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Mexico City Museums Open at Night to Draw Visitors

More than one-third of Mexico City's museums opened their doors in the evening to provide an opportunity to people who are unable to visit during normal operating hours. continue reading »

Vigilante Group “Gives Back” Mexican Town it Took Over

Hundreds of armed civilians have pulled out of a town in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Wednesday after authorities pledged to investigate the death continue reading »

Arson Fires in San Luis Potosi Claims One Life and 25,000 Acres of Crops

Mexican authorities are reporting nearly 25,000 acres in the Huasteca Potosina region of San Luis Potosi have burned due to arson. The fires that started last week have killed one person and required 600 firefighters to contain them. continue reading »

Mexico’s Pronghorn Antelope Comes Back from Near Extinction

Mexico's nearly extinct pronghorn antelope has made a comeback in Mexico thanks in great part to the join efforts of several conservation organization. The pronghorn are being protected and nurtured in the El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve. continue reading »

Mayor of Mexican City in Oaxaca Ambushed and Killed

In Mexico News, Oaxacan authorities are reporting the mayor of San Juan Mixtepec and a police officer were attacked and killed on Sunday morning as they were driving through the city. continue reading »

Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.85 Percent in Mexico

Mexico's unemployment rate fell to 4.85 percent in February, down from 5.33 percent in the same month of last year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or Inegi, said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Protests Antiquities Auction in France

The Mexican government has lodged a protest with French authorities over the planned auction later this week of antiquities at the Paris branch of Sotheby's, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Grupo BBVA on Thursday unveiled a four-year, $3.5 billion investment plan for its Mexican unit, saying the funds would be used to modernize more than 1,700 bank branches nationwide and meet other objectives. continue reading »

MEXICO: 10 Killed in Mountain Shootout

Ten suspected drug-cartel enforcers were killed in a battle with police and soldiers in central Mexico, authorities said. The confrontation occurred during a joint patrol by police and army troops in the continue reading »

Amnesty International: Mexican Gov’t Not Doing Enough to Protect Migrants’ Rights

President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration is not doing enough to address abuses of the rights of migrants, Amnesty International's Mexico chapter said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 17 Members of Vigilante Group Acting as Community Police

Army troops detained 17 members of an armed group that claimed to be a "community police force" in Michoacan acting as members of a community police force. continue reading »

Gun Violence in Mexico Claims More Innocent Lives

A minor and a man died during a series of "chases and confrontations between armed civilians" in Reynosa, a border city in northern Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Zocalo Newspapers to Stop Reporting Crime News in Order to Assure Safety of Journalists

The Zocalo newspaper group, which publishes dailies in northern Mexico, said that commencing Monday it would stop reporting on organized crime because "there are no guarantees or security for the full exercise of journalism." continue reading »

5 Prisoners Arrive in Mexican Jail, 24-Hrs Later All Dead from Violence and Suicide

Four new prisoners arrive on Saturday at Taumaulipas, Mexico prison, less than 24-hours later four of them are killed in prison fight and fifth inmate, a female, kills herself in cell. continue reading »

After 100 Days in Office Peña Nieto Vows to Change Mexico

President Enrique Peña Nieto marked his first 100 days in office by vowing to bring wide-ranging reform and structural changes to Mexico. "Each decision made, each action taken is in response to the great goal we set on the first day - to transform Mexico," Peña Nieto told a gathering of business and political leaders at the National Palace in Mexico City. continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Expand Tourism Markets

Mexican officials said at ITB Berlin, the world's largest tourism fair, that their strategy was to expand tourist markets and increase spending by visitors. continue reading »

Media Outlets in Juarez, Mexico Targeted by Gunmen

In Mexico news, gunmen targeted two media outlets in Juarez, Mexico. The masked gunmen shot at the offices of Diario de Ciudad Juarez and Channel 44, no one was injured. continue reading »

Mexico and New Zealand Leaders Celebrate 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is the first head of state to pay a visit to Mexico's new President Enrique Peña Nieto. Key and the Mexican president discussed expanding trade between regions. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Set to Prosecute Powerful Union for Embezzling $157 Million

Mexican authorities are set to try former union powerhouse and head of Mexico's teacher's unioin, Elba Esther Gordillo, on embezzlement and racketeering charge to the tune of $157 million. continue reading »

Mexican Government Seizes Hundreds of Thousands Natural Food Supplements Promising False Cures

In Latin America news, Mexican authorities have seized over 500,000 natural food supplements that make false claims on their curing ability. These products are promising consumers anything from a cure to cancer to curing diabetes. continue reading »