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Mexico Preserves Biggest Mammal Collection in Latin America

Mexican researchers presented a collection of more than 46,000 mammal specimens preserved in different ways, many of them extinct, with the aim of publishing the inventory and disseminating knowledge about them in the coming years. continue reading »

3 Million of Mexico’s Senior Citizen’s Without Pensions Will Get Aid in 2012

The 70 and Over Program will be extended to marginalized urban zones as from 2012 in order to provide monetary support for senior citizens living in poverty declared Secretary of Social Development (SEDESEOL) Heriberto Félix. continue reading »

Aqua Santa Claus Big Hit in Mexico

Thousands of children and adults visited the zoo in the city of Guadalajara, capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco to see the "underwater" Santa Claus, who dives in one of the fish tanks at the aquarium. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Two Passenger Buses Completely Burned in Acapulco

Two public buses were set ablaze by gunmen in the dwelling unit Luis Donaldo Colosio, on the street Astros, located in the port of Acapulco. The state Public Safety Department reported that the incident took continue reading »

Narco Blog:10 Bodies - Some Decapitated - Found in Eastern Mexico

Ten bodies were found in a town in the northern part of the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, a region battered by a wave of drug-related violence in recent days, officials said. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Bust in Arizona Linked to El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel

Just over 10 tons of marijuana , guns and bulletproof vests were seized in a safe house by the authorities of the Sheriff of Pima County Tucson, Arizona. Arizona officials also reported that they found evidence that the drugs belonged to the Sinaloa Cartel, commanded by Joaquin El Chapo Guzman. continue reading »

Mexican Holiday Shoppers Fueling California Economy

Christmas shoppers from Mexico boost Southern California's economy with purchases averaging $536 per family, according to a survey by the Crossborder Group, a binational consulting firm. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Rival Gang Violence Leaves 11 Dead in Veracruz

Five gunmen killed 11 people in multiple attacks in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz before dying in a clash with Mexican security forces, authorities said Thursday. The mayhem began in the wee hours of Thursday, when the assailants opened fire on three buses traveling on the Tempoal-Panuco highway near Veracruz's border with Tamaulipas state. continue reading »

Former President Clinton Instrumental in Mexico Closing One of World’s Largest Landfills

A project to close one of the world's largest landfills, the 927-acre Bordo Poniente Landfill in Mexico City will stem the city's largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while creating renewable energy and local jobs. continue reading »

U.S. - Mexico ‘Operation Holiday Hoax’ Nets $80 Million in Counterfeit Goods

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced the seizure of more than 327,000 counterfeit items with a manufacturer's suggested retail price continue reading »

Mexican Economy Pegged to Grow 3.25% in 2012

Mexico's economy will grow 3.25 percent in 2012 even though the economic problems in Europe and the United States remain unresolved and could lead to even bigger woes continue reading »

‘Piolin’ aka Tweety Bird Extradited from Mexico for Killing Federal Agent Zapata

Julian Zapata Espinoza, also known as "Piolin," (Tweety Bird) has been extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges for his alleged participation in the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs continue reading »

Another Mass Grave Found in Durgano, Mexico - 280 Bodies Found in Area Since April

Army troops found 10 bodies in a mass grave in Durango, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, raising to 280 the number of bodies discovered in clandestine continue reading »

U.S., Mexico & Canada Reaffirm Commitment to Antitrust Enforcement

The heads of the antitrust agencies of the United States, Canada and Mexico – Acting Assistant Attorney General Sharis A. Pozen of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, Chairman Jon Leibowitz of the Federal Trade Commission, continue reading »

21 Kidnapped Central American Migrants Rescued by Mexican Army

Army troops rescued 21 Central American migrants who were being held captive at a location in Nuevo Laredo, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Party Has Its Presidential Candidate” Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto's presidential candidacy for Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has been officially approved, the party's National Internal Procedures Commission, or CNPI, said. continue reading »

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid is in "very serious" condition, but he "has not died," contrary to reports from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

Mexican Students Complaining About Protection Pay to Sell School Snacks Found Dead

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco said the bodies of five people have been discovered at a student group's headquarters in Guadalajara, three of whom have been identified as students missing since last week. continue reading »

First International Exhibit from Spain Premieres at Mexico’s National Gallery

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the exhibition on “Treasures of Spain’s Royal Palaces: A Shared History,” the first international exhibition at the National Gallery. continue reading »

Televisa acquires piece of Spain’s ‘La Sexta’ production company

Once the deal is completed, Televisa will become a shareholder of a firm that is "the main provider of audiovisual content and services for the media and entertainment industry in Spain and one of the most important in the Spanish-speaking world," the Mexico City-based company said. continue reading »