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Mexican Indians Being Used by Cartels to Smuggle Drugs Across the Border

The Raramuri Indians of Chihuahua state, renowned for their ability to cover long distances on foot, are being used by Mexican drug traffickers to smuggle narcotics into the United States. continue reading »

Mexico Offers Higher Tomato Prices in Hopes Of Retaining Export Agreement

Mexico's government and farmers have offered to accept higher prices for tomatoes exported to the United States in a bid to avert the scrapping of a 16-year-old agreement, a senior Mexican official said. continue reading »

Mexico Arrests 7 Federal Officials for Aiding Sinaloa Cartel

Mexican authorities announced the arrest of seven federal government employees who allegedly aided and abetted the Sinaloa drug cartel, headed by notorious fugitive Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman. continue reading »

President-elect Peña Nieto Will Fly in Style with $139 Million Plane

The Mexican government has confirmed the purchase of a more than $100 million plane for the country’s new president. President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto will be flying in style when his p continue reading »

Authorities to Exhume Parents of Dead Zeta Boss to Confirm ID

Authorities will exhume the bodies of the parents of Los Zetas drug cartel boss Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano to confirm that the man killed 10 ago in a shootout with marines was the notorious kingpin, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Pre-Columbian Tombs

Mexican archaeologists discovered a group of millennium-old basalt tombs in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Hopes New Mexican Administration Will Guarantee Safety for Journalists

Reporters Without Borders, or RSF, called upon Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto to make concrete "commitments" to guarantee the safety of journalists in his country on the European tour he will wrap up later this week in Paris. continue reading »

Mexican Pageant Queen Hopes to Launch Beauty Products Line

The Mexican Carmen Isabel Hernandez Chavez, winner in 2011 of the tenth Miss Princess of the World contest, dreams of her line of beauty products being sold all over Mexico - and about being a mom. continue reading »

Crackdown at Student Protest in Mexico Leaves 60 Injured

Around 60 people were hurt and more than 100 arrested Monday when Mexican federal police stormed three schools in the western state of Michoacan where students were holding dozens of commandeered vehicles, authorities said. continue reading »

Web Editor Kidnapped and Murdered in Mexico

A journalist was abducted and murdered Monday in this Mexican border metropolis, the Baja California state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Shoutouts in Mexico Leave 16 Dead

Army troops killed 16 suspected criminals in three shootouts in the Mexican states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas over the weekend, the Defense Secretariat said. The first shootout occurred Saturday night in Panuco, a city in the eastern state of Veracruz, where s continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Peña Nieto in Spain Offers Support to Economy

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto delivered an address Monday to business leaders in Madrid, offering Spain the support and assistance of his incoming administration in dealing with the economic crisis. continue reading »

Mothers of Missing Migrants Follow the “Route of the Immigrant” Through Mexico

A caravan made up of Central American women whose children went missing in Mexico while trying to reach the United States has set out to try to find out what happened to the migrants. continue reading »

Mexican Cartel Boss Arrested In Connection With Massacre

Army troops arrested the man who reputedly runs the Gulf drug cartel's operation in the central city of San Luis Potosi, Mexico's defense department said Friday. continue reading »

President Calderon Inaugurates Mexico’s First Solar Power Plant

Mexican President Felipe Calderon inaugurated a large-scale solar power plant that he touted as the region's first, a pilot facility in the northwestern state of Baja California that features 4,000 photovoltaic panels and 1 MW in generating capacity. continue reading »

Mexico Ranks 4th-Most Desirable Investment Location

Mexico is the fourth-most interesting country for investors after Nigeria, Indonesia and South Korea, according to study released Friday by German magazine WirtschaftsWoche on high-potential economies. continue reading »

Mexican Senate Passes Money Laundering Bill

Mexico's Senate passed a long-awaited bill to address money laundering, which is estimated to be a $12 billion a year business. The measure has been sent to President Felipe Calderon's desk for his signature. continue reading »

Son of Murdered Activist Marisela Escobedo Calls Suspect in Custody “Scapegoat”

The son of rights activist Marisela Escobedo, who was shot and killed in northern Mexico in 2010 while demanding justice for the murder of her daughter, said a suspect arrested in his mother's slaying is a "scapegoat." continue reading »

Biodegradable Rainforest Gum Presented at Green Forum in Mexico

A biodegradable, non-stick gum that won't sully sidewalks and trash cans made of "natural plastic" were some of the products on display at the just-concluded 2012 Green Solutions Forum, held in the Mexican capital to seek ways of combating climate change. continue reading »

Tomb With 1,300 Year Old Remains Discovered in Mexico

Mexican archaeologists discovered the tomb of a person who may have led a region in what is now the southern state of Oaxaca approximately 1,300 years ago, the National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »