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Mexico Declares 50 Tourist Attractions “Magic Villages”, Places that Reflect Country’s Culture

Fifty tourist destinations in Mexico's interior have been declared "Magic Villages" by the federal government in its drive to enrich what the country has to offer tourists besides its main attractions of sun, sea and sand. continue reading »

Mexico Serial Killer and Rapist Captured After Escaping from Prison, 8 Victims Known Thus Far

A man arrested in late February for the murders of seven women and who later escaped from a jail in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, has been captured, officials said. continue reading »

Diego Rivera Sketches Get a Facelift in Mexico

Four sketches made by Mexican artist Diego Rivera in the 1930s for New York's Rockefeller Center are being restored with a grant from Bank of America, the Diego Rivera-Anahuacalli Museum said. continue reading »

Documentary Lambasts Mexico’s Failing School System (VIDEO)

Mexican filmmaker, Juan Carlos Rulfo, and journalist, Carlos Loret de Mola, have joined forces to show México, as well as the world, the current state of their school system. ‘¡De Panzazo! continue reading »

Secretary Janet Napolitano to Visit Latin America

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David Aguilar, and Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin will travel to Latin America. continue reading »

Mexico’s Cemex Buys Ireland’s Readymix

Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's three largest cement companies, said it has agreed to acquire all of the shares in Ireland's Readymix PLC it did not already hold for 10.6 million euros ($14.2 million). continue reading »

Mexicana Airlines Set to Return to the Skies

Mexican airline Mexicana de Aviacion, grounded since August 2010 while in bankruptcy proceedings, is set to return to the skies under new ownership. continue reading »

Vaccine Against Heroin Being Developed in Mexico

Tests of the medication on animals have achieved "significant advances related to the time in which the subjects remain immunized," the institute's head of epidemiological and psychosocial research, Dr. Maria Elena Medina-Mora, told a press conference here. continue reading »

International Organizations Voice Alarm Over Killing of Inmates in Mexico

The United Nations human rights office has called on Mexican authorities to conduct a thorough and independent investigation into the killing over the weekend of 44 inmates at a prison in the country’s north, apparently by members of an organized criminal group. continue reading »

Radio Cristo Rey Launches in Mexico in Preparation for Pope’s Visit

There are only 30 days to Pope Benedict XVI's visit in Mexico, and the Archdiocese of Leon have announced the opening of a radio via internet, Radio Cristo Rey, continue reading »

Foreign Investment in Mexico Increase 9.7% in 2011

Mexico received $19.44 billion in foreign direct investment last year, an increase of 9.7 percent over 2010, the economy ministry said Monday. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Sign Energy Agreement for Gulf of Mexico

The Mexican and U.S. governments signed an agreement Monday for the exploration and development of oil and gas reservoirs that straddle the countries' maritime boundary in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Presidential Candidate, Enrique Pena Nieto, Leading the Race

The presidential candidate of Mexico's centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, enjoys a comfortable lead over his two main rivals in the July 1 contest, according to the results of a new poll by capital daily El Universal. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigating a Possible Prison Breakout After 44 Die in Riot

Authorities in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon said they are investigating a possible breakout at a prison where 44 inmates died in a fight involving members of the rival Gulf and Los Zetas drug cartels. continue reading »

40 Die in Narco Prison Fight Near Monterrey, Mexico

At least 40 inmates died in a fight early Sunday at the prison in Apodaca, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Controversial Futbol Coach, Tomas Boy, Could be Sidelined After Punching Photographer

Morelia Monarcas soccer club coach Tomas Boy is the subject of a criminal complaint filed with prosecutors in the central state of Puebla alleging that he punched a photographer, Mexican media reported. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Implicated in Cash-Stuffed Suitcase Incident

A senator has filed a criminal complaint against the governor of the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz and two of his employees over the seizure of nearly $2 million in undeclared cash on an official plane, the governing party said. continue reading »

Alarming:  In One Week H1N1 Deaths in Mexico Increase by 67 Percent

The AH1N1 flu virus has left a total of 135 people dead in Mexico so far this year, with the number of fatalities up 67 percent in just one week, according to figures released by the authorities. continue reading »

6 Kidnappings a Day Occur in Mexico, Up 23% from Last Year

Mexico experienced an average of six kidnappings per day in the second half of last year, up 23.4 percent from the same period in 2010, according to the government, while an NGO said that only one abduction in 10 is even reported to police continue reading »

Mexican Businessman Caught on Video Beating Employee Now in Jail

Mexican businessman Miguel Sacal has been placed in preventative detention seven months after he was caught on video beating a parking attendant at his luxury apartment building in this capital, police told Efe. continue reading »