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Tag Results for "Mexico News"

Mexican Archeologists Discover 500 Year Old Corpse and “Sacred Tree”  Burial Site

Mexican archaeologists discovered a pre-Columbian grave containing human skeletal remains along with relics of a "sacred tree" near the archaeological site of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan in the historical downtown area of Mexico City, the Mexican National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexican Venture Fund to Support Education, Financial and Retail Services

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) approved a $5 million equity investment in Mexico Development Fund I (MDF-I), a venture capital fund that will provide financing, as well as strategic and operational advice to small and medium-sized companies in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Remittances Increase 6.2 Percent Since 2011

Mexicans living and working abroad sent home $11.85 billion in the first six months of the year, an increase of 6.2 percent from the same period in 2011, the country's central bank said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Businessman and PRI Supporter Juan Hinojosa Cantu Dies in Helicopter Crash

Three people, including a prominent businessman, died in a helicopter crash over the weekend in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Man Crucifies Self to Demand Payment of Insurance Claim, Now Hospitalized

A Mexican man who "crucified" himself for 17 hours in this Gulf coast port city to demand payment of an insurance claim was hospitalized Thursday after showing symptoms of a possible heart attack and signs of gangrene on his hands. continue reading »

It’s National Tequila Day - Time to Celebrate

Tequila, the Mexican spirit for the very spirited is celebrating its existence in a very American way with its own day of celebration. The fastest growing distilled spirit is getting respect and sales continue reading »

5.2 Early Morning Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

A magnitude-5.2 earthquake rocked southern Mexico early Tuesday, but there are no damage or injury reports, the U.S. Geological Survey, or USGS, said. continue reading »

Mexico: Hub for Aerospace Industry

“Made in Mexico” has a familiar ring when associated with the Mexican auto industry. However, if the Mexican government reaches its goal, Mexico will be exporting $12 billion in aircraft and parts by 2020. continue reading »

Fiery Crash of Pickup-Truck with 23 Suspected Undocumented Immigrants Inside, Leaves 14 Dead (VIDEO)

Authorities in Goliad County, Texas are reporting a crash of a white pick up jammed with 23 passengers, that has left at least 14 dead with Fox News reporting 14 are dead. continue reading »

Mexico: Hub for Aerospace Industry

“Made in Mexico” has a familiar ring when associated with the Mexican auto industry. However, if the Mexican government reaches its goal, Mexico will be exporting $12 billion in aircraft and parts by 2020. continue reading »

Mexicans Addicted to Bottled Water

According to a study by the Inter American Development Bank, Mexicans used close to 127 gallons of bottled water per person a year. This is more than four times the bottled water consumption in the U.S. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon and Successor Enrique Peña Nieto Meet for First Time Since Election

Mexican President Felipe Calderon met with the virtual winner of the July 1 presidential election, Enrique Peña Nieto, for the first time since the balloting. continue reading »

Droughts Killing Farms in Mexico

Although Northern Mexico is accustomed to dry conditions, the unrelenting drought that has spread from Mexico into parts of the U.S. is slowly starving cattle, farms, and farmers leaving the state of Chihuahua in a state of emergency. continue reading »

Ancient Temple with Children’s Bones and Sacrificed Dog Found in Mexico City

The foresight of Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology has garnered an important find recently. The Museum requested to excavate a construction site before five buildings would go up in downtown Mexico City. continue reading »

Anonymous Tip Leads to Arrest of Mexico City Airport Shooting Suspect

Felipe Lugo de Leon, one of the Federal Police officers wanted in connection with the shooting at the Mexico City airport last month that left three fellow officers dead, was arrested on Sunday, the Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Religious Sect Destroys Schools in Mexican State of Michoacan Calling them “Works of the Devil”

Two schools were destroyed in the western Mexican town of Turicato by a radical religious sect that threatens to "destroy coexistence," Mayor Salvador Barrera said. According to the top local authority, the New Jerusalem community, which settled some 35 years ago in the Turicato municipality of Michoacan state believing it to be hallowed ground continue reading »

Jalisco’s Bird Flu Costing Mexican Economy $50 Million Thus Far

An outbreak of avian flu in the western state of Jalisco has claimed 2.5 million chickens and caused $50 million in losses, a representative of the Mexican poultry sector said Thursday. continue reading »

AI Criticizes Lack of Enforcement When 6 out of 10 Mexican Women are Victims of Sexual Assaults

Amnesty International on Thursday denounced the impunity that prevails amid the growing violence and discrimination against women in Mexico. In a report presented to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, AI said that Mexican authorities do not protect the victims of sexual violence or guarantee that those responsible for the abuse will be brought to justice. continue reading »

Missing Indians Involved in Land Dispute Turn Up Dead in Mexico

The two Indians who disappeared over the weekend in the western Mexican state of Michoacan were found dead in a rural area outside the city of Zacapu, members of the Purepecha community told Efe. continue reading »

UPDATE:  MX Government Confirms Mexican Citizen Killed by Border Patrol Shooting Across the Border

UPDATE: The Mexican government has confirmed that a Mexican citizen has been killed by U.S. Border Patrol in the cross-border shooting incident from this weekend. continue reading »