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4 Mexican Taxi Drivers, Passerby Killed in Monterrey

Four taxi drivers and a female passerby were killed in two separate attacks by suspected organized crime elements in Monterrey, state authorities said. continue reading »

Despite Concerns, Mexico’s Gov’t Does Not Expect a Food Crisis

Mexico will not face a food crisis in the short term, but there are risks in the world environment of price rises, droughts and economic weakness that could affect nations with fewer resources, a Mexican government official told Efe. continue reading »

“Caravan for Peace” Leader To Take A Break After U.S. Tour

Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who just wrapped up a tour of the United States with other members of his Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, said he will take a break for a couple of months to return to his academic pursuits and privately mourn the violent death of his son in 2011. continue reading »

Tourism in Mexico Continues to Grow Thanks to Foreign Tourists

Mexico expects a record number of foreign tourist arrivals this year despite security problems stemming from drug violence, Tourism Secretary Gloria Guevara told Efe. continue reading »

Mexico Continues to Kill Birds Hoping to Curtail Spread of Flu

Mexico's poultry farmers slaughtered 22.3 million birds between June and August to contain an outbreak of avian flu, and they immunized 140 million other birds, the National Food Health, Safety and Quality Service, or Senasica, said. continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Vows to Reduce Poverty

President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 million Mexicans and to boost gross domestic product growth, which has averaged 2.4 percent annually over the past three decades. continue reading »

Mexico City Armored Car Robbery Leaves 3 Dead

Three people, including two suspected robbers and a security guard, died when armed subjects tried to rob an armored car Monday at a shopping center in Mexico City, a Federal District Public Safety Secretariat spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican Muralists Paint to Depict Crime-Ridden Neighborhoods

Around 100 inhabitants of a crime-ridden neighborhood of this metropolis in western Mexico have painted murals as a plea for greater security for their families. continue reading »

Border Patrol Halts Flights for Undocumented to Mexico after Border Patrol Arrests Reach 40-Yr Low

U.S. Border Patrol announced they will stop flying Mexican nationals they deport back to Mexico due to decrease in demand and as a money-saving move. continue reading »

Mexican Federal Police Capture High Ranking Sinaloa Cartel Member

A high-level member of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel was arrested by the Federal Police, the Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Police Discover Arsenal After Child Brought Firearm Into Mexican School

Mexican police and soldiers confiscated an arsenal in the northwestern state of Sonora in an operation stemming from reports about a child carrying a firearm into his school, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexican University President Relied on Fake Diploma for 15 Years

Mexico's Juan Miguel Ramirez Sanchez worked 15 years at the University of Guanajuato and rose to be president of one of its campuses - until he was found to have no university degree that would justify that position, academic officials told Efe. continue reading »

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Build Geothermal Plant in Mexico

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it reached an agreement with Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, to build a 50 MW geothermal power plant in the western Mexican state of Michoacan. continue reading »

Mexico Apprehends 12 Acapulco Cartel Members, Including Suspected Boss

Twelve suspected Cartel Independiente de Acapulco members wanted for the killings of at least 18 people in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero were arrested, state officials said Thursday. continue reading »

Audi Plans to Build Plant in Mexico, Creating 20,000 Jobs

German luxury automaker Audi plans to build a $1.3 billion plant in the Mexican state of Puebla that will be the company's first production facility in the Americas, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

60 Million Mexicans Will Live Below the Poverty Line by 2013

Underemployment, inflation and other factors have eroded the income level of some 31 million Mexicans, and by the end of this year there will be more than 60 million people living below the poverty line, economist Jose Luis de la Cruz told Efe. continue reading »

Over 200 Million Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released by Mexico

More than 200 million olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released over the past six years on La Escobilla beach - in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca - as part of a government conservation program, Environment Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada said. continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Criticizes Censorship in Mexico

Reporters Without Borders said the refusal of a magazine wholesaler owned by Televisa to distribute the August issue of Zocalo magazine, which carried an article critical of the media giant, amounted to censorship. continue reading »

33 Year Old Dies During Mexico City Marathon

A 33-year-old man died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend, a source close to race organizers told Efe. Juan Pablo de la Mora died Sunday while competing in the 42-kilometer (26.2-mile) race. continue reading »

U.S. Border Agents Shot At by Mexican Gunmen on Rio Grande

U.S Border Patrol are investigating an incident whereby border agents came under fire by Mexican gunmen near the Texas-Mexico border in Hidalgo last night. continue reading »