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Mexico-Born Walmart Employee Calls for Resignation of Two Top Execs

A Mexican-born employee of Wal-Mart in the United States is leading a petition drive to force the resignations of two top executives of the retail giant, which is accused of bribing authorities in her homeland. continue reading »

Mexican former President Vicente Fox says War on Drugs “Useless”

Mexican former President Vicente Fox said his successor's military crackdown on drug cartels is a "useless war" and recommended exploring other avenues, including legalization. "Mexico must urgently get out of this trap we're in," Fox said here Wednesday in a meeting with foreign correspondents. continue reading »

Need to Send a Quick E-Mail? Just Clean Up Dog Doo and Check out ‘Poo WiFi’ (VIDEO)

A Mexican internet portal has come up with a way to turn Mexico City’s dog poop problem into a positive for those needing short-term internet access. continue reading »

1st Quarter Remittances to Mexico Rise by 5.3% to $5.37 Billion

Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 5.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period in 2011, Mexico's central bank said Wednesday. continue reading »

UN Notes ‘Disturbing Trend’ in Mexico with Murder of Journalists

The United Nations human rights office voiced alarm over the killing of a journalist in Mexico over the weekend, and condemned what it said is a “disturbing trend” of media professional being murdered in the country, where more than 70 have been killed over the past 12 years. continue reading »

Guns in Murder of Mexican Lawyer Traced Back to U.S. Operation Fast & Furious

After investigation, Mexican officials have determined that the firearms used in the 2010 killing of lawyer, were connected to Operation Fast and Furious continue reading »

Another Journalist Killed in Mexico, Beaten and Strangled in Her Bathroom

The body of Regina Martinez, the Proceso magazine correspondent in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, was found in her house, officials said. continue reading »

4 Missing Children Found Dead in Mexico Buried in Shallow Grave

Four children from the same family who had been reported missing earlier this week were found dead in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, officials said. A rural laborer discovered the corpses Friday in two shallow graves at a ranch in Tacotalpa, a municipality near Tabasco's border with the neighboring state of Chiapas. continue reading »

Mexicana Airlines Charged with Discriminating Against Nude, Playboy Flight Attendant

In November 2010 Mexicana Aviation went bankrupt leaving many of its flight attendants without a job and subsequently without a source of income. continue reading »

Wal-Mart Now Faces Investigation by Mexican Government for Allegation of $24 Million Bribery Scheme

Investigators are looking into allegations that U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart's unit in Mexico paid bribes to officials to speed the opening of stores during its expansion push in the country in the past decade, the Mexican government said. continue reading »

MEXICO: Fire Detroys Thousands of Acres, Gunmen’s Threats Block Firefighters

The fire that started last weekend in the La Primavera forest outside the western Mexican city of Guadalajara burned between 30 percent and 40 percent of the trees in an area of about 3,000 hectares (7,407 acres), Environment Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada said Thursday. continue reading »

LATNIO BLOTTER: Mother and Son Team Steal $350,000 Worth of Copper from Border Factory

According to Chihuahua state authorities, five men along with one mother allegedly stole $350,000 worth of copper from a Juárez assembly plant. It is believed that the group was aided by the plant’s security guard, the alleged mastermind of the crime which took place on April 3rd at Bell Electronics. continue reading »

Group of Mexican Attorneys Promoting Online Divorces

A group of Mexican attorneys wants to convince people that divorces are not difficult to obtain, rolling out a prepaid card that simplifies the process and can even be purchased at supermarkets. continue reading »

Catholic Churches Near Popocatepetl Volcano Will Serve as Shelters for Those Fleeing Eruptions

The parishes closest to area of the Popocatepetl volcano (San Martin Texmelucan, Atlixco, San Andres and San Pedro Cholula), 4-hostel centers will be set up as shelters for people forced to leave their homes because of the volcanic activity. continue reading »

AeroMexico Launches UATP Corporate Program in Mexico

Aeromexico is utilizing UATP's data tools, DataStream, DataMine and DataView to complete its corporate program, creating the most comprehensive air travel reporting and data information. continue reading »

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

Thousands of people took part in a demonstration over the weekend to urge Mexico City's Legislative Assembly to ban bullfighting, joining people in 26 other cities across the country who took part in protests to promote the same cause. continue reading »

Wal-Mart Facing Charges It Spent $24 Million in Bribes to Mexican Officials

Wal-Mart said it is investigating its operations in Mexico for possible violations of U.S. laws prohibiting the paying of bribes to foreign officials. continue reading »

12-Year-Old Mexican Farmworker Gives Birth and Returns to Fields after Delivery

A 12-year-old indigenous farmworker has given birth at a hospital in the northwestern Mexican city of Escuinapa, medical officials said. continue reading »

In the Last Four Years 80,000 Migrants Kidnapped and Killed in Mexico

"The country is currently experiencing the worst historical humanitarian crisis with regards to migration." With these words His Exc. Raúl Vera, Bishop of Saltillo, in the Forum entitled "Budget Law on Human Rights and Migration, Findings and Challenges " organized by the Mexican Senate. This meeting was attended by legislators, representatives of organizations that defend human rights, religious and social groups. continue reading »

Mixtec Indians Give Concert Blending Ancient Melodies with Beatles Tunes

More than 50 young Mixtec Indians gave a concert in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, in which they fused their ancestral musical tradition with melodies made famous by the legendary British rock group The Beatles. continue reading »