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Mexican Teen Implicated in Multiple Rapes and Robberies in Camp Ground

A minor was arrested in connection with the assaults and rapes last month at a campground in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, police said. continue reading »

MX President Calderon Reveals Death Threat Received Early in His Administration

President Felipe Calderon told a gathering of journalists and celebrities over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so seriously that he recorded a message for his children in case he was killed, Mexican media outlets reported. continue reading »

Accused of 1993 Murder in Mexico, Man Deported After Being Found in California

A Mexican national, murder suspect captured in northern California last month was turned over to Mexican law enforcement personnel Friday at the San Ysidro border crossing by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations. continue reading »

Did Chavela Vargas and Frida Kahlo Have Lesbian Relationship? Secrets from the Grave

The secrets of Mexican singer Chavela Vargas for the past two weeks have been where she always wanted them to wind up - with her in singers' paradise - and all that exists now is speculation about the secret that she shared with Frida Kahlo continue reading »

77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers

Army troops rescued 77 illegal immigrants who were being held captive at a house in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and arrested two people for violating federal laws, the press reported. continue reading »

Violence in Mexico Escalates, 22 Die this Weekend

At least 22 people, including six women, died in violent incidents across Mexico this weekend, officials said. The bodies of four women were found in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Tropical Depression Helene Causes Landfall in Northern Mexico

Helene weakened to a tropical depression upon making landfall Saturday in northeastern Mexico, prompting authorities to cancel an earlier alert. continue reading »

Fatalities of Deadly Mexican Bus Crash Increase to 12

The death toll from a bus crash in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango has risen to 12, officials said. The accident occurred Friday at a spot known as The Devil's Spine on the highway linking Durango city with the Pacific resort of Mazatlan, the mayor of that municipality, Alejandro Higuera Osuna, told the media. continue reading »

Mexican Military’s State of the Art Training Center Boasts Virtual Simulation

Mexico's army offered members of the media a tour of its most state-of-the-art training facility, including an up-close look at an exclusive virtual simulation system that soldiers must master prior to live firearms drills. continue reading »

Take a Virtual Tour of Archaeological Sites via Google Mexico’s Street View

Cybernauts will be able to take virtual strolls through 30 Mexican archaeological sites using Google Mexico's Street View platform, Mexican cultural authorities said. continue reading »

Bus Crash on “The Devil’s Spine” Kills 11, Injures 25 in Mexico

Eleven people were killed and 25 others injured Friday when a bus ran off the road and fell more than 100 meters (328 feet) in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexico Deploys 400 Additional Officers to Michoacan

An additional 400 Federal Police officers have been deployed in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, bringing to 600 the number of officers sent to the area to fight drug traffickers, airport officials said. continue reading »

Tourism in Mexico Grows Nearly 4 Percent in First Quarter of 2012

Mexico's tourism activity grew 3.9 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2011, thanks to strong demand for tourist services, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI said Tuesday. continue reading »

38 Cities in Mexico Declared Disaster Zones Due to Hurricane Ernesto

Disaster declarations have been issued in 38 cities in southern and eastern Mexico affected last week by Hurricane Ernesto, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico Reintroducing California Condor to Baja State

A total of 23 California condors flying free and six other soon to be released are the basis of a project to reintroduce the species in Mexico's Baja California state, the Environment Secretariat said. continue reading »

Dominican Republic and Mexico Sign Wide Range Agreement to Combat Crime

The Attorney General of the Dominican Republic, Radhames Jimenez Pena, and Mexico, Marisela Morales Ibáñez, have signed an agreement establishing mutual legal assistance in criminal investigations, terrorism, and organized crime. continue reading »

Supreme Court Clerk Arrested for Ties to Mexican Drug Cartels

A Mexican Supreme Court official was arrested and arraigned in federal court for allegedly having links to a drug cartel, the high court said. continue reading »

Death Toll in Mexico Rises from Hurricane Ernesto

Five more people have been reported killed by Hurricane Ernesto, which first made landfall last week on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, raising the death toll from the storm to 12, officials said. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Ernesto Moving Through Southern Mexico, May Regain Hurricane Status Again

Tropical Storm Ernesto is moving through southern Mexico and is on the verge of regaining Category 1 hurricane status, the Mexican weather service said Thursday. continue reading »

A Tearful Tribute to Ranchera Chavela Vargas in Mexico City (VIDEO)

Tears and songs flowed in Mexico City’s Plaza Garibaldi as the coffin of Chavela Vargas was on display last night. continue reading »