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Mexican Authorities Release First Body of Kidnapped Youths

The first body belonging to a victim of the May 26 mass kidnapping at a Mexico City bar has been released to relatives, the Federal District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

Controversial Dragon Mart Get Construction Start Date

The Quintana Roo state supreme court ordered officials in the city of Benito Juarez, where Cancun is located, to issue building permits to Dragon Mart's developers. continue reading »

Arena Mexico Displays Exhibit Celebrating 80 Years of Wrestling

A new photography exhibit celebrates eight decades of wrestling at Mexico City's Arena Mexico. The exhibit, "Arena Mexico: 80 Years of Continuous Wrestling," features 124 photographs that tell the story of the venerable venue and the men who have grappled there. continue reading »

Mudslide Kills 3 in Mexico

At least three members of a family, including two children, were killed when a mudslide buried several dwellings in a mountainous area in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, emergency management officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

REPORT: Illegal Logging Hurting Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Population

The governments of the United States and Canada are not doing enough to protect monarch butterflies, which begin their 5,000-kilometer (3,100-mile) journey to Mexico's forests in the two North American countries, the World Wildlife Fund, or WWF, said. continue reading »

Mexico Hopes to Expand Tourism Market to Russian Tourists

Russia's largest tour companies are looking at ways to promote Mexican destinations among Russian travelers, the Tourism Secretariat said. Tourism Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu made progress during a tour of Russia in opening that market for Mexico, the secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexico to Receive $600 Million in Financing for Opportunities Program

The well-known Mexican human development program Opportunities will receive $600 million in new financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to strengthen the development of human capital in education, nutrition, and health in poor families with the aim of breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty and guaranteeing a minimum income to vulnerable households. continue reading »

Amnesty International Applauds Release of 2 Mexican Journalists

Amnesty International praised the release on bail of Mexican journalists Gustavo Ruiz Lizarraga and Pavel Alejandro Primo, who were arrested while covering teachers' protests in this capital against President Enrique Peña Nieto's education overhaul. continue reading »

69-Year-old Mexican Woman Runs Over Man Who Robbed Her Husband in SUV

A 69-year-old Mexican woman driving an SUV chased and ran over a thief who had previously robbed her husband of 45,000 pesos ($3,400), police in this capital said. continue reading »

Mexico Sacks Head Coach Following World Cup Qualifier Loss

Jose Manuel de la Torre is out as head coach of Mexico's national soccer team after the squad's latest disappointing result, a 2-1 loss at home to Honduras in World Cup qualifying. continue reading »

Honduras Upsets Mexico 2-1 in World Cup Qualifier

Honduras pulled off a major upset of Mexico in World Cup qualifying, stunning El Tri 2-1 at Estadio Azteca to improve its chances of securing an automatic berth in Brazil. continue reading »

Mexican Singer, Composer Reyli Barba Rages Against Cops When Arrested for Coke, Pot & Drinking

Mexican singer, composer Reyli Barba, 48, has been arrested in Mexicali after a violent confrontation with police who were investigating reports of a suspicious vehicle. continue reading »

Teachers Shut Down Major Road Leading to Mexico City Airport

Around 1,000 Mexican teachers unhappy about aspects of a wide-ranging schools overhaul blocked the main road into the capital's international airport on Thursday, forcing outbound passengers to abandon vehicles and walk to the terminal. continue reading »

Juarez Cartel Boss Responsible for “Good Part” of Violence in Northern Mexico

Alberto Carrillo Fuentes, the brother of the leader of Mexico's Juarez drug cartel, was behind much of the violence in the states of Chihuahua and Sinaloa, federal security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said. continue reading »

Mexico Releases Sketch of Juarez Female Vigilante Killer “Diana, the Hunter”

Mexican authorities in the state of Chihuahua have released a sketch of the woman they believed killed two bus drivers in the border city of Cuidad Juarez. continue reading »

WATCH:  Horse Stampede on One of Mexico City’s Busiest Highways (VIDEO)

One person was injured and 11 vehicles were damaged when 26 Mexico City Mounted Police horses stampeded near the lower house of Congress, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Journalists Reporting on Education Protests Arrested, Peña Nieto Urged to Release Them

Reporters Without Borders on Tuesday urged Mexican authorities to release four journalists arrested while covering a protest against President Enrique Peña Nieto's education overhaul. continue reading »

Amazon Self-Publishing and Kindle Comes to Mexico

Amazon Mexico has just opened a Kindle store offering more than 2 million titles that includes the works of some of the great Spanish writers like Isabel Allende and Carlos Fuentes. Brazilian author Paulo Coelho is using this launch to announce the electronic release of his books ‘El Alquimista’ and ‘Once Minutes’ to Mexico. continue reading »

Coca-Cola FEMSA Acquires Brazil’s Spaipa

Mexico's Coca-Cola FEMSA said it reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Brazil's Spaipa in a deal worth $1.85 billion. continue reading »

9 Tons of Marijuana Seized Along California Border

More than nine tons of marijuana with a street value of $15 million were found in a truck and a suspect was arrested this weekend by agents from the station in San Clemente, located north of San Diego, California, the Border Patrol said. continue reading »