Pemex Blast

Mexico's Attorney General's Office said the deadly January explosion at state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos' headquarters in this capital was caused by a mix of methane gas of biological origin and vapors from solvents. continue reading »

Economists Lower Mexico’s Projected Economic Growth

Private-sector economists surveyed in July lowered their 2013 growth forecast for Mexico to 2.65 percent, down from 2.84 percent in the previous month's survey, the central bank said. continue reading »

Mexican Police Detain Another Suspect in Missing-Persons Case

Mexican police have arrested a second suspect in the disappearance of seven people on July 6 in the central state of Morelos, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Down 9.1 Percent

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad fell 9.1 percent to $5.88 billion in the second quarter, compared to the same period in 2012, the Bank of Mexico said Thursday. continue reading »

Early Morning Shooting at Mexican Bar Kills 4

Four people were killed in a shooting Wednesday at a bar in Nezahualcoyotl, a city in central Mexico, media reports said. Several gunmen drove up to the Mi Oficina bar in the city's La Perla district in the early morning hours, went inside and opened fire. continue reading »

Mexico’s Enrique Peña Nieto Undergoes Operation to Remove Thyroid Nodule

The operation performed on Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to remove a thyroid nodule was successful, his chief of staff said. "We're very happy. Everything went very well, as had been planned," said Aurelio Nuño at a press conference at the Central Military Hospital. continue reading »

Authorities Arrest 9 Kidnappers, Rescue 2 Captives in Mexico

Police arrested nine suspected kidnappers and rescued two captives in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Guatemalan Police Arrest 34 for Murders of 9 Cops

The investigation into the June 13 killings of nine police officers in the western province of Quetzaltenango has led to the arrest of 34 suspects, Guatemala's interior minister said Wednesday. continue reading »

Homicide Rate Falls 4 Percent in Mexico

A total of 26,037 homicides were registered in Mexico in 2012, down 4.31 percent from the previous year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said. continue reading »

Developing Deep-Water Reserves Will Cost $900 Billion, Says Pemex

Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said some $900 billion must be invested to develop its deep-water oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico, estimated at 27 billion barrels. continue reading »

REPORT: Nearly Half of All Mexicans Living in Poverty, Sustained on $4 a Day

The proportion of Mexicans living below the poverty line was 45.5 percent in 2012, while 9.8 percent of the population was destitute, the National Council to Evaluate Social Development Policy, or Coneval, says in its latest report. continue reading »

Mexican Economy to See Boost in Second Half of 2013

Mexico's government expects a "clear acceleration" of the economy in the second half and has no immediate plans to alter its forecast of 3.1 percent growth for this year, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray said. continue reading »

Mexico Investigates Case of Minor Humiliated by Government Official

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said it was investigating the case of a Tzotzil Indian boy who was "insulted" by an official in the southeastern state of Tabasco and which has sparked indignation across the country after the airing of a video that captured the incident. continue reading »

Knights Templar Drug Capo Arrested in Mexico

Authorities in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato presented to the press a reputed local boss of the Los Caballeros Templarios drug cartel who was arrested earlier this week. continue reading »

Pemex, Mexican Navy Sign Fleet-Renewal Agreement

Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos and the Navy Secretariat have signed an agreement for the construction of 22 ships, they said in a joint statement. continue reading »

Colombian Police Arrest Mexican Couple Smuggling Heroin While Traveling with Baby

A Mexican couple traveling with their 20-month-old daughter was arrested by drug enforcement agents at Bogota's El Dorado International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle heroin out of Colombia, the National Police said. continue reading »

Pyramid in Mexico’s Chichen Itza was Used in Astronomy, Says Archaeologists

New observations confirm that the main pyramid in the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, located in Mexico's southeastern Yucatan state, was built to serve as an astronomical marker for making adjustments to the calendar, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

90 Million Year-Old Fish Fossil Found in Chiapas, Mexico

The fossil of a fish that lived 90 million years ago has been found in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, scientists said. continue reading »

94 Undocumented Migrants Discovered in Truck in Southeast Mexico

A group of 94 migrants from Asia and Central America was found "in subhuman conditions" aboard a truck near Tuxtla Gutierrez, a city in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »