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Mexico and China Celebrate 40-Years of Diplomatic Relations in Beijing

Representatives of the governments of China and Mexico, including high-level lawmakers and Chinese Communist Party officials, attended a ceremony Tuesday in Beijing to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. continue reading »

550 Year-Old Carvings Depicting Aztec Myths Found in Mexico City

A total of 23 pre-Columbian stone plaques dating back approximately 550 years, with carvings illustrating such Aztec myths as the birth of the god of war Huitzilopochtli, were discovered by archaeologists continue reading »

Border Patrol Launches Test Pilot Broadcast System

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the installation of a pilot AM radio broadcast system designed to better inform the border crossing public. CBP has installed AM radio frequency continue reading »

Controversial Ad Selling Baby for Its Organs in Mexico Pulled

An apparent attempt to sell a baby on the MercadoLibre Web site has sparked indignation and heated controversy on social networks and has forced the company to deny its responsibility in the matter. continue reading »

Kidnapped Musician Found Dead In Spite of Family Paying Ransom

A singer who was kidnapped in Monterrey, the largest city in northern Mexico, was found dead even though his family paid ransom for his release, state officials said Sunday. continue reading »

H1N1, Swine Flu, Making Comeback in Mexico - Over 1,000 Cases Reported in January

It was just about three years ago that a strange new strain of flu first appeared in Mexico, then spread across the border to the United States and eventually much of the globe. continue reading »

Suspected Kidnappers Lynched, Burned by Angry Mob in Mexico

Three suspected kidnappers were lynched by a mob in Chalco, a city in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials said. continue reading »

330 lb Pet Crocodile Eating 5 Chickens a Day Gets New Home in Mexico

A 150-kilo (330-pound) pet crocodile was seized by authorities from the yard of a house in Tlaquepaque, a city in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

At least 700 Indians were affected by food poisoning after eating rice with eggs at a political rally in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, health officials said. continue reading »

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

President Barack Obama’s re-election team will be returning more than $200,000 in donations collected by brothers of a Mexican casino owner seeking a pardon after fleeing the United States from drug and fraud charges. continue reading »

Former “Survivor” Producer Extradited to Mexico for Murder of Wife

Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, charged in the murder of his wife, Monica Burgos, during an April 2010 vacation in Cancun, was extradited Wednesday to Mexico, his attorney's spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother of Cash Carrying Kids Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

In September 2011, Veronica Angulo Leyva’s children were sent in the U.S. to pick up $100,000 in undeclared currency and bring it back to her in Mexico, and as a result she was accused of child abuse. continue reading »

Mexican University Presents Israel’s Pres. Peres With Honorary Degree

Mexico's Anahuac University of the Legionaries of Christ awarded an honorary doctorate to Israeli President Shimon Peres in a ceremony over the weekend in Jerusalem that noted his "noble contribution to world peace." continue reading »

Protesters Call for End to Bullfighting in Mexico City

About 1,000 animal rights activists staged a protest over the weekend in Mexico City to demand an end to bullfighting, a deep-rooted tradition in Mexico. The majority of the people who took part in Sunday's protest showed up at a plaza on the Paseo de la Reforma partially clothed and with simulated blood smeared on their bodies. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas says Mexico has ‘Very Special’ Place in His Heart

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas said here Thursday that Mexico has a "very special" place in his heart. Banderas was invited to Cancun, Mexico's touris continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Accused of Overcharging Mobile Phone Customers by $25.8 Billion ANNUALLY

Billionaire Carlos Slim - the world's wealthiest person, according to Forbes magazine - slammed an international economic organization's report indicating a lack of competition in Mexico's telecoms sector has cost the country dearly. continue reading »

$22.73 Billion Sent in Remittances to Mexico in 2011

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad rose 6.86 percent to $22.73 billion in 2011, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »

Environmentally Friendly Tortillas Coming to Mexico

Researchers have developed "environmentally friendly tortillas" that are more nutritious, help prevent osteoporosis, slow the aging process and help fight obesity continue reading »

Pope Visit to Mexico Will Bring Him to “Land Wet with Blood of Martyrs”

Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Mexico, "will tread the land that was wet with the blood of martyrs" who fought to defend their faith in times of persecution. continue reading »

Nearly $2 Million in Cash Seized on Mexican State Government Plane

Investigators are trying to determine whether a crime was committed when two officials moved 25 million pesos ($1.9 million) in a plane belonging to the Veracruz state government, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »