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Deaths from Diabetes Soaring in Mexico

A total of 89,414 people are projected to die this year of diabetes in Mexico, up 92 percent from the year 2000, health activists and experts said. continue reading »

11 Central American Kidnapped Migrants Saved by Mexican Army

Mexican army soldiers freed 11 abducted Central American migrants and seized an arsenal in two separate operations in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, military officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigating Conspiracy Theory in Murder of Politician’s Son

The theory that an organized crime group and public officials may have conspired to kill the son of a prominent Mexican politician is gaining ground among investigators, the government of the northern state of Coahuila said. continue reading »

Soldiers Disband Kidnapping Operations in Mexico, Free 11 Migrants

Mexican army soldiers freed 11 abducted Central American migrants and seized an arsenal in two separate operations in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, military officials said. continue reading »

4 Mexican Police in Custody for Murdering Former Governor’s Son

Four Mexican municipal police have been detained for their alleged involvement in this week's murder of the son of a prominent politician, officials said. continue reading »

Vampire Woman, Wolfman Take a Stand Against Bullying in Mexico

Two Mexicans known as The Wolfman and The Vampire Woman joined forces to speak out against bullying and domestic violence in a talk they gave in the western city of Zapopan. continue reading »

Publishing Company Awards Novel of Mexican Author Daniel Krauze

The novel "Dias de Lava" (Days of Lava) by Mexican writer Daniel Krauze was honored in the inaugural edition of the Nuevas Letras Prize, awarded by the Planeta publishing corporation and the Sanborns Group, and includes a cash prize of 1 million pesos (about $78,000). continue reading »

Amnesty International: 40 Central American Migrants Kidnapped in Mexico

At least 40 Central American migrants were abducted this week while crossing southeastern Mexico en route to the United States, Amnesty International said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Author Lydia Cacho Believes Death Threats Came From Cartel-linked Police

Mexican muckraking author and journalist Lydia Cacho said it is becoming increasingly clear that death threats leveled against her came from police linked to the once-powerful Gulf drug cartel. continue reading »

Mexican Students Protest Labor Law, Seize 33 Vehicles Including Coca-Cola Truck

Students in the western state of Michoacan seized 15 buses and 18 delivery trucks belonging to firms such as Coca-Cola and baking giant Bimbo as part of protests against a proposed overhaul of Mexican labor law. continue reading »

Anthropologists Believe Mayan Ballgame had Astronomical Function

Restoration works at Chichen Itza have confirmed the hypothesis that the ballgame played in that ancient Mayan city in southeastern Mexico had an astronomical function, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexico Eradicates Illegal Logging at Monarch Butterfly Reserve

Mexican authorities and peasants have stamped out illegal logging at a Monarch butterfly reserve in the mountains of the western state of Michoacan, the federal environment secretary said. continue reading »

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto To Begin European Tour

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto plans to begin a tour of Germany, Spain, Britain and France on Oct. 11, transition team officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Unveils New High-Tech Federal Prison

The government has inaugurated a federal prison featuring state-of-the-art technology in the northern Mexican state of Sonora, the first penitentiary built with the participation of the private sector. continue reading »

Thousands of Students Take to the Streets of Mexico City on Anniversary of 1968 Massacre

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mexico's capital to mark the passage of 44 years since the October 1968 massacre of student protesters, an anniversary that took on new significance this year with the re-emergence of young people as a force in public life. continue reading »

Honda Considering Moving Fit Production to Mexico

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. is studying the possibility of moving production of its Fit model destined for the U.S. market from its plant in Japan to Mexico in 2014, the Nikkei business daily reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexico Receives $1.9 billion in Remittances in August, 11.6% Decrease from Same Time Last Year

Mexico received in August nearly $1.9 billion in remittances, representing an 11.6 percent drop compared with the same month in 2011, the country's central bank said Monday. continue reading »

Chicago Family of Missing Undocumented Deaf-mute Reach Out to Mexican Consulate

The family of Juan de Dios Romero, an undocumented Mexican deaf-mute missing since April when he tried to cross the border into Arizona for the second time in a few days, asked the consul general of Mexico in Chicago to help them find him "dead or alive." continue reading »

10 Days After Mexican Prison Break, 123 Inmates Still Loose

All but eight of the 131 inmates who escaped 10 days ago from a prison in the northern border city of Piedras Negras remain on the loose, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

MEXICO: Clash Between Troops and Outlaws Results in 11 Deaths

Eleven people, one of them a soldier, died early Wednesday in a shootout between army troops and outlaws in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, authorities said. continue reading »