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Organized Crime Members Clash with Army Troops, 10 Killed

Ten people were killed Wednesday in a shootout between army troops and outlaws in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, authorities said. continue reading »

60% of Mexican Prisons Under Gang Control: Report

After the release of a report from Mexico’s National Commission on Human Rights (CNDH) regarding prisons there is little wonder how so many have been able to escape Mexico’s prisons in recent years. continue reading »

Mexican Politician Killed Fellow PRI Party Member

Eduardo Castro Luque, an Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, member elected to the Sonora state legislature, was allegedly murdered by fellow party member Manuel Alberto Fernandez Felix, who is on the run, Mexican officials said. continue reading »

Soon-to-Be Former Pres. Calderon Says Mexico is “Better Neighborhood”

Felipe Calderon, due to step down as president of Mexico on Nov. 30, said here Monday that he will be leaving behind "a stronger nation and a better neighbor." The outgoing head of state addresse continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Peña Neito Meets with Peru President Humala

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto met over the weekend in Lima with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to discuss the state of bilateral relations. continue reading »

No Major Damage Reported from 5.4 Earthquake that Shook Southern Mexico

A magnitude-5.4 earthquake rattled parts of southern Mexico on Saturday, although no injuries or material damage have been reported, the National Seismology Service, or SSN, said. continue reading »

Mexican PRI Lawmaker Stabbed to Death by Wife

The legislator who died of stab wounds last weekend was killed by his own wife, Mexico state Attorney General Miguel Angel Contreras said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Police Hunting for Prison Inmates Kill 3 Gunmen Driving Stolen U.S. Vehicle, Maybe Escapees

The AP is reporting that Mexican police have shot and killed three gunmen that fired on them as they were searching for the 131 missing prisoners in Piedras Negras. continue reading »

Mexico: State Officials Killed in Nuevo Laredo

Three public safety officials were found murdered in northern Mexico, the Tamaulipas state Attorney General's Office said Thursday. The bodies were discovered shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednes continue reading »

Mexico Uncovers 1,000 Year Old Tomb in Michoacan

Archaeologists have discovered a tomb more than 1,000 years old in the western state of Michoacan, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, announced. continue reading »

MX Government Continues to Provide Matching Funds on Remittances for Community Projects

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a second loan for $21 million to strengthen the 3x1 Program for Migrants of the Government of Mexico, which aims to develop the communities continue reading »

Mexico Eyes European Travelers for Continued Tourism Growth

Mexico's comprehensive tourism plan has laid the basis for spurring the growth of a sector that is increasing by about 4 percent each year, the country's tourism secretary told Efe here on Wednesday. continue reading »

Pemex Blast Near Reynosa Kills 26, Injures 51

Twenty-six workers were killed Tuesday in a explosion and subsequent fire at gas plant in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos said. continue reading »

U.S.-Mexico Sign Agreement to Collaborate and Promote Gender Equality

Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa signed the U.S.-Mexico Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Promotion of Gender Equality continue reading »

Mexico Commemorates Bicentennial with 1-kilo Gold Coin

Mexico' central bank on Monday brought into circulation the country's first 1-kilo gold commemorative coin, with features alluding to this month's 202nd anniversary of Mexican national independence. continue reading »

Mexico City Legislator Stabbed to Death

A state legislator who belonged to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was murdered over the weekend in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Kicks off Independence Day Celebrations With the “Grito”

Mexico is celebrating the 202nd anniversary of its independence from Spain this weekend, with a series of events scheduled to mark the occasion. continue reading »

Police Nab 12 Suspected La Resistencia Gang Members in Western Mexico

Mexican authorities announced the arrests of 12 suspected members of the La Resistencia criminal gang, which operates in the western state of Jalisco. Four of the detainees were the organization's main operators in Jalisco and "received orders" from the group's reputed leader and founder, Ramiro Pozos Gonzalez, alias "El Molca," state Attorney General Tomas Coronado Olmos said Friday. continue reading »

7 Bodies Discovered at Mexican Roadside Murder

Seven people were found dead on a road in northeastern Mexico in a suspected incident of gangland violence, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Claims Mangos Contaminated With Salmonella Did Not Come From Them

Mexico's government has denied that mangos exported to the United States and Canada were contaminated with salmonella, and said that the bacteria strain detected in those countries "is different from any strain found in Mexico." continue reading »