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Mexico Invited to Join Global Anti-Chemical Weapons Group

Mexico has just become the newest member of The Australia Group that is dedicated to preventing the spread of dangerous chemical and biological weapons. Mexico will become The Australia Group’s 42nd country member and the second Latin American member. Argentina joined in 1993 and Spain in 1985. continue reading »

Mexico Rejects “Survivor” Producer’s Appeal

A court in the Mexican resort city of Cancun has rejected an appeal filed by former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford and ordered the American citizen to remain in prison until his trial for the 2010 murder of wife Monica Burgos is completed, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Army Destroys 7,000 Guns Handed in Voluntarily

Mexico's army destroyed 7,000 firearms that were handed in voluntarily by residents of Mexico City, the local government said in a statement. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Receives Candidate List for New Regulatory Bodies in Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto received a list of candidates for two new regulatory bodies that were created as part of a recent overhaul of the country's telecommunications and broadcast industries. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Detain 3 Bangladeshi Immigrants en Route to U.S.

Mexican authorities detained three undocumented migrants from Bangladesh and a Guatemalan man traveling with them who is suspected of people trafficking, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexico City Art Exhibition Shines Light on Violence

An international contemporary art exhibit is scheduled to kick off next week in the central Mexican state of Queretaro, providing "a space for reflection and debate on one of the issues that most afflicts present-day society: violence and the different ways it is concealed," a federal government cultural agency said. continue reading »

Consumer Prices Fall in Mexico in July

Mexico's consumer price index fell 0.03 percent in July, compared to the previous month, bringing the inflation rate over the past 12 months to 3.47 percent, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Thursday. continue reading »

Chocolate Museum Within Mexican Archaeological Zone Receives Demolition Order

Officials have ordered the demolition of the Chocolate Museum, which is being built by the Choco Story Chichen company in the Chichen Itza archaeological zone "without authorization," the Mexican National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mexico Releases DEA Agent Killer, Cartel Leader Rafael Caro Quintero from Jail

A Mexican federal court on Friday ordered the immediate release of a 1980s drug boss accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, judicial sources told Efe. continue reading »

Aerospace Industry Grows 24.2 Percent in Mexico

The 287 aerospace companies operating in Mexico posted exports totaling $5.4 billion in 2012, up 24.2 percent from the previous year, a Mexican Aerospace Industry Federation, or FEMIA, official said. continue reading »

Mexico Seizes 273 Pounds of Cocaine from South American Ship

Mexican authorities found 273 pounds (124 kilos) of cocaine on a ship that began its journey in Chile and made a stop in Colombia before arriving in the western port of Manzanillo, sources with the federal Attorney General's Office told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Authorities Detain 56 Immigrants in Western Mexico

Authorities detained 50 Central American and six Cuban migrants in three operations in the southern state of Chiapas and the western state of Jalisco, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »

Mexico Favors Decriminalizing Over Legalizing Marijuana

Mexico should continue on the path to decriminalizing marijuana but not shift course and legalize the drug, a step that could lead to increased consumption, a senior government official said. continue reading »

3 Suspects in Custody in Connection With Murder of Spanish Businessman

Three suspects have been arrested by police in the western Mexican state of Nayarit in connection with the 2012 kidnapping and murder of a 36-year-old Spanish businessman, officials told Efe. continue reading »

Organizations Claim Abuse by Private Security Agents at U.S.-Mexico Border

Private security personnel hired to guard the San Ysidro Port of Entry on the U.S.-Mexico border have been slammed for their abuse of authority, activists in San Diego say. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 38 Sexually Exploited Migrants

Authorities rescued 38 Central American migrants who were being sexually exploited in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »

MEXICO: Pres. Peña Nieto Resumes Public Activities After Tumor Surgery

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who underwent surgery last week, resumed his public activities Tuesday as he presided over a small-business event in Mexico City. continue reading »

Shootout Near Mexico City Leaves 3 Gunmen Dead

Army troops killed three gunmen in a shootout in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, over the weekend, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Head-on Bus, Truck Collision Kills 5 in Mexico

Five people died and 13 more were injured when a bus full of passengers ran head-on into a truck in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, emergency management services said. continue reading »

Mexican President is Released from Hospital Following Thyroid Surgery

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto left hospital on Saturday after undergoing surgery earlier this week to have a thyroid nodule removed, and expressed his thanks to the medical staff who looked after him. continue reading »