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Teachers Protest Education Reform in Mexico

A group of teachers opposed to educational reforms clashed with police and engaged in acts of vandalism at the seat of Congress in Mexico City, leaving about a dozen educators and officers injured, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Town Creates Its Own Wireless Phone Network in Southern Mexico

Villa Talea de Castro, a town in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, is creating its own cellular telephone network due to lack of interest on the part of wireless companies in serving the mountain community of 2,500 people. continue reading »

Mexico’s Popular “La Voz” Gets Ready to Debut Its Third Season

The third season of the television program "La Voz...Mexico" was presented in the Mexican capital with such novelties as the celebrity coaches stealing contestants from each other and the use of a double chair, that of the Puerto Ricans Wisin & Yandel. continue reading »

Mexico’s 2013 Apertura Soccer Tourney: Morelia Moves into 1st

Morelia defeated Atlas 2-0 in the sixth week of Mexico's Apertura soccer tourney, consolidating itself in first place with 13 points, one ahead of Veracruz, which battled to a scoreless tie with Queretaro and fell to the No. 2 slot. continue reading »

Mexico Looks to Improve Relations with Asia-Pacific Countries

President Enrique Peña Nieto plans to consolidate the "strategy of moving closer to countries in the Asia-Pacific region" before completing his first year in office, allowing Mexico to expand trade and investment, Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade told Efe. continue reading »

400,000 Mexicans Repatriated from U.S. in 2012

Roughly 400,000 Mexican undocumented migrants were repatriated from the United States last year, according to the National Migration Institute, or INM. continue reading »

25 Bodies Discovered in 2 Mexican States

Authorities found 25 bodies in recent hours in the Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan, two of the states hardest hit by a wave of organized crime-related violence over the past few months. continue reading »

Mexican Community Threatened by Organized Crime Following Arrest of Local Militia

An indigenous community on Mexico's Pacific coast says it is facing a renewed threat from organized crime after the army effectively dismantled a local self-defense group. continue reading »

Son of Mexican Who Nationalized Oil Blasts Gov’t Energy Plan

The son of the president who nationalized Mexico's oil industry said Friday the goal of current head of state Enrique Peña Nieto's energy plan was to strip the state of its role in managing the country's hydrocarbon resources. continue reading »

Mexico Seeks “Large-Scale Productive Integration” with U.S.

Trade between Mexico and the United States, which amounted to nearly $500 billion in 2012, is indicative of well-developed commercial integration that should evolve into large-scale "productive integration," Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo said. continue reading »

“Illegal” Mining Strike Ends in Mexico With Agreement

Workers at the El Coronel mine in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas ended a two-month-old strike after reaching an agreement with mining firm Frisco, the federal Labor Secretariat said. continue reading »

46 Members of Indigenous Militia Arrested in Mexico

Mexican federal police and soldiers detained 46 members of a local self-defense group in an indigenous community on the Pacific coast, the Michoacan state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico Unveils Exhibition Honoring “Forgotten” Protege of Frida Kahlo

An exhibition is being held in the capital to pay tribute to Polish-born Mexican artist Fanny Rabel, considered the "forgotten" protege of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. continue reading »

Authorities Rescue 6 Migrants Lost in Mexican Mountains

Mexican authorities rescued six migrants, five of them Central Americans, who had been lost for 10 days in a mountainous part of the northern state of Coahuila, which borders on the United States, government officials said. continue reading »

Supporters Hope to Restore Siqueiros Mural in Los Angeles

A mural by Mexico's David Alfaro Siqueiros that was censored in the United States in 1932 could be restored if art promoters can round up the necessary funding to recover it from beneath layers of paint and cement. continue reading »

Energy Overhaul Could Make Mexico Natgas Exporter, Says President

President Enrique Peña Nieto says that Mexico, which currently imports 30 percent of its supply of natural gas and suffers shortages, could become an exporter of that fuel if an energy overhaul he sent to Congress this week is approved. continue reading »

Mexican Government Fights for 3 Mexicans Sentenced to Death in Malaysia

The Mexican government vowed Wednesday to ensure that all legal remedies are exhausted on behalf of three of its citizens who are facing the hangman's noose in Malaysia for drug trafficking. continue reading »

Foreign Reserves Rise $5.8 Billion in Mexico

Mexico's foreign reserves have risen by $5.81 billion to nearly $169.33 billion this year, with all figures as of Aug. 9, the Bank of Mexico said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Experts to Reconstruct Face of Pre-Columbian Man

Mexican National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, experts will reconstruct the face of an individual who lived some 700 years ago from pre-Columbian skeletal remains, officials said. continue reading »

7 Members of Family Gunned Down in Mexico

Gunmen killed seven members of a family, including two children, and wounded seven others in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, officials said. continue reading »