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Mexico Considers Importing Eggs in Response to Jalisco Bird-Flu Outbreak

The Mexican government is preparing to import up to 132,000 tons of eggs to prevent a surge in prices as a consequence of a bird-flu outbreak in the western state of Jalisco, Economy Secretary Bruno Ferrari said. The government is ready to suspend duties on egg imports from countries with which Mexico does not have free trade pacts, he told a press conference. continue reading »

Tortured Bodies Found on Mexican Highway in Guerrero

Bodies of five people tortured were found on a highway in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, while the bodies of two police officers were discovered inside their patrol car in another part of the state continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Rise by 7.8 Percent in May to $2.34 Billion

Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 7.8 percent in May compared with the same month in 2011, the central bank said Monday. continue reading »

AP Intern, Armando Montano, Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances in Mexico City

Associated Press is mourning the sudden and tragic death of one of its interns, Armando Montano, in Mexico City whose body was found in an elevator shaft. The cause of death is not currently known. continue reading »

PRI Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto Declared Mexico’s New President

Enrique Peña Nieto claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election and vowed to work for reconciliation and national unity while crafting a "modern and responsible" presidency. continue reading »

Tourists Flocking to Mexicali for Affordable Healthcare

Instead of heading across the border in search of a night out, many tourists instead are trekking to Mexico for less expensive healthcare procedures. continue reading »

“There’s a Country That Pains Me”  by Margarita Hernández Contreras

Many kids, probably millions, do not have happy days in the country that pains me. Many have to go out into the world, small and defenseless. Some do so ordered by their mothers; others, out of their own initiative. They climb into public buses hoping passengers will deposit coins into the palm of their dirty, scrawny dark brown hands. continue reading »

33 Pound Tumor Removed from 2 Year Old in Mexico

In Mexico City, Doctors successfully removed a benign tumor weighing a shocking 33 pounds from a 2 year old Durango boy, Jesús Gabriel. The surgery took place on June 14th at La Raza Medical Center in Mexico City continue reading »

First Gay Pride Parade Held in Matamoros, Hopes for Bi-National Gay Pride Celebrations

In the northern state of Tamaulipas, México, the town of Matamoros held its first ever Gay Pride Parade Sunday afternoon. The parade, scheduled one day after a gay pride parade in Monterey and a week after one in Mexico City, brought 800-1,000 spectators to Matamoros. continue reading »

Mexico’s War on Drugs Looking For Greater International Cooperation

Mexico wants to expand international cooperation in the war on drugs to create "new strategies and lines of action," Mexican Deputy Attorney General for Judicial and International Affairs Alejandro Ramos told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Signs Decree to Protect Human Right Workers and Journalists

Mexican President Felipe Calderón in one of his last acts in office issued decrees to protect ‘Human Rights Defenders’ and Journalists continue reading »

Three Federal Police Officers Killed in Mexico City at Benito Juarez Int’l Airport

Several individuals wearing uniforms fired the shots that killed three Federal Police officers at Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport on Monday, airport security officials told Efe. continue reading »

Shoot-Out at Mexico City’s International Airport Leaves 3 Police Dead

Mexican authorities are reporting the shooting death of three policemen at Mexico’s City International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de Mexico Benito Juarez) earlier today continue reading »

30 Crime Victims Found throughout Mexico, Majority in Abandoned Cargo Truck

The remains of 30 suspected victims of drug-related violence have been discovered over the past day and a half in three different parts of Mexico, including 11 bodies in a clandestine grave in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz and 14 others in the country's northeast region. continue reading »

Activists and Reporters in Mexico May Soon Be Protected by New Gov’t Decrees

The Mexican government handed down two decrees Friday to draw "immediate attention" to the issue of protecting journalists and defenders of human rights amid the increasing violence against them. continue reading »

No Cuchi-Cuchi! Withholding Sex to Get the Vote in Mexican Presidential Politics

In an effort to empower women while also improve her own chances for a political victory in Mexico’s upcoming election, presidential candidate, Josefina Vazquez Mota, shocked her audience by suggesting women use their own powers in the bedroom to get their husbands out to vote. continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez’s May 2012 Murder Rate Lowest Rate Since March 2009

The border town of Juarez, Mexico reportedly saw the least amount homicides in three years this past May. According to the El Paso Times, Juarez, which has become kno continue reading »

Crime Reporter and Her 2-year-old Son Missing in Coahuila, Mexico

A police reporter for the daily El Zocalo in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and her 2-year-old son have been missing since last week continue reading »

Mexico and Spain Feud Over Tourist Restrictions

The Mexican government will not impose restrictions on Spanish tourists in response to the measures Madrid has applied to Mexicans, Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa said. continue reading »

Latin America’s 1st Double-Arm Transplant Performed After Man Loses Arms in Electrical Accident

A 52-year-old Mexican man who lost his arms in a 2011 electrical accident became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double-arm transplant. continue reading »