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Former Miss Mexico, Blanca Soto, Returns to Telenovelas

The television network Univision on Monday is debuting the primetime soap opera "El Talisman," in which Mexican actress Blanca Soto is returning to TV after her success in the film "Eva Luna." continue reading »

Mexico Loses $872 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight

Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a U.S.-based research and advocacy group. continue reading »

Argentina Ex-Spy Accused by Daughter of Running Sex Ring

The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ring in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, an activist told Efe Monday. continue reading »

459-Foot Tamale Gives Mexico Guinness World Record

More than 100 residents of Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, worked on the preparation over the weekend of a Guinness record 139.9-meter (nearly 459-foot) "world's longest tamale," Mayor Fernando Larrazabal said. continue reading »

Zeta Narco Members Arrested for Kidnapping, Rapes & Murders in Monterrey

Seven Los Zetas drug cartel members were arrested by the Federal Police on kidnapping and other charges in Monterrey, the capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon, the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Some of Mexico’s Most Renown Writers Condemn Killing of Journalists

Some 50 writers, poets, journalists and defenders of freedom of expression, both Mexicans and foreigners, invited by PEN International, condemned the murders of 67 journalists in this country over the last decade. continue reading »

Papal Events Should be Free Urges Mexican Archbishop

Pope Benedict XVI's March 23-26 visit to Mexico should serve to inspire unity and people should not be charged to attend papal events, Leon Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago said. continue reading »

Gunmen Open Fire in Northern Mexico, Leave 8 Dead, 4 Wounded

Eight people were killed and four others wounded in attacks staged by gunmen over the weekend in the northern Mexican states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Venezuelan Kidnappers Release Mexican Ambassador and His Wife from Captivity

Mexican Ambassador to Venezuela Carlos Pujalte and his wife, Paloma Ojeda, were released after being kidnapped over the weekend and are in good condition, a Mexican diplomatic source told Efe Monday. continue reading »

Coca-Cola Set to Invest $1 Billion in Mexico This Year, Creating 10,000 New Jobs

The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar Kent said. continue reading »

32 Die from Swine Flu Outbreak, Another 40 Die from Cold Weather in Mexico

The current winter season in Mexico has left 40 people dead from problems derived from cold and another 32 from flu, the Health Secretariat said. continue reading »

U.S. Diplomat Traveling to Colombia, Mexico and Brazil this Week

The U.S. State Department is announcing that U.S. diplomat Wendy Sherman, who is a Under Secretary for Political Affairs Ambassador, will visit Colombia January 29-30, Mexico January 31-February 1, and Brazil February 2-4. continue reading »

Mexico’s Indians Fairing the Worst Against Terrible Drought

The Raramuri Indians, inhabitants of the Sierra Tarahumara region of the northern state of Chihuahua, are battling severe food shortages and a threat to their traditional way of life amid Mexico's most worst drought in 71 years. continue reading »

7 Killed, Others Injured When Gunmen Kills Mourners inside Chapel in Mexico

On Saturday night, January 21, a group of armed men burst into a chapel in the community of Corral Falso, in the municipality of Atoyac de Alvarez, and opened fire on the faithful who had gathered in prayer for the mass of a community continue reading »

1,300 Year Old Kiln Used by Ancient Zapotecs Discovered in Mexico

Mexican archaeologists have discovered in the southern part of the country a kiln used by the ancient Zapotecs to make ceramics more than 1,300 years ago, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

6-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Northern State of Chiapas in Mexico

A magnitude-6 earthquake shook the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas on Saturday, although there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the National Seismological Service, or SSN, said. continue reading »

Auto Theft in Mexico at Record High, Increased 87.5% Since 2005

Thefts of insured motor vehicles in Mexico rose 3.4 percent last year to 82,510, a new record, an organization representing insurance companies said. continue reading »

Chevy Tahoe Stuffed with 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found, Narcos Jump in Rio Grande Fleeing

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were seized Saturday in Escobares, Texas, by agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station. The agents were working near the river when they saw several people continue reading »

59 Undocumented Guatemalans Located in Mexico in Cargo Truck

Federal police intercepted 59 undocumented Guatemalans traveling in a cargo truck in the western state of Sinaloa, Mexico's public safety department said. continue reading »

Mexicans Hurry to Aid the Tarahumara Upon Hearing False Reports They’re Committed Mass Suicide

Upon hearing that a number of proud Tarahumara indians in Mexico‚Äôs northern mountains were committing suicide rather than succumb to famine, Mexicans rushed aid to them. However, the story of mass suicides was not exactly true. continue reading »