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Mexico Joins G8 Global Partnership as 25th Member

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation welcomes Mexico as the newest addition to the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons continue reading »

Mexican Congress Approves Government Overhaul and Downsizing

Mexico's Congress has approved a public administration overhaul sought by President Enrique Peña Nieto, although his Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI continue reading »

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

President Enrique Peña Nieto has proposed a bill to reform Mexico's educational system, following through on one of the pledges he made in his Dec. 1 inaugural address. continue reading »

Presidential Inauguration Protesters Ordered Released by Mexican Judge

A judge dropped all charges and ordered the release over the weekend of 55 of the 69 people arrested in connection with the protests earlier this month in Mexico City that caused extensive damage. continue reading »

Mexico Plane Crash Leaves 2 Military Officers Dead

Two Mexican military officers died in a plane crash in the western state of Baja California Sur, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG:  Beauty Queen Shot at Mexican Soldiers Before Being Shot Dead

A Mexican prosecutor said beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez fired at army soldiers before she was killed in an armed clash last month in the northwestern state of Sinaloa. continue reading »

26th Annual Guadalajara International Book Fair Ends a Great Note

Mexico's Guadalajara International Book Fair, the most important event of its type in Latin America, ended its run over the weekend, with organizers touting its success. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Between January and October Drop 7.1%

Mexico in October received nearly $1.78 billion in remittances, a drop of 7.1 percent compared with the same month in 2011, the country's central bank said Monday. Accumulated remittances from January to October added up to $19.04 billion, continue reading »

Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe Offers Wide Ranging Support to Mexico’

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe offered Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, Madrid's collaboration on its new security strategy and both have also studied the possible participation of Spanish companies in Mexico's ambitious infrastructure plan. continue reading »

Mexican Beauty Queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez Killed in Shootout with Army

Investigators are trying to determine whether model and beauty queen Maria Susana Flores, who died in a shootout with the Mexican army over the weekend, was involved with a drug cartel, Sinaloa state Attorney General Marco Antonio Higuera Gomez said. continue reading »

Mexican Economy Expected to Grow 3.3% in 2013, Slightly Down from 2012

Mexico's economy, which will grow 3.8 percent this year, will see growth slow to 3.3 percent in 2013 due to weakness in some of its main trade partners before rebounding and growing 3.6 percent in 2014 continue reading »

Mexican Citizen Sentenced 54 Months in Prison for Trafficking ID’s of Puerto Rican, U.S. Citizens

A Mexican national was sentenced today to 54 months in prison for trafficking of identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding identity documents. continue reading »

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

A man on the FBI's Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico. On July 25, 1998, Joe Luis Saenz allegedly shot and killed two rival gang members in Los Angeles continue reading »

Those Who Abuse Bears in Mexico Face Punishment

A campaign has been launched in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon to educate people on how to respond if they spot a bear outside its norm continue reading »

U.S. Government Issues Thanksgiving Travel Warning for Mexico

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State issued a Thanksgiving Travel Warning about the security situation in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico City District to Ban Celebratory Gunfire

Municipal authorities in the Mexico City district of Iztapalapa announced on the weekend that they will prohibit residents from engaging in celebratory gunfire into the air during street, religious or civil festivals after a child in a movie theater was killed by a spent bullet. continue reading »

“Night of the Stars” Draws Thousands of Participants in Mexico

Thousands of Mexicans were taking part Saturday in the 4th "Night of the Stars" being held at a number of sites around the country under the guidance of astronomers who will share their knowledge about the different celestial phenomena. continue reading »

Investigative Journalist and His Bodyguard Killed in Mexico

A journalist was killed while on assignment in the central Mexican state of Puebla, the newspaper that employed him said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexico: Archaeologists Discover 27 Human Burials from Pre-Hispanic Era

The finding of 47 human burials from the XVI century, in the recently opened Archaeological Zone of San Miguelito in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, has revealed the last moments of the pre-h continue reading »

Mexico Prepares to Launch Communications Satellite

The Bicentenario satellite, the state-run Mexsat system's first launch into space, is ready for liftoff next month and will begin operating in orbit in late January 2013, the Mexican government announced. continue reading »